Cthulhu
Cthulhu Tutorial

Xfer Cthulhu Explained®

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6 Videos | Length: 49min 3sec
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  • Introduction 0:38

    Introduction

    Welcome to the video series on Xfer Records Cthulhu! Larry goes over the basics of Cthulhu and what it can do for your productions.

  • Cthulhu in Logic & Ableton Live 4:42

    Cthulhu in Logic & Ableton Live

    Larry shows you how to use Cthulhu as a MIDI effect in Logic and using the Mac MIDI driver to record these chords as individual notes, and then covers setting up Cthulhu in Ableton Live and achieving the same results.

  • The Chords Module Pt. 1 8:56

    The Chords Module Pt. 1

    Larry now explores and explains Cthulhu's Preset Types, Velocity and the steps to alter chords. You'll also discover how to learn your own chords using the learn function.

  • The Chords Module Pt. 2 9:34

    The Chords Module Pt. 2

    Watch and see how to Copy/Paste, use the Randomize feature, and the Chord Alteration Menu. Also learn a way of favoriting chords for later use, as well as removing or un-favoring chords.

  • The Arpeggiator Pt. 1 9:26

    The Arpeggiator Pt. 1

    Now dive into the powerful Cthulhu Arpeggiator and learn all about the Arpeggiators Graph Mode, the Note Selection Tab and how to create unique arpeggiator rhythms. Muting steps and resetting the arpeggiator pattern, as well as using Retrigger for uniform patterns is also explained and shown!

  • The Arpeggiator Pt. 2 15:47

    The Arpeggiator Pt. 2

    Larry now reveals the Graph Tabs and the Arpeggiation Randomization features. Also see how to Change Octaves and use Cthulhu to generate Velocity Modulation, as well as Introduce Groove and Add Harmony to your Arpeggiation.

Product Overview


Larry Holcombe shows you how to release the awesome power of Xfer Record’s Cthulhu chord generation plug-in! Learn all of its features and functions, as well as see it in action, so you know exactly how to use it effectively in your songs and productions.

Larry starts by welcoming you and goes over the important basics of the Cthulhu plug-in. He then reveals how to setup Cthulhu as a MIDI effect in Logic and Ableton Live, and the info can be applied to just about any DAW.

Next, you’ll dive deep into Cthulhu’s Chords Module where you’ll learn how to generate and edit chord sequences, favor Chords for later use, and much more.

Wrapping it up, Larry explains and explores Cthulhu’s powerful Arpeggiator feature. Learn how to create unique arpeggiator rhythms and lines quickly and easily, that will make your tracks groove hard.

See the individual tutorial descriptions below for more info. If you’re ready to unleash the beast in this programmer’s wonder tool, watch “Xfer Cthulhu Explained®” now!


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