Make Music with Cubase SX 3

Maybe you’ve just got your hands on Steinberg’s Cubase, maybe you’ve been using it a while and need a refresher: Either way, Sonic Academy’s Make Music with Cubase course is the one-stop shop for learning Cubase, split into eleven clear and simple video lessons chock full of tips and tricks.

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Summary

Make Music with Cubase

Cubase is one of the world's most powerful pieces of music creation software, and Sonic Academy have tamed it for you. In Make Music with Cubase, our step-by-step tutorials give you the necessary know-how to produce tracks in Cubase. By the end you’ll be au fait with VST instruments, synth sweeps and acid lines, and the finer points of time stretching. The Cubase tutorial finishes off with a guide to mixing and rendering your music.

Course features:

• Learn to make music online, in your own time and at your own pace;

• Learn quickly from our high quality video tutorials, presented by industry professionals;

• Get the most from your equipment – there is nothing more frustrating than having kit and not being able to use it. You want to make music and Sonic Academy tutorials show you how!

For full access to the Make Music with Cubase video tutorials (and all of Sonic Academy’s other video courses too), subscribe today!

Videos Overview

Tutorial 1: Creating a Drum Beat

Set up Cubase, learn your way around VST instruments and MIDI tracks, and employ Native Instruments Battery 3 to fashion a dance drum beat for your track.

Topics Covered - Drum Programing, User Interface, Workflow,

Software - Cubase, NI Battery,



Tutorial 2 - Creating a Bassline

The A1 Synth plugin for Cubase is detailed in this video, walking you through the filtering and sequencing it takes to write a bassline for your dance track.

Topics Covered - Bass Synthesis, Bass Programing,

Software - Cubase, A1 Synth,



Tutorial 3: Creating a synth lead line

Compose a lead line for synthesizer using Cubase; includes details on A1 synth patches, the Chorder effect, and changing the musical key of your track.

Topics Covered - Lead Synthesis, Lead Processing, Lead Programing, Chords,

Software - Cubase, A1 Synth,



Tutorial 4: Synth sweeps & acid lines

Expand your knowledge of the A1 and Embracer synths in this Cubase tutorial; synth sweeps and acid lines are created using filtering, MIDI sequencing, and synth patches.

Topics Covered - Risers & Sweeps, Acid Synthesis,

Software - Cubase, A1 Synth, Embracer Synth,



Tutorial 5: Time-stretching and stabs

Make musical time stand still or get it revved up with dramatic synth stabs – this video walks you through the effects that add tension and excitement to your track. With sections on drum loops, vocal samples and cutting samples.

Topics Covered - Timestretching,

Software - Cubase,



Tutorial 6: Mixing

Cubase SX and SX 3 have loads of features to augment your mix – get to grips with the Dynamic plugin and Bitcrusher, plus general tips on toying with volume, delays, reverb and send & return effects.

Topics Covered - Mixing, Bit Crushing,

Software - Cubase,



Tutorial 7: Arranging

Work through using Cubase’s glue and repeat tools, duplicating and deleting loops to create the sequence you want. You’ll get a sense of song structure as you master arranging music with Cubase.

Topics Covered - Workflow, User Interface, Arranging,

Software - Cubase,



Tutorial 8: Automation

Learn the nitty-gritty of automating tracks in Cubase – a process that allows you to create a more dynamic arrangement. Automation lanes and hinges are discussed in detail in this video tutorial.

Topics Covered - Automation,

Software - Cubase,



Tutorial 9: The Final Mix Part 1

Sonic Academy dedicates three full video lessons to mixing in Steinberg’s Cubase. Add last-minute crash samples, stabs and fill effects, learn to edit vocal samples, and finally render your track to listen to on CD.

Topics Covered - Fills, Spot FX,

Software - Cubase,



Tutorial 9: The Final Mix Part 2

Sonic Academy dedicates three full video lessons to mixing in Steinberg’s Cubase. Add last-minute crash samples, stabs and fill effects, Learn to edit vocal samples, and finally render your track to listen to on CD.

Topics Covered - Mixing, Automation,

Software - Cubase,



Tutorial 9: The Final Mix Part 3

Sonic Academy dedicates three full video lessons to mixing in Steinberg’s Cubase. Add last-minute crash samples, stabs and fill effects, learn to edit vocal samples, and finally render your track to listen to on CD.

Topics Covered - Exporting,

Software - Cubase,



PLATFORM
Cubase SX 3
DURATION
01h 44m
LEVEL
Beginner
TUTOR
Phil Johnston
PRICE
£14.99
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