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Virtual Instruments

Learn to use digital audio workstations like Logic, Ableton Live, Reason, and Pro Tools to shape, play, and program virtual instruments such as virtual piano, drums, basses and synthesizers.

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  • view course page for EDM Production Techniques: Basslines

    Learn how to create super-pro basslines for your electronic dance music (EDM) tracks.

    1h 52m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for EDM Production Techniques: Drums

    Learn how to create super-pro drum sounds for electronic dance music (EDM) productions.

    1h 47m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Synth Programming Basics

    Learn how synthesis actually works, how to sculpt sound with filters and envelopes, and how to craft your own synth patches, including leads, pads, drums, and bass.

    1h 32m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Making Beats in Logic Pro X

    Start making music with Logic Pro X. Author and Logic Pro insider Dot Bustelo walks through every facet of basic drum programming in Logic Pro, including choosing the right drum kit for the beat, recording, quantizing, sampling, and slicing as well as using the new Logic X beat-making features of Drummer and Arpeggiator.

    4h 10m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Programming Beats in Ableton Live 9

    Learn how to make beats for house, dubstep, drum and bass, juke, trap, and hip-hop tracks, with Ableton Live.

    2h 27m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for New Ways to Create Music with Logic Pro X

    Harness Logic Pro X's powerful features to make music in brand-new ways.

    2h 24m
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  • view course page for Logic Pro X New Features

    Dive into the new streamlined, modern interface and creative tools for musicians and producers, in this tour with a Logic Pro X insider.

    1h 45m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Logic Production Techniques: Making Beats

    Guides you through the process of making beats for hip-hop, electronic dance, or any other commercial genre of music in Logic Pro.

    2h 58m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Ableton Live 9 for Live Performance

    Shows how to use Ableton Live on stage for performing original music with or without other musicians, recording live performances, and taking your DJ set to the next level.

    2h 20m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Virtual Instruments in Logic Pro

    Shows how to improve music and audio productions using virtual instruments in Logic Pro.

    13h 10m
    Intermediate
     
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