Cubase Tutorial

Cubase 6 Advanced

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Chapter 1 : Locate and Select

  • Set Locators 4:47

    Set Locators

    This video shows various ways to set the locators and demonstrates cycle and skip cycle.

  • Range Selection Tool 5:58

    Range Selection Tool

    The range tool is explored and demonstrated. Learn how to make selections and to copy just a piece of an event or section of a song.

  • Scrub, Edit History & Misc. 4:15

    Scrub, Edit History & Misc.

    The Play/Scrub tool is demonstrated, Edit History is explained. Coloring and naming events is reviewed.

Chapter 2 : Editing and Event Display Preferences

  • Editing Preferences Pt. 1 5:32

    Editing Preferences Pt. 1

    The general preferences for editing are covered in this video.

  • Editing Preferences Pt. 2 9:08

    Editing Preferences Pt. 2

    Some of the preferences and settings pertaining to editing MIDI and audio are explained. Working with tool modifiers and tool preferences are demonstrated.

  • General Event Display 3:20

    General Event Display

    General event display preferences are explained and demonstrated.

  • Audio Event Display Preferences 3:00

    Audio Event Display Preferences

    Audio event display preferences are explained and demonstrated.

  • MIDI Event Display Preferences 4:02

    MIDI Event Display Preferences

    MIDI display preferences are explained and demonstrated.

Chapter 3 : Key Commands

  • Key Commands 9:09

    Key Commands

    Get a complete overview of the Key Command window. Create key commands, import and save settings and set up a macro are amongst covered topics.

Chapter 4 : Working with Audio and MIDI

  • Audio Part Editor 4:57

    Audio Part Editor

    Get an overview, learn to navigate and play slices and selections. Edit a drum loop, add a second loop and move sounds into the first loop.

  • Audio & MIDI Comping 5:51

    Audio & MIDI Comping

    Work with audio and MIDI comp lanes creating and editing selections to arrive at the perfect performance. Delete overlaps, add crossfades, and bounce selection to disk (audio) and Merge MIDI to Loop.

Chapter 5 : MIDI Editors

  • MIDI Editor Overview 5:57

    MIDI Editor Overview

    Get to know the layout and how to customize it in this first video. Set preferences, learn to view multiple parts and more.

  • The Tool Bar Pt. 1 6:09

    The Tool Bar Pt. 1

    The tool bar items are explored. Manipulate existing notes and adding notes with the pencil and line tools demonstrated.

  • The Tool Bar Pt. 2 7:41

    The Tool Bar Pt. 2

    Part two continues with the Tool Bar items. Edit menu items are also covered.

  • Using MIDI Input 8:33

    Using MIDI Input

    The virtual keyboard is explained along with entering notes using Step and MIDI input. The Transpose tab features are covered as well.

  • Controller Lanes Pt. 1 7:05

    Controller Lanes Pt. 1

    Learn how to work with controller lanes. Add, delete, customize. Editing velocity is demonstrated.

  • Controller Lanes Pt. 2 7:37

    Controller Lanes Pt. 2

    Using snap mode and quantize settings to create controller information is demonstrated. Cut, copy, paste, delete and the selection range box are covered.

  • The Legato Tab 5:40

    The Legato Tab

    Learn the ins and outs of the Legato tab features. Lengthen, shorten, fix, eliminate note overlaps and more.

  • Quantize Pt. 1 6:51

    Quantize Pt. 1

    Part one gives a quick overview of the Quantize features and covers quantizing note start, end and lengths. Auto apply and freeze are covered as well.

  • Quantize Pt. 2 9:28

    Quantize Pt. 2

    Part two is an in-depth demonstration of the Quantize panel. Learn how to use swing, catch, Non-Q , iQ. and much more. (This panel is used for quantizing audio as well.)

  • Arpache SX 7:07

    Arpache SX

    Get an overview of MIDI inserts and a good look at the Arpache SX arpeggiator in action. The Classic mode features are demonstrated in detail.

  • Note Expression 1 of 2 5:44

    Note Expression 1 of 2

    The Note Expression tab parameters are explained. View and filter information, map MIDI controller information to note expression parameters. An overview of the Note Expression Editor is given.

  • Note Expression 2 of 2 6:09

    Note Expression 2 of 2

    Learn how to create and edit note expression on one or multiple notes. Copy one parameter to another and one or all note expression parameters to one or more notes.

  • List Editor 5:27

    List Editor

    The workings of the List Editor are explored here. Sort, filter, and edit MIDI notes parameters are all covered.

  • Score Editor Introduction 7:29

    Score Editor Introduction

    Some of the features of the Score Editor are touched on here. Open one or more tracks, change clefs, display quantize, add, copy, paste and edit notes and basic layout and print setup are covered.

Chapter 6 : The Sample Editor

  • Overview & Toolbar 7:51

    Overview & Toolbar

    Get an overview of the Sample Editor layout. Many of the Toolbar items are covered.

  • Toolbar, Info Line & Range Tab 5:05

    Toolbar, Info Line & Range Tab

    Coverage of Toolbar items is completed and the Info Line is explained. The Range tab is also covered.

  • Overview Line & Regions 3:10

    Overview Line & Regions

    Learn how the Overview Line shows the entire audio clip and viewing selections and also how to navigate with it. The Regions pane is explained.

  • Using Inspector Tabs 4:14

    Using Inspector Tabs

    Analyze a drum loop in the Definitions Tab, add Musical mode it will adjust to the project tempo. Add a swing feel in the AudioWarp tab and reverse a hi hat in the Process tab.

  • Hitpoints Tab Pt. 1 8:28

    Hitpoints Tab Pt. 1

    Within the Hitpoint tab create and edit hitpoints, use slicing to create an audio part and apply Auto Fades at the track level.

  • Hitpoints Tab Pt. 2 5:49

    Hitpoints Tab Pt. 2

    Learn to create a Groove Quantize template from a drum loop. Apply it to a MIDI bass line, convert it into MIDI and use Groove Agent to play back the MIDI event.

  • VariAudio Tab Segments 3:29

    VariAudio Tab Segments

    Analyze an audio file in the VariAudio tab and use the created segments to define an edit area. Segments can be adjusted in length, cut and glued.

  • VariAudio Tab Pitch 3:46

    VariAudio Tab Pitch

    Using Pitch & Warp mode learn to pitch-shift a segment’s audio. Within a segment you can pitch-shift by modifying the micro-pitch curves.

  • VariAudio Tab Warp 4:17

    VariAudio Tab Warp

    In Pitch & Warp mode use a MIDI controller to change pitch of a note. Stretch, compress and snap them to grid. Pitch to MIDI and Flatten are also covered.

Chapter 7 : Advanced Track Features

  • Folder & Group Channel Tracks 5:50

    Folder & Group Channel Tracks

    Get to know the different folder tracks and how to create and add tracks. Create a Group Channel track and assign track outputs to this bus.

  • Marker Track 9:05

    Marker Track

    Create a Marker track, add position and cycle markers. Learn the features of the Marker Window and how navigate and zoom with markers.

  • Arranger Track 8:10

    Arranger Track

    Create a Arranger track, add events and create Arranger Chains. Learn to work in the Arranger Editor window.

  • Signature / Tempo Track & Time Warp Tool 7:18

    Signature / Tempo Track & Time Warp Tool

    Use the Signature and Tempo tracks to create and modify signatures and tempos. The Process Bars and Process Tempo windows are explored along with the Tempo Track Editor.

Chapter 8 : The Media Bay

  • Locations 4:43


    Get a tour of the Media Bay and learn how to find, activate and filter out media locations. Use the Location pane to quickly go to favorite locations.

  • Results & Attributes 8:25

    Results & Attributes

    This video does an overview of the Results list showing how to modify the layout and use filters. The Previewer section is demonstrated and the Attribute Inspector layout, filters and creating and editing attributes are covered.

  • Filters 0:00


    Learn about the deep search features in the Media Bay. Both Logical and Attribute systems are explained

Chapter 9 : Using Automation

  • Track Automation 8:42

    Track Automation

    This first of three videos gives an overview of working with track automation. Set up automation tracks, enable read/write, choose parameters, write automation and more.

  • The Automation Panel 6:13

    The Automation Panel

    This middle video looks at the Panel automation settings, suspend read and write, and the show filter.

  • Trim & Fill 5:23

    Trim & Fill

    This last video demonstrates the difference between touch and auto-latch modes. Working with trim is demonstrated along the fill modes.

Chapter 10 : Control Room Mixer

  • Control Room Mixer Pt. 1 4:39

    Control Room Mixer Pt. 1

    This first video shows how to set up the control room mixer channels in the VST Connections window. The different channel types are explained as they are added. The mixer interface is given a quick overview as well.

  • Control Room Mixer Pt. 2 8:48

    Control Room Mixer Pt. 2

    Setting up the studio sends is shown, both manually and using settings from the Project Window mixer. Monitoring different sources and the features of the control channel are covered. Control Room Overview is explained.

Product Overview

Go deeper into Cubase 6 with DAW master Doug Zangar! This series covers Cubase 6's advanced features and functions, elevating you to "guru" status after viewing the collection.

Learn all about locating and selecting, advanced editing, key commands, comping audio and MIDI tracks, advanced MIDI editors, the Sample Editor, advanced track features, the Media Bay, using automation, control room mixers and so much more.

If you really want to know Cubase 6 inside and out, check out "Cubase Advanced" today...

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