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UVI Workstation Jump Start

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    Tutorial 1

    Get Going Fast

    5:38

    Russ shows you how to get up and running fast and play some sounds from the UVI Workstation.

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    Tutorial 2

    Under the Hood

    5:46

    See how to set-up MIDI, audio and all the other behind the scenes settings that will ensure everything is working just as it should.

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    Tutorial 3

    Creating Your First Track

    12:12

    In this video Russ shows you how to get UVI Workstation working in your DAW as a multichannel sound player using sounds, loops and effects.

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    Tutorial 4

    Using Loops

    7:46

    Explore loading loops and working with them in UVI Workstation. By the end of this video you'll be able to load multiple loops and drag and drop MIDI and Audio.

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    Tutorial 5

    Using Separate Outputs

    2:54

    Why settle for stereo when you have 32 channels of audio to play with. In this session find out how to route your audio to separate channels and then use your favorite plug-ins to process it.

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    Tutorial 6

    Finding Sounds

    5:54

    Learn to find sound fast and audition them using all the options available - this lesson will make sure you never lose a sound again.

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    Tutorial 7

    Expert Mode

    4:57

    There's no better way to use UVI Workstation than in Expert Mode. Find out how to split, stack and send sounds to the outputs you need.

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    Tutorial 8

    Power Loops

    5:16

    Russ shows how you can stack loops fast, add effects and create cool, complex loops. This is a must for those wanting to make hot beats.

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    Tutorial 9

    The Arpeggiator

    11:31

    The UVI Workstation arpeggiator is a powerful tool for those wanting to make rhythmic musical patterns. This extended video explains every part of this feature rich arpeggiator and gives users the tools to make some amazing patterns.

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    Tutorial 10

    The Effects

    6:35

    Learn to add sparkle, sheen, rumbling bass, squash, mangle and distort. All of this is possible if you know how to use the effects on parts, aux and master channels.

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    Tutorial 11

    MIDI Learn

    2:11

    Map your favorite hardware controller to the UVI parts, it's easy to do - Russ shows you how in quick and easy video.

The UVI Workstation may be free, but it is one of the most powerful playback plug-ins ever created, working both in standalone mode and in all top DAWs. Synth and DAW master Russ Hughes shows you all you need to know to get it up and running fast, all in just a little over an hour.

Russ begins with setting up the UVI Workstation and looking "under the hood" at its design and architecture. Next he shows you how to create your first track in your DAW, using loops and separate outputs. Then Russ shows you how to use the browser to find sounds, reveals "Expert Mode", how to stack loops and add effects, use the powerful built-in arpeggiator and much more.

If you want to use the UVI Workstation in your productions, Russ shows you how in this awesome Jump Start series. Watch today.

DK072257
Submitted 1 year ago

Wheres the Windows version

To start off with he goes into the setup for Mac.... I never could find "File" anything on my UVI Workstation. Perhaps it just needs to be updated

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gamb123
Submitted 2 years ago

good general uvi tutorial

good tutorial of uvi workstation...but users need to be aware that buying different uvi instruments will change the function and layout of uvi workstation.

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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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UVI Workstation Jump Start is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Wheres the Windows version To start off with he goes into the setup for Mac.... I never could find "File" anything on my UVI Workstation. Perhaps it just needs to be updated
Date published: 2016-09-18
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from good general uvi tutorial good tutorial of uvi workstation...but users need to be aware that buying different uvi instruments will change the function and layout of uvi workstation.
Date published: 2016-06-07