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Lynda.com Synth Programming Beyond the Basics with Scott Hirsch TUTORiAL

Lynda.com Synth Programming Beyond the Basics-QUASAR

Lynda.com Synth Programming Beyond the Basics with Scott Hirsch TUTORiAL  | 602.47 MB

Up your levels. Move beyond the basics of sound synthesis, in this course with musician Scott Hirsch. These advanced tutorials explore the inner workings of familiar synth programming techniques, as well as a few alternatives for pushing your sound further. Scott builds from modular-component synthesis to other types of synthesis, including frequency-modulation (FM) synthesis, modeling synthesis, and vocoding techniques. The course finishes up with a series of tutorials on creating new sounds, including a classic vocoder effect, big moving basslines, evocative percussion patterns, and rich synth pads. Continue reading Lynda.com Synth Programming Beyond the Basics with Scott Hirsch TUTORiAL

Lynda.com Songwriting in Ableton Live-QUASAR

Lynda.com Songwriting in Ableton Live-QUASAR

Lynda.com Songwriting in Ableton Live-QUASAR  | 411.4 MB

Everyone writes songs in their own way. Some start with a melody or a beat; some begin with a lyric. Whatever your starting point, you need to get your ideas down quickly, and then polish them into songs that are worth sharing: on the web, with songwriting partners, or even with publishers. This short course is all about using Ableton Live to do just that. Continue reading Lynda.com Songwriting in Ableton Live-QUASAR

Lynda.com Mixing and Mastering with Logic Pro X

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Lynda.com Mixing and Mastering with Logic Pro X  | 1.28 GB

In this course, composer and producer/engineer Skye Lewin shares his professional mixing and mastering techniques using Logic Pro X. He starts by showing how to prepare a project for mixing, from importing tracks to organizing them visually. Skye then discusses working with Logic's mixer: controlling signal flow, working with plugins, and using sends and returns, groups, and the master output. Next, Skye dives into mixing a song, covering balance, equalization (EQ), dynamics and compression, reverb and delay, automation, and bouncing down the mix. Finally, Skye covers mastering techniques, including applying EQ, compression, and limiting; setting the song order; and understanding how concepts like bit depth, sample rate, file formats, and dither affect sound quality. Continue reading Lynda.com Mixing and Mastering with Logic Pro X

Lynda.com iZotope RX 4 First Look with Scott Hirsch TUTORiAL

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Lynda.com iZotope RX 4 First Look with Scott Hirsch TUTORiAL  | 681.36 MB

iZotope RX is the premiere tool for fixing audio issues; the audio engineers here at lynda.com use it every day. Deciding if it's right for your workflow? Join Scott Hirsch for a quick introduction to RX 4's fast, flexible, and precise controls for repairing and enhancing audio tracks. Continue reading Lynda.com iZotope RX 4 First Look with Scott Hirsch TUTORiAL

Lynda.com EDM Production Techniques Basslines TUTORiAL

Lynda.com EDM Production Techniques Basslines TUTORiAL | 372 MB
Electronic dance music has exploded in popularity the last couple years. Knowing how to create dynamic EDM bass lines can make your tracks stand out. In this course, author J. Scott Giaquinta showcases his techniques for EDM basslines—the same techniques he's used on productions and remixes with such artists as Madonna, Seal, David Bowie, Paul Oakenfold, and Johnny Cash. The course focuses on creating bass lines for four different genres: dubstep, electro house, progressive/trance, and drum and bass. Scott also touches on layering, automation, and sub-basses, and finishing techniques like bussing, tape saturation, and limiters that can give your EDM tracks a distinctive sound. Note: this course features Ableton Live and Native Instruments MASSIVE, but you can follow along with these tutorials in the DAW of your choice. Continue reading Lynda.com EDM Production Techniques Basslines TUTORiAL

Lynda.com Performing with Ableton Live On Stage with St. Vincent TUTORiAL-MAGNETRiXX

Lynda.com Performing with Ableton Live On Stage with St. Vincent TUTORiAL-MAGNETRiXX  | 113.68 MB

Join Daniel Mintseris, keyboard player and programmer for St. Vincent, for a sneak peak of his upcoming course. Daniel provides a quick tour of his onstage setup, showing his keyboard and Ableton Live rig and how he's connected to all the other instrumentalists on stage. Then he dives into Ableton Live itself for a detailed overview of the show file (which he'll show you how to build in the full course). We'll also give you a glimpse of our interview with Daniel, where he provides insights on what it's like to be a musical director and the skills it takes to have a successful career. Continue reading Lynda.com Performing with Ableton Live On Stage with St. Vincent TUTORiAL-MAGNETRiXX

Lynda.com Mixing a Modern Jazz Track with Dave Darlington TUTORiAL

Lynda.com Mixing a Modern Jazz Track with Dave Darlington TUTORiAL  | 367 MB

What makes a great modern jazz track? An award-winning producer like Dave Darlington helps. Here he demonstrates the mixing techniques he uses in his own studio to transform raw audio tracks into a polished master Continue reading Lynda.com Mixing a Modern Jazz Track with Dave Darlington TUTORiAL

Lynda.com Songwriting in GarageBand with Garrick Chow TUTORIAL

Lynda.com Songwriting in GarageBand with Garrick Chow TUTORIAL  | 490MB

Interested in writing your own songs? GarageBand is a natural place to start. It’s an accessible program anyone can turn to when inspiration strikes. In this short course, author Garrick Chow teaches 9 basic steps to writing, recording, and mixing a song in GarageBand. He starts from an empty GarageBand project, records scratch tracks, and finds the best tempo for the new song idea...

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