Synthesizers and Samplers Explained: Part 4 - Samplers

Matt Hayes, Recording and Mixing Engineer

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5 Lessons (1h 13m)
    • 1. Intro To Samplers Video

      9:33
    • 2. Loading Samples Video

      12:47
    • 3. Creating Samples Video

      17:12
    • 4. Mapping Samples Video

      19:29
    • 5. Using DSP On Samples Video

      14:05

About This Class

Musicians, Producers, Audio Engineers, Beat Makers, and Artists: Odds are you have used a sampler and a synthesizer already. These instruments do amazing things, but do you truly understand what you are doing when you turn those knobs and push those buttons? Or are you just trying stuff until it sounds cool?

I can help you take the guess work out of that, as well as improve your workflow when making music. Whether you use hardware instruments or plug-ins, these controls and concepts are universal to every synthesizer and sampler. If you are creating using music software such as FL Studio, Logic, Pro Tools, Reason, Nuendo, Cubase, MPC Renaissance, etc., it doesn't matter. Again, these concepts are universal.

In the fourth section here, I show how to create sampler instruments from scratch.