BLOCKS Explored


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, PTCH 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 NI.

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 NI Monark synth right before your eyes! What a great way to learn Blocks and how they work!

SYNTHiC4TE | Sept 19 2015 | 388 MB Continuar leyendo “TUTS-BLOCKS Explored TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE”

TUTS-Maschine 2.3 New Features Explored TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE

Maschine 2.3 New Features Explored


Maschine 2.3 is full of new features, instruments, processing options and also some cool unexpected surprises. Matt Cellitti is here to show you what this update is all about!
The Maschine Mark the Release at NI doesn’t sit still for a nanosecond. It seems that amazing Maschine improvements and features appear out of nowhere every few weeks! And Maschine 2.3 is right up there with its combined new feature list.

In this course, Matt Cellitti leads you through all the updates while, at the same time, showing you how to apply these new features to your productions. You’ll see the new effects like the improved limiter and the killer analog distortion. Matt then explains Drumsynth and all of its various beat-making engines. Next up is a section on Maschine 2.3’s usability improvements including tutorials on slicing and the improved arpeggiator.

SYNTHiC4TE | May 26 2015 | 188 MB Continuar leyendo “TUTS-Maschine 2.3 New Features Explored TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE”

TUTS-volca 101: volca beats Explored TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE

volca 101: volca beats Explored


Korg’s volca beats is a full-featured beat-making universe squeezed into a small, live performance rhythm machine. Watch this course, by G.W. Childs, and see how to create original and innovative beats …with volca beats!
Analog beat-making is where it’s at and Korg jam-packs tons of beat-making fun into their hardware rhythm machine: volca beats. This course takes you through all of the volca beats controls, signal flow and touch interface so that you’ll be able to quickly perform, record and modify your volca-induced rhythmic inspirations!

Before you can get the most out of this machine you’ve got to learn the basics. G.W. starts this course with a section introducing you to the volca beats interface, the ins and outs and how to hook everything up. From there, you’re plunged, fingers-first, into the drum sounds. You then learn cool performance techniques and how to record your inspirations either live or in step-record mode. But no performance is perfect, so G.W. takes you through the editing process where you modify and add cool stutter FX to your patterns.

SYNTHiC4TE | May 19 2015 | 441 MB Continuar leyendo “TUTS-volca 101: volca beats Explored TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE”

TUTS-Komplete Kontrol 101: Kontrol Explored TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE

Komplete Kontrol 101: Kontrol Explored


Komplete Kontrol is a software & hardware solution for composing, performing and producing music with the NI collection of synths and samplers. This course by Matt Vanacoro explains how this technology will enhance your NI experience!
The NI sound library is filled with a multitude of instruments, samples and presets. How do you easily discover, organize and perform all the sounds in this vast collection? The answer is: with NI’s Komplete Kontrol.

In this 22-tutorial course, Matt Vanacoro, takes you through the new Komplete Kontrol software and its revolutionary companion keyboard, explaining how this amazing duo transforms music-making. See how to quickly browse the whole NI library by utilizing the new, universal search tags. Watch as Matt explains Kontrol’s workflow to navigate and build patches and instruments for any kind of project. Then, learn how to harness the creative production tools of the Komplete Kontrol keyboard to easily perform and modify all of the instruments in the NI collection in real time.

SYNTHiC4TE | April 27 2015 | 222 MB Continuar leyendo “TUTS-Komplete Kontrol 101: Kontrol Explored TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE”

TUTS-Logic Pro X 201 The EXS24 Sampling Explored TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE

Logic Pro X 201 The EXS24 Sampling Explored


The EXS24 Sampler is at the heart of most Logic Pro projects and presets. This NEW course, by Joe Albano, explains how to program and customize this timeless sampler while revealing some ESX’s deepest and newest features!
The EXS24 has been a mainstay of Logic ever since we can remember. That’s why we feel that it’s time to take fresh look at this powerful, yet often underutilized sampler. Many trainers have attempted to teach this deceptively deep sampler but none have come close to explaining it like Logic expert, Joe Albano, does in this EXS24 Explored course.

If you use Logic then you’ve used the EXS. There’s no way around it. Even Logic Pro X’s new Drummer tracks are solidly based on EXS24 samples and playback! That’s only one of the many reasons you’ve got to know how to program, tweak and build your own instruments with the EXS24… and that’s exactly what this course is designed to do!

SYNTHiC4TE | March 27 2015 | 278 MB Continuar leyendo “TUTS-Logic Pro X 201 The EXS24 Sampling Explored TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE”

TUTS-Capo 101: Capo Explored TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE

Capo 101: Capo Explored


Capo by SuperMegaUltraGroovy (love that name!) is software that gives you the ability to reverse-engineer audio music tracks. Yes! It analyzes audio and tells you the tempo, chord structure and much more. Check it out!
Drop an audio music track into Capo and out pops all kinds of musical information that is locked inside. You get tempo, pitch, chords and beats. You also get a bunch of “groovy” tools that you can use in all kinds of ways to learn, adjust and modify the musical track.

In this course, Matt Vanacoro shows you how this amazing app will help you as a musician, teacher, songwriter, vocalist or instrumentalist of any kind. Matt takes you through Capo’s User Interface (UI) and tools –both on the Mac and iPad– explaining how they function and what you can do with them to learn about the music you love.

SYNTHiC4TE | March 22 2015 | 125 MB Continuar leyendo “TUTS-Capo 101: Capo Explored TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE”

TUTS-Live 8 203 Lives Sampler Explored TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE

Live 8 203 Lives Sampler Explored


Ableton Live’s Sampler is extremely powerful. In this hands-on tutorial Dance music performer and sound design expert Olav Basoski shows you how he uses Sampler to create the original sounds that elevate and enhance his productions…
Sampling is huge in music production. We all use samplers, but very few of us know how they work and how to effectively deploy them in our productions. Ableton’s awesome Sampler is seamlessly integrated into Live’s workflow which makes it both easy to master and intuitive to use in both your “live” and studio tracks.

This tutorial is divided into two parts: Part One begins with a look at how sampling works. You’ll see all of Sampler’s basic controls and functions as Olav guides you through all the options on Sampler’s GUI. Once its functionality has been clearly explained, Olav takes a deep, sonic dive into sound design.

SYNTHiC4TE | 12.11.2011 | 316.09 MB Continuar leyendo “TUTS-Live 8 203 Lives Sampler Explored TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE”