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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
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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
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  • view course page for Frequency Modulation with FM8

    Get up and running with FM8, the next gen FM synthesizer from Native Instruments.

    2h 22m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Digital Synthesis with MASSIVE

    Learn how to create out of this world sounds with MASSIVE, using its flexible and powerful filters and routing, audio processing, and modulation features.

    3h 35m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Repairing and Enhancing Audio with iZotope RX 4

    Explore the noise reduction and audio restoration possibilities—for both music and post production—in iZotope RX 4 and RX 4 Advanced.

    3h 38m
    Intermediate
     
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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

    Music producer Bobby Owsinski interviews producer and industry critic/advocate Michael Beinhorn about his career, influences, and inspirations.

    1h 5m
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  • view course page for Hanson Hsu with Bobby Owsinski: Radically Rethinking Room Acoustics

    Music producer Bobby Owsinski interviews studio designer Hanson Hsu about his career, influences, and world-class studio designs.

    47m 27s
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  • view course page for Richard Gibbs with Bobby Owsinski: Rocking Clubs to Writing Scores

    Music producer Bobby Owsinski interviews Richard Gibbs about his musical journey: from touring and session musician to Oingo Boingo member, to film composer.

    1h 6m
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  • view course page for Al Schmitt with Bobby Owsinski: Wrapping Cables to Winning Grammys

    Bobby Owsinski interviews legendary recording engineer Al Schmitt, the man behind GRAMMY-winning records by Ray Charles, Steely Dan, Paul McCartney, and more.

    26m 36s
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  • view course page for Logic Pro 10.1 New Features

    Preview the new features in Logic Pro 10.1, including new EDM and hip-hop drummers, the Drum Machine Designer, an enhanced Mixer, and MIDI editing and sequencing features, and learn how to integrate them into your production workflow as quickly as possible.

    54m 26s
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Max for Live

    Expand Ableton Live's music-production and live-performance capabilities with the collection of instruments, effects, and tools in Max for Live.

    1h 15m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Music Law: Recording, Management, Rights, and Performance Contracts

    Learn how to understand and negotiate terms for the four major types of music business contracts: recording, management, performance, and rights agreements.

    1h 40m
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  • view course page for EDM Production Techniques: Extreme Sound Mangling

    Make electronic dance music that stands out from the rest, with these extreme sound-mangling techniques. Learn how to use vocoders, flangers, distortion, and more, to create a unique sound.

    3h 14m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Audio Post Workflow with Final Cut Pro X v10.1.x and Pro Tools

    Demonstrates how to transfer audio from Final Cut Pro X v10.1.x to Pro Tools with X2 Pro Audio Convert.

    1h 3m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for iZotope RX 4 First Look

    iZotope RX 4 First Look with Scott Hirsch

    Get a first look at iZotope RX 4, the audio enhancement software for fast, flexible, and precise control over your audio tracks.

    36m 32s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Mixing and Mastering with Logic Pro X

    Learn the Logic Pro mixing and mastering techniques that every producer and engineer should know, from preparing a project to compression, automation, and mastering.

    4h 15m
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  • view course page for Synth Programming: Beyond the Basics

    Move beyond the basics of synth programming, and learn techniques for creating big moving basslines, evocative percussion patterns, and rich synth pads.

    1h 54m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Performing with Ableton Live: On Stage with St. Vincent

    Daniel Mintseris, keyboard player and programmer for St. Vincent, shares his onstage setup, his tips for working with Ableton Live, and insights from his long musical career.

    2h 4m
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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 Performing with Ableton Live: On Stage with St. Vincent (Preview)

    Get a sneak peak at our upcoming course with Daniel Mintseris, keyboard player and programmer for St. Vincent, as he shows his onstage setup, and shares tips for working with Ableton Live and insights from his career.

    12m 43s
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  • view course page for EDM Production Techniques: Drums

    EDM Production Techniques: Drums with J. Scott Giaquinta

    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 Super Fans: The Future of the Music Industry

    In this short film, Benji Rogers, founder of PledgeMusic, heads to SXSW to talk to music insiders about the ways artists can connect with super fans—the fans who want deeper relationships with their favorite musicians, and are willing to pay for it.

    15m 38s
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  • view course page for Mixing an EDM Track

    Mixing an EDM Track with Dave Darlington

    Learn how to mix a solid EDM track from raw material with Dave Darlington's Grammy-winning techniques.

    1h 37m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Mixing a Modern Jazz Track

    Mixing a Modern Jazz Track with Dave Darlington

    Learn the mixing techniques Grammy-winning producer Dave Darlington uses to transform raw audio tracks into great jazz mixes.

    1h 19m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Mixing Techniques with Waves Plugins

    Learn Dave Darlington's techniques for achieving his Grammy-winning sound with Waves plugins, including EQ, compression, reverb, delay and modulation, and mastering.

    2h 6m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Selling Music: MP3s, Streams, and CDs

    Learn how to make money selling your music. Get tips for boosting sales from CDs and digital downloads on iTunes, Spotify, and Pandora.

    54m 4s
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  • view course page for Selling Music Merchandise

    Selling Music Merchandise with Bobby Owsinski

    Learn how to make money selling music merchandise. Find out where to order merch, how to price it, and how to run a successful merch table or online store.

    38m 48s
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  • view course page for Synth Programming Basics

    Synth Programming Basics with Scott Hirsch

    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 Pro Tools Mixing and Mastering

    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.

    10h 32m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Foundations of Audio: Delay and Modulation

    The fundamentals of delay and modulation effects and how to apply these effects, technically and creatively, to improve the sound of a mix.

    2h 27m
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  • view course page for Foundations of Audio: Reverb

    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.

    3h 5m
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  • view course page for The Creative Spark: Larry Crane, Recording Engineer and Music Producer

    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.

    15m 13s
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  • view course page for Foundations of Audio: EQ and Filters

    Shows how to properly apply equalization (EQ) to improve the sound of a mix.

    2h 29m
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  • view course page for Foundations of Audio: Compression and Dynamic Processing

    Shows how to improve the sound of a mix using compressors, limiters, gates, de-essers, and other dynamic processors.

    2h 25m
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  • view course page for Live Sound Engineering Techniques: On Tour with Rush

    Follow a top-tier live sound engineer around the setup for a Rush concert in a 12,000-seat arena show in Denver, Colorado.

    1h 18m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Get In the Mix with Pro Tools

    Get In the Mix with Pro Tools with Brian Lee White

    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.

    2h 46m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Get in the Mix with Logic Pro

    Get in the Mix with Logic Pro with Brian Lee White

    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.

    2h 26m
    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
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  • view course page for Music Studio Setup and Acoustics

    Learn principles of room acoustics and hands-on techniques for getting the best sound from your music studio for the least cost and effort.

    1h 20m
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  • view course page for Bookmarking Sites for Musicians and Bands

    Learn how to share your music, website, and blog with dedicated readers on platforms like StumbleUpon and reddit.

    19m 20s
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  • view course page for Pinterest for Musicians and Bands

    Learn music-marketing strategies to promoting your band, your music, and your gigs on Pinterest.

    36m 13s
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  • view course page for Google+ for Musicians and Bands

    Get a music industry insider's tips to marketing your music and growing your fan base in Google+.

    29m 39s
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  • view course page for Blogging Strategies for Musicians and Bands

    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.

    38m 31s
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  • view course page for Twitter for Musicians and Bands

    Learn how to promote your music and create an authentic relationship with your fans by communicating with them directly on Twitter.

    23m 43s
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  • view course page for Mailing List Management for Musicians and Bands

    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.

    34m 3s
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  • view course page for Website Management for Musicians and Bands

    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.

    52m 10s
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  • view course page for YouTube for Musicians and Bands

    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.

    56m 23s
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