Cubase 4: The Essentials

Video Description

Steinberg Cubase is one of the top digital music creation, audio editing, sequencing, and recording DAW's available to audio pros today. Designed for professional musicians, composers and audio engineers, Cubase 4 incorporates newly expanded features with an intuitively designed interface and seamless integration of external audio and MIDI compatible hardware that will undoubtedly speed up your workflow and boost creativity to new levels. With 8 hours of training, musician, long-time Cubase user and Steinberg product specialist, Matthew Loel. T. Hepworth, will not only help beginners learning the basic fundamentals of Cubase with the HA! QuickSTART Overview, but more experienced power-users will benefit from Matthew's great real-life tips and coverage of more advanced topics.

Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1: Introduction 00:00:56
  2. Chapter 3: Installation and Setup 00:06:31
  3. Chapter 4: Launching Cubase The First Time 00:08:02
  4. Chapter 10: Things to Know Before Recording Your Audio 00:10:31
  5. Chapter 11: Recording Your First Audio Track With a Microphone 00:11:38
  6. Chapter 12: Editing Audio Tracks 00:11:50
  7. Chapter 13: Adding Inserts, FX Channels and EQ 00:17:49
  8. Chapter 14: Other Track Types and Their Uses 00:15:23
  9. Chapter 16: Using VST Instruments 00:12:14
  10. Chapter 17: ReWire 00:10:09
  11. Chapter 18: Using Loops 00:11:37
  12. Chapter 20: Undo and Redo 00:05:54
  13. Chapter 22: Automation 00:12:07
  14. Chapter 24: Advanced MIDI Operations 00:15:50
  15. Chapter 25: Using MIDI Functions 00:09:51
  16. Chapter 26: Using Logical Presets 00:07:43
  17. Chapter 27: Advanced Audio Editing 00:09:17
  18. Chapter 28: Freezing 00:08:43
  19. Chapter 29: Mixing to CD, iPod and the Internet 00:14:09
  20. Chapter 30: Conclusion 00:00:30
  21. Chapter 2: QuickStart
    1. Part A, Connecting Sound Card, Mic and MIDI Keyboard, New Project, Adding Audio Track and MIDI Track, Using Transport Window, Se 00:13:25
    2. Part B, Recording Audio Track, Recording MIDI Track, Adding Instrument Track, Using Halion One, Browse Preset, Applying Insert P 00:13:39
  22. Chapter 5: Getting Started With Cubase
    1. Part A, New Project, What a Project Is, What Project Management is and Why It's Important 00:10:02
    2. Part B, Navigating Project Window, Project Window Columns, Viewing Inspector, Viewing Event Infoline, Viewing Overview 00:04:31
    3. Part C, Transport Window, Explanation of Segments of Transport Window and Buttons 00:09:24
    4. Part D, Adding Tracks, Differences Between Audio, MIDI and Instrument Tracks, Using Inspector to Change Track Properties 00:12:11
    5. Part E, Project Window Features, Editing Tools, Snapping, Song Follow, Track Coloring, Zooming 00:10:34
  23. Chapter 6: Operations
    1. Part A, Set-Up ASIO or Core Audio Soundcard, Set-Up Monitoring Preferences, Auto Save Feature, Project Set-Up Settings 00:15:42
    2. Part B, Configuring Soundcard Inputs-Outputs, Cubase Mixer, How Project Window Relates to Mixer Window 00:14:07
  24. Chapter 7: Standard Cubase Conventions
    1. Part A, Keyboard Shortcuts, Using Left-Right Locators, Using Numeric Keypad, Using Key Commands 00:10:55
    2. Part B, Keyboard Shortcuts, The Project Window, Toolbar and Key Commands for Each Tool, Undo-Redo-History 00:08:19
    3. Part C, Importance of Metronome or Click Track, Using Beat Calculator, Using Tempo Track 00:14:12
  25. Chapter 8: Working With MIDI
    1. Part A, What is MIDI and How Used Within Cubase, Difference Between MIDI Sounds and VST Instruments, How to Connect External MID 00:10:23
    2. Part B, Multi-timbral MIDI Operation, Describe Ports-Parts and Channels, Multi-Timbral External MIDI Devices and VST Instruments 00:09:19
  26. Chapter 9: Recording and Editing MIDI and Instrument Tracks
    1. Part A, Creating Track, Assigning MIDI Destination and Recording, Quantizing MIDI, Cycle or Loop Recording, Cut-Copy-Paste, ALT- 00:11:25
    2. Part B, Editing MIDI in Project Window, Key Editor, List Editorr and Score Editor 00:10:16
  27. Chapter 15: The Mixer Window
    1. Part A, The 3 Levels of the Mixer, Showing-Hiding Tracks, Inputs and Extended Mixer Settings 00:12:58
    2. Part B, Setup Group Channels, Input-Output Assignments, Assigning Multiple Tracks to Group Channels, Cut-Copy-Paste for Track Pa 00:08:24
  28. Chapter 19: The Pool
    1. Part A, Defining Cubase Pool, How Pool Relates to DAW Program, 3 Different Pool Folders, Recovering Older Takes, EmPartying Tras 00:10:47
    2. Part B, Minimizing Audio Files, How Pool Relates to Proper Project Management, How to Consolidate Project 00:08:20
    3. Why Naming Your Tracks is So Important 00:05:05
  29. Chapter 21: Record Modes
    1. Part A, Linear Recording Mode, 3 Different Record Modes, Differences Between MIDI and Audio Linear Mode Recording 00:10:31
    2. Part B, Cycle Record Modes, 5 Cycle Record Modes, Differences Between MIDI and Audio Cycle Mode Recording, Using Stacked Record 00:17:05
  30. Chapter 23: Advanced MIDI Editing
    1. Part A, Key Editor, Key Editor Tools, Editing Note Data, Velocity Data and Other Controller Data, Step Recording, Edit-In-Place 00:17:30
    2. Part B, Drum Editor, Drum Editor Tools, Editing Drum Note Data and Drum Note Velocity Data 00:05:46
    3. Part C, List Editor, List Editor Tools, Editing Note Data, Velocity Data and Other Controller Data 00:04:23

Product Information

  • Title: Cubase 4: The Essentials
  • Author(s): Matthew Loel T. Hepworth
  • Release date: November 2009
  • Publisher(s): Total Training
  • ISBN: 00320090132SI