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Logic Pro X Groove, Quantize, Swing and Humanize Tutorial

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School of Synthesis Logic Pro X tutor James Hewson demonstrates how to incorporate various elements of swing, humanization and quantization to give your tracks a professional feel.

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Recreating Roland's Space Echo in Ableton Live

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SOS tutor Jehan recreates the famous Roland Space Echo RE-301 in Ableton Live.

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Trance Bassline Tutorial

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School of Synthesis Logic Pro X tutor James Hewson demonstrates his specific technique of how to make tight driving trance basslines in the style of Jordan Suckley and Chris Wiser.

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SOS Open Session for Alumni

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School of Synthesis hosted a free open session where each attendee played a tune that everyone offered feedback on. The host, SOS tutor Davide Carbone, has just had his own tunes on worldwide release and has received over half a million streams in the past twelve months so was well placed to offer advice on how to sign to or start your own record label. From there he discussed promoting your music and how to get it premiered and played on all platforms including mainstream radio, websites, socials and curated playlists.

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80's Synthwave Tutorial

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School of Synthesis tutor and Native Instruments specialist Tristan Malloch teaches us how to make Synthwave in this excellent 2 part video tutorial made with Ableton Live and Carbon Electra.

Here he makes beats, bass, pads / leads and uses techniques like sidechaining to create an authentic made in the 80's synthwave track. He pays particular attention to designing the sounds from scratch using basic and easy to understand synthesis. This process can be applied to any DAW or synth.

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