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JK "saintjoe" Swopes—educator behind MaschineTutorials.com—shows how to get started creating your own beats, hooks, and harmonies with Maschine.
Get up and running with Reason 8. Learn how to record, edit, mix, and master audio tracks with this professional-level music production software.
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.
Expand Ableton Live's music-production and live-performance capabilities with the collection of instruments, effects, and tools in Max for Live.
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.
Take a look at the best new features in Reason 8, from the redesigned interface to the Softube Amps.
Learn how to capture your musical ideas quickly and turn them into great songs with Ableton Live.
Learn the Logic Pro mixing and mastering techniques that every producer and engineer should know, from preparing a project to compression, automation, and mastering.
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.
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.
Learn how to create super-pro basslines for your electronic dance music (EDM) tracks.
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.
Learn how to create super-pro drum sounds for electronic dance music (EDM) productions.
Learn how to mix a solid EDM track from raw material with Dave Darlington's Grammy-winning techniques.
Learn the mixing techniques Grammy-winning producer Dave Darlington uses to transform raw audio tracks into great jazz mixes.
Learn how to write, record, and mix a song in GarageBand in 9 simple steps.
Learn Dave Darlington's techniques for achieving his Grammy-winning sound with Waves plugins, including EQ, compression, reverb, delay and modulation, and mastering.
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.
Turn your laptop into a live-performance instrument, and learn to play backing tracks, process vocals, and loop sounds with MainStage.
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.
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.
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 how to make music with Reason, and bring the features of a professional recording studio right into your home.
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.
Harness Logic Pro X's powerful features to make music in brand-new ways.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Walk through the most anticipated new features included in Pro Tools 11, the industry-leading DAW.
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.