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Presonus ATOM Explained®

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  • Introduction 3:13

    Introduction

    In this introductory video, Thomas covers what the ATOM is as well as its basic features and layout.

  • Navigating Projects 9:07

    Navigating Projects

    Learn how to navigate the project?s timeline, create loops, change tempo, and zooming, all from the ATOM controller.

  • Browsing & Presets 7:39

    Browsing & Presets

    Explore how to use the browser from the ATOM controller, including how to load, change, and edit presets from the controller.

  • Song Setup Mode 6:36

    Song Setup Mode

    Discover how the Setup Mode is used to control the main areas of your projects with the ATOM. This video also covers how to create and use macro controls from the setup menu.

  • Quick Setup Mode Pt. 1 9:20

    Quick Setup Mode Pt. 1

    See how the Quick Setup Mode is used to customize playback of the instrument devices inside of Studio One.

  • Quick Setup Mode Pt. 2 5:11

    Quick Setup Mode Pt. 2

    This video concludes the lesson on the Quick Setup Mode by talking about the Velocity and Pressure settings for the ATOM pads.

  • Pad Mode 5:15

    Pad Mode

    Thomas now explains and explores all of ATOM?s pad modes and controls.

  • Keyboard Mode 3:41

    Keyboard Mode

    Now learn about the MIDI Keyboard Mode and its controls, including how the Note Repeat and Velocity Sensitivity modes work in Keyboard Mode.

  • Note Sequencing from the Controller 10:06

    Note Sequencing from the Controller

    This video shows how to record and sequence MIDI patterns from the ATOM controller.

  • Impact XT & The Pattern Editor Pt. 1 10:37

    Impact XT & The Pattern Editor Pt. 1

    Learn how the Impact XT drum machine can be controlled by the ATOM, as well as how the pattern editor is used to create drum parts.

  • Impact XT & The Pattern Editor Pt. 2 5:23

    Impact XT & The Pattern Editor Pt. 2

    This video continues the discussion on using the Impact XT with the pattern editor and shows how to make patterns longer than one bar.

  • Creating Automation with ATOM 6:23

    Creating Automation with ATOM

    Thomas now explains how to create and record Automation from the ATOM controller.

  • Create, Record, & Sequence with ATOM 14:07

    Create, Record, & Sequence with ATOM

    This video gives a practical example of how to create a musical project just using the powerful ATOM controller.

  • Using ATOM for Live Performances 13:48

    Using ATOM for Live Performances

    Thomas now shows you how the ATOM controller can be used to create live performances using the pattern editor as a live performance device.

  • Using the ATOM in Ableton 6:19

    Using the ATOM in Ableton

    See how to set up ATOM inside of Ableton Live and how to map ATOM?s controls to the software.

  • Using the ATOM in Cubase 10:09

    Using the ATOM in Cubase

    Learn the setup and mapping steps to use the ATOM controller inside of Cubase, as well as the different mapping possibities for the software.

  • Using the ATOM in Pro Tools 8:35

    Using the ATOM in Pro Tools

    In this last video, see how the keyboard and pad modes can be integrated into your Pro Tools workflow, as well as how the controller can be mapped to the software.

Product Overview


Thomas Cochran brings you a collection of detailed Presonus ATOM tutorials! Learn all about this powerful, compact MIDI controller and what it can do for your studio and production workflows. These Presonus ATOM tutorial videos are perfect for the new ATOM user who wants to learn ATOM basics and start using it fast.

Starting at the beginning, Thomas greets you and gives you an introduction and overview to ATOM. Next you'll learn the important foundational topics like navigating projects, browsing and using presets, Song Setup Mode, using macros, and the different Pad Modes and controls.

Keyboard Mode is then explained, and you'll see how the Note Repeat and Velocity Sensitivity modes are used to create cool parts and patterns. Thomas then teaches you how to record and sequence MIDI patterns from the ATOM controller, how the Impact XT drum machine can be controlled by the ATOM, as well as how the pattern editor is used to create interesting drum parts.

Automating with ATOM is then revealed, and you'll see how this feature alone makes using ATOM inspiring and creative. Thomas then shares tips for making a musical project just using the ATOM controller, using ATOM for live performances and how to set it up for use with Ableton Live, Steinberg Cubase and Avid Pro Tools!

To see what each Presonus ATOM video tutorial shows you and how it can help you learn ATOM features, functions and workflows, see the individual ATOM tutorial descriptions on this page. Get up and running fast with these enlightening ATOM videos... Watch “Presonus ATOM Explained®” today.


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