High quality free Synth video tutorials can be difficult to find, but at Synth Expert this is what we do. Our trainers have years of practical experience using synths whilst working in music production or post production. We have also teamed up with top partners like Waves, Exponential Audio, Sound Radix and many more to bring you free learning resources from them too.
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In this free video tutorial, you will learn how to use the Plugin Alliance SPL Vitalizer MK2-T plug-in on piano instruments in a dense mix. The tutorial starts off by bringing up the drive control and adjusting the bass and low-end compression to get his desired effect.
In this free video tutorial, you will learn how to use the Waves CLA-2A compressor limiter plug-in on electric piano tracks in a mix. The Waves CLA-2a plug-in is a simple yet very effective compressor plug-in that works well on pretty much any track you throw at it.
In this free video tutorial, you will learn what those little greyed-out send controls are for in Albeton. Watch the tutorial to learn how you can use these controls to create evolving soundscapes and drones that push right to the end of feeding back as you send each return to itself.
In this free video tutorial, you will learn how to use the Waves Electric 88 Rhodes keyboard Instrument. Watch the tutorial to gain a basic understanding of the controls and to hear how the Waves Electric 88 sounds in a mix.
In this free video tutorial, you will learn how to integrate studio outboard gear into Studio One to be used like plug-ins. Watch the tutorial to see how easy it is to set up external audio hardware for use in Studio One. Before you know it you'll be using your outboard compressors, EQ and effects units like plug-ins. This process is effortless and even accounts for any latency.
In this free video tutorial, you will learn how to sync Pro Tools 11 and higher with Logic Pro X. Logic Pro X included a new Drummer VI, watch this tutorial to see how to use Drummer in Logic Pro X synced to Pro Tools sessions.
In these free video tutorials, you will learn the basics of music arrangement in a Reason 8 session by Propellerhead. Watch the video to see how different instruments interact with each other in a reason mix.
In these free video tutorials, you will learn the basics of MIDI within Ableton Live. These six videos cover Ableton Live's MIDI effect devices. If you are new to Ableton Live then these six free video tutorials are a must watch as they will provide you with the skills produce great music using Ableton Live.
In this free video tutorial, you will learn how to setup and connect MIDI keyboard or control surface devices to Studio One. Watch to see how easy it is to get MIDI in and out of Studio One.
In this free video tutorial, you will learn how to convert audio to MIDI in Studio One. Get MIDI drums triggered from audio - This is a very cool drum mixing technique that's very easy to master in Studio One.
In this free video tutorial, you will learn how to get super low sub kick drums in Studio One. Watch the video to see how easy this is to achieve using a tone generator plug-in Studio One.In this free video tutorial, you will learn how to get super low sub kick drums in Studio One. Watch the video to see how easy this is to achieve using a tone generator plug-in Studio One.
In this free video tutorial, you will learn a popular dance production technique - the sweep. The filter sweep is easy to achieve in Studio One - watch the video to find out how.
In this free video tutorial, you will how to build up beats fast in Studio One using some cool tools and by mapping some nifty keyboard shortcuts. This video will help you to produce beats in Studio One fast.
In this free synth video tutorial, courtesy of Eli Krantzberg from Logic Pro Expert, you will learn how to process movement to legato synth chords using the Waves Manny Marroquin delay plug-in. The Manny Marroquin delay plug-in has a unique filtering and multi-effects processing section - learn how to use this to add generated repeats to synths.
In this free synth video tutorial, courtesy of Eli Krantzberg from Logic Pro Expert, you will learn how to get fat sounding synth bass using the Waves Maserati B72 plug-in. Watch the video to see how easy it is to get synth bass sitting in a mix.
In this free synth video tutorial, courtesy of Eli Krantzberg from Logic Pro Expert, you will learn how to add colour and sub-personality to a layered synth bass instrument using the Waves CLA Bass plug-in in a Logic Pro session.
In this free synth tutorial, you will learn how to use the Waves OneKnob Pumper plug-in. This video demonstrates the Waves OneKnob plug-in on synth, bass synth and drums tracks.
Watch the video to learn how to start a synth patch from scratch, how to modulate the pitch of an oscillator using an LFO, change the envelope. The video shows how to give the sound rhythm and movement using both a sync LFO and the inbuilt sequencer. The tutorial ends with a lesson in adding effects to the synth to give the sound a final polish.
In this free video tutorial, you will learn how to slave sync Avid Pro Tools to Presonus Studio One v3 on a Mac. This is a very useful workflow for getting a Pro Tools session and a Studio One session playing together in sync with Studio One being the master control of the two.
This is free synth tutorial you will learn how to create moving synth parts using the AIR Hybrid synth instrument. Watch the video to quickly understand how to use one oscillator, the pumper and sequencer to make a moving synth sound.
The tutorial starts with a demonstration of the effects section show how to add stereo width followed an overview of the main keyboard controls - Watch to see how to get a unique electric piano sound that can really poke through a mix.
In this free synth video tutorial, you will learn how to get the synth sound from "I Am Your Leader" by Nicki Minaj using AIR Vacum, a powerful vintage style synth, in Pro Tools. Watch the video to learn how to set the low & high pass filters and envelope controls to shape the main synth line in the example track and to see what effects are used to sit the synth line against a drum loop.
Brainworx, have developed a number of Mid/Side mixing tools, and the bx_panEQ has been designed as the next-level spatial equaliser intended to change the way we sculpt and shape stereo tracks.
Watch the video to learn how the H-Delay filtering and LoFi controls sound and how to set these controls to achieve analog delay character. You will also hear how the feedback control can add tension to the synth track in the example.
Waves GTR is commonly used for guitar effects however, it is also a very powerful and creative tool that can be used for other elements in a mix. This tutorial starts off with an overdrive pedal in slot 1, Lay’D in slot 2, a delay in slot 3 and the reverb in slot 4 with different elements being mixed together to sit a synth track in the mix.
In this free tutorial, you will learn how to use the MIDI functionality in Avid's Pro Subharmonic plug-in to create tracking sub bass. Instead of the sub bass synthesis responding to the audio input, the plug-in tracks the pitch of incoming midi data.
In this free tutorial you will learn how to use the main controls in the Monofilter plug-in by Nugen Audio to centre sub bass frequencies in stereo keyboard tracks. Watch to hear examples of how Monofilter can easily focus sub bass in Synth and Rhode tracks while retaining the mids and high stereo image.
In this free synth video tutorial, you will learn how to add stereo width to mono synth tracks using the Stereoizer plug-in by Nugen Audio. Watch the video to hear examples of Stereoizer performing stereo magic across several synth tracks in a mix. Stereozier is a great tool for fattening up synth lines in your mixes.
In this free tutorial, you will learn how to add weight to tracks and instruments in your mix using the bx_subfilter, a free plug-in by Plugin Alliance. The bx_subfilter offers synthesis of sub-bass frequencies an octave below the dominant fundamental in complex signals. Watch the video to learn how to add weight to snares and acoustic guitars.