1. P

    Possible video comparison of CSW 1.3 vs 1.0 ? Any plans ?

    As I understand it, Cinematic Studio Woodwinds has been quite heavily overhauled in its recent 1.3 patch. A lot of the issues potential customers and reviewers pointed out , seem to be addressed. With this in mind, does either Alex and his team, or anyone who has the newer 1.3 update plan on...
  2. Soundiron Team

    Soundiron | Tips & Tricks: Using Guitar Pedals As Plugins

    In this Tips & Tricks video, Craig Peters shows you how to utilize guitar pedals as plugins in Cubase. He demonstrates how to connect pedals into your audio interface, routing within Cubase Pro 11, creating FX tracks using sends, and much more. The pedal used in this video is the Flux Echo by...
  3. Luciano Rizzi

    Luciano Rizzi_Chopin flavour : Piano Composition

    A Piano piece I have composed in these Easter days. It is in 2 Movements, and in the key of D Major. It has a Chopin "flavour" , although the 1st Theme sounds as "Piano Bar".
  4. Aleela

    How to make MIDI sound real

    Hi! Can you please recommend some video tutorials (on youtube, free, or paid) that explain how to make MIDI sound real? Especially for orchestral and piano sounds. Thanks a lot!
  5. Snarf

    Composing for Virtual Reality?

    Hey everyone! Does anyone know any starting points, articles and such for composing music for VR games (or other VR situations)? Stuff like, if/how the music differs from traditional game audio, how it's usually implemented (2D/3D?), unique possibilities and challenges, etc. Thanks in advance!
  6. Manaberry

    Lurssen Mastering Series Vol. 1 (Youtube)

    Hey guys, Just saw on Gavin's Instagram that he is (with Reuben) starting a Youtube Channel about mastering. Here are the first 3 videos:
  7. Jdiggity1

    Benny Oschmann's Project Files for Metropolis Ark 1 and 2

    LATEST RELEASE: Through The Dark Woods by Benny Oschmann, for Metropolis Ark 2 ===================== Hi all, Earlier in the week I "re-launched" a website that I've had sitting in my lap for a little while now - Synthestration.com The premise is simple: Project files complete with MIDI, audio...
  8. A

    Cubase - How To Install The Leap Motion Controller And GECO On Windows 10

    So, I recently bought a Leap Motion specifically after watching the Cubase hidden gem video, but could not get it working with GECO at all. I had tried everything to sync GECO with Cubase, and had almost given up, until I came across an old unanswered post from @MarcusD, and the problem was...
  9. tomwolfe

    Creating A Patch In Omnisphere - Guitar-Style Lead (YouTube Tutorial)

    Hi all! I recently started a video series on my Youtube channel where I’m deconstructing patches from my various soundbanks to show how I created them and, hopefully, spark some inspiration! In this weeks vid I deconstructed a guitar-style lead synth, from my Industrial soundbank Fractal. I hope...
  10. Cory Pelizzari

    Placing Instruments in a Space (pt.2)

    Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/corypelizzari Albums: https://corypelizzari.bandcamp.com/
  11. Cory Pelizzari

    Placing Instruments in a Space (pt.1)

    Presets for Seventh Heaven Standard: https://www.dropbox.com/s/ap0tu4sraxjzj3s/CP%20Presets.rar?dl=0 Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/corypelizzari Albums: https://corypelizzari.bandcamp.com/ The presets provided must be unzipped to you "user presets" folder for Seventh Heaven. These presets...
  12. Soundiron Team

    Tips & Tricks: How To Use Maschine Mikro In Midi Mode

    In this video Craig Peters shows you how to get the most out of Midi Mode using Native Instruments Maschine Mikro. Make sure you have the most recent version of Maschine in Native Access. You can download the link to the controller editor template and save some time or you can learn how to set...
  13. D

    Beethoven's 5th Symphony — MIDI Remake (Studio One 4)

    Hey forum! Hope you are having a great quarantine time. Working at least :) So i tried to recreate this piece i mentioned in title. Let me know your thoughts and of course, if you have any questions let me know. This is the full version of first movement of 5th Simphony. Project is huge so...
  14. pparker88

    Making Huge Pads in Surround with BEYOND Provenance -- Tutorial Video

    How many people here are interested in immersive audio / surround?? I've just put together this video showcasing how to build a huge cinematic pad in surround using a synth I've made called BEYOND Provenance. It covers a number of important workflow tips including how to utilize the Output...
  15. d.healey

    Want to learn Kontakt scripting? 30% OFF COUPON!

    If you want to create your own Kontakt instruments but don't know where to start with Kontakt scripting then this is the deal for you! My KSP tutorial bundle is now discounted by an additional 30%! This is on top of the effective discount of 15% compared to buying the classes individually...
  16. gh0stwrit3r

    In depth composing walkthrough [Orchestral Music]

    In this video I go in depth talking about the concepts of dynamics, balancing, panning and EQ clean up. Very important basic concepts that you need to apply when writing realistic orchestral midi-mockups. I use my orchestral music track 'Awakening' for this tutorial. I would love to welcome...
  17. H

    Tutorial - How to make a sub bass patch

    Hi everyone, This tutorial covers two different types of sub basses and how to layer them. Let me know what you think! RECIPES: Simple Oscillator: Sine Filter: If you want to bring in more mids to “hear” the pitch better, use a Lowpass filter and crank the Drive. Distortion: Again, if you want...
  18. H

    How to create an FM bass patch

    Two different FM bass patches - a simple and modern FM bass and a more complex and classic one as well (recipes in the Youtube video description) Let me know what you think!
  19. H

    Tutorial - Sicko Mode by Travis Scott

    This tutorial features four tracks: Two contrasting basses that magically get along, hi-hats with a LOT of bounce and an organ. Hope you enjoy it!
  20. Epicomposer

    Cinematic synthesis course by evenant (review)

    Today we’re taking a look at Evenant’s online course Cinematic Synthesis – Digital Sound Creation. This course, hosted by producer and Ableton-certified trainer Big Jerr, is focusing on the creation of cinematic synth sounds heard in soundtracks of recent blockbusters and TV series like Dunkirk...
  21. Dave Hilowitz

    Kontakt Video Tutorial: How to add simulated legato to your Kontakt instruments

    In this video, I demonstrate two different approaches to adding simulated legato to your Kontakt instruments: SIPS and the Kontakt Factory Unisono-Portamento. In the process, I add new legato patches to the Box Cello sample library I released last week. The Box Cello library can be purchased...
  22. Dave Hilowitz

    Kontakt Video Tutorial: How to Make Release Triggers + FREE Tea Kettle Whistle Kontakt Library

    In this video, I show how to make release triggers in Kontakt. In the process, I create a full-featured Kontakt library out of the whistle from a Chantal tea kettle. Also, there's a link to a FREE tea kettle whistle Kontakt library in the description to the video. You'll have to watch the video...
  23. Aleela

    Cubase working with video - tutorials?

    Hi! Where can I find tutorials that explain how to work with videos and other film scoring features in Cubase?
  24. Soundiron Team

    Soundiron | In The Studio with Film Composer Brandon Roberts

    Film/TV composer Brandon Roberts invited us to his studio to demonstrate our Tuned Artillery library on his score for Unbroken: Path To Redemption. He walked us through his process of blending real artillery shells with Tuned Artillery to get the amazing final result. Brandon also gave us a...
  25. ChrisSiuMusic

    What Courses Have You Purchased For Your Education?

    Hi all, I have a simple question for you today. When it comes to learning how to play/read music, music production, orchestration, arranging, mixing, etc., what online courses have you purchased on these topics? One the one hand, I'd love to know what did you enjoyed most about these...
  26. ChrisSiuMusic

    I’d Love To Hear From You!

    Hello fellow composers! Hope you’re doing awesome. :2thumbs: I’ve been thinking of creating a few online courses in the near future (hopefully by next year), with the first 2 being: 1. Learning the Piano for Composers and Songwriters 2. Writing and Producing an Uplifting Cinematic Orchestral...
  27. ChrisSiuMusic

    The Most In-Depth Orchestral Breakdown I’ve Ever Done

    Hey fellow composers! As some of you know, I just released a new soundtrack entitled ‘Chief Of The Sky’. I followed this with a theory and musical breakdown of the track, which you can watch here: In this 2nd part of my breakdown series, we will be talking about the arrangement and...
  28. Beat Kaufmann

    Free: Orchestra Tracks! ...to practice mixing

    The tutorial "Mixing an Orchestra" tutorial uses files from whole orchestral pieces to solve a variety of tasks (compression, panning, EQ tasks, mixing whole instrument sections, etc.). I am happy to make all these orchestra-track- files available to you for free. Visit for download them...
  29. N

    Set min & max value fx when routing to Slider

    Hey guys, I'm a noob in Kontakt scripting. I want to ask if eg 2 knob effects can be routed with 1 slider but each effect is set differ between minimum value and max value. Example steps. 1. Gain 1: min -6db and max 0db 2. Gain 2: min -12db and max -6db 3. then last, I want to set it in 1 knob...
  30. Jason Graves

    Audio Ark: Jason Graves Music - Writing for Strings

    Greetings! My name is Jason. I am a drummer and I love animals. I also have spent the the last twenty odd years making music. I've been wracking my brain trying to figure out a way to share and give back, just a little bit, to the community I love being a part of so much. I lecture/teach...
  31. ChrisSiuMusic

    Breakdown of a Disney/Adventure Score: Musical Elements

    Hey friends! If you've ever wondered what goes behind the music in a Disney/Fantasy style track, I've made a video dissecting exactly that: the chord structures, melodic contours, and overall theory behind an original score in this style. I hope you enjoy!
  32. aaronventure

    Orchestral Mixing: Spitfire (a live mixing course)

    Hey everyone! I'd like to announce the release of my "Orchestral Mixing: Spitfire" video course. So you have your Spitfire Audio libraries and they sound great, you're just missing that expressive solo trumpet, prefer a different horn patch or you recorded one or more players in a smaller, dry...
  33. Time+Space

    Making a bass patch with Rob Papen’s Go2 virtual synth

    Following on from the popular Toontrack UK Pop EZX tutorial he compiled for us back in February, Computer Music writer and reviewer Ronan Macdonald is back, this time taking a look at Rob Papen Go2 – the newest virtual synth offering from a synthesis supremo. This time Ronan walks you through...
  34. A

    My big fat guide to using a virtual orchestra.

    Hi all I've made an hour long guide to using VIs to create realistic orchestral mock ups and recordings. Hope it's helpful.
  35. Aleela

    Best Cubase Orchestral Template video tutorial

    Could you recommend me the best Cubase Orchestral Template video tutorial?
  36. Epicomposer

    Evenant - Trailer Sound Design Course (Review)

    In this review, we're checking out Evenant's highly anticipated course Trailer Sound Design - From Source To Cinema. Hosted by sound designer and composer Karél Psota (Justice League, Spider-Man Homecoming, Fanstastic Beasts, Fallout 4), this comprehensive online sound design tutorial teaches...
  37. luigizaccheo


    Stranger Things music tutorial on sound synthesis for academic students of electronic music, sound engineering and computer music Reaktor Blocks Reaktor Monark 7 Retrologue 2 6 Massive Performed on Cubase Pro
  38. d.healey

    HISE Tutorials

    Hello, I've been working with HISE for a couple of years now and I've been putting together some tutorial videos going over the basics. I'll be adding more when I have time and going into more complicated topics.
  39. PulseSetter

    Tutorial: Mastering Template for FilmScoring

    Hi everybody! This is Freddy and Gmo from PulseSetter-Sounds. We wanted to create a video thread for tutorials, walkthroughs and other random thoughts that might be useful to others. Here's our first video: Hope you enjoy!
  40. Epicomposer

    Epic orchestral production walkthrough

    We recently had the chance to talk with German composer and producer Dirk Ehlert (trailer music for The Hunger Games, Destiny 2, Assassin's Creed Unity) on the creation of his first solo album ELEMENTS, published by Dos Brains, L.A. In the course of the interview, Dirk was kind enough to...
  41. JaikumarS

    Vienna Ensemble Pro Tutorial thread

    These are some of the VEP 6 Tutorial threads which helped me. Feel free to add more links - 1) https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6aLWBzbmWqoSuncsar1HrZLdHMnqGkcG 2) 3) Thank you Dirk Ehlert, Mihkel Zilmer and sounTH inside -JS
  42. karelpsota

    Sound Design Tutorial - How To Whoosh Hit

    Some friends were curious about the sound design process on the INSTINCT library. Hence, I decided to do a little tutorial. All the raw sounds were recorded in Detroit. The sub hit was synthesized with Serum in another session. Let me know if you like the format. (I'm experimenting with the...
  43. gsilbers

    Yu-Gi-Oh! main title DAWcast - nuts and bolts of a main title

    Hey all, My buddy Freddy's showcasing his main title session for Yu-Gi-Oh! latest movie and showing some music tips and his cubase session/info. Maybe there are some Yu-Gi-Oh! fans out there or just folks wanting to check out other composers sessions, but hopefully it will be helpful for...
  44. reutunes

    HOW TO: Create soundscapes in record time... and more with Samplecast #44 now live!

    Back to normality this week with a typically busy Samplecast show. I thought it was about time that I brought back the "tips and tricks" section of the show as it's been absent for a while. This week learn how to create evolving soundscapes from pretty much any sound source and a bare minimum of...
  45. ontracktuts

    Sound Design tutorial course on Creating Audio Logos

    Hi VI Control, We've put up a new course on our site on 'Sound Design - Creating Audio Logos'. If you interested please check it out. Since getting into music production and doing some work for companies and advertisement agencies, I got interested in what goes into creating unique audio logos...
  46. ontracktuts

    Free Presonus Studio One on Udemy

    Hey Guys, I used to be a Logic user, but have moved over to Studio One. I'm really liking the user interface and some of its features. It may be lacking on some functions in comparison to Logic and Cubase, but I think its a real contender to these guys. I'm busy putting together a full course...
  47. darrenwonnacott

    New Weekly Cubase Tutorial Series

    Hi Everyone, I’m starting up a weekly Cubase tutorial on Youtube. These videos will be short useful things that someone new to Cubase or has recently switched from another DAW may find useful - or even if you have used Cubase for a while there is always something new to learn. Please subscribe...
  48. Walid F.

    Black Friday: Learn How To Make Soundtrack Music - Online Course

    ** A FULL 30% OFF! USE CODE BLACKFRIDAY DURING CHECKOUT ** Hi! Are you a beginner composer? Want to learn how to start composing, recording and mixing soundtrack music? I'm here to help you out! I've created an online music course where I'll Answer common questions like: How do you compose...
  49. R

    5 Things Every Composer Should Do Before A Remote Recording Session

    Hello Everybody. Thought you would enjoy this little article we wrote about 5 things that composers can do help better prepare themselves for a remote recording session (or recoding session of any kind for that matter). There will be a follow up to this so looking forward to your feedback...
  50. Aeonata

    Tutorial On Orchestration: Flowing String Ostinatos

    Hi all! I've written up my first tutorial and wanted to share some orchestration ideas about ostinatos in strings I frequently use in my own compositions. Hope some of you will find it useful! You can find the tutorial on my blog: http://aeonata.com/tutorial-flowing-string-ostinatos/ Feel...
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