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STRAYLIGHT Explained®

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    Demo & Install

    Fabio gives a quick demo of a short composition using STRAYLIGHT and instructions on how to install.

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    Overview & Perform Page

    Get an overview of the Main Page and Default Preset with basic modulation and parameter changes, as well as how to change presets from the two different menus provided.

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    Grains

    Take a step into modular synthesis and how STRAYLIGHT offers various parameters for manipulating its built-in sounds, starting with Intervals, Size, Fade In, Fade Out.

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    Grains Cursor

    Now move one step forward in the GRAINS section to see how to get additional control over the playhead position movement and modulation.

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    Grains Range

    Learn to set boundaries for the cursor movement throughout the sample range for more sonic options.

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    Grains Tuning, Amp, & Envelope

    Watch how to change the Pitch, detune the value of Individual Grains, and shape the Volume and Envelope for the perfect sound.

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    Sample

    Take a look at the next section in STRAYLIGHT which is designed to be blended with Grains, to create a more interesting sonic texture.

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    Sound Design

    Fabio now applies all the info you have received thus far to do some sound design work by blending both the Grains and Sample sections for a very dramatic sound.

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    Effects

    Now it's time to move onto utilizing the 4 effect slot section of STRAYLIGHT to create a serial combination of effects, much like a guitar pedal setup.

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    Master & XY Pad

    Here we take a look at the possibilities of assigning the XY pad to a controller, and then apply effects globally across all sounds playing from the Sample and Grains engines.

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    LFO

    Now it's time to dive into the modulation section and how to use LFO to create a more interesting movement to your sound.

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    Matrix

    Explore how to combine two or more Modulation Parameters as Triggers for an even more complicated modulation signal.

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    Shaper

    See how to use a basic quantized Shaper as a way to generate both predictable and unpredictable modulation changes to various parameters in your sound for wild outcomes.

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    Macros

    Watch how to set up basic macros that allow you to have control of up to 4 parameters from the primary "Perform" page.

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    Using Your Own Sample

    See how to load a prerecorded sample into Grains and manipulate it to create a brand new preset and sonic texture.

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    Composition Pt. 1

    Fabio now shows you what you can do with STRAYLIGHT by creating a new project and composing a short piece of music having used all the info in the previous tutorials.

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    Composition Pt. 2

    See how to use different presets to fill in quieter spaces that need more ambience in the composition.

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    Composition Pt. 3

    Wrapping it all up, Fabio demonstrates how you can use melodic parts to create a motif and then editing their velocity for the perfect blend.

Product Overview


Studio wiz Fabio Lendrum delivers in-depth Native Instruments STRAYLIGHT video tutorials! If you want to learn all of STRAYLIGHT's features and functions, including how to use it creatively to design etheral and emotive sounds, this STRAYLIGHT video tutorial series is for you. Discover the sonic power that Granualar Synthesis coupled with non-linear Sample Playback can generate! These videos are designed for new STRAYLIGHT users.

To start, Fabio welcomes you and then gives you a quick demo of a short composition using STRAYLIGHT, so you can get an idea of what it is capable of. You'll then get instructions on how to install and configure STRAYLIGHT, followed by an overview of the Main Page and its default preset, which contains basic modulation and parameter functions, plus how to change presets from the two different available action menus.

Then it's time to learn all about the Granular Synthesis engine found in STRAYLIGHT, and how it works to generate its truly wondrous sounds, perfect for soundscapes and cinematic passages. After exploring the Grain side of STRAYLIGHT, you'll learn about its sample playback abilities, and how to harness them for endless sonic creation.

Throughout the rest of the videos Fabio covers topics like sound designing with STRAYLIGHT, using its powerful built-in effects, getting creative with the XY Pad, LFOs, Matrix, custom Macros, importing your own samples, and how to compose a short piece of music with STRAYLIGHT.

To see what these detailed Native Instrument STRAYLIGHT tutorials show you, and how they'll open up a completely new world of sonic possibilities, see the individual STRAYLIGHT video tutorial descriptions on this page. Go deep into the other-worldly sounds that STRAYLIGHT can create for your songs and productions... Watch “STRAYLIGHT Explained®” today!


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gerver
Submitted 2 weeks ago

An awakening!

Before this course I did not appreciate the complexity of control that one had over these sounds. There are loads of options for obtaining some good cinematic sounds

I am a: Hobbyist, FL Studio, Studio One


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gerver
Submitted 2 weeks ago

An awakening!

Before this course I did not appreciate the complexity of control that one had over these sounds. There are loads of options for obtaining some good cinematic sounds

I am a: Hobbyist, FL Studio, Studio One

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
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Fabio Lendrum is a singer, songwriter, producer and mixing engineer who has worked along side some of the biggest names in music including Dallas Austin (Michael Jackson, Kelis), Rick Nowles (Nelly Furtado, Lykke Li, Stevie Knicks), and Kool Kojak (Britney Spears, Nicki Minaj, Flo Rida). Since 15 years of age, Fabio crafted his talent and was signed to Metrophonics and Warner Records where he was able to explore songwriting and production on a highly professional level. After a year of working in LA he decided to move away from songwriting and focused more on production and engineering. His success continued to prevail as he signed records to Big Beat, ViVa (Steve Lawler) and D-Vine (Sam Divine) as well as getting recognition on BBC Radio 1 (Pete Tong) and Kiss FM. Fabio is also very familiar with the London DJ circuit having played in all the major clubs (Fabric, Building Six, XOYO, KOKO, SeOne). His career has also progressed onto working part time at Subbass Academy and gaining the role of head tutor within 1 year of working there. Since being there he has written all the Logic level Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced courses as well as the Roland Aira Academy course which is issued all over Europe. Fabio's personal focus is now on making underground house music and techno but he still mixes and masters a wide variety of music including Hip-Hop, Pop and World music. More recently he has worked with Dyme (Warner), A-Minor (Ministry of Sound) and Tay Salem (Red Bull Music). Based in Kennington, he has started his own studio which is perfect for recording vocals, producing, mixing and mastering and is able to deliver a finished product every time.

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STRAYLIGHT Explained® is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from An awakening! Before this course I did not appreciate the complexity of control that one had over these sounds. There are loads of options for obtaining some good cinematic sounds
Date published: 2021-02-21
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