Padshop Tutorial

Padshop & Padshop Pro Explained®

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    Introduction (2:40)


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    Granular Synthesis Concept (5:40)


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    Granular Parameters Pt. 1 (14:03)


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    Granular Parameters Pt. 2 (8:53)


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    Voice & Pitch Sections (14:33)


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    Modulation (14:44)


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    Effects (3:57)


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    Sound Design - Vocal Pads (9:19)


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    Sound Design - Vocal Slowdown (2:25)


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    Sound Design - Layered Pads (6:47)


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    Sound Design - Rhythm (4:51)


Synth expert Sami Rabia reveals Steinberg’s awesome Padshop & Padshop Pro virtual instrument, showing you all of its features and functions and how it can create amazing sounds for your next song or production!

Sami starts out by covering the differences between Padshop and Padshop Pro, and how the videos to follow are compatible with each version.

He then covers the concept of Granular Synthesis so you know what you’re working with, followed by Padshop’s parameters voice and pitch sections, Modulation, and Effects, enabling you to fully understand just what tools you have at your disposal.

Lastly Sami provides 4 in-depth sound design tutorials covering Vocal Pads, Vocal Slowdown Effects, Layered Pads, and Rhythm Effects, so you can see how to actually use and program Padshop and make your own custom sounds and patches.

If you use Padshop or Padshop Pro, this series is a must have. Get to know this virtual instrument powerhouse inside and out… Watch “Padshop & Padshop Pro Explained” today!


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scott99
Submitted 1 year ago

Clear, Concise, & Inspirational

One of the best set of tutorial videos I have ever viewed. The instructor presents the features of Padshop in a clear, concise manner, while including inspirational sound design demonstrations. Well done!

I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Sound Designer, Cubase

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DjZeus
Submitted 1 year ago

good title

a good solid description ......does exactly what the title states. Couldn't want more!

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D Rocks 777
Submitted 1 year ago

best ive seen

never watched a video tutorial on synthesis so well explained

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Joakim
Submitted 1 year ago

If you have Padshop you need to watch this.

This has helped me how to improve my sounds to be more exciting and better.

I am a: Hobbyist, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer, Sound Designer, Cubase

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Schaltwert
Submitted 1 year ago

Very helpful! :-)

It contains a very good description how granular synthesis works!

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Gourav
Submitted 1 year ago

This is how courses should be taught on granular synthesis!!

Well, I always had Padshop pro but i never had the level of clarity i have now. I think i would be programming some really good sounds with the knowledge I have. Groove 3 as always awesome.. I always keep coming back after small breaks.

I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Sound Designer

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Kitjolliffe
Submitted 1 year ago

Excellent

Really nicely presented and at a good pace. Thanks, has got wanting to dig into Padshop!

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Przemek
Submitted 1 year ago

HELPFUL!

Great

I am a: Semi-Pro

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Padshop & Padshop Pro Explained® is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 8 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Clear, Concise, & Inspirational One of the best set of tutorial videos I have ever viewed. The instructor presents the features of Padshop in a clear, concise manner, while including inspirational sound design demonstrations. Well done!
Date published: 2017-08-29
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from good title a good solid description ......does exactly what the title states. Couldn't want more!
Date published: 2017-08-27
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from best ive seen never watched a video tutorial on synthesis so well explained
Date published: 2017-08-10
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from If you have Padshop you need to watch this. This has helped me how to improve my sounds to be more exciting and better.
Date published: 2017-07-16
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very helpful! :-) It contains a very good description how granular synthesis works!
Date published: 2017-07-16
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from This is how courses should be taught on granular synthesis!! Well, I always had Padshop pro but i never had the level of clarity i have now. I think i would be programming some really good sounds with the knowledge I have. Groove 3 as always awesome.. I always keep coming back after small breaks.
Date published: 2017-07-12
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Excellent Really nicely presented and at a good pace. Thanks, has got wanting to dig into Padshop!
Date published: 2017-07-09
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from HELPFUL! Great
Date published: 2017-07-07
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