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Iris 2 Explained®

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    Overview (3:57)


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    Patches, Samples & Oscillators Pt. 1 (13:10)


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    Patches, Samples & Oscillators Pt. 2 (5:46)


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    Sample Pitch, Pan, Level & Keymaps (2:59)


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    The Spectrogram Section (10:06)


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    The Effects Section (13:26)


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    Control & Modulation Pt. 1 (8:36)


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    Control & Modulation Pt. 2 (5:04)


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    Layout & Global Settings (3:49)


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    Using Iris 2 for Sound Design (3:32)


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    Remixing with Iris 2 (4:24)


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    Using Iris 2 as a Musical Tool (4:27)


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    Using Iris 2 as a Sample Processor (5:05)


iZotope's Iris 2 sample-based synthesizer offers a dizzying level of flexibility and potential, and virtual instrument expert William Sprawls shows you how to tame this beast!

Will first introduces just how powerful this instrument is, with its amazing Filters, Modulators Effects, and 11GB Factory Library. He then begins with Patches, Samples, and Oscillators, teaching you the fundamental building blocks of this creative tool.

From there, Will teaches you how to use the Spectrogram, and explores the 4 Built-in Effects Processors and different Routing Modes. After going through the basics, Will shows you all of the Modulation and Control Tools at your disposal, as well as your Global Settings and Layout Options.

Finally, Will shows you how you can use Iris 2 for Sound Design, Remixing, and of course as a Musical Tool. If you're an Iris 2 user looking to dive into this monster synthesizer, or if you're just curious about what this unique instrument has to offer, watch "Iris 2 Explained" today!


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CD Sky
Submitted 8 months ago

Time to buy!

I've been looking at Iris 2 as a potential buy. After walking through the various features and abilities I am ready to pull the trigger.

I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer

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Dreamamine
Submitted 9 months ago

Very thorough overview.

This video does a really good job of introducing the Viewer to Iris 2, but it ALSO is a great video for folks that are new to software synthesis in general, because it includes a lot of general information about LFOs, envelopes, filters, modulation assignments and other basic concepts in synthesis and sampling. Highly recommended!

I am a: Professional, Musician, Producer, Beat Maker, Audio Engineer, Sound Designer, Mastering Facility, Sound for Film/TV, Acid, FL Studio, Reason

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dnbguy84
Submitted 1 year ago

Good tutorial and tutor.

Been interested in getting this synth for a while, mainly for some ambient sound design stuff. This tutorial explained the ins and outs of it for me. The tutor is particularly good, not speaking too fast or slow and giving just the right depth of information. As opposed to a lot of other tutorials that seem too shallow, or give me too much at once that I can't follow easily. Will be checking out his other tutorials.

I am a: Hobbyist, Producer, Reaper

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kiranrajae
Submitted 1 year ago

Awesome

Awesome tutorials guys, Thank you.

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Bruno
Submitted 2 years ago

very interesting

good exposition of the functionality e usage. Very interesting.

I am a: Hobbyist

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Gaeran
Submitted 2 years ago

Iris 2 Explained

As a technical lecturer myself I appreciate Groove £'s measured and informed approach to the tutorials I also like to be able to use it on my IPAD rather than my desktop. So it is useful to be able to stream it on the IPAD

I am a: Musician

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1. When did you start dabbling in music?

I have been playing music for 35 years since I was 6 years old. I play Piano, Synth, Guitar, and program Drums.

2. What training have you had?

I have attended training workshops for the last 15 years at the music stores I worked for, as well as several offsite training centers in LA for major recording companies such as JBL, Focusrite, Apogee, and Roland.

3. When did you get into recording?

I got my first 4 track recorder at the age of 14 and have been very interested since then! (25 years ago)

4. People you have worked with/for?

I have worked with several artists including The Hawthorne Effect, The Morning Stares, Giovanni James, and worked on musical projects for Microjams, WGN and the Chicago Blackhawks, Nike, Harpo Productions and Warner Chappell Productions.

5. Why are you so good at training people?

Since I was a young kid, I always liked to take things apart and figure out what made them tick so to speak. I like to do the same with software and really learn how to get the most out of it. I also really enjoy being able to use my musical abilities to help inspire those who are just starting their musical journey, as I have really enjoyed mine so far.

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Iris 2 Explained® is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 6.
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Time to buy! I've been looking at Iris 2 as a potential buy. After walking through the various features and abilities I am ready to pull the trigger.
Date published: 2017-11-29
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very thorough overview. This video does a really good job of introducing the Viewer to Iris 2, but it ALSO is a great video for folks that are new to software synthesis in general, because it includes a lot of general information about LFOs, envelopes, filters, modulation assignments and other basic concepts in synthesis and sampling. Highly recommended!
Date published: 2017-10-15
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Good tutorial and tutor. Been interested in getting this synth for a while, mainly for some ambient sound design stuff. This tutorial explained the ins and outs of it for me. The tutor is particularly good, not speaking too fast or slow and giving just the right depth of information. As opposed to a lot of other tutorials that seem too shallow, or give me too much at once that I can't follow easily. Will be checking out his other tutorials.
Date published: 2017-06-20
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Awesome Awesome tutorials guys, Thank you.
Date published: 2017-03-24
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from very interesting good exposition of the functionality e usage. Very interesting.
Date published: 2016-12-03
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Iris 2 Explained As a technical lecturer myself I appreciate Groove £'s measured and informed approach to the tutorials I also like to be able to use it on my IPAD rather than my desktop. So it is useful to be able to stream it on the IPAD
Date published: 2016-11-29
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