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Novation Circuit Power Start

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    Getting Started (1:38)


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    Building Drum Grooves in Circuit (1:55)


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    Changing Your Drum Samples (2:12)


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    The Velocity Button (2:30)


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    Using & Creating Patterns (4:11)


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    The Mixer Section (1:43)


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    Circuit FX (1:55)


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    Adjusting Tempo (1:13)


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    Adding Swing (1:45)


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    Synth & Scale Modes (2:25)


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    Creating a Synth Sequence (1:35)


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    The Gate (2:34)


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    Recording a Synth Pattern in Realtime (2:06)


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    Using Sidechain (2:50)


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    Nudge it! (1:43)


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    Setting Length (2:41)


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    Synth Macros (1:29)


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    Recording Macro Movements (1:34)


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    Creating Drum Macros (1:25)


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    Recording Drum Macro Movements (1:06)


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    Recording Mixer Movements (1:40)


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    Saving Your Session (1:07)


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    Master Filter & Master Volume (0:46)


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    Importing Custom Samples (4:38)


In this video tutorial series, Novation pro Josh Bess shows beginners how to get up and running fast with Novation’s Circuit, the way-cool all in one sequencer, synth and sampler!

Josh begins by welcoming you and goes over the important basics such as getting started and connection setup. He then jumps right in and demonstrates how to build drum grooves, and change your drum samples.

Next, Josh breaks down the finer points of Circuit including the Velocity Button, Using & Creating Patterns, the Mixer Section, Circuit’s built-in Effects, Adjusting Tempo, adding Swing, and the Synth & Scale Modes.

Josh now gets more into the creative side of things and shows you how to Create a Synth Sequence, Record a Synth Pattern in Realtime, Use Sidechaining, Nudge notes for a better feel, Using Synth and Drum Macros, as well as Recording them, Importing Custom Samples and much, much more.

See the individual tutorial descriptions for more info. If you’re new to Novation’s Circuit, or just want to brush up on the basics, this is the series for you… Watch “Novation Circuit Power Start” today!


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Eugenio Jedi Martinez
Submitted 7 months ago

Very Good Material !

This tutorial has been very concise, clear, easy to understand and to the point, it will help out anyone that wants to understand and develop the skills of mastering the Circuit and use the knowledge for the creative processes of producing music.

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Josh Bess is a music producer and educator, born and raised in New York, currently based in Tokyo, Japan. 
Josh Bess is an Amazon Books Top Selling author in the music category with his book, Electronic Dance Music Grooves published with Hal Leonard Corporation. 
 
Josh has music production, composition, and artist credits with Disney, Nickelodeon, MTV, Amazon Fashion Week TOKYO, and more, along with original music releases with electronic music labels, such as Armada Music, Bosphorus Underground Recordings and Naschkatze Underground Recordings.
 
Josh offers private teaching to aspiring music producers on his website, http://www.joshbess.live.

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    10 Useful Sounds with: Circuit Mono Station

    In this video tutorial series designed for the new or beginner synth sound designer, synth pro Josh Bess shows you how to make 10 useful synth sounds using the Novation Circuit Mono Station. You can use the info on any real or virtual synthesizer, and you get both quick and dirty tutorials for those who want just the steps to take to make the sounds, as well as versions that are more detailed and include tips and tricks!

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    Advanced DJing with Ableton Live

    In this Hal Leonard Music Pro Guide, DJ extraordinaire Josh Bess explains how to go further when DJing with Ableton Live, and provides advanced tips and tricks to incorporate into your live DJ performances.

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    Building Your Own Custom Audio-Effect Rack

    In this Josh Bess Ableton Live Webinar, you’ll learn how to create useful custom audio Ableton Live effect racks, making a powerful sonic tool for both your own original music productions and live performances.

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    Creating a Natural Drum Sampler

    In this course, Josh Bess explains how to create a natural sounding and feeling drum sampler, from the use of pre-recorded samples. Josh demonstrates how to quickly build this tool and provides a fully detailed explanation of how to apply this idea to your own creation process.

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    Creating a Song Inspired from a Vocal Sample

    In this Josh Bess Ableton Live Webinar, you’ll see how to create a full song from a simple one-shot vocal sample including how to get started, progress, and finish as well as other helpful techniques!

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Novation Circuit Power Start is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very Good Material ! This tutorial has been very concise, clear, easy to understand and to the point, it will help out anyone that wants to understand and develop the skills of mastering the Circuit and use the knowledge for the creative processes of producing music.
Date published: 2018-02-11
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