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In this first installment of a multi-part series for MIDI beginners, we look at one of the most common confusions about MIDI -- and give a little history.
Dave Weiser shows us a custom lead he programmed on the Kurzweil Forte for Edgar Winter's tune "Frankenstein."
In this video tutorial, you will learn how to create some very cool effects using noise gate plug-ins on synth tracks in Pro Tools. Watch the tutorial to hear how a basic synth pad can be developed using this cool production trick.
In this video tutorial, you will learn how to use AIR Loom as a vocoder in Pro Tools. AIR Loom is an award-winning modular additive synthesizer with a shape-shifting Morph Pad that makes it easy to create rich, swirling, and captivating sounds.
In this video tutorial, you will learn how to use the different bounce options when using Maschine 2 AAX in Pro Tools.
In this video tutorial, you will learn how to create the famous tape stop and stutter effects heard on countless hit recordings using grain stretch in Native Instruments Maschine.
In this video tutorial, you will learn how to set up Native Instruments Machine studio controller in Pro Tools.
In this video tutorial, you will learn how to convert audio into MIDI using Ableton and Pro Tools. Watch this tutorial to discover how to ReWire Ableton Live with Pro Tools, how to export audio and bring it into Ableton Live. How to create a MIDI version of the audio and export it out of Ableton Live and back into Pro Tools. Finally, you will learn how to use other instruments in Pro Tools with the MIDI file.
In this video tutorial, you will learn how to map Pro Tool keyboard shortcut to use in Cubase. Keyboard shortcuts are the core to any effective workflow in a DAW. Many Pro Tools users have mastered these shortcuts - they are ingrained into their memories making using any other DAW hard work. Several DAWs offer the option to remap the shortcuts to custom settings.
In this video tutorial, you will learn how to rewire Reason into Pro Tools. Many users struggle to get Reason working in Pro Tools, this tutorial demonstrates why Reason may not be working in Pro Tools and how to get the best from the Reason rewire into Pro Tools.
In this video tutorial, you will learn popular trick used in dance tracks that use filter plug-in automation. This lesson features free plug-ins in Pro Tools but these skills will apply to any DAW.
In this free video tutorial, you will learn how to mash up an electric drum loop with Lo-Fi, Vintage Filter and compression. Watch to hear how each of these processes change the timbre and energy of the drum loop. If you are looking for some simple ways to dirty up your beats then this free Pro Tools tutorial is a must watch.
In this video tutorial, you will see how the AIR Instruments Transfuser sampler/instrument is more than a loop creation tool - it's also a fully-fledged performance tool. In this video, you will learn a few basic settings taking ordinary and repetitive loops into good use in live performances.
In this video tutorial, you will learn how to transform synths and beats using MIDI in Pro Tools. Watch the video to learn how automation is a really effective way of adding interest to synth and beat tracks.
In this video tutorial, you will learn two ways of getting MIDI beats to playback rock solid with live drum tracks in Pro Tools. The tutorial explains that quantising a beat is not always the answer and can create more problems than it solves, especially when the drummer is playing with a natural human feel.
In these video tutorials, you will learn the basic of AIR's powerful Hybrid synth instrument. Watch the videos to gain an understanding of Hybrid and basic synthesis from the overview provided in these video tutorials. These videos feature Hybrid version 1, don't worry though as many of the principles you will learn will apply to later versions of Hybrid as well.
In this video tutorial, you will learn how to use the Pro Tools MIDI editor for creating synth and dance based music. The video will help those who struggle to produce a beat and will help anyone create powerful and imaginative beats.
In these video tutorials, you will how to make some serious bass sounds using the Vacuum synth. This video covers the basics and will provide you with skills needed to make some great bass sounds.
In this video tutorial, you will learn how to create large synth patches using Structure FREE sampler. Watch the video to learn how to produce massive sounding synth patches and how to save them later as part of a multi-collection.
In this video tutorial, you will learn what can be achieved with filters on synth and loops tracks in a mix. The video demonstrates this synth filters trick using AIR Xpand2 and free plug-ins bundled with Pro Tools.
In this video tutorial, you will learn how to create grooves using synth patches in AIR Xpand2.
If you don't have the cash to buy additional Pro Tools plug-ins then this video shows you how to get the best from a selection of free Pro Tools plug-ins.
In this video tutorial, you will learn a workflow that will enable you to quickly audition hardware analog synths in Pro Tools using playlists. This is a great way of testing out synth sounds from hardware analogue synths that have no presets.
In this video tutorial, you will learn a side chain trick that creates super tight synth parts in Pro Tools. You will also learn how this trick can be used to tighten up other instrument tracks in Pro Tools using plug-ins that ship with Pro Tools.
In this video tutorial, you will learn a really simple way of adding interest to synth and beat tracks in Pro Tools.In this video, you will learn some automation tricks that get synth parts sounding very interesting in a mix fast.
This video tutorial demonstrates the value of using the AIR DB33 as a send rather than an insert on the channel so that tracks can be blended together. This technique produces a powerful tonal palette to work with.
In this video tutorial, you will learn the benefits of re-amping virtual instruments and synth tracks through hardware pre-amps. This process adds harmonic content to tracks helping them sit better in a mix. This demonstration uses Pro Tools 11, AIR Hybrid and the Universal Audio Twinfinity 710 showing you the effect on a synth bass and poly synth.
In this synth tutorial, you will learn how to get pumping synths in Pro Tools. Pumping synths are a hugely popular effect and can be heard in countless music production genres. Watch the tutorial to learn how to create pumping synth effects using a selection of free plug-ins that ship with Pro Tools.
Learn how to get MIDI in and out of Pro tools and how to record and edit MIDI parts. Learn MIDI sequencing tips for progamming MIDI drums and synths in this complete guide to Pro Tools MIDI.