Trillian Tutorial

Trilian Explained®

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Chapter 1: The Big Picture

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    Birds Eye View (5:50)


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    The Header & Utility Menu (6:12)


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    Memory Management (6:28)


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    Working with the Browsers (6:20)


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    Preview Load & the Stepper Buttons (6:03)


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    Projects & Favorites (4:25)


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    Round Robin & Legato Samples (6:42)


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    Release Samples (5:30)


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    Sample Thinning (5:48)


Chapter 2: Working with Patches

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    Main Page Controls (4:57)


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    Customizing the Main Page Controls (5:09)


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    Saving Patches (6:03)


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    Editing Tags (5:56)


Chapter 3: The Arpeggiator

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    Creating Patterns (5:17)


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    Saving & Editing Patterns (4:13)


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    Trigger Settings (4:30)


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    Modes & Groove Lock (8:11)


Chapter 4: Using Trilian Multi Timbrally

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    Setting Up Multis (5:05)


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    Live Mode Using The Mouse (4:19)


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    Live Mode / Key Select (6:58)


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    Live Mode / Latch & Trigger (7:19)


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    Stack Mode (8:17)


Chapter 5: Under the Hood

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    Soundsource Controls (11:43)


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    The Filter Section (10:27)


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    Dual Filters (6:23)


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    Working with Envelopes (13:18)


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    Modulation (11:11)


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    Working with LFOs (8:52)


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    Common Controls (5:55)


Chapter 6: Production Tips and Ideas

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    A Joyful Noise (5:34)


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    Compression (6:05)


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    Host Automation (7:07)


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    Groove Lock (4:35)


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    Signing Off (2:49)


Learn Spectrasonics amazing Trilian inside and out! DAW super whiz Eli Krantberg takes you deep into the Trilian bass module, showing you the important basics and advanced features and functions like no other.

Eli starts with detailed overviews of the Trilian user interface and then covers the basics such as memory management, working with the browsers, main page controls, saving and editing patches to name a few. He then dives into using the powerful arpeggiator, using Trilian multi-timbrally, Live and Stack Modes, using filters, envelopes, LFO's and much more. He finally wraps it up with creative production tips & ideas that will give inspiration to you and your productions when using Trilian.

If you have Spectrasonic Trilian you owe it to yourself and your productions to get the most out of it. Become a master of the virtual bass, get "Trilian Explained" today.


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greg smith
Submitted 4 days ago

A very useful tutorial

This is nicely helping me to jump-start the data as to how to make Trilian work smoothly- Thanks Eli!

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RickD
Submitted 8 months ago

Great!

This series really covers so many options of Trillian in great detail. Even explaining a vast amount of sound design. For someone that was not well awesome of terms LFO / Enveloppe etc. this was really helpful.

I am a: Beginner, Hobbyist, Beat Maker, Studio One

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Sparrow
Submitted 10 months ago

Much Appreciated

I just bought Spectrasonics Trilian. Groove 3 is my go to website for learning my new software instruments. I'm grateful for these tutorials.

I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Pro Tools

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Karl H
Submitted 2 years ago

very good

helpful

I am a: Semi-Pro, Producer, Studio One

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Maidenas
Submitted 2 years ago

Very helpful and nicely explained!

The Best place to learn from!

I am a: Professional, Musician, Producer, Sound for Film/TV, Ableton Live, Logic Pro

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gabehizer
Submitted 2 years ago

Very Detailed Explanation

Amazingly thorough explanation of Trilian. Very helpful!

I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician

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fast fingers
Submitted 2 years ago

Excellent tutorial!!

The Trillian tutorial is in-depth. Each segment is logically structured, comprehensible and paced in a way that makes it easy to absorb all the information. Eli Krantz is one of the best tutors out there.

I am a: Producer, Professional, Musician

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droid
Submitted 2 years ago

Trillian

Not had the time to watch all of this as i have bought a couple of others done by the same man and wow does he know his stuff, he is like a walking, Trillion encyclopaedia .I have no doubt i will know a lot more than when i started. I like to download them so i have them for reference, they are listed well in to smaller sections so easy to find the one that may be be of help.I will probably copy this review and stick it on the other ones i have bought as not much more can be added. If you want a really in-depth tutorial of any product, this is your man.

I am a: Hobbyist

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Bill R
Submitted 3 years ago

Great Tutorial!

Trillian is a really deep plug-in. This video helps me get the most out of it. Eli explains in a very easy to understand way. Brought my attention to many features I didn't fully understand. Well worth your time.

I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician

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1. When did you start dabbling in music?

I started playing drums in high school at age fourteen. Like most kids my age around then, I was into progressive rock. Genesis, Emerson Lake and Palmer, and Yes. They rocked my world. A few short years later though, my musical life changed. While studying music in college I discovered Charlie Parker, Milt Jackson, Sonny Stitt, and John Coltrane. Milt Jackson spoke to me in such a profound way that it left me no choice but to take up vibraphone.

These great players, along with  drummers like Philly Joe Jones, Max Roach, Art Blakey, and Elvin Jones changed not only the way I thought about drumming, but also music - and by extension, life - as a whole. I realized life was meant to be a creative endeavor. The idea of improvising based on a loose set of guidelines and rules permeated into my psyche even when I wasn't holding a pair of drumsticks or mallets. But if I am going to be perfectly truthful, I have to hold Henry Miller and Woody Allen equally responsible for shaping the way I view and experience the world around me. 

2. What training have you had?

I am currently an Apple certified Logic Pro. Young and cocky, and armed with only a partial University degree, I dropped out of school and  began playing steady commercial hotel engagements and jazz gigs when I could. This went on for many years until I decided it was time to complete my degree - which I ultimately did with a major in Political Science and a minor in music. 

It was at this point that I formed my current band Nightshift. We are going in to our twenty third year now - playing commercial one nighters like weddings, corporate events, etc. Don't turn your nose up at it though - it has allowed me a wonderful quality of life. It gave me the freedom to go back to school and complete a post graduate degree in Communications Studies - all the while supporting myself by playing weddings.

3. When did you get into recording?

It was in this graduate program - in the early nineties - that I found myself drawn to the fledgling emerging universe of hard disc recording and midi sequencing. Based on nothing more than the recommendation of one of my band mates who had an old Atari, I jumped in head first and bought a Mac LC ll, along with a version 1.1 of what was then Notator Logic. I had no idea what I was getting myself into. But, in hindsight, it was a decision of epic importance in my life - shaping my future as much as the music of Milt Jackson and Charlie Parker did fifteen years prior. 

I opened up my own commercial home studio in 1998 and began doing a variety of projects, working on radio jingles, artist CD projects, and whatever came my way. A couple of years later a colleague called me up - desperate. He was working at a post production house and one of the editors had just quit. They were doing audio post for a weekly TV series and needed a Pro Tools editor - and fast! And so, once again, I jumped in head first into what would ultimately open up my world even more - the world of Pro Tools. 

4. People you have worked with/for?

Focusing on Logic, I built up a small but loyal client base and my phone kept ringing for Logic tech support and instruction. Film composers and studio owners all over the city were calling me. Even the music stores were giving out my phone number at this point! This kind of stuff becomes a self fulfilling prophecy. The more of it you do, the more calls you get to keep doing it. At least that's the way it should be!

As my Logic chops kept growing, I was hired by an old buddy of mine, Len Sasso, who was then an associate editor at Electronic Musician magazine, and began writing some columns for them. I had a blast doing them - and really learned to focus and express my thoughts in a concise and clear manner. This lead to a collaboration with LA based composer Terry Michael Huud on the 2006 film called Civic Duty - which was certainly one of the highlights of my professional life as a composer. 

5. Why are you so good at training people?

I wake up every day excited to boot up, and create. Whether it's instructional videos, creating music, working with a studio client, performing with my band, or teaching at the schools - my days are filled with what I love doing. Enriched by the stimulation and creative freedom this modern music making software brings to my life. I bring that excitement and passion to each and every training product I create. My years of experience both using and teaching these programs has taught me the best way to make the user comfortable with these complex programs.

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Trilian Explained® is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 9 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from A very useful tutorial This is nicely helping me to jump-start the data as to how to make Trilian work smoothly- Thanks Eli!
Date published: 2018-12-11
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great! This series really covers so many options of Trillian in great detail. Even explaining a vast amount of sound design. For someone that was not well awesome of terms LFO / Enveloppe etc. this was really helpful.
Date published: 2018-04-20
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Much Appreciated I just bought Spectrasonics Trilian. Groove 3 is my go to website for learning my new software instruments. I'm grateful for these tutorials.
Date published: 2018-02-22
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from very good helpful
Date published: 2017-04-28
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very helpful and nicely explained! The Best place to learn from!
Date published: 2017-04-18
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very Detailed Explanation Amazingly thorough explanation of Trilian. Very helpful!
Date published: 2016-10-07
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Excellent tutorial!! The Trillian tutorial is in-depth. Each segment is logically structured, comprehensible and paced in a way that makes it easy to absorb all the information. Eli Krantz is one of the best tutors out there.
Date published: 2016-08-10
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Trillian Not had the time to watch all of this as i have bought a couple of others done by the same man and wow does he know his stuff, he is like a walking, Trillion encyclopaedia .I have no doubt i will know a lot more than when i started. I like to download them so i have them for reference, they are listed well in to smaller sections so easy to find the one that may be be of help.I will probably copy this review and stick it on the other ones i have bought as not much more can be added. If you want a really in-depth tutorial of any product, this is your man.
Date published: 2016-06-25
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great Tutorial! Trillian is a really deep plug-in. This video helps me get the most out of it. Eli explains in a very easy to understand way. Brought my attention to many features I didn't fully understand. Well worth your time.
Date published: 2016-03-15
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