Chapter 1: Introducing REAKTOR
Chapter 2: How REAKTOR Thinks
Chapter 3: The Most Powerful Interface
Properties Pt. 1 (12:31)
Properties Pt. 2 (10:15)
Properties Pt. 3 (2:33)
Chapter 4: Understanding Snapshots
Snapshots Demystified Pt. 1 (11:11)
Snapshots Demystified Pt. 2 (13:12)
Snapshots Demystified Pt. 3 (13:20)
Chapter 5: Synthesizers
Carbon 2 Pt. 1 (9:53)
Carbon 2 Pt. 2 (4:56)
Lazerbass Pt. 1 (7:56)
Lazerbass Pt. 2 (15:21)
Oki Computer 2.1 Pt. 1 (10:06)
Oki Computer 2.1 Pt. 2 (9:02)
Chapter 6: Grooveboxes
Sinebeats 2 Pt. 1 (7:53)
Sinebeats 2 Pt. 2 (14:32)
Sinebeats 2 Pt. 3 (5:32)
Limelite Pt. 1 (9:14)
Limelite Pt. 2 (14:52)
Limelite Pt. 3 (13:36)
Chapter 7: Samplers
Beat Slicer 2 (5:15)
Memory Drum 2 Pt. 1 (13:06)
Memory Drum 2 Pt. 2 (6:45)
Random Step Shifter (6:36)
Chapter 8: Behind the Curtain
Native Instruments REAKTOR is noted as being extremely powerful, but extremely complex. REAKTOR guru Brent Kallmer saves the day and shows you the ins and outs with a in-depth series covering the important features and functions of this awesome software suite.
Brent starts at the beginning covering the important basics such as what makes REAKTOR so powerful, I/O Setup, common controls and more. He then describes the differences between Ensembles, Instruments, Macros and Modules. Next Brent demystifies the powerful Browser, Snapshots, Panelsets and Properties.
Going deeper, Brent introduces and tears apart REAKTOR's world class Factory Content, Grooveboxes, and Samplers so you can dive right in and start using them to create your own sounds and music.
Wrapping up the series, Brent pulls back the curtain and demonstrates how to connect instruments, build a simple synth from scratch, and where you can find invaluable resources for expanding REAKTOR's sounds and libraries.
Native Instruments REAKTOR is their sound creation flagship. Don't be overwhelmed by it, let Brent personally show you how to easily navigate the software and create amazing sounds and grooves of your own.
Build your own sonic nuclear reactor now... Watch "REAKTOR Explained" today.
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Submitted 2 months ago
Very helpful, no b.s.
Submitted 1 year ago
Great series... a systematic explanation.
I am a: Professional, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer, Sound Designer, Cakewalk Sonar
Submitted 1 year ago
Thanks so much, I finally understand this incredible piece of software !!!
Submitted 2 years ago
Pretty decent overview of built-in synths/sequence
This is a pretty decent overview of using Reaktor's built-in synths and sequencers as if Reaktor were a program like Reason. If you are interested in using Reaktor primarily as a synth creation tool you can pretty much skip to Tutorial 32, but if you already know the basics of synthesis it's pretty basic. Personally I would like to see more advanced lessons on synth building.
I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician
Submitted 2 years ago
A good introductory course in Reaktor
The course has a complete content on Reaktor and is easy to follow. The video quality is excelent!
I am a: Semi-Pro
Submitted 2 years ago
Great Introduction, but Dated.
The quality of the video production and clarity of Brent Kallmer's instruction are excellent. I'm a recent purchaser of Reaktor 6, and while this series was made for Reaktor 5, a lot of the material still made sense. Unfortunately, Reaktor 6 came with significant updates to the primary and core factory libraries and directory structure, not to mention the interface, so it was difficult if not occasionally impossible to follow along with the tutorial as presented. That said, I still feel like this series provided the kind of foundation I was looking for to start exploring the power of Reaktor 6 on my own. I found diving in to the tutorials contained in the "Building in Primary" manual directly after viewing this series was a logical next step to familiarize myself with the specifics of Reaktor 6 that were not covered in the course.
I am a: Sound Designer, Audio Engineer, Hobbyist, Sound for Film/TV, Musician
Submitted 2 years ago
Excellent introduction to a complex program
Reaktor is deep and complex, but also fun and a good learning tool. Those who know a lot about object oriented programming might do well just poling around. The rest of us can speed up getting to functionality by watching this course. The instructor is clear, crisp, and easy to follow. He explains enough of the otherwise "secrete handshake" bits about navigating the program to get us well started. After finishing this set of videos, I am inspired to dig into the rather massive product documentation and start experimenting on my own. This is one of the best Groove3 courses I have taken, which says a lot since the other courses were very good too.
I am a: Hobbyist
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