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Cubase 9 Know-How: New Features

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    Tutorial 1



    Welcome to Cubase Pro 9 Know-How! Lets dive in and get familiar with some of the most obvious visual changes, and discuss a few under the hood improvements.

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    Tutorial 2



    Lets look at the latest concept of a condensed workflow with Zones. Well learn how key commands work, and look at some of the updated panels.

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    Tutorial 3

    Lower Zone


    The most flexible zone of all is the lower zone. Learn how to eliminate clutter, and work from a single screen in Cubase.

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    Tutorial 4

    Marker Mania!


    Create up to 10 marker tracks and learn to organize your project like never before. Use cycle markers to export audio like a boss.

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    Tutorial 5

    Sampler Track Overview


    Drag and drop with the Sampler Track and create music like never before. Lets get a brief overview of the new audio library Caleidoscope, and learn the Sampler track basic controls.

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    Tutorial 6



    The Cubase MixConsole gets an easy to use makeover in the lower zone. Also, learn how to travel back in time in a mix.

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    Tutorial 7

    Frequency EQ


    Here well check out the gorgeous new Frequency EQ plugin, making any EQ task a walk in the park.

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    Tutorial 8

    Plug-In Sentinel


    The new Plug-In sentinel sets you up for success with stability & compatibility, by intelligently letting you know about possible issues.

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    Tutorial 9

    Retrologue Audio Sidechain


    Lets face it, Retrologue is a fantastic sounding instrument with fantastic sounding effects. Make use of those effects now with audio and learning how to use the audio sidechain.

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    Tutorial 10

    Plug-In Updates


    Many plugins get a visual makeover. But when it comes to putting the finishing touches on your mix, we have a few new sonic possibilities with the improved Maximizer.

Cubase guru Dave Askew presents an awesome series all about the new features found in Cubase 9. Explore all the new features as well as see them in action!

Dave starts with the obvious visual changes then goes deep into Zones, Markers, The Sampler Track and Mix Console, and how theyre best utilized.

Dave then continues with videos on the new Frequency EQ, Plug-In Sentinel, Retrologue Audio Sidechaining, Plug-In updates and more!

See the individual tutorial descriptions below for detailed info. If youre new to Cubase 9, or just want to get the down low on the new features, stop here and take a look!

1. When did you start dabbling in music?

I've been a musician since a very early age starting with playing the trumpet, guitar, bass, and piano. Not the drums though, my brother got those genes. I am an excellent finger drummer though to say the least!

2. What training have you had?

For formal training I took regular music lessons in grade school and high school which were fortified with training from private tutors. After school I joined the Army band and went through the Army School of Music as well. I'd like to say that most of what I've learned though came through experience and having hands-on opportunities.

3. When did you get into recording?

During my stay in the Army I was the live sound manager. I loved operating the mixing board but I loathed the 'live' environment. I truly enjoyed making things sound great but I didn't like the fact that there is so little room for error in the live setting. I had wished for more time to invest in being able to make something that sounds ok, turn into something phenomenal. I started by recording our Army band performances on a Yamaha AW1600 for fun, but really enjoyed that I could capture that moment then take my time to make it sound amazing without having to worry about the crowd booing. The rest is history!

4. People you have worked with/for?

A few musical highlights have been running live sound for the President of the US, and doing some on the side tech work for the band Dope. I also was able to work with Virus on one of his side projects. Over the years though my focus has been mainly in customer service and tech, so I've talked with thousands of industry professionals on a daily basis which have truly been too numerous to name individually.

5. Why are you so good at training people?

Growing up I always felt that I spent a lot of time training myself how to do things, but oddly enough I always thought I'd never make a great teacher even though I'm a geek through and through. In the early part of my career I turned down so many opportunities to teach music and engineering. I think part of that came with my own insecurity of not having the formal education that society tells us that we need to succeed. It took a lot of time, practice, and personal education to get me past that hump of feeling confident in trusting that what I taught myself was legit. I've finally reached a point where I feel like I have a lot to offer in terms of knowledge, but most of it has come through investing the time with having the hands on experience that not even formally educated people get sometimes. I truly believe the best way to learn something is to get your hands on it and immerse yourself in every little detail. Groove 3 is a great avenue to be able to share that knowledge.

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Cubase 9 Know-How: New Features is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 8.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Learnt some useful tips Im only using Cubase 9 Elements, not Pro but this was still useful to me
Date published: 2017-02-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent overview of new features Well organized and concisely written/spoken overview of Cubase 9.0 new features. It will help you decide if upgrading is right for you.
Date published: 2017-01-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good info! I upgraded to 9 a few weeks ago and these tutorials showed me some features I didn't know about.
Date published: 2017-01-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Overview Presenter has an easy-to-follow style that allowed for an excellent overview.
Date published: 2017-01-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Thorough and to the point Great pace. Instructor really knows the products and quickly (but thoroughly) takes you through the features
Date published: 2017-01-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Succinct, concise and comprehensive. Dave doesn't waste a second of your time! Covers clearly and concisely.
Date published: 2017-01-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice overview of new features Groove3 is a great resource for audio recording, DAW software and plug-in information. This tutorial for Cubase 9 Pro from David Askew will benefit anyone familiar with Cubase yet still looking for a quick overview of its new features.
Date published: 2017-01-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Interesting and informative Watched on my library pass. Excellent overview of the new features in Cubase 9. Mr. Askew's style is pleasant and he provides the information clearly and completely. The presentation is geared towards existing Cubase users.
Date published: 2017-01-07
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