MASSIVE Tutorial

MASSIVE Explained®

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Chapter 1 : Getting Started

  • Welcome to Massive 1:09

    Welcome to Massive

    Introducing the video series and summary of what will be covered.

  • Massive Overview 4:24

    Massive Overview

    Learn how to launch Massive in standalone mode and set up the audio and MIDI paths as well as explore the Interface and what wavetable synthesis is.

  • Loading Presets 9:07

    Loading Presets

    See how to choose presets via the Browser section and use attributes to narrow down your search.

  • Navigating & Interacting 2:28

    Navigating & Interacting

    Discover how to use pop-up menus, mute buttons for bypassing effects and more.

  • Introduction to Modulation 8:52

    Introduction to Modulation

    Explore what modulation is and how it's implemented in Massive.

  • Signal Flow & Routing 3:05

    Signal Flow & Routing

    Get an understanding of routing and signal flow in Massive by investigating the routing tab in the centre window.

Chapter 2 : The Synth

  • Oscillator Section 16:20

    Oscillator Section

    Get a detailed description of Massive’s oscillator section and more on wavetable synthesis and how it's implemented in Massive.

  • Modulation Oscillator 8:49

    Modulation Oscillator

    Explore the modulation oscillator in Massive and how to use it.

  • Noise Section 4:40

    Noise Section

    Explore the uses and types of noise in Massive.

  • Feedback Section 5:23

    Feedback Section

    Learn what is the feedback section is and what you can use it for.

  • Filter Section 10:40

    Filter Section

    Explore Massive's filter controls and types.

  • Practical Filter Routing 9:26

    Practical Filter Routing

    Discover how to set up Massive’s filters in series and parallel modes and uses for the two different modes.

  • Insert Effects 17:20

    Insert Effects

    Learn about the uses and types of insert effects and how to place them at different points in the signal chain.

Chapter 3 : Output and Master Effects

  • Amp Section 8:07

    Amp Section

    Learn all about amplitude modulation using LFO’s, modulators and envelopes.

  • The Master Effects Section 11:59

    The Master Effects Section

    Explore Massive’s master effects and EQ sections and how to use them.

Chapter 4 : Modulation in Massive

  • Envelopes 20:15


    Discover Massive’s 4 envelopes and how to assign them to different synth parameters.

  • Introducing the Modulators 5:17

    Introducing the Modulators

    Learn about the common controls for the modulators in Massive.

  • The LFO 5:58

    The LFO

    Explore Massive’s LFOs and how to assign them to synth parameters.

  • The Stepper 6:46

    The Stepper

    Learn about Massive’s stepper modulator and how to program step sequenced rhythms.

  • The Performer 6:00

    The Performer

    Discover Massive’s performer modulator and how to program custom patterns.

  • The Macro Control Section 10:41

    The Macro Control Section

    See how to assign Massive’e macro controls to synth parameters as well as for sidechain modulation.

Chapter 5 : The Center Pages

  • Oscillator Page 4:18

    Oscillator Page

    Discover the controls on Massive's oscillator page.

  • Keytracking Oscillator & FIlter 2:34

    Keytracking Oscillator & FIlter

    Watch and learn about the controls on the key tracking oscillator and filter.

  • Voicing Page 8:39

    Voicing Page

    Learn about the voicing page and how to create stacked

  • Global Page 3:17

    Global Page

    Explore the global page and it's features and functions.

Product Overview

This definitive series from MASSIVE guru Laurence Holcombe of Rebel Sonix is going to work you out and turn your brain into a massive pool of knowledge about this incredible virtual instrument! If you use MASSIVE, this series is a must have.

Laurence starts from the beginning covering topics such as window overviews, loading presets, navigating, and signal flow and routing. He then goes deeper with in-depth tutorials about the different sections of the synth, like the oscillator, modulation, noise, feedback, filter and then shows you how to use effects, LFO's, macro control and much, much more.

Native Instruments MASSIVE is truly an awesome virtual instrument heard on tons of tracks on the radio and in clubs. If you want that massive sound, get "MASSIVE Explained" today.

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