Ask Video Prophet 6 101 Prophet 6 Revealed TUTORiAL
Rich-sounding analog electronics, enclosed in a beautiful wooden instrument, sound like a dream come true! Welcome Dave Smith’s Prophet 6! This 32-tutorial course reveals how this exciting new synth works!
The original Sequential Circuits Prophet 5 changed the path of analog synth history. This re-imagined Prophet 6 captures the essence of the '80s analog feel and adds some of its own unique twists! In this course, Matt Vanacoro, takes you through every aspect of this exceptional instrument.
You learn its geography: where all the knobs and buttons are and what they do. You get a series of lessons in the Prophet’s unique, analog signal flow… essential information in a hardware-based instrument! Most of all, Matt takes you through the process of creating your own sounds utilizing virtually every control the Prophet 6 has to offer.
By the time you complete this 32-tutorial course, you will be totally comfortable programming, performing and producing your own unique sounds and soundscapes with this extremely powerful instrument. So sit back and learn everything you need to know about the Dave Smith Instruments' Prophet 6!
Ask Video volca 103 volca bass Explored TUTORiAL
Electronic dance music thrives on bass! And, if you’re a volca performer, Korg’s volca bass is the foundation of your rig. Learn everything about volca bass in this course and see how to integrate it into your set.
We love the Korg volca series of live performance boxes. That’s why we’re exploring every one! This course, focusing on the volca bass, explains every aspect of this powerful box. You learn every knob, switch, function and key, in a musical context, giving you the knowledge you need to get this box creating big bass parts.
You also learn about pattern generation, step recording and the volca bass synthesis engine with its 3 VCOs, VCF and modulators. The next section of this course is all about integrating the volca with your computer and utilizing its CV outs! That’s where it gets exciting: creating your very own volca modular ensemble!
So explore the volca bass and see how this small but very capable bass box "brings it” in this informative and fun course by G.W. Childs. And be sure to check out all of our other volca courses as well to complete your volca-based, live electronic, performance education!
Ask Video BLOCKS Explored TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE
What are Blocks? They are a patchable collection of elegant, pre-made Reaktor 6 synth modules that enable you to build your own virtual, modular, eurorack synth. Learn all about Blocks right here with Matt Cellitti.
Imagine the power of modular synthesis right on your desktop without the cost and complexity of buying expensive synth hardware, patch chords, power supplies and racks. Now imagine an unlimited collection of beautifully designed, powerful synth modules right at your fingertips waiting for you to create vast electronic worlds. What you are imagining is Reaktor Blocks, the latest creative tool from Native Instruments.
In this Reaktor 6 Blocks course, by Matt Cellitti, you learn everything there is to know about Blocks, from the foundations Synthesis, right up to how to experience the freedom of Eurorack modular, on your very own desktop. Matt takes you through the collection of Blocks as he reimagines the Native Instruments Monark synth right before your eyes! What a great way to learn Blocks and how they work!
Filled with tons of patch examples and detailed descriptions of how Blocks work and patch together, this course will get you building your own modular synth fast. So sit back, watch these videos and start playing with Blocks!
Ask Video Reaktor 6 101 Synth Building Explored TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE
Reaktor 6 is here! And so is Brian Cass to show us what’s new and how it works! Along the way, you see how to build an instrument with Reaktor’s modules! So build a DIY synth now with Brian Cass and Reaktor 6.
There’s no one better to teach Reaktor than Brian Cass. Why? Because he knows Reaktor inside and out. Add to that his enormous experience as a sound designer and synthesist and his skill as a professional educator and you’ve got the makings of an amazing Reaktor 6 course!
You learn everything about the fundamentals of Reaktor 6 and its modular, object-oriented programming system. Brian first explains the geography and anatomy of the Reaktor GUI. Next, you learn about both the Basic and Advanced panels and all the tools that are available for you to program and design a Reaktor instrument.
The final sections of this course are all about building a DIY synth. Here, you learn about the different modules, how they all patch together and how to tweak them into a a real, working synth of your own design! So join Brian and build your own cool synth with Reaktor 6!
MacProVideo Logic Pro X Alchemy Explored TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE
Alchemy = mind-blowing synthesis. It’s that simple.... and Apple’s reimagining of this deep instrument gives Logic users an exclusive, musical tool that ushers in a new era of music production. Learn Alchemy right here with David Earl!
Alchemy, unlike any other synth on the market, can do anything and everything in the world of electronic music. It has an amazing variety of synth engines, audio processing and modulation sources. Add to that virtually unlimited audio and control routings and what you end up with is a synth that can do it all… and do it well!
In this course by SFLogicNinja David Earl, he explains everything about Alchemy! As he illustrates the GUI, you learn all about the Browser and the powerful collection of synth and sampling engines. David shows you Alchemy’s dynamic audio and sophisticated control/modulation routings before he dives into Alchemy’s Global, Source, Modulation and Realtime Performance features.
Completing this course gives you the foundation you need to integrate Alchemy into your productions and begin building your own, unique sonic library of sounds. So sit back and learn Alchemy with trainer, Logic expert and producer, David Earl.
Ask Video volca 102 volca keys Explored TUTORiAL
You asked for it and here it is: Korg volca keys! G.W. Childs is back with this hardware-driven, in-action course to explain everything about this little synth and all the big sounds you can make with it!
Korg’s volca family of synths is one of the coolest things to happen to electronic music in a long time. In this course, by G.W. Childs, you the learn all the features packed into this awesome little box and how to integrate it (hook it up) with other volcas and everything else in your live performance and studio setup.
You start off with a tour of the volca keys hardware interface. Then, GW takes you through all of the recording and editing functions. Next, you discover all the key synthesis elements like volca’s VCOs, EG, VCF, LFO. From there, you learn the effects including Delay, Flux, Motion Sequencing and more. In the last section of tutorials, you see how volca keys works in the studio and on stage with its MIDI and CV capabilities.
So learn everything you need to know to make the little Korg volca keys a big part of your music production rig! Hardware rocks!
Ask Video Arturia V Collection 101 The Classic Synths TUTORiAL
The virtual synths in the Arturia V Collection are the electronic instruments that forever changed the music world. Learn them all with the expert help of synth expert Rishabh Rajan.
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Sequencial Circuits Prophet
Need I say more? If you've ever had the opportunity to play these classic synths when they were first created in the 70s and 80s, then you know exactly what I mean when I say: AMAZING! These powerhouse, ground-breaking instruments are a big part of music history. They each had their own, unique analog sound that is the signature sound of a musical generation.
In this course by Rishabh Rajan, you learn about the history and signal flow of these analog giants and you will hear how Arturia has succeeded in replicating both their sound and character. So dig in and take a ride "back to the future” with Rishabh Rajan and see why these Arturia synths are praised by rock, pop and dance music producers the world over.