EZbass
EZbass Tutorial

EZbass Explained®

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  • Introduction to EZbass 3:23

    Introduction to EZbass

    Learn what EZbass is all about, and where the central elements are accessed in the plug-in interface.

  • The Sound of the Bass 3:18

    The Sound of the Bass

    Explore some of the fingered and picked presets. Hear how the simple and effective tone controls are used to adjust the sound of the bass, including an optional subtle sub bass. Plus, see how the alternate tunings options effect the timbre of the instrument.

  • Grooves Tab: Header & Display Controls 4:40

    Grooves Tab: Header & Display Controls

    Learn how the Grooves Tab header bar affects the behavior and presentation of the MIDI grooves.

  • Grooves Tab: Using the Search Filters 5:26

    Grooves Tab: Using the Search Filters

    See how the Grooves Tab search filters and search field are used to narrow down the search results based on criteria like play style, type, resolution, family, and more.

  • Tap2Find 3:46

    Tap2Find

    See how the exciting new Tap2Find feature allows you to search the library based on either rhythms you tap in, or short phrases you play in to EZbass.

  • Working with User MIDI 4:39

    Working with User MIDI

    See how to incorporate your own MIDI files into the EZbass library, and how to use them as the basis for searches and search results.

  • Song Track: Transport Functions 4:42

    Song Track: Transport Functions

    Learn how to record directly into the EZbass song track.

  • Song Track Tools 4:00

    Song Track Tools

    See how the Pointer, Pencil, and Split tools are used to manage the different sections of the song blocks that populate the Song Track.

  • Song Track: Header Controls 8:06

    Song Track: Header Controls

    Explore how the Add/Edit Chord, Transition, Replace MIDI, and Play Style buttons all work to influence the contents of the Song Track.

  • Multiple Time Signatures & Tempo Changes 4:48

    Multiple Time Signatures & Tempo Changes

    Learn how to access and edit the tempo and time signature tracks.

  • Editing the Song Track 5:33

    Editing the Song Track

    Explore ways of building up your arrangement in the Song Track using contextual menu commands independently for the song part, chord track, and MIDI blocks.

  • Grid Editor: Header Controls Pt. 1 7:11

    Grid Editor: Header Controls Pt. 1

    See options for customizing EZbass grooves, including changing articulations of individual notes within a groove, and working with grace notes and slide.

  • Grid Editor: Header Controls Pt. 2 6:14

    Grid Editor: Header Controls Pt. 2

    Watch how timing and other note editing adjustments are made from the Grid Editor header menus.

  • Grid Editor: The Piano Roll 4:43

    Grid Editor: The Piano Roll

    Learn to work quickly using the Piano Roll contextual menus in the Grid Editor.

  • MIDI Values Editor 5:24

    MIDI Values Editor

    See how to edit velocity and pitch bend information in this MIDI Values Editor.

  • Working with MIDI CC Messages 5:28

    Working with MIDI CC Messages

    Explore how damping and other bass tone controls are automated using MIDI Continuous Controller messages.

  • Drums & Keys: Importing MIDI 7:25

    Drums & Keys: Importing MIDI

    See how imported Drum and Keyboard based MIDI files are used as the basis for EZbass parts.

  • Audio Tracker with Guitar 4:59

    Audio Tracker with Guitar

    Discover how to use the Audio Tracker feature to analyze and generate a bass part from a guitar recording.

  • Audio Tracker with Drums 5:20

    Audio Tracker with Drums

    Explore some interesting ways of using Audio Tracker to create a bass part from a recorded kick drum that includes live snare drum leakage.

  • Bass Replacement 3:26

    Bass Replacement

    Hear how the EZbass Audio Tracker is put to work generating a MIDI part from a live bass performance.

  • Working with Key Switches 4:05

    Working with Key Switches

    See how key switch notes are used to trigger EZbass articulations on a part recorded directly into the DAW timeline.

  • MIDI Import/Export 6:34

    MIDI Import/Export

    Explore some workflows involving MIDI files. Program up your own part in your DAW, export it as MIDI, import it into EZbass, dress-up the part with articulations and slides, export from EZbass, import back into your DAW.

  • Live Workflow 7:09

    Live Workflow

    Here is a short example of a possible workflow for those who want to record their own bass parts in their DAW, yet still take advantage of the elegant articulation handling within EZbass.

  • Menus & Settings 6:38

    Menus & Settings

    We wrap up our look at EZbass with a quick recap of the menu functions, and a look at the plug-in settings options.

Product Overview


Studio expert Eli Krantzberg delivers detailed EZbass tutorials! Checkout this in-depth video manual for Toontrack's amazing virtual bass instrument, and learn all of its features and functions, including how to use them to add bass so real, you would never know it was a plug-in instrument. These videos are designed for new EZbass users.

Eli greets you and starts at the top with a detailed introduction covering what EZbass is, and where all of its central controls are, and what they do. Eli then shows you the different fingered and picked sounds that are possible, followed by how the Grooves Tab header bar affects the behavior and presentation of the included MIDI grooves.

Next, you'll discover the Tap2Find feature that allows you to search the library based on rhythms you tap in, or short phrases you play into EZbass, and how to incorporate your own MIDI files into the EZbass library and use them as the basis for searches and search results.

Throughout the rest of the videos you'll learn all of EZbass's controls and features as well as how to arrange EZbass and make an incredibly realistic bass parts, generate and replace existing bass parts with EZbass, work with key switches, import and export to and from your DAW, and much, much more!

To see what these comprehensive EZ Bass video tutorials show you and how they'll help you make new bass parts fast and easy with EZbass, see the individual EZbass tutorial descriptions on this page. Add truly inspiring bass lines and parts to your songs and productions now... Watch "EZbass Explained®" today.


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