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Hybrid Explained®

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The Basics

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    Tutorial 1

    Introduction

    12:05

    Russ gives you the full guided tour of Hybrid, which is a great place to start exploring all of its features and functions.

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    Tutorial 2

    Navigating Hybrid

    3:50

    Russ shows you how to never get lost and find things fast with this in-depth navigation tour.

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    Tutorial 3

    Presets & Patches

    8:20

    Discover how to find Hybrid sounds fast and save them safely - it's all here in this video.

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    Tutorial 4

    The Common Section

    10:12

    Explore how to dial in your globals just how you like and learn how to set and fix pitch, tuning and more.

Sequencer and Effects

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    Tutorial 5

    Using the Sequencers

    15:22

    See how to create amazing arpeggiators, cool rhythm effects and much more with the sequencers section of Hybrid.

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    Tutorial 6

    Create & Import Your Own Phrase

    2:09

    Be original and create your own MIDI raps and then import them into Hybrid for way cool sounds!

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    Tutorial 7

    Effects

    8:30

    Learn about both insert and master effects and see how they can bring your sounds to life.

Synthesis Sections

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    Tutorial 8

    Oscillators

    8:23

    It all starts with the oscillators, the heart of any synth sound. Russ explains both subtractive and wavetable based synths and their controls.

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    Tutorial 9

    Filter Section

    10:20

    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.

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    Tutorial 10

    Filter Mod Section

    11:51

    See how to warp, mangle and create filter evolutions by learning all about the filter mod section in Hybrid.

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    Tutorial 11

    Filter Env Section

    6:25

    Russ shows how you can use shape your filter with time and velocity to get even more power from your sounds.

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    Tutorial 12

    Mod Env Section

    10:34

    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.

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    Tutorial 13

    Amp Env Section

    5:21

    Russ shows just how useful the Amp Env section is for making long, slow sweeps or fast percussive sounds.

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    Tutorial 14

    Amp Mod Section

    4:08

    Discover how to add tremolo, vibrato, auto-pan and more with the Amp Mod section.

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    Tutorial 15

    LFO Section

    10:46

    Learn all about the LFO section and soon you'll be wobbling your bass and warbling your leads, plus much more.

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    Tutorial 16

    Osc Mod Section

    6:19

    See how to take full control of your sound sources with the Oscillator Modulation section in Hybrid.

Controlling Hybrid

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    Tutorial 17

    Morph Groups

    4:01

    Find out how you can take deeper control of Hybrid using its powerful Morph groups feature.

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    Tutorial 18

    MIDI CC

    2:01

    Forget the mouse and learn to map your favorite hardware keyboard to control Hybrid via MIDI CC messages.

Programming Hybrid

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    Tutorial 19

    Trance Synth

    5:42

    Russ shows you how to get the synth that is at the heart of many top hits, the Trance synth sound.

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    Tutorial 20

    Drums

    5:31

    Discover how to leave the samples behind and create your own synth drums and how to use the sequencer to drive them.

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    Tutorial 21

    Sub Bass

    8:08

    Shake the room as Russ shows you how to build a huge sub bass sound in Hybrid.

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    Tutorial 22

    Retro Arp

    7:47

    Explore how to get that sweet retro synth sound, complete with tuning and noise issues, just like the real thing.

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    Tutorial 23

    Soundscape

    7:00

    Watch Russ use the full power of Hybrid to create a beautiful sound scape right before your eyes.

v2.0 Update

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    Tutorial 24

    The New Preset Browser

    3:44

    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

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    Tutorial 25

    The New Pumper

    3:32

    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

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    Tutorial 26

    The New Filter Options

    4:22

    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.

If you use Hybrid for your productions, you must add this to your video arsenal. See how to harness the power of Hybrid today... Get "Hybrid Explained".

CityZenFrog
Submitted 6 months ago

Amazingly useful!!

This is just one of the best tutorial series I've had so far. If you want to save time and energy on Hybrid, go for it! And although it's meant for Hybrid 1 and 2, it's also extremely useful for Hybrid 3.

I am a: Musician, Producer, Beat Maker, Reaper

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Sacha JL.
Submitted 9 months ago

A must!

Bought a Mpk Mini and it was part of the free software! Was looking for a quick tutorial about the software. After looking on youtube and found barely anything the net came to the rescue and this is why am here!

I am a: Beginner, Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Beat Maker, Sound for Film/TV, Ableton Live

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TRSR_1303
Submitted 9 months ago

Just awesome!

Russ rocks :) The course was really helpful, in sense of getting truly familiar with the unique characteristics of Hybrid, and getting to know this incredible synth even better.

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krafidStudio
Submitted 11 months ago

It is Good as always, but little old, but it has all the basics!

Nice!!!

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Spoq
Submitted 1 year ago

If you don't want to get lost inside Hybrid, get this.

There are a few differences between Hybid 3 and the version on the tutorials (like a second filter) but you will get the basics and not-so-basics of using this wonderfully complex yet elegant synth.

I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Beat Maker, Sound Designer, Game Designer

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nochz19
Submitted 1 year ago

Nice.

Great explanation.

I am a: Hobbyist, Musician, Beat Maker, Sound for Film/TV, FL Studio

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Julian
Submitted 2 years ago

Great courses!

I took a 1 month pass mainly for the Hybrid and Loom courses and I have no regrets, if needed I'll back here again without hesitation. Clear, precise and quiet explanations. Great Courses! Please, upldate for V3!!!

I am a: Beginner

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Buba
Submitted 2 years ago

Good Course

I like this course and waiting to the new part about new features on Hybrid 3

I am a: Semi-Pro, Sound Designer, Producer, Sound for Film/TV

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1. When did you start dabbling in music?

I started young. My father was a Jazz piano player who would play Oscar Peterson on the piano, I would go in as a kid and sit and listen to him in wonder. When he left the room I would try and knock out tunes myself. When I was 15 I swapped my bike for a really bad electric guitar which I went home and plugged into my sister's hi-fi, she was not impressed. From there I started having bands in the garage and the rest, as they say, is history.

2. What training have you had?

As a musician, no formal training, I just picked things up by ear. Over the years I've been lucky to work and play with some of the best musicians around, that rubs off on you, playing with great people means you either get better or get a different job! As a trainer I've done a lot of public speaking, presentations and seminars to groups of anything from 10 to 3,000 people. Again, you either get good or get hungry.

3. When did you get into recording?

When I was 17 I bought myself a Tascam 244 Portastudio, that was a 4 track cassette based recording system that cost around $1800! In those days that was a miracle being able to record and mix on separate tracks. Once I got that then I was hooked, in fact I forgotten the stuff I've bought over the years, I just look music and technology and so recording ticks both of my passion boxes!

4. People you have worked with/for?

It's a long list and to name drop would sound like throwing pans down a stone staircase. I've worked with and for, in a technical and programming capacity UB40, T-Pau, Elton John, The Beat, New Order, Jools Holland, Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Duran Duran, and Japan to name some of those blasts from the past... I'm old!

5. Why are you so good at training people?

I didn't know I was, perhaps it's the combination of my passion for the music and the gear coupled with a genuine desire to help people to use their gear without any barriers. I read the manual as a last resort (often because they are so badly written) so I guess that other's may feel the same, so I try to find a way of making things as simple as possible, I try not to pretend to be an expert, more a guy who's just figured it out. I also have a terrible sense of humour, which means when I train live there are a lot of laughs.

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Hybrid Explained® is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 8.
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Amazingly useful!! This is just one of the best tutorial series I've had so far. If you want to save time and energy on Hybrid, go for it! And although it's meant for Hybrid 1 and 2, it's also extremely useful for Hybrid 3.
Date published: 2017-11-07
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from A must! Bought a Mpk Mini and it was part of the free software! Was looking for a quick tutorial about the software. After looking on youtube and found barely anything the net came to the rescue and this is why am here!
Date published: 2017-08-01
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Just awesome! Russ rocks :) The course was really helpful, in sense of getting truly familiar with the unique characteristics of Hybrid, and getting to know this incredible synth even better.
Date published: 2017-07-26
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from It is Good as always, but little old, but it has all the basics! Nice!!!
Date published: 2017-06-01
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from If you don't want to get lost inside Hybrid, get this. There are a few differences between Hybid 3 and the version on the tutorials (like a second filter) but you will get the basics and not-so-basics of using this wonderfully complex yet elegant synth.
Date published: 2017-03-18
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Nice. Great explanation.
Date published: 2017-03-14
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great courses! I took a 1 month pass mainly for the Hybrid and Loom courses and I have no regrets, if needed I'll back here again without hesitation. Clear, precise and quiet explanations. Great Courses! Please, upldate for V3!!!
Date published: 2016-06-24
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Good Course I like this course and waiting to the new part about new features on Hybrid 3
Date published: 2016-03-10