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  • view course page for Music Production Secrets

    A weekly series with Tape Op magazine founder and Jackpot! Recording Studio owner Larry Crane. Every Friday, get a new technique for tailoring effects, gaining sonic control, and opening new creative doors in your recordings.

    2h 56m
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  • view course page for One-Minute Weekly Songwriting Tips

  • view course page for Making Music with Ableton Push

    Compose melodies and basslines, arrange music, mix and master your tracks, and perform live—away from the computer—with the colorful, intuitive Ableton Push and Push 2 controllers.

    2h 26m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Foundations of Digital Audio

    Interested in a career in music? Learn everything you need to know about working with digital audio, including the digital signal path, compression, DAWs, MIDI, and mixing.

    3h 13m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Using KOMPLETE Sounds in MASCHINE

    Learn how to use the vast library of KOMPLETE sounds for songwriting and music production in MASCHINE.

    53m 5s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Studio One 3

    Get started with Studio One 3, the fast and agile DAW with powerful editing tools and a rich library of sounds.

    4h 53m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for An Insider's Guide to Today's Music Biz 09: Touring

  • view course page for An Insider's Guide to Today's Music Biz 08: Music Publishing

  • view course page for Up and Running with Auria Pro

    Learn how to record, edit, mix, and master music with Auria Pro, the first professional-level DAW for the iPad.

    3h 2m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for An Insider's Guide to Today's Music Biz 07: Record Labels

  • view course page for An Insider's Guide to Today's Music Biz 06: Marketing and Promotion

  • view course page for Logic Pro X New Features

    Logic Pro X New Features

    with Scott Hirsch

    Preview the new features in Logic Pro 10.1–10.2.1, including Alchemy and Gobbler integration, flex pitching, the Drum Machine Designer, an enhanced Mixer, and improved MIDI editing and sequencing features. Learn how to integrate the latest Logic features into your production workflow as quickly as possible.

    2h 48m
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  • view course page for An Insider's Guide to Today's Music Biz 05: Managers

  • view course page for An Insider's Guide to Today's Music Biz 04: Building a Professional Team

    Picking a great team of professionals is one of the most important and impactful decisions you are going to make in your music career. Learn about the key players you need on your team (managers, publicists, etc.) and what they do, how much they get paid, how you find them, and when you need them.

    30m 45s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for An Insider's Guide to Today's Music Biz 03: Treating Your Career as a Business

  • view course page for An Insider's Guide to Today's Music Biz 02: Making Great Music

  • view course page for Capturing Audio for Video 02: Tips & Techniques

    Instructor and audio specialist, Jeff Jacoby, will show members important concepts, equipment, tips, and tricks for capturing great audio on their next shoot.

    28m 28s
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  • view course page for An Insider's Guide to Today's Music Biz 01: The Big Picture

    Learn how the music industry really works. Insider Steve Rennie explains the big picture, the realities of getting by, and how artists and songwriters can kick off successful music careers. The first of 9 courses on getting ahead in the music biz.

    1h 4m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Pro Tools 12 Essential Training

  • view course page for Digital Release and Promotion Strategies for Musicians

  • view course page for The Dos and Dont's of Attending a Music Conference

  • view course page for Up and Running with Omnisphere 2

    Up and Running with Omnisphere 2

    with J. Scott Giaquinta

    Learn how to use the sound libraries and powerful sound manipulation tools in Spectrasonics Omnisphere.

    2h 16m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Music Taxes and Accounting

    Making money in the music business? Find out how to claim income from gigs, maximize your deductions, and file the right tax forms with the IRS.

    56m 28s
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  • view course page for Music Law: Managing a Band's Business

    Learn to avoid the major music business and legal pitfalls that can break bands apart, such as financial mismanagement and contract disputes.

    58m 45s
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  • view course page for Music Theory for Songwriters: Harmony

    Learn music theory through the lens of songwriting. These tutorials cover the basics of harmony: minor scales, modes, 7th chords, modulations, and more.

    2h 53m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with FL Studio 12

    Get prepared to work on real-world projects with FL Studio. Learn how to create, mix, and arrange songs with this powerful digital audio workstation.

    2h 3m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for The Gigging Musician: Songwriting on the Road

  • view course page for Capturing Audio for Video 01: Getting Started

    Jeff Jacoby, an audio specialist and professor of audio at San Francisco State University, shows how to plan a shoot with sound in mind, choose microphones, and deal with camera settings and audio hardware to capture the best results.

    35m 45s
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  • view course page for Content Marketing: Podcasts and Audio

    Learn how to connect with customers using podcasts. C.C. Chapman shows how to plan, record, edit, and publish podcasts.

    15m 56s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for 20 Unofficial Rules of Songwriting

    Professional songwriter Cliff Goldmacher reveals 20 unofficial songwriting rules that can make your songs more engaging and memorable.

    35m 34s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Universal Audio UAD-2/Apollo

  • view course page for Music Theory for Songwriters: The Fundamentals

    Professional musician Julian Velard demonstrates the basics of music theory through the lens of songwriting. Learn about intervals, chord progressions, and voice leading, and using common song forms to organize your own musical ideas.

    2h 50m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Splice

    Connect your studio to the cloud with Splice. Learn to back up and manage projects, promote new releases, and find new sounds and inspiration.

    30m 17s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Audacity

    Shows nonaudio professionals how to set up Audacity, a free audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux, and start recording live audio.

    1h 49m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for GarageBand Essential Training

    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.

    4h 43m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Drum Mixing Techniques

    Drum Mixing Techniques

    with Ryan Hewitt

    GRAMMY-winning producer Ryan Hewitt explains his techniques for mixing radio-ready drum sounds with any DAW or console.

    1h 39m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Pro Tools

    Learn the basics of recording, editing, mixing, and exporting great-sounding mixes with Pro Tools 12.

    4h 27m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Audition CC Essential Training

    Discover the powerful tool set offered in the audio post-production application Audition CC.

    5h 45m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Drum Recording Session with Josh Freese

    Watch the pros at work in a real drum recording session at a top LA studio, EastWest. GRAMMY-winning engineer Ryan Hewitt records with A-list drummer Josh Freese.

    1h 27m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Songwriting in Reason

    Songwriting in Reason

    with Matt Piper

    Learn how to write, record, and mix songs—before the inspiration fades—with Reason.

    2h 13m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for The Dos and Don'ts of Songwriting Collaboration

    Professional songwriter Cliff Goldmacher explains the best practices for collaborating when songwriting, from planning the song's eventual promotion to keeping the co-write moving forward.

    24m 29s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with REAKTOR

    Up and Running with REAKTOR

    with J. Scott Giaquinta

    Learn how to use REAKTOR as a synth, a drum machine, a sampler, a sound generator, and a multi-effects processor.

    27m 28s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Drum Setup and Mic'ing in the Studio

    GRAMMY-winning recording engineer Ryan Hewitt explains his techniques for capturing drum sounds. "Drum Doctor" Ross Garfield consults with Ryan on a real-world studio setup for a session with A-list drummer Josh Freese.

    1h 14m
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  • view course page for Music Law: Copyrighting a Song

    Learn how to get and protect copyrights for your songs, and understand the critical language, concepts, and business aspects of music copyright.

    1h 7m
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  • view course page for Michael Beinhorn with Bobby Owsinski: Herbie Hancock to Alt Rock

  • view course page for Up and Running with Cubase Pro 8

    Get up and running with the essential features in Cubase Pro 8, the venerable DAW that produces cutting-edge sounds.

    4h 56m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with FM8

    Up and Running with FM8

    with J. Scott Giaquinta

    Get up and running with FM8 and its main sound-making components, including the Browser, Master, Effects, Arpeggiator, and Easy/Morph windows, in this quick FM8 training course.

    41m 25s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Hanson Hsu with Bobby Owsinski: Radically Rethinking Room Acoustics

  • view course page for Richard Gibbs with Bobby Owsinski: Rocking Clubs to Writing Scores

  • view course page for Write, Think, and Act Like a Professional Songwriter

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