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FL Studio Know-How: The Piano Roll

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    Get an overview of the course and what will be covered regarding the powerful Piano Roll found in FL Studio.

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    Operation & Navigation Pt. 1

    Start your journey through all of the most common operations done within the Piano Roll! Tyler begins with the Piano Roll's layout and some of the basics of using it.

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    Operation & Navigation Pt. 2

    Here, we start to dig into some of the more detailed navigation techniques and the several tools for placing and editing notes.

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    Operation & Navigation Pt. 3

    In this video, we look at note properties and how we can use them to control multiple aspects of each note in great detail.

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    Operation & Navigation Pt. 4

    Discover how the stamping and grouping tools work, and a few possibilities of how and when they can be useful for your productivity.

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    The Articulator

    Now we'll cover using some of the more advanced editing tools, starting with the Articulator.

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    Snapping & Quantizing

    In this video, see the different options available for note snapping and how to automatically align unruly notes by quantization.

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    Chopping & Gluing

    Explore how you can cut your notes into different sized segments to change rhythms, or how you can piece them together by gluing.

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    Miscellaneous Tools

    In this video, we'll cover a group of tools that fall in a miscellaneous category, including the Arpeggiator, Strum, Flam, Claw Machine, Limit, Flip, and Randomizer!

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    Editing Levels

    See how the Scale Levels and LFO tools are used for drawing or modifying parameter controls over time to create interesting movements and effects.

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    The Riff Machine

    See the tools we've previously covered in action, and develop some cool ideas either by input of criteria or random generation with the amazing Riff Machine!

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    Helpers & Tips

    Explore different ways you can make the Piano Roll work more effectively, such as different shortcuts, views, and helpers. We'll also reveal a few extra tips and tricks that the Piano Roll has up its sleeve.

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    Final Overview & Demonstration

    Get a recap and cement your knowledges of the Piano Roll by watching Tyler create in real production situation, by making a quick melody using the various features and functions shown throughout the series.

Product Overview

FL Studio expert Tyler Coffin reveals everything you need to know about FL’s all-mighty Piano Roll editor. Discover things you may not have known that will make working in FL faster and more creative!

Tyler starts by welcoming you and going over exactly what you’ll be learning in the series, then jumps right in with videos on operating and navigating the Piano Roll.

Next, you’ll discover the Articulator Tool, how to Snap and Quantize notes, chopping and glueing tools and techniques, and miscellaneous tools like Arpeggiator, Strum, Flam, Claw Machine, Limit, Flip, and Randomizer.

Tyler then reveals how to edit levels, use the amazing Riff Machine, and then gives you tons of tips, tricks and helpers on ways to effectively use the Piano Roll, including a video on creating a melody using everything you learned in the series.

See the individual tutorial descriptions below for more info. If you use FL Studio, knowing the Piano Roll inside and out is key to working quickly and creatively in FL Studio. So pull up a seat and watch “FL Studio Know-How: The Piano Roll” today!

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FL Studio Know-How: The Piano Roll is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 18 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Absolutely terrific overview of using the piano roll in FL Studio. Absolutely terrific overview of what appears to be all aspects of the piano roll in FL Studio. Each video is about 4 minutes long, with the last one a 10-minute-long synopsis of using everything to create a complex pattern. The only negative might be that the explanations aren't always played as audio; you get the visual of what it looks like, but not always what it sounds like. But if you're an advanced user of FL Studio you can easily imagine what the examples sounds like.
Date published: 2021-02-14
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Informative Covers the piano roll quickly. This is a good review of the piano rolls tools
Date published: 2021-01-29
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Extremely Satisfied The lessons was well taught and so easy to digest. It added a major boost in my productivity..
Date published: 2021-01-10
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Piano ROLLIN This series helps with understanding built-in piano roll tools. A must for maximizing work flow. Favin'
Date published: 2020-12-28
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from A go to and road to pro!!! Road to pro!!
Date published: 2020-07-18
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great Very great for new users as well as advanced
Date published: 2020-03-30
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Excellent Thanks Tyler, Im a fish in the water now sir. Cheers
Date published: 2020-03-20
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from very helpful, repeat This was really helpful. By now I thought I knew a lot in piano roll, I guess I was wrong. Highly recommended.
Date published: 2019-12-17
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Awesome teacher. Thank you Very easy to understand. Makes sense with every video and lesson
Date published: 2019-11-10
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Straight to the point Good for a refresher or someone new to FL Studio. Good tips and well explained
Date published: 2019-02-23
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Extremely helpful! I am brand new to FL Studio and had no idea how to even get started using any of the features. These Groove3 tutorials are awesome!
Date published: 2018-04-18
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Awesome explantion of FL's Piano Roll Tyler sure has an awesome gift of explaining how things work within Fl Studio. Look forward to his other videos and I hope he continues to make more. Thanks Dave
Date published: 2018-02-21
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from very useful and educational still working on it
Date published: 2017-08-13
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from pianorol happyness these vids have taken me further into the complexity the piano rol has to offer,and in a way thats very comprehensive and clear,i hope that more features will come with new updates of the program like a native BRSO articulate,that would be awsome
Date published: 2017-07-24
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very Useful and Clearly Explained I found the series beneficial and enlightening. Cleared my understanding of the Piano Roll tools and functions that I had difficulty gleaning from the manual.
Date published: 2017-07-24
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very Helpful for beginners! Shows everything a beginner needs to know.
Date published: 2017-07-15
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very Complete same as his other tutorials very complete and easy to follow
Date published: 2017-07-15
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Good Course. Lots of good info in this one.
Date published: 2017-07-14
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