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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 Pro Tools 12 Essential Training

    Learn how to record, edit, mix, and master audio and MIDI in Pro Tools 12.

    9h 15m
    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
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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
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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 Up and Running with ABSYNTH 5

    Up and Running with ABSYNTH 5 with J. Scott Giaquinta

    Get up and running with ABSYNTH 5, a powerful synthesizer that allows for almost unlimited combinations of oscillators, modulations controls, and filters.

    41m 23s
    Beginner
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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 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

    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 Write, Think, and Act Like a Professional Songwriter

    Want to know how to become a songwriter? Cliff Goldmacher shows what it takes to make it in the music business as a professional songwriter.

    1h 26m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with KONTAKT 5

    Up and Running with KONTAKT 5 with J. Scott Giaquinta

    Get a brief overview of the features, signal routing, and effects offered in KONTAKT 5.

    39m 41s
    Beginner
     
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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 Up and Running with Bitwig Studio

    Take your ideas and turn them into epic recordings and live performances—fast—with Bitwig Studio, the next-gen DAW designed specifically for electronic music.

    3h 48m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with GUITAR RIG

    Up and Running with GUITAR RIG with J. Scott Giaquinta

    Learn how to create unique sounds for guitar, bass, drums, synths, and even vocals, with the GUITAR RIG effects processor from Native Instruments.

    35m 2s
    Beginner
     
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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 Auto-Tune 8

    Learn how to correct vocal pitch problems with Auto-Tune 8. Make subtle adjustments in minutes, or use Auto-Tune to add creative effects.

    59m 39s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with BATTERY 4

    Up and Running with BATTERY 4 with J. Scott Giaquinta

    Learn how to create drum sounds, beats, and effects with these tutorials for Native Instruments BATTERY 4.

    54m 13s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with MASSIVE

    Up and Running with MASSIVE with J. Scott Giaquinta

    Discover the power of MASSIVE, Native Instrument's popular and flexible soft synth for creating colossal-sounding basslines, leads, pads, and more.

    52m 51s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Maschine 2

    JK "saintjoe" Swopes—educator behind MaschineTutorials.com—shows how to get started creating your own beats, hooks, and harmonies with Maschine.

    2h 20m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Reason 8

    Get up and running with Reason 8. Learn how to record, edit, mix, and master audio tracks with this professional-level music production software.

    3h 46m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Cleaning and Repairing Audio with Audacity

    Learn how to quickly clean and repair audio using the built-in tools and effects in Audacity, the popular and free audio editing suite.

    46m 27s
    Beginner
     
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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 Getting Started in the Business of Songwriting

    Get started in the business of songwriting. Learn about all of the major organizations, rights, and procedures that songwriters have to deal with in the music business.

    1h 20m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Reason 8 First Look

    Reason 8 First Look with Matt Piper

    Take a look at the best new features in Reason 8, from the redesigned interface to the Softube Amps.

    32m 55s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Songwriting in Ableton Live

    Songwriting in Ableton Live with Yeuda Ben-Atar

    Learn how to capture your musical ideas quickly and turn them into great songs with Ableton Live.

    1h 10m
    Beginner
     
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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 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 Songwriting in Logic Pro

    Learn how to write your songs in Logic Pro. Get your demo ideas down quickly and polish them into songs worth presenting to your band mates, producer, publisher, or label.

    3h 37m
    Beginner
     
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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 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 Songwriting in GarageBand

    Songwriting in GarageBand with Garrick Chow

    Learn how to write, record, and mix a song in GarageBand in 9 simple steps.

    1h 36m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Finale 2014 Essential Training

    Learn how to notate music in Finale, the industry recognized music notation software, and create professional lead sheets, tablature, or orchestral scores.

    7h 6m
    Beginner
     
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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 Songwriting in Pro Tools

    Learn how to write a song in Pro Tools, one of the programs professional musicians turn to to record their song ideas quickly and then polish them into demos worth presenting to partners, producers, and record labels.

    1h 2m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with MainStage 3

    Turn your laptop into a live-performance instrument, and learn to play backing tracks, process vocals, and loop sounds with MainStage.

    2h 47m
    Beginner
     
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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 Getting Started in Audio and Music Production

    Learn about the jobs, equipment, DAWs, and training you need to get started down an audio learning path.

    25m 20s
    Beginner
     
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