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Soundtrack Pro Essential Training

with Larry Jordan

Video: Welcome

Master the art of making your own music to publish, or creating dialogue tracks and scores for video.
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  1. 1m 43s
    1. Welcome
      1m 43s
  2. 21m 59s
    1. Getting started
      8m 16s
    2. Technical specifications
      1m 26s
    3. System setup and maintenance
      12m 17s
  3. 7m 38s
    1. Learning the interface
      7m 38s
  4. 1h 27m
    1. Intro
      1m 35s
    2. Creating and saving a new project
      5m 10s
    3. Working with loops
      16m 13s
    4. Soloing and muting tracks
      7m 45s
    5. Time and key signatures
      15m 5s
    6. Customizing workspaces
      8m 12s
    7. Playback regions and timeslices
      10m 28s
    8. Reading meters and setting levels
      11m 28s
    9. Importing music
      4m 16s
    10. Exporting a mix
      7m 24s
  5. 1h 1m
    1. Intro
    2. Cross fading clips
      7m 1s
    3. Keyframes and envelopes
      7m 59s
    4. Panning
      6m 21s
    5. Working with markers
      10m 36s
    6. Multi-take recording
      10m 13s
    7. Transposition and doubling
      9m 30s
    8. Tempo changes
      5m 5s
    9. Using the Apple Loops utility
      4m 25s
  6. 16m 0s
    1. Sending files between applications
      16m 0s
  7. 1h 20m
    1. Intro
    2. Learning the audio project interface
      7m 35s
    3. Repairing poor audio
      12m 6s
    4. Reducing noise
      7m 58s
    5. Understanding the Actions menu
      6m 29s
    6. Working with the Analyze menu
      6m 25s
    7. Using the Time Stretch tool
      3m 34s
    8. Using the Sample editor
      8m 26s
    9. Soundtrack scripts
      6m 31s
    10. Designing unique sounds
      8m 37s
    11. Tips for audio editing
      11m 29s
  8. 57m 28s
    1. Intro
      3m 42s
    2. Sending for mixing
      6m 58s
    3. Mixing a project
      10m 53s
    4. Creating sends and buses
      9m 47s
    5. Adding a filter
      7m 51s
    6. Creating the mix
      9m 29s
    7. Exporting for output
      1m 34s
    8. Integrating the mix back into Final Cut
      7m 14s
  9. 18m 20s
    1. More on filters
      18m 20s
  10. 1m 6s
    1. What we covered
      1m 6s

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Soundtrack Pro Essential Training
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Whether you want to make your own music to publish, or create dialogue tracks and scores for video, Soundtrack Pro is a great choice. Soundtrack Pro Essential Training starts with the basics of the interface, then explores the many professional effects plug-ins, sound effects, and sample music files that are included with the program. Larry Jordan shares his techniques for creating music, mixing media and effects, understanding when and how to use filters, adding or removing ambient noise in sound files, and editing audio from Final Cut Pro projects. Covering everything from composition to post-production workflow, Larry will have you adding, arranging, mixing and editing tracks in no time. Exercise files accompany the training, allowing you to follow along and learn at your own pace.

Topics include:
  • The mathematics and basics of audio
  • Setting up the interface and preferences
  • Creating music from scratch
  • Using the Apple Loop Utility and its thousands of included files
  • Non-destructive vs. destructive editing
  • Working with Final Cut Pro files
  • Repairing audio
  • Audio mixing
  • How and when to use filters
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