Structure Tutorial

Structure Explained®

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    Get a basic overview of Structure. See how to load it, learn about the interface, what a patch is, how to load patches, various options in Structure's preferences and much more.

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    Discover advanced navigation techniques in Structure. See how load patches and libraries from different places on your computer, how to create 'Favorites', how to drag loops from the timeline into Structure and much more.

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    Parts Overview

    Learn all about 'Parts' in Structure and how they are affected by the different parameters such as Transpose, Pitch, Mono Mode and many more.

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    Part Filters

    Explore the endless filtering possibilities in Structure and how they can make your sounds fatter and more interesting.

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    Part Amplifiers

    Discover how Structure's Part Amplifier section is used to control the length and duration of your sounds.

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    Part Modulation

    See how Structure's in-depth Modulation Matrix can be used to turn your otherwise plain sounds into dynamic sonic masterpieces.

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    Part Output FX

    Learn how to apply effects to a Part's Output Section to create deeper and more interesting sounds. See how to share effects to save CPU resources and more.

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    Create a Part & Patch

    See an in-depth look on how to turn audio of individual electric guitar notes played in Pro Tool's timeline into a beautiful sounding patch and part in Structure. Discover how Structure recognizes numbers in the file name and assigns a MIDI note number accordingly, how to tune individual samples to a reference pitch, apply effects and much more.

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    Smart Knobs

    Learn all about Structure's powerful Smart Knobs feature that allows you to easily assign various parameters for easy tweaking and automation control.

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    Key Switches

    Explore Structure's in-depth Key Switching features that allow you to create more interesting patches and or more variation to your sound.

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    Modulation & LFO

    Discover Structure's awesome LFO section and what it can do for your patches. See how it can affect panning, modulation and more.

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    Using Zones

    Learn all about Structure's Zones and how to use them to create more complex patches.

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    Building Drum Kits

    Get the lowdown on creating drum kits in Structure. See how to map individual sounds and set amplitude, decay, velocities, hi-hat mode for realistic hi-hat sample control and much more.

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    Make a Magic Pad

    Watch Russ create a wondrous sounding complex pad patch in Structure that responds to your slightest touch, tempo and nuance. Russ applies everything you've learned so far to create the 'Magic Pad'.

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    Using Effects

    Russ goes in-depth into Structure's exhaustive effects section and routing. See what you can really do with Structure's effects.

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    The REX Player

    See how you can import and utilize REX files within Structure. Discover how you can then replay them differently and create something entirely new… truly endless possibilities!

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    The Waveform Editor

    Russ wraps up the series with an in-depth look at Structure's powerful Sample Waveform Editor where you'll learn about it's features and functions, creating fade ins and outs, setting loop points, cross-fades and more.

Product Overview

Presented by AIR Users Blog founder and Pro Tools maven Russ Hughes, "Structure Explained" is your solution to the sometimes puzzling virtual sampler, Structure.

This in-depth series is for beginner to intermediate users of the full version of Structure and will reveal many of its powerful features and functions. Learn how to easily navigate its windows and menus, load and create patches and parts, apply filters, modulation, effects, utilize "Smart Knobs", key switching, build custom drum kits and much more.

If you want to get the most out of the full version of Pro Tool's amazing virtual sampler Structure, look no further. "Structure Explained" will enable you to work Structure like a pro and elevate your sounds and productions to the next level. Solve the Structure puzzle today...

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Structure Explained® is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 9 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from great helps a lot
Date published: 2020-09-12
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great help in figuring structure out! Russ does a great job! Not a lot of tutorials on the Air stuff around, glad that Groove has these! Thanks!
Date published: 2020-02-13
Rated 3.0 out of 5 by from so so The video was somewhat helpful, but it would be nice if the instructor new how to play more urban music, and showed it more as a sampler. Chopping and slicing up samples and loops to create a whole new sound.
Date published: 2019-05-10
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Excellent! Structure offers great potential for sound manipulation and the author offers some very inspiring examples. All the main aspects of the controls are clearly explained, making for informative and entertaining viewing.
Date published: 2017-12-08
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Fantastic, if a little outdated. Would love a look into the new features of version 2.0, but these videos definitely help you get off the ground.
Date published: 2017-07-14
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from great learning video this video from groove 3 was as good as most of them and I own a lot of them.My only problem with the video was from the audio in which seemed he was not using a pop filter.I have to admit the constant pops of the word parts and patches which he said a lot got a little annoying,but other than that I'm glad I bought this video and once again I learned a lot from groove 3 videos
Date published: 2017-04-23
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from very helpful I love Groove3 its my go to tutorial site.
Date published: 2017-03-31
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very helpful I have watched two videos so far and find the videos very helpful. I can tell I am going to learn a lot more going through the rest of the videos. Looking forward to it.
Date published: 2016-11-20
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Makes it easy to start with structure worth the money. great overview. nice examples. good quality.
Date published: 2016-09-26
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