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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 14m
    Beginner
     
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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 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 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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  • 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
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for GarageBand for Mac New Features

    Discover the top 10 new features in GarageBand for Mac OS X 10.9, and how they can lead to better recordings.

    1h 14m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Reason 7

    Learn how to make music with Reason, and bring the features of a professional recording studio right into your home.

    4h 56m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Logic Pro X Essential Training

    Takes you over the Logic Pro learning curve, showing how to compose, record, edit, and mix great sounding music.

    7h 20m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Pro Tools 11 Essential Training

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

    9h 14m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for New Ways to Create Music with Logic Pro X

    Harness Logic Pro X's powerful features to make music in brand-new ways.

    2h 24m
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  • view course page for Up and Running with SONAR X2

    Take control of every step of the audio production process and start making great sounding music in this fast-paced SONAR X2 tutorial.

    3h 8m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for iPad Music Production: AmpliTube

    Introduces AmpliTube, a studio-quality app for playing guitar and bass through the iPad and recording a collection of classic and modern guitar sounds.

    1h 46m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for iPad Music Production: GarageBand

    Presents GarageBand for the iPad—an inexpensive app that allows you to record and edit music with both real and virtual instruments.

    2h 48m
    Beginner
     
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  • 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 controller.

    1h 46m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for iPad Music Production: Auria

    Record great-sounding music with Auria, the first major digital audio workstation designed specifically for the iPad.

    2h 41m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Logic Pro X New Features

    Dive into the new streamlined, modern interface and creative tools for musicians and producers, in this tour with a Logic Pro X insider.

    1h 45m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Producing Music for Advertisements

    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.

    2h 1m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Music Production Secrets: Larry Crane on Mixing

    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.

    1h 51m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Pro Tools 11 New Features

    Walk through the most anticipated new features included in Pro Tools 11, the industry-leading DAW.

    33m 11s
    Appropriate for all
     
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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 23m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Music Production Secrets: Larry Crane on Recording

    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.

    2h 21m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for The Creative Spark: Iyeoka, Recording Artist and Poet

    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.

    9m 16s
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  • view course page for Up and Running with REAPER 4

    Learn your way around REAPER, an inexpensive but powerful DAW for recording live performances and MIDI tracks.

    2h 36m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Cubase 7

    Up and Running with Cubase 7 with Pieter Schlosser

    Get up and running with the cutting-edge DAW Cubase 7 in this quick one-hour class.

    1h 14m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Ableton Live 9 Essential Training

    Create music in real time, on stage, or while producing in the studio, with Ableton Live.

    7h 24m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with FL Studio

    Get started making music with the popular one-stop shop for music production, FL Studio.

    2h 22m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Logic Production Techniques: Making Beats

    Guides you through the process of making beats for hip-hop, electronic dance, or any other commercial genre of music in Logic Pro.

    2h 58m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Studio One

    Start making music with the powerful, intuitive controls in Studio One and these tutorials from producer and remixer Josh Harris.

    1h 55m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Ableton Live 9 Tips and Tricks

    Dive deep into some of the advanced features that Ableton Live offers for unique and creative manipulation of sound.

    1h 7m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Ableton Live 9 for Live Performance

    Shows how to use Ableton Live on stage for performing original music with or without other musicians, recording live performances, and taking your DJ set to the next level.

    2h 20m
    Intermediate
     
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