ADSR Sounds launches Music Theory Essentials video course

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ADSR Music Theory Essentials

ADSR Sounds has announced Music Theory Essentials, a video tutorial course for electronic music producers.

Feel like you’ve got music in your heart but your head doesn’t know what to do with it? Struggling to find the right sounds to put together and how to arrange them all into a killer track? Having a proper understanding of how an arrangement comes together along with which notes and why is an invaluable asset in sound design and music production. In fact, without these skills, it’s literally impossible to produce an original track let alone one that people would pay to hear!

Broken into 5 educational modules, Music Theory Essentials is the ultimate crash course in music theory for electronic music producers. Whether you’ve never touched a keyboard before or you know your way around a synth but don’t have the understanding to make melodies sing, you’ll gain valuable insights from this program.

The course is available for purchase for $24.99 USD.

More information: ADSR / Music Theory Essentials

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NUGEN Audio announces Educational Sales Program

NUGEN Audio has introduced special educational pricing for its complete line of loudness management, metering, and correction solutions.

NUGEN Audio Educational Program
Effective immediately, the company will offer a 50 percent discount to qualifying students, teachers, and institutions.

“NUGEN Audio is committed to investing in the future of the media industry, and we want to make our products as accessible as possible to the next generation of users,” said Jon Schorah, creative director, NUGEN Audio. “As loudness compliance becomes a requirement for broadcasters around the world, it’s critical that loudness monitoring and correction become a standard part of the curriculum for those teaching audio for broadcast and post-production. Our loudness plug-ins are specifically engineered for maximum ease of use and efficiency, which makes them fit perfectly in a professional audio educational setting.”

Subject to terms and conditions, including proof of educational status, the NUGEN Audio education discount is available to current students and faculty, and also to accredited learning institutions. Detailed information is available at www.nugenaudio.com/edu, by emailing edu@nugenaudio.com, or through any local NUGEN Audio dealer.

More information: NUGEN Audio

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Diego Stocco releases FFS 02 Convolution Processing

FFS 02 Convolution Processing

Diego Stocco has launched FFS 02 Convolution Processing, the second title in the Feedforward Sounds series of videos based on advanced and experimental sound design techniques created by Diego.

Convolution processors are used for a variety of applications these days, emulation of real acoustic spaces, sonic behavior of hardware devices and more. When used properly they can add an aura or realism to the initial sound source.

But the concept of “reality” in sound is exactly what a sound designer intends to transform, so rather than using a convolution processor as a static tool to approximate reality I decided to use it in a different way, to perform with sound design as it would be possible to perform with a instrument.

Convolution Processing is a technique that allows the real-time creation of musically related ambiences, accents and transition elements from an instrumental or vocal part. In this video you’ll see/hear how this technique can enrich a simple percussive part and a synth part into a full sounding track.

The 15 minute video is available to purchase for $9.99 USD.

More information: Diego Stocco / FFS 02 Convolution Processing

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Diego Stocco launches Feedforward Sounds: FFS 01 Rhythmic Processing

Composer, sound designer and performer Diego Stocco has introduced the Rhythmic Processing, the first title in the new “Feedforward Sounds” series of educational videos, based on advanced and experimental sound design techniques.

Diego Stocco Rhythmic Processing

With these videos, I’m sharing with you guys the experience I gained out of years of work and countless hours spent in trying to figure out unique ways to create original sounds and music.

Rhythmic Processing is a technique that allows the creation of multiple rhythmic elements, in real-time, from a single instrumental part.

The dynamic accents of the instrumental part (in this case an acoustic guitar) are routed into several plugin chains, each one creating a separate rhythmic element.

Rhythmic Processing features

  • 10 minute video (H264/720p, 87.2 MB), including:
    • concept behind the technique
    • recording of initial instrumental part
    • setup of the Live session
    • detailed function of each individual plugin chain
    • final performance
    • final notes.

The video is available to purchase for $9.99 USD.

More information: Diego Stocco / FFS 01: Rhythmic Processing

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macProVideo.com announces macProVideo Player

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macProVideo.com has announced the release of macProVideo Player, an educational DSP plugin designed to help audio producers learn software and music production skills, directly inside of Logic Pro X and other 64-bit Audio DAWs.

This new plugin can be inserted into any channel strip in Logic Pro X. Once enabled, the plugin provides direct access to a full curriculum of courseware created exclusively by macProVideo to help users learn fundamental skills in audio production, including recording, mixing, mastering, and using the instruments and DSP effects in Logic Pro.

According to Founder and CEO, Martin Sitter, “More than just an education company, macProVideo is also a technology company that innovates. We don’t just teach technology, we practice technology, seriously. With our new Logic Pro X plugin, we’re taking audio education to the place where you make music – your DAW.”

The macProVideo Player plugin for Logic Pro X provides access to the company’s extensive library of audio software and workflow skills courses. Users can follow along as professional instructors demonstrate how to use Logic Pro in production studio environments. Because the plugin inserts into any track in Logic Pro X, there’s no need to open a web browser to launch the company’s website before finding tutorials of interest. The result is quicker learning, directly inside the Logic Pro X software itself.

In addition to their ever-expanding library of Logic Pro X courses, the new plugin also provides fast access to macProVideo’s full online courseware library, including over 25,000 tutorials for Native Instruments, Moog, Maschine, Akai, iZotope, Autotune, Waves, Rob Papen, and dozens of other audio synth, plugin, and software applications.

The macProVideo Player for Mac (AU) is available as a free download. Over 2,000 tutorials are available upon installing, or users can upgrade to an all-access Library Pass and more than 1,500 hours of exclusive courseware for $25 USD per month.

More information: macProVideo / macProVideo Player

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