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LFO Tool Tutorial

Xfer LFO Tool Explained®

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    Introduction (1:08)


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    The Interface & LFO Graphs (6:49)


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    LFO Controls (6:20)


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    LFO Routing & Split Sections (4:14)


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    The Filter Section (5:29)


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    LFO Tool MIDI Options Pt. 1 (13:16)


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    LFO Tool MIDI Options Pt. 2 (4:42)


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    Using LFO Tool as a Mix Effect (8:34)


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    Sidechaining with LFO Tool (7:03)


Larry Holcombe returns and takes you on a journey inside Xfer Record’s popular LFO Tool plug-in! Learn all about its features and functions, as well as how to use it creatively in your tracks and productions.

Larry begins with an introduction covering what you’ll learn in the videos, as well as LFO Tool’s user interface and almighty LFO Graphs.

Next, Larry goes deeper into LFO Controls, Routing and Split Sections, the Filter Section and LFO Tool’s MIDI Options, which all allow for extensive manipulation of your source sound, in ways you might not have expected.

Wrapping it up, Larry shows how to use LFO Tool as a Mix Effect, sculpting your Kick Drum sound and blending it perfectly with the Bass, as well as Sidechaining with LFO Tool to create new parts based off existing parts in your song, as well as how to create entirely new grooves!

See the individual tutorial descriptions below for more info. If you have Xfer Record’s LFO Tool and want to know everything about it, or just some new ways to use it, check out “Xfer LFO Tool Explained®” today!


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Lane
Submitted 2 months ago

Very Helpfull

It really explained what I needed :)

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SantaFeAugust
Submitted 1 year ago

Really good overview

This presents a good overview of this plugin. Obviously this is a deep FX and this gives a nice quick intro

I am a: Professional, Musician, Ableton Live, Digital Performer, Reason

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Safenafe1
Submitted 1 year ago

This plugin still surprises me....great teacher????

I've had this plugin for a few years now and have never gone deep into it like how this tutorial shows. A very clear and concise tutorial that gets into all the workings of the plugin. I hope the author has Nerve by Xfer and does another great tutorial on this. Will definitely look forward to more tutorials from the author. Excellent job????

I am a: Hobbyist, Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Beat Maker, Ableton Live, Cubase, Logic Pro

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garryknight
Submitted 1 year ago

Excellent! Covers everything

Exhaustive video explanations of LFOTool are thin on the ground, and Larry makes it easy to understand, so this is a valuable addition to Groove3. I expect all tracks released from now on to contain at least one LFOTool! :-)

I am a: Hobbyist, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer, Sound Designer, Ableton Live, Reaper, Studio One

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1. When did you start dabbling in music?

I learnt the trumpet and piano around age 12 and then guitar a couple of years later. I played in a few indie bands for a few years until I discovered the turntables and Dj'ing. I then swapped the guitar for the synthesizer and the stage for the Dj booth and the rest is history!

2. What training have you had?

I completed a diploma in sound engineering and music technology from islington Music Workshop in London. I am also level 1 certified in Logic. The most important training I have received though is sitting for hours on end at my studio making music!

3. When did you get into recording?

Recording demos for the indie bands I mentioned earlier. Then recording vocals for my tracks as DEF inc. and laterally Rebel Sonix. I also worked in London studio Rollover in around 2005.

4. People you have worked with/for?

I've remixed Coldplay, Kylie, Roots Manuva and John B. Labels I have released on include Parlaphone, EMI, Fingerlickin, Eight Fx, Quantum, Botchit and Scarper amongst others. I have composed music for Sony Playstation games, Sky tv, J&B Whiskey, Lexus cars and the BBC to name a few. I have produced online tutorial videos and have had a 1 hour production video in Music Techs magazines cover DVD. I have also Dj'ed at events such as Glastonbury festival and Miami WMC and touring extensively all over the world.

5. Why are you so good at training people?

Well hopefully I have a clear and concise training method mixed with a serious passion for making music. I have previously worked for Apple teaching Logic and also regularly lecture on Logic and electronic music production. I also teach the Ministry of Sound DJ academy in London which involves teaching an introduction to Djing as well as in depth seminars on using NI's Traktor and also Serato Scratch Live. As a producer making cutting edge electronic music, I have to remain at the forefront of new sounds and production techniques. I mix my time between different areas of the music industry - production, remixing, DJing and also teaching which allows me to develop all those skills simultaneously - so I can improve my teaching ability whilst also continuing to develop as a producer (something which you never stop doing!)

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Xfer LFO Tool Explained® is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 4 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very Helpfull It really explained what I needed :)
Date published: 2018-09-24
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Really good overview This presents a good overview of this plugin. Obviously this is a deep FX and this gives a nice quick intro
Date published: 2017-09-09
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from This plugin still surprises me....great teacher???? I've had this plugin for a few years now and have never gone deep into it like how this tutorial shows. A very clear and concise tutorial that gets into all the workings of the plugin. I hope the author has Nerve by Xfer and does another great tutorial on this. Will definitely look forward to more tutorials from the author. Excellent job????
Date published: 2017-09-09
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Excellent! Covers everything Exhaustive video explanations of LFOTool are thin on the ground, and Larry makes it easy to understand, so this is a valuable addition to Groove3. I expect all tracks released from now on to contain at least one LFOTool! :-)
Date published: 2017-09-08
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