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Writing an 80s synth track with BASS.IC by Jon Meyer Music

Writing an 80’s synth track with BASS.IC by Jon Meyer Music

Writing an 80’s synth track with BASS.IC by Jon Meyer Music Jon runs us through how to use the FREE BASS.IC Kontakt Library – BASS.IC requires full the version of Kontakt. In the video above Jon breaks down an eighties style synthesizer track he wrote using only BASS.IC.

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Together We Create

Together We Create Antelope Audio is initiating a campaign called Together we create to support the audio community with activities aiding creativity and offers to ease the music-making journey while staying safe at home. Clearly this is an unprecedented time in our collective history, one which will be long remembered. As Antelope Audio collectively continues…

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Kush Makes Your Vocal Automation Sexy

Kush Makes Your Vocal Automation Sexy Kush After Hours has what you need. The big trick in mixing is to always be moving the spotlight around to keep the listener’s ear focused where YOU think it needs to be focused for maximum emotional impact. The good news is, you can get where you need to…

Cinematic Design Course Available Now

Cinematic Design Course Available Now

Cinematic Design Course Available Now This is something Evenant has been working a lot on, compiling what Walid from Evenant know and have learned about art and design, creating a full course program for beginners and intermediates alike. Now you have access to it in the latest Cinematic Design Course (Affiliate Link). In Walid’s unique…

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Ableton CV Tools Workshop Video Online

Ableton CV Tools Workshop @SchneidersLaden Ableton and SchneidersLaden present a workshop about integrating modular synthesizers with Ableton CV Tools. Ableton’s Matt Jackson and Skinnerbox came to teach you how CV Tools works and how it can expand the possibilities of your studio. On November 28th 2019 Ableton and SchneidersLaden presented a workshop about integrating modular synthesizers with Ableton CV…

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New Workshops Season at SchneidersLaden

SchneidersLaden Launches the next workshop season The weekly workshops at SchneidersLaden are suitable for musicians, artists, and everyone interested in the generation of electronic sounds. On February 13th SchneidersLaden begins a new workshop series that will run until the end of March. Exciting guests are announced, such as IO Instruments from Berlin, who will open the event series. IO Instruments are a…

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Relaunched Flagship Music Course Cinematic Music: From Idea To Finished Recording

Evenant’s Cinematic Music: From Idea To Finished Recording Evenant updated and relaunched flagship music course Cinematic Music: From Idea To Finished Recording (Affiliate Link) has gotten a massive facelift. While updating the course Evenant introduces a PLATINUM TIER for their students. The doors to the Relaunched Flagship Music Course Cinematic Music: From Idea To Finished Recording (Affiliate…

Cinematic Music From Idea To Finished Recording now available

Cinematic Music: From Idea To Finished Recording now available

Cinematic Music: From Idea To Finished Recording by Evenant This is it, the doors for “Cinematic Music: From Idea To Finished Recording” (Affiliate Link) are open! All existing students in the course get this upgrade for free and should see the course in their account in the coming hours. From Idea To Finished Recording (Affiliate…

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67% off “Electronic Music Production Workflows” Course by Groove3

“Electronic Music Production Workflows” Course by Groove3 Sale In “Electronic Music Production Workflows” Groove3’s Adam Pollard aka Multiplier, brings you a ton of video tutorials all designed to help with your production and mixing tasks when working on Electronic Music. Featuring 1hr 28min 40sec of content and over 48 videos, learn time-saving and inspirational tips…

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Evenant Releases New Course: Orchestral Sketching: Accelerate Your Composing Workflow

 Orchestral Sketching: Accelerate Your Composing Workflow Orchestral Sketching (Affiliate Link) is the art of creating rough mockups of your musical themes with only a handful of tracks. It can help you capture the essence of your theme in as little as a few minutes. But it also forces you to pay attention to the core…

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Evenant Courses Final Sale Day AND Black Friday Sale

Evenant Courses Final Sale Day & Black Friday Sale Today is the final day for Evenant biggest sale of the year 2019. Evenant Courses and bundles (Affiliate Link) are never this heavily discounted, so do take this opportunity. Until Nov 29, 23:59 PM PST, you can get all of the Evenant Training Courses and bundles…

Trailer Music Redefined Now Available

Trailer Music Redefined – Open Again for Enrollment

Trailer Music Redefined Evenant has opened the doors to the Trailer Music Redefined Course (Affiliate Link)  course again, and they offer a Platinum Tier at $999 to new students. Other than the access to the Trailer Music Redefined course, you get a direct link to our tutors for personal, weekly, 1on1 track feedbacks and personal guidance….

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Evenant Reopens Trailer Music Redefined Again

Trailer Music Redefined Course by Evenant The doors to the Trailer Music Redefined Course (Affiliate Link) will be open from Monday, Nov 18 until Monday, Nov 25, and after that, no one can enroll. Trailer Music Redefined Course (Affiliate Link) is an 8-Module journey taking you through the most fundamental skills, insights, and workflows in the…

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Upcoming Modular Beginner Workshop at SchneidersLaden

Modular Beginner Workshop at SchneidersLaden SchneidersLaden is offering more workshops for modular beginners. Pricing and Dates Participation is free-of-charge. Every Thursday at 6 pm at the SchneidersLaden Showroom for a workshop – or every weekday between noon – 7 pm. MODULAR BEGINNER WORKSHOP // Thursday 6pm on 24. October 2019 18:00 MODULAR BEGINNER WORKSHOP // Thursday 6pm on…

MIXING RAP VOCALS TUTORIAL EXCLUSIVE FULL VERSION with PRESONUS STUDIO ONE

Mixing RAP Vocals Tutorial [Exclusive FULL VERSION with PRESONUS STUDIO ONE]

This tutorial focuses on how to mix rap vocals with Studio One. This tutorial will give you the mixing rap vocals tips and tricks that you need to make the most out of Presonus Studio One mastering. This tutorial created by Alex from Consordini Musical instruments. Mixing samples and mixing demos with this mixing technology…

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Mixing HIP HOP Chorus, Adlibs and Background Vocals Tutorial

Mixing HIP HOP Chorus, Adlibs and Background Vocals Tutorial. This tutorial created by Alex from Consordini Musical instruments. This tutorial is going to explain some mixing fundamentals and help make home recording made easy. I believe that anyone can produce like a pro. Mixing in the studio and getting a professional sound starts with two…

TRAP BEAT MIXING TUTORIAL EXTENDED VERSION

Trap Beat Mixing Tutorial [Extended Version]

This tutorial produced by Consordini Musical instruments Alex will teach you how to mix a trap beat and how to mix a rap beat! First thing you should remember when mixing trap music is that everyone got their start somewhere, No one started out as a master of mixing technology. Having the right mixing technology…

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Mixing Live Drums – Beginner Tutorial

Mixing Live Drums Whether you’re mixing rock, blues, country or any other style of music, this easy lesson is guaranteed to provide tips and tricks for getting your drum mix sounding pro. This video is perfect for producers and mixing engineers of any level, from beginner to pro. We will be working in Presonus Studio…

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Are Guitar Multi-FX Pedals Worth It in 2019?

With the amount of technology surrounding the music industry today, is it even “worth it” to own a pedal like Boss ME-50 in the first place? The Boss ME-50 is a digital device that emulates a ton of the Boss pedals for electric guitar. It is designed as an all in one solution. However, it seems to…

MIXING HIPHOP AND RNB GUITARS

Mixing HIP HOP and R&B Guitars – Special Guide

Mixing HIP HOP and R&B Guitars – Special Guide Whether you’re mixing classic R&B, modern pop R&B, hip-hop, rap, or any other style of urban dance music, this easy lesson is guaranteed to provide tips and tricks for getting your guitars to a great starting point. This video is perfect for producers and mixing engineers…

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Sound Design from the Sofa Video Masterclass Series

Krotos have just launched their new ‘Sound Design from the Sofa’. It is a video masterclass series covering modern, cutting-edge sound design techniques for film, tv and video games. To learn more about products from Krotos take a look at our reviews of Total Bundle 1, Igniter Full Tank, Reformer Pro & Total Bundle 1, Dehumaniser…

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Top Ten Terms to Learn Before Jumping into Eurorack

This is the second article in a series focused on getting started with Eurorack. If you’re new to the series, I recommend checking out the first article in the series, Top 10 Things to Know Before Launching into Eurorack. All drawn images in this article provided by Dylan Packard. You can find more examples of…

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Create Patterns with UNO Drum

UNO Drum is the second member of IK Multimedia’s UNO family. The drum machine offers both analog sounds and samples. Like the UNO Synth, it comes in the same compact housing. We did review some days ago: UNO Drum Review- an Analog & Digital Drum Machine by IK Multimedia. IK Multimedia UNO Drum holds six…

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Top 10 Things to Know Before Launching into Eurorack

As a bit of a preface, this series will focus on the Eurorack modular format; there are other formats that use patch-points. Eurorack is currently the most popular, by far. I’ll be using “Eurorack” and “modular” somewhat interchangeably, except where I specify that something is exclusively true for the Eurorack format, such as voltage specifications…

Encounter Eurorack & Modular as a Professional Composer and Sound Designer

About the Author Jonathan Sharp Jonathan Sharp is a composer, sound designer, maker of noise and founder of Heartwood Soundware. So here’s obligatory about him: As a child, he had a piano and violin lessons, as a teenager he taught himself to play guitar and synthesizers. Around that time, Jonathan started to experiment with the…

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Mike Verta – All Masterclasses 40% Off during 4th of July Sale

Mike Verta runs a special discount for all his Masterclasses. Use the COUPON CODE: glory40 at checkout. Besides Evenant Mike Vertra’s Masterclasses are one of the best video tutorials when you start with composing or want to learn more about the craft of composing to picture.

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LUMI by ROLI Now on Kickstarter

LUMI – The Smarter Way to Learn and Play Music LUMI takes music learning to the next level. You can see it the moment you turn on LUMI Keys. The world’s first modular, fully illuminated keyboard is different from any other midi keyboard you’ve seen. Shipping will begin in October, you can back it on…

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Selected Tutorials for Effect Tools Weaponiser, Reformer Pro’s and Igniter

Using Krotos Weaponiser to Create Footsteps Sound Effects Weaponiser Fully Loaded is a next generation sound design tool that renders tones from today’s and future short and long hand weapons. Sound designers are always looking for weapon sounds. With the action-heavy trailer, games, and movies these days there is always a struggle to enhance the…

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How To Write A Dramatic Action Cue with Modern Animated Percussion

Watch as Craig Peters (SoundIron) walks you through his demo for Modern Animated Percussion (Affiliate Link). He shows a few ways you can utilize M.A.P. combining and layers different cores, using FX presets from Tines & Echoes and blending in real guitar. For more information about Modern Animated Percussion (MAP) by Sample Logic take a look…

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Spitfire Studio Strings Professional by Spitfire Audio Review

Spitfire Studio Strings Professional by Spitfire Audio Review Today, we are looking at our review at Spitfire Studio Strings Professional by Spitfire Audio. Spitfire Audio is known for its film composer-ready orchestral instruments libraries. Spitfire Studio Strings Professional is an expansive library of Spitfire’s regular edition, Spitfire Studio Strings. The additional features are four mic…

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Evenant Launched Brand New, Kick-ass Trailer Music Course Trailer Music Redefined

The Definite Guide To Composing, Orchestrating And Producing Massive Trailer Music Trailer Music Redefined is an 8-Module journey taking you through the most fundamental skills, insights, and workflows in the fields of orchestral, sound design and hybrid trailer music. This course is aimed towards aspiring professionals in the music industry wanting to learn how to…

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Scoring Tools Masterclass – Easter Special Discount

The comprehensive course of realistic midi orchestration(Affiliate Link) is available for a limited time at an extra $150 off. Your future instructor Leandro Gardini has been composing, orchestrating and arranging for the music industry for the last fifteen years. Leandro has been one of the finalists of the Marvin Film Scoring Contest for Emerging Composers…

Tom Holkenborg’s SCORE Academy Applications Now Open

Tom Holkenborg’s SCORE Academy (Applications Now Open)

Tom Holkenborg’s SCORE Academy provides a singular opportunity. Students will be embedded in Tom’s working studio, receiving a full-contact curriculum designed by Tom himself to create complete film composers. The Academy aims to raise students skill sets to the highest level in all aspects of scoring, sound design programming, music production and music technology, and…

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SCORECLUB New Course: Practical Counterpoint 2

SCORECLUB released a new course: Practical Counterpoint 2 – there is an intro sale until April 5. This course is designed for the late-beginner/intermediate student who has done Practical Counterpoint (or any 2-voice counterpoint study) and wants to write some music! It has as its goal to teach direct but deep principles of musical construction to write clear,…

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Mike Verta Unleashed – Episode 5 and 40% Off New Year’s Sale!

This is it – this the year. Time to brush up on old skills and master new ones! Choose from a broad range of classes, each absolutely loaded with practical and effective tools, tips, and techniques. And they’re fun! Send submissions to dbinbox.com/mverta if your composition should be critiqued. Mike’s Masterclasses are unmatched in their education…

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Creating Depths with BREEZE2

Creating Depths with BREEZE2 Creating “acoustic depths” is especially needed for natural-sounding mixes of orchestras. You may want to place your instruments, as you can see in the picture above. Set Left and Right with the balance knob. But how does one “push” an instrument back or forward? This can be done by using a…

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Scoring Tools Masterclass – Lesson 2 Series launched

Lesson 2 of Scoring Tools Masterclass (Affiliate Link) part of this excellent midi orchestration course is now available, the lessons of Series 2 focus on Software Setup.  Scoring Tools Masterclass (Affiliate Link) provides to you an in-depth knowledge about midi orchestration. If you did sign up to the course pls go back to your account and enjoy the new…

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Evenant Back to School Sale 25% OFF All Courses & Bundles for Three Days

Evenant (Affiliate Link) is running a Back to School Sale (only between September 1st – 3rd, 2018) where you can save 25% on all courses and their bundles. Use the discount codes BACK2SCHOOL25 at checkout. BACK 2 SCHOOL SALE 25% OFF ALL COURSES & BUNDLES From September 1st – 3rd, 2018 Only From the very basics of cinematic music…

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Trailer New Course – Sound Design: From Source To Cinema

From Source To Cinema is the ultimate beginning sound designer’s guide to recording, processing and licensing sound design for Hollywood trailers. Produce your own sound design. Start recording, processing, layering different sounds. With little of time spent, you are able to craft any surprisingly sounds. These sounds can be accumulated into a solid sound design collection…

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Evenant Courses off 30% during US Black Friday 2017

Evenant is running their Black Friday special for 2017. You can save 30% on all training courses. Black Friday 30% OFF Sale! Use the code BLACKFRIDAY2017 when checkout to save 30%. Cinematic Music: From Idea To Finished Recording (Affiliate Link) The Aspiring Trailer Music Composer(Affiliate Link) The Basics Of Modern Music Production(Affiliate Link) The Business Of Music…

Evenant Back 2 School Sale 2017 ( 30% off courses, bundles are 25% off)

Evenant Back 2 School Sale 2017 (until Sep,8th 2017) has begun where you can save 30% on all courses and 25% on their bundles. Use the discount code “BACK2SCHOOL” during checkout. All links used in this article are Affiliate Links. 30% off with the discount code “BACK2SCHOOL” on: Cinematic Music: From Idea To Finished Recording…

Evenant Summer Sale 2017

Evenant is running until July, 12th 2017 a summer sale where you can save 20% on all courses and 15% on their bundles. Use the discount codes SUMMER20 (courses) or BUNDLE15 during checkout. All links used in this article are Affiliate Links and marked with an * 20% off with the discount code “SUMMER20” on: Cinematic Music: From Idea To Finished Recording* The Aspiring Trailer…

Evenant courses SALE : Trailer Music Composer, Cinematic Music, Music Production, and Music Licensing

Evenant courses  are on a limited SALE. There is a not so widely know sale where you can get 25% OFF All Courses & Bundles, with the promo code SPRING25 you get 25% OFF (Affiliate Link)The Offer ends March 20th, 2017. The Aspiring Trailer Music Composer  This course is a complete introduction to the world of creating…

Smashing Magazine : 70 Beauty-Retouching Photoshop Tutorials (updated)

Smashing Magazine did compile a list of 70 Beauty-Retouching Photoshop Tutorials Dirk Metzmacher from Smashing Magazine writes: “ Beauty retouching is probably one of the most popular application areas in which Adobe Photoshop is used extensively. There are two simple reasons for that. First, Photoshop offers a variety of advanced tools to smooth out skin…

Loops and Beats (@ maltaannon.com)

Jerzy Drozda Jr (aka Maltaannon) shows you a few tricks on how to make your own sound loops.

Trapcode Horizon released (After Effects Plugin)

Trapcode Horizon is a camera-aware color gradient and image mapping tool. It is a fairly straightforward utility plug-in. It is meant to be used on the bottom layer in a 3D comp. It generates a background that corresponds to the camera’s viewing direction. To get yourself started with the Trapcode Horizon Tutorial Trapcode Horizon can…

mocha’s planar tracking in depth tutorial @ imagineer systems

imagineer systems did release a new mocha tutorial made by CMIVFX and Imagineer Systems explaining mocha’s innovative planar tracking in depth.

Newtek released more then 16 hours of free LightWave training

WilliamVaughan and Chuck (Chuck Baker) did release more then free 16 hours of Free LightWave training . Newtek did post over 16 hours of LightWave training covering Modelin General Modeling Organic Modeling Surfacing/Texturing Tools Mapping Surface Editor Node Editor Animation Animation Tools General Animation Animating Cameras and Lights Vehicle Animation Character Animation Particles Dynamics Lighting…

New successstory on YouTube “You Suck at Photoshop”

If you ever though “Gosh this seems to be hard, how do I change the color of the font again?” you like this special PhotoShop Tutorials: