SONAR X1 - Advanced Workshop is a video tutorial that goes beyond simple training on how to get up and running using SONAR X1. This is a compilation of advanced workshop videos that provides an in-depth exploration of techniques - the kind that you would expect of a master workshop, which will give you real insight into some of the more advanced techniques that you can do with SONAR X1.
SONAR X1 - Advanced Workshop is a DVD takes on a range of subjects that includes vintage effects emulation, repairing damaged tracks, mastering within SONAR, constructing a looper in SONAR with unique features, and much, much more. This is Cakewalk's first official video tutorial. SONAR X1 - Advanced Workshop is 100 minutes in length and contains 31 video tutorials in 5 main areas of focus.
Better Workflow and Creativitiy
Video 1, "Introducing Skylight," shows you how to get better workflow and creativity using SONAR's new Skylight interface. This tutorial shows you how to work with the new interface and how it really streamlines your workflow. Video 2, "Creating Screensets," gives you the ability to combine certain functionalities together to get the most from your session. Whether you are mixing or fine tuning, each project can have up to 10 screensets of common layouts. This video will show you how to put them together to make your working with SONAR easier.
Video 3, "Editing with Smart Tools," one of SONAR's newest tool that works across all views and has the ability to switch functionality depending on where you use it in relation to what you want to edit. Here you will see how this tool will affect your editing capabilities. Video 4, "Object-oriented editing," allows you to select a single part of a track- right down to a single note, to create as an object. You can then add an effect to that object and merge it back into the track where the effect will be applied.
Video 5, "Enter the Matrix View," will give you another way to look at a track as well as a loop based improvisation method to compose and perform music. The matrix view contains rows and columns of cells and the cells contain loops or one shots. This tutorial takes you through working with the Matrix View and how to use it to compose a song. Video 6, "Arpeggiator meets percussion," and has the ability to create interesting percussion patterns. Here you will see how to use the TTS-1 virtual instrument to work with MIDI files to create no limit to the number of percussion sound combinations you can create.