Chapter 1 : The Basics
Russ gives you the full guided tour of Hybrid, which is a great place to start exploring all of its features and functions.
Russ shows you how to never get lost and find things fast with this in-depth navigation tour.
Discover how to find Hybrid sounds fast and save them safely - it's all here in this video.
Explore how to dial in your globals just how you like and learn how to set and fix pitch, tuning and more.
Chapter 2 : Sequencer and Effects
See how to create amazing arpeggiators, cool rhythm effects and much more with the sequencers section of Hybrid.
Be original and create your own MIDI raps and then import them into Hybrid for way cool sounds!
Learn about both insert and master effects and see how they can bring your sounds to life.
Chapter 3 : Synthesis Sections
It all starts with the oscillators, the heart of any synth sound. Russ explains both subtractive and wavetable based synths and their controls.
If you want to warm up a sound, make it sparkle or evolve over time, Hybrid's filter section is the place you can sculpt the tone just how you want.
See how to warp, mangle and create filter evolutions by learning all about the filter mod section in Hybrid.
Russ shows how you can use shape your filter with time and velocity to get even more power from your sounds.
Not one, two or even three, but four envelopes available for use in sound creation. Russ shows you how to use the powerful Mod Env function.
Russ shows just how useful the Amp Env section is for making long, slow sweeps or fast percussive sounds.
Discover how to add tremolo, vibrato, auto-pan and more with the Amp Mod section.
Learn all about the LFO section and soon you'll be wobbling your bass and warbling your leads, plus much more.
See how to take full control of your sound sources with the Oscillator Modulation section in Hybrid.
Chapter 4 : Controlling Hybrid
Find out how you can take deeper control of Hybrid using its powerful Morph groups feature.
Forget the mouse and learn to map your favorite hardware keyboard to control Hybrid via MIDI CC messages.
Chapter 5 : Programming Hybrid
Russ shows you how to get the synth that is at the heart of many top hits, the Trance synth sound.
Discover how to leave the samples behind and create your own synth drums and how to use the sequencer to drive them.
Shake the room as Russ shows you how to build a huge sub bass sound in Hybrid.
Explore how to get that sweet retro synth sound, complete with tuning and noise issues, just like the real thing.
Watch Russ use the full power of Hybrid to create a beautiful sound scape right before your eyes.
Chapter 6 : v2.0 Update
Russ shows you how to use the new preset browser in Hybrid 2.0 that can help you navigate and organize your sounds quickly and efficiently
If you want to get those cool pumping dance synths then the new pumper is your weapon of choice. Russ shows how you can apply it to various targets to give your sounds energy and movement
Not one but now two filters are included in Hybrid 2.0 - even better with 5 different routing options there are endless filtering possibilities. Russ gives you the full show and tell.
Updated for version 2.0, Pro Tools Instrument legend Russ Hughes is back with this highly anticipated 'Explained' title. Russ takes you through the Hybrid power synth plug-in from start to finish, exploring every part of the synth and finishing off with some sound creation examples that will get your creative juices flowing.
Russ begins with the important basics such as navigating the GUI, and loading and saving presets and patches. He then gets into the powerful sequencer section and insert and master effects. Up next is the heart of the synth, the oscillator sections with all of its filters, amps and mods.
Russ then shows you how to control Hybrid with Morph Groups and MIDI CC messages. Next, Russ gives several sound creation tutorials, showing you how to make various patches from scratch, that will be sure to get your mind racing with creativeness. Wrapping it up, the new version 2.0 features and functions are examined in detail, giving you full coverage of this amazing virtual synth.
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