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Analog meets Digital
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“When I heard the samples from the Deep Premium Pack II back in the day I was instantly hooked and knew I have never heard better sounding and better fitting drum samples for the sound I wanted to do.”
- Johannes Menzel
Techno Producer from Berlin Germany His song "Retaliate" got played by no one else than AMELIE LENS, UMEK, and many other top Techno DJs right now. @johannes.berlin
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Analog meets Digital
A Masterclass In Modern Analog Productions
About this Course
Do you have any Eurorack gear, perhaps a MOOG Sub 37, or any other external hardware? Would you like to use and control it with Ableton ?
Now you can! This course shows you step by step how to set everything up so that ANALOG meets DIGITAL!
Do you need all the gear used in the course? No! You can use it with a minimal setup and still get the best out of it.
What You Get
- A complete Masterclass, watch all tutorials at your own pace, as many times as you want and then use the techniques for your own music.
- 66 Studio sessions in 4k with Attila / The Sixteenth Bar
- 10h+ online Masterclass with lifetime-access
- 11 modules on properly recording audio from external synths, setups, systems, controls, syncing & much more
What You Will Learn
- Using your hardware within Ableton Live
- Setting up your hardware and Ableton
- Deep knowledge on patching, modular synthesis & the Ableton CV-Tools
- How to sync everything latency free in your setup
- Recording your analog jam to Ableton
Let’s first get familiar with the scope of this masterclass, get to know your instructor and get a tour of the used analog synths as well as all needed settings in Ableton Live.MODULE 2 - THE ELEMENTS
Get an extensive tour on the separate Modular Elements we use and the basic functions of each part of the rack - that is also super revealing if you just started out and do not own any of these modules. You learn about the VCO / VCA, filters, sequencers and effects and of course how to patch them right.MODULE 3 - THE CONTROL
This section gives you quick recap on what parameters usually need to be controlled, why MIDI is still the standard for most types of communication between different instruments and systems and how CV (control voltage) differs. This gives you a deep understanding of why the new CV TOOLS from Ableton is a game changer.
Learn about the different ways of patching and controlling your instruments to trigger events within your analog setup and with Ableton. This is where the magic starts to happen!MODULE 6 - ABLETON CV-TOOLS
Ready to get serious? This module makes you familiar with every single Ableton CV TOOL, what they are capable of and how to set them up and use them with your external hardware. Watching this will trigger many points of inspiration, since a lot of what you see was not possible before!MODULE 7 - THE CLOCK
How do you sync all different systems and instruments - analog and digital? In this Module you will go through all possible methods and learn how to set up a working clock for your track.
Drum sounds and grooves are probably the most important element of almost every electronic music production. Composing, sequencing and humanising grooves is therefore a huge part of the process. This section shows you how to utilise the benefits of analog and digital gear to come up with drums like never before.MODULE 9 - LET’S MAKE MUSIC - PRACTICAL SESSION
The moment you’ve been waiting for. In this session you can follow along as Attila uses all methods and techniques to create music with analog gear in Ableton Live. From Drum Code over Twisted Melodies to cool Techno Loops.MODULE 10 - RECORDING YOUR SETUP
Congrats, you have got your song! Now in this section you learn everything to record it in Ableton Live. Tricks to troubleshoot delays and latencies, gain staging and how to record multiple tracks at the same time.
Attila Hanak, Founder of The Sixteenth Bar, a company established to create one-of-a-kind custom Sample Packs for Electronic Music Producers. The Sixteenth Bar is also dedicated to spread the knowledge of Music Production, and has a substantial YouTube channel offering tutorials on all aspects of Electronic Music Production. Attila's career began DJ-ing in Hungary from 1993 to 1999 and he was a substantial part of the reason why Electronic Music exploded there in the 90’s. Attila built his own studio from the ground up, designed and fabricated a massive synthesizer setup called OSCAR. OSCAR boasts over 100 Eurorack format modules, a number of standalone synthesizers such as the MOOG Sub 37, DFAM and Mother 32, the Arturia MiniBrute, and 2 drum machines. Attila uses OSCAR much like an Electronic Orchestra, to create unique textures in his own Music, as well as to make sure that every sample pack he designs for a client is one-of-a-kind and unforgettable. Attila designed the entire studio in a way where all the hardware synths and external gear can be controlled from a central DAW with nearly the same flexibility as using virtual instruments.YouTube: TheSixteenthBar Instagram: TheSixteenthBar
- Intro to Ableton CV TOOLS (2:50)
- The CV INSTRUMENT (19:58)
- The CV TRIGGERS (16:05)
- The ROTATING RHYTHM GENERATOR (4:28)
- The CV ENVELOPE FOLLOWER (12:27)
- The CV IN (5:06)
- The CV LFO (5:11) Free Preview
- The CV SHAPER (2:30)
- The CV CLOCK OUT (3:17)
- The CV CLOCK IN (2:54)
- The CV UTILITY (1:21)
- LET'S PATCH!! - Part 1 - INITIAL SETUP and BASSLINE (15:39)
- LET'S PATCH!! - Part 2 - THE ARPEGGIO (11:33)
- LET'S PATCH!! - Part 3 - DRUMS, EFFECTS and ANIMATION (16:28)
- LET'S JAM!! - LIVE PERFORMANCE and RECORDING SESSION (23:15) Free Preview
- Options for Composing DRUM GROOVES (4:10)
- Sequencing External Drums with MIDI Notes via MIDI to CV (8:21)
- Sequencing Drums with MIDI Notes via AUDIO to CV - DrumRack and CV TRIGGERS Setup (7:30)
- Making a Groove (5:05)
- Humanizing the Groove and Adding Variations (3:26)
- Separating Drum Elements and Assigning Individual Tracks in Ableton (4:04)
- Recording into Arrangement View - Subtractive Arrangement Method (2:45)
- Erica Synths DrumCode Style Drum Loop - Part 1 (33:44)
- Erica Synths DrumCode Style Drum Loop - Part 2 (30:51) Free Preview
- Twisted Melodies with Endorphin.es - Part 1 (24:30)
- Twisted Melodies with Endorphin.es - Part 2 (18:41)
- Techno with TipTop Audio - Part 1 (21:17)
- Techno with TipTop Audio - Part 2 (21:18)
- Techno with TipTop Audio - Part 3 (15:10)
- BONUS VIDEO LINK - A TipTop Audio System Live Techno Jam
- A MOOG Orchestra (30:46)
- The Essentials to Recording Hardware Synths (6:38)
- Audio Levels and Gain Staging (7:50)
- Explaining Delay Compensation in Ableton (2:33)
- Explaining Latency (12:06)
- Monitoring Options: Direct vs. Through Ableton Monitoring (6:43)
- Multi-Track Recording (7:44)
- What if I have a Mixer and ONLY 2 Audio Inputs? (6:49)
- BONUS VIDEO LINK - Melodic Techno - MOOG Sub 37 & Korg DW-8000 Live Tracking Session
- BONUS VIDEO LINK - Live Recording Session of "BROKEN ECHOES"
- BONUS VIDEO LINK - Live Recording Session of "ENDORPHIN RUSH"
FAQs and Requirements
When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the courses?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to the courses for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What type of audio files are the samples?
24bit 44.1K WAV Files
What if I am unhappy with my order?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 48 hours and we will give you a full refund - due to the digital download nature of the optional sound packs, we can only refund the courses parts. No refund on bulk / pack orders. One refund per person.
How do I access course files, if any are included?
If you're getting the basic course option, a download link will be provided above or below the video of the first or second lecture of the course (usually named 'Setup & Downloads'). In case you're getting the course with one of the pack options, the additional packs will be delivered to you via email.
Where will I be able to log into my course?
The courses are hosted on another server. Once you've bought a course, you'll be getting a mail saying "Redeem your copy of "Course …"". Follow the "Confirm your account" link in that mail and you will end up on the course-platform. There, you'll need to pick your password and log in. Your profile info will be already prepared for you. You can then always log in here:
If you already have a courses account, the new course will be added to your profile (assuming you buy it using the same email address associated with that account). If you have an account but buy a new course using a different email, get in touch and we will manually add it to your existing account.
There is one way of watching videos offline for example if you are travelling with an iPad and you are not always within reach of a stable internet connection: We have activated the option of MyTeachable accounts on our videos so you can watch videos offline through the “Teachable Online Courses” iOS App.
I already own some courses/packs. Can I upgrade?
You already bought some courses / packs and want to upgrade? Get in touch for your custom offer!
Will future courses be automatically added to my bundle?
The bundle is a snapshot including the available courses and packs at the time of your purchase. Future courses / packs will not be automatically included.
Is this a subscription to future products?
No. This is a one time payment for the courses/packs currently included in the bundle
What if I have further questions?
We are available to help you with any questions, get in touch via: firstname.lastname@example.org
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