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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.
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.
GarageBand is free and comes with every Mac. Learn how to lay down tracks with its built-in loops or record your own music with real instruments.
Covers the basic mixing tools that every producer and engineer should know in Pro Tools, from using EQ to add clarity and focus to applying compression and limiting to control dynamics and maximize track levels within a mix.
The fundamentals of delay and modulation effects and how to apply these effects, technically and creatively, to improve the sound of a mix.
Explains one of the most essential ingredients in audio mixing, reverb—the time it takes for sound to bounce, echo, and decay during a live performance or recording.
Larry Crane, critically acclaimed record producer and founder of Tape Op magazine, describes his self-taught, largely trial-and-error path to success in the music industry.
Shows how to properly apply equalization (EQ) to improve the sound of a mix.
Shows how to improve the sound of a mix using compressors, limiters, gates, de-essers, and other dynamic processors.
Follow a top-tier live sound engineer around the setup for a Rush concert in a 12,000-seat arena show in Denver, Colorado.
Watch Brian Lee White and Alex Case perform advanced audio adjustments inside Pro Tools, while they guide you through their reasoning in the built-in video window.
Watch Brian Lee White and Alex Case perform advanced audio adjustments inside Logic Pro, while they guide you through their reasoning in the built-in video window.
Learn about the jobs, equipment, DAWs, and training you need to get started down an audio learning path.
Learn how to make beats for house, dubstep, drum and bass, juke, trap, and hip-hop tracks, with Ableton Live.
Discover the top 10 new features in GarageBand for Mac OS X 10.9, and how they can lead to better recordings.
Learn principles of room acoustics and hands-on techniques for getting the best sound from your music studio for the least cost and effort.
Learn how to share your music, website, and blog with dedicated readers on platforms like StumbleUpon and reddit.
Learn how to make music with Reason, and bring the features of a professional recording studio right into your home.
Learn music-marketing strategies to promoting your band, your music, and your gigs on Pinterest.
Get a music industry insider's tips to marketing your music and growing your fan base in Google+.
Start a blog to promote your music. Find out how to choose the best blogging platform, set up an RSS feed, and start creating posts that get your music more attention.
Learn how to promote your music and create an authentic relationship with your fans by communicating with them directly on Twitter.
Takes you over the Logic Pro learning curve, showing how to compose, record, edit, and mix great sounding music.
Learn how to record, edit, mix, and master audio and MIDI in Pro Tools.
Learn how to select a mailing list service provider, add email addresses, create a sign-up form, and craft the ultimate newsletter for your fans.
Design a website that will better promote and sell your music. Learn how to balance looks and usability, incorporate SEO, and avoid common design mistakes.
Learn to create your own YouTube channel, tailor it to fit your musical brand, and make your videos more search engine friendly and shareable on networks like Facebook and Twitter.
Set up a Facebook page separate from your personal one, promote your albums and gigs, and grow your fan base online.
Harness Logic Pro X's powerful features to make music in brand-new ways.
Learn how music marketing has evolved, and how musicians and bands can market directly to fans using social media.
Take control of every step of the audio production process and start making great sounding music in this fast-paced SONAR X2 tutorial.
Introduces AmpliTube, a studio-quality app for playing guitar and bass through the iPad and recording a collection of classic and modern guitar sounds.
Learn how to create a high-energy, engaging soundtrack for an Internet or TV commercial that underscores your client's brand and visual message.
Presents GarageBand for the iPad—an inexpensive app that allows you to record and edit music with both real and virtual instruments.
Compose melodies and basslines, arrange music, mix and master your tracks, and perform live—away from the computer—with the colorful, intuitive Ableton Push controller.
Shows off the latest techniques and devices for recording live music with the iPad using accessories like the Alesis iO Dock, amps, and microphones.
Record great-sounding music with Auria, the first major digital audio workstation designed specifically for the iPad.
Dive into the new streamlined, modern interface and creative tools for musicians and producers, in this tour with a Logic Pro X insider.
Help your client achieve the music that matches the vision for their brand, by assessing their needs and turning them into a compelling musical score for their commercial.
Walk through the most anticipated new features included in Pro Tools 11, the industry-leading DAW.
Larry Crane, producer behind albums by She & Him, The Decemberists, Elliott Smith, Jenny Lewis, The Go-Betweens, and Sleater-Kinney, shows you how to pull more life and energy out of your existing tracks.
Discover the powerful tool set offered in the audio post-production application Audition CC.
Get a glimpse behind the studio curtain and see music recording secrets in action with the producer/engineer who's worked with She & Him, The Decemberists, Elliott Smith, Jenny Lewis, The Go-Betweens, and Sleater-Kinney.
Recording artist Iyeoka explores her roots in Boston and her evolution from a pharmacist who dreamed of being an artist to a successful songwriter and poet.
Learn your way around REAPER, an inexpensive but powerful DAW for recording live performances and MIDI tracks.
Get up and running with the cutting-edge DAW Cubase 7 in this quick one-hour class.
Create music in real time, on stage, or while producing in the studio, with Ableton Live.
Get started making music with the popular one-stop shop for music production, FL Studio.
Guides you through the process of making beats for hip-hop, electronic dance, or any other commercial genre of music in Logic Pro.
Explore a powerful round-trip workflow between Logic Pro and Final Cut Pro that enables sound editors to quickly mix dialogue, sound effects, and music for film.