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HALion 4 - Getting Started

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    First Look (11:08)


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    The Scratch Pad (8:20)


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    Screen Sets (5:15)


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    Exploring the Halion UI (3:20)


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    Analyzing Multi Programs (6:52)


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    Importing & Integrating Samples (8:53)


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    How Halion Creates Sound (3:36)


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    Editing Samples (10:05)


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    Further & External Editing (3:35)


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    Mapping & Effects (7:50)


HALion 4 is the newest incarnation of Steinberg's powerful VST sampler. In this series, Steinberg guru Mark Struthers shows you how to get this powerful sampler up and running, as well as coverage of its features and functions.

Mark begins by taking a look at HALion 4's preferences as well as discussing the differences in the stand-alone and plug-in versions. Next, Mark demonstrates how to use the Scratch Pad and its features, and then discusses screen sets and how they can be set up. Taking a closer look at HALion's complex user interface, Mark demonstrates how to create the all-mighty Multi.

Moving on, Mark discusses importing and integrating samples to run alongside synthesized sound to create more complex timbres, and talks in detail about how HALion can create sound, making it much more than just an audio sampler. Mark then shows how audio samples can be easily manipulated, including adjusting the length of samples and HALion's formidable looping feature. Finally, Mark shows how to map Multis across a specific key range prior to editing in an audio editor, such as Steinberg's Wavelab.

If you are new to HALion and want to get going quickly, this is the series for you. Check out 'HALion 4 - Getting Started' today.


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jlewis67
Submitted 1 year ago

Great introduction

A great way to get introduced to Halion

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1. When did you start dabbling in music?

Having a father with a recording studio and having played guitar since being a 14 year old kid, I quickly got into recording. But, the purchase of a Tascam 244 Portastudio was a breakthrough in realizing what I wanted to do.

2. What training have you had?

I taught myself to play guitar and keyboards and found it a remarkably calming and mathematical experience learning the rules of intervals within a scale and how they can take you to any chord.

3. When did you get into recording?

The purchase of the cassette based Tascam 244 lasted a fair few years until I moved up to a Roland VS880 which then linked in to building a purpose built commercial multimedia studio around 15 years ago mainly running Steinberg and Adobe software.

4. People you have worked with/for?

Thankfully, nobody famous enough to have an ego. Instead 100's of happy Joe Public clients.

5. Why are you so good at training people?

My degree is in English and Teaching and I was a grammar school teacher for over 10 years before changing direction and working solely from my studio. recording music and filming for clients.

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Date published: 2017-04-20
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