Launch & Audio Setup8:34
Learn about running in 64 bit and verify audio hardware. Launch and explore Device Setup’s VST Audio System parameters.
This video continues with audio setup, showing you how to set up and use the VST connections window.
MIDI Port Set Up2:06
Learn how to verify and set up MIDI settings in the Device Setup Window.
Project Assistant Window4:16
Take a look at provided project templates. Delete, rename, show in Explorer. Learn how to create and save your own project.
Creating and Saving Projects
Save Functions & Templates4:09
Look at different save functions. Create, save and open template. Look at having two projects open simultaneously.
Preferences & Startup Settings6:13
Learn how to set maximum backups and other general settings. Explore the parameters in the Startup window.
The Project Window
The Tool Bar, Status Line, Info line and Project Overview are quickly covered. Basic resize and zoom are looked at. The work area preferences are shown.
The Tool Bar5:03
Learn how to customize the Tool Bar contents and get a brief overview of the items.
Status, Info & Overview Lines5:04
This video shows how to customize the look and explains the items found in each of these areas.
Learn how to set your ruler for various formats. Add a ruler track to your project.
Get an overview of the Inspector. Customize the look, and take a quick look at the Audio Channel Settings and track presets.
Channel Settings Window3:13
This video focuses on the features and set up of the Channel Settings window. Its interaction with the inspector is demonstrated.
The Track List Pt. 18:29
See how to add, remove and name tracks in the track list. Resize, customize the header look and learn the function of the various buttons. Settings for track selection are explored.
The Track List Pt. 22:59
Learn about dividing the track list and place tracks in the upper area. Reorder tracks, zoom sliders and scroll bars are covered.
Transport and Playback
Transport & Playback Pt. 15:52
This video takes you through the preference settings that affect transport and playback.
Transport & Playback Pt. 24:17
Customize and get to know elements of the transport panel and how to move the project cursor.
Transport & Playback Pt. 33:23
Check out Cubase’s Jog/Shuttle wheel and learn menu items and key commands to navigate in the your project.
Everything you ever wanted to know about the metronome settings is covered here. Pre-count, pre-roll, setting up clicks, using time signatures and more.
Basic Record Techniques5:54
Basic preferences and settings that apply to recording both MIDI and audio are covered. Punch in/out, pre and post-roll and cycle mode are demonstrated.
Preferences that apply to recording MIDI and MIDI playback are covered.
Routing & HALion4:58
Learn how to check and set MIDI in and out routing. The HALion Sonic SE plug-in is given a quick tour.
MIDI Record Modes5:44
Preference settings are demoed and the MIDI record modes are all shown.
MIDI Cycle Record Modes5:29
The MIDI cycle record modes are demonstrated.
Preferences & Settings7:10
Project setup settings as well as routing and preferences for audio are covered.
Audio Record Modes6:55
Cubase’s modes of handling overlapping audio when recording are demonstrated.
Take a look at the zoom preferences, techniques and menu items.
This second and final video on zooming covers sliders, pop-up menus, zoom presets and more.
Working with Events
Selection techniques using tools and menu items are covered. Related preferences are explained.
Most every which way to change the length of an event in the work area is covered. The scissors tool and resize modes are demonstrated along with time stretch and sliding contents.
A number of ways to duplicate an event in the work area are demonstrated.
Moving events with the object selection tool, menu items and key commands are explored.
The various types of the snap function are demonstrated.
The Project Window Mixer
The Mixer Pt. 18:45
Learn to pen the mixer and add tracks. Learn references, see redundancies with the track header and inspector. Hide channels in the mixer.
The Mixer Pt. 29:15
See how to hide channels, name and color them. Learn about the expanding view and routing, create channel links and much more.
The Pool Window
The Pool Pt. 15:44
This first video covers the interface and importing audio. Attributes are explained.
The Pool Pt. 26:32
This last video covers preferences, importing from a CD, handling the trash, conform, convert and much more.
FX and Export Audio
Inserts & FX Sends7:47
This video covers instantiating, moving and copying plug-ins in an insert slot. Using an FX channel for reverb and creating a send is shown, as well as how pre and post-fader applies to a send.
VST Amp Rack6:19
The VST Amp Rack plug-in is explained and demonstrated. Learn to set up pedals, select amps, cabinets and more.
Start with preparing the project for a bounce, then explore the Export Audio Mixdown window parameters. See how to bounce a stereo mix mp3 file and create .wav stems.
Presented by DAW superman Doug Zangar, this collection of Cubase 6 video tutorials will show you what you need to know to get up and running fast.
Learn the important fundamentals of Cubase 6, such as window overviews, recording audio and MIDI, editing, exporting your music and much more, in this in-depth collection of tutorial videos. Even the most novice of user can start using Cubase 6 like a pro after watching this series!
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Submitted 8 months ago
Dough is my guru
Groove3 is second to none. I speak german and have tried original Cubase educational material. You do it better.
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Submitted 1 year ago
I have Cubase 8.5 but never having used it before I found the videos for my iteration generally assume you already know certain things, which generally I didn't. It was therefore useful to go back to the "beginning", as it were (as far as videos on Groove3 are concerned) and learn some basic stuff which is still in Cubase. The video's give a good overview. The one, slight, criticism I have is that the presenter has a habit of continually using the word "Bam", which after a while I found grated a bit, but its a minor gripe really. That's the only reason I didn't give it a 5 ! Each to their own vernacular I guess.
I am a: Hobbyist, Musician, Cubase
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