Adobe Audition Tutorial: Third Party VST Management
Mar03

Adobe Audition Tutorial: Third Party VST Management

In this video tutorial I will show you how to add third party VSTs to Adobe Audition CC 2017! I have been using Creative Cloud for a while. Love it. As I am an audio engineer of sorts I tend to stick to Ableton Live. However, today I figured I would get in and check out Audition. While messing about I went to load a third party VST audio effect into the Effects Rack and I couldn’t. The VST and VST3 menu items were there, but...

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Photoshop Tutorial: How I Make My Thumbnails Sexy AF
Dec05

Photoshop Tutorial: How I Make My Thumbnails Sexy AF

This is a quick Photoshop tutorial about how I make my youtube and blog post thumbnails. This was made to show a friend that was asking, but I made the video public… cuz, why not?? This is newby material, so if you consider yourself above a beginner by any stretch of the imagination, you don’t need to waste your time here! Watch the Video...

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[Fixed] Adobe Media Encoder CC 2017 “Media Offline” Error
Nov04

[Fixed] Adobe Media Encoder CC 2017 “Media Offline” Error

This is how to fix the¬†Adobe Media Encoder CC 2017 “Media Offline” Error when Queuing from Premiere Pro CC 2017. Though, this probably works with the earlier versions too. I just updated to CC 2017 and everything looked really great. Loving the quicker start times. ūüôā However, when I finished up my first project in Premiere Pro and queued my sequences for rendering in Adobe Media Encoder things took a turn for the worse....

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Saber – a Free After Effects Plug-In  [demo / tutorial]
May04

Saber – a Free After Effects Plug-In [demo / tutorial]

Andrew Kramer, fresh of working on Star Wars, has released a free Adobe After Effects plug-in for generating energy beams, light sabers, portals, and more… Go Download Now -> VideoCopilot.net I just tried it out and it is really easy to use for how awesome the final product is! Our sweet new energy plug-in is available right now for free! Check out the tutorial and start downloading! Staying up for two days straight is not...

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After Effects: Free App Hands (Alpha Clips & Project File)
Feb16

After Effects: Free App Hands (Alpha Clips & Project File)

Download the After Effects template for an App Promo Video including 6 pre-keyed hand movements with Alpha Channels. I recently built a downward facing camera stand for some upcoming tutorials. I wanted to test it out. So, I figured why not try to shoot some app hands over a green screen as a fun project. Everything came out really nice so I figured why not give away the hand clips with the alpha channels. If you download the zip file...

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Hiding Text in an Audio File
Feb01

Hiding Text in an Audio File

This is how to quickly and easily add a short text message to an .WAV or .MP3 audio file. You will need Photoshop, or another program that allows for the manipulation of .RAW files. A full written tutorial is below the video. Watch the Video Tutorial Written Tutorial Below the Video To hide the message First thing we need to do is find the right audio file. Now, I find that some crazy glithcy or atmospheric audio hides the message the...

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Tutorial: Hiding Text in Images [2 very simple methods]
Feb01

Tutorial: Hiding Text in Images [2 very simple methods]

These are two extremely easy to accomplish methods of hiding text in your images. Though, they do¬†work if no one is looking to find hidden messages. Be warned these are entry level ninja skills. I am not claiming them to be ground breaking. If you are already know these methods I don’t need to hear about it. Move on to the higher level trickery on this site!! Watch the Video Tutorial Written Tutorial Below the Video Method...

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The Human Traffic Meme Generator | House Edition
Dec21

The Human Traffic Meme Generator | House Edition

Another meme generator from our favorite movie Human Traffic, this time for House Music! Due to the overwhelming success of the¬†Human Traffic D&B Meme Generator¬†I figured I would make a house version. This time the gang are dancing in a club having the time of their lives. You track should be warped or at 131 bpm. You will need After Effects CC to open the project file, but if you don’t have CC, but an earlier version or...

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The Human Traffic D&B Meme Generator
Dec21

The Human Traffic D&B Meme Generator

This is an After Effects Meme Template to Promo¬†any D&B Music! Human traffic is a cult classic amongst us that were going to ‚Äúraves‚ÄĚ and warehouse parties back in the 90s. There are so many meme-able scenes it would take up too much time to write about here. I think it best you go and watch it and appreciate it in all its glory. What we have here is the Human Traffic D&B Meme Generator. I have but up the scene where Koop drops...

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Photoshop Tutorial: Make Animated GIFs from Video
Nov25

Photoshop Tutorial: Make Animated GIFs from Video

This is how to quickly and easily make animated GIFs from Videos using photoshop CC! Now that facebook is allowing animated GIFs from anywhere I figure it is a good time to make a tutorial demonstrating how you can quickly and easily make them. Video Tutorial at the Bottom of the Post Here is the GIF we will be making. The process First you need to find something worth making into a GIF. I like music, so this one seemed like a good...

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After Effects Template | Modern Audio React
Apr29

After Effects Template | Modern Audio React

Download this Free Modern Audio React Template for Your Music Promo Videos! **UPDATE** The new download has fixed the music cutting at 3:55 issues. I suggest downloading that, but if you would rather fix the problems yourself below is how! You will need to right click on the “Music Comp” and choose Composition Settings. At the bottom you will see the time length.. it will say 3:55.. change it to suit your needs. You will...

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After Effects Music Promo Template [Free]
Nov27

After Effects Music Promo Template [Free]

A simple to use After Effects music promo template! Facebook has just started allow videos to reach far more people than any other kind of post. That was the driving force for this template. It is simple to use, quick to change, fast to render, and sleek in design. It features a turn table that spins. The record arm moves across the vinyl slowly, but normally. There is editable text with a drop shadow on the back wall. Also, a smooth...

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After Effects | GoPro | Remove Fish Eye | Motion Tracking
Oct16

After Effects | GoPro | Remove Fish Eye | Motion Tracking

How to Remove GoPro’s Fisheye in After Effects to Properly Motion Track Footage! I have been playing around with motion tracking and my new GoPro for a little bit now. It didn’t take me long to figure out that the fish eye effect in all GoPros was messing up the result. The thing is I kind of liked the fish eye effect. Luckily I found a very formative tutorial on how to remove the fish eye, export for motion tracking in...

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Ableton Tutorial: Syncing Audio & Video [Part 1]
Jul03

Ableton Tutorial: Syncing Audio & Video [Part 1]

Syncing Audio & Video РPart 1 | Making the Guide Track! When I was a kid growing up I wanted to make trailers for movies. Sometimes it seems like the trailer is better than the movies themselves. I figured, having AE and Ableton, why not try to make some? I have already started with a strictly sound fx and tonal piece, which you can check out here. You can also check out how I made the deep brass fx hit featured in the...

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After Effects Tutorial: Syncing Audio & Video [Part 2]
Jul03

After Effects Tutorial: Syncing Audio & Video [Part 2]

Syncing Audio & Video РPart 2 | Syncing the Video! Ok, now that we have made our guide track it is time to open up Adobe After Effects to get to work syncing the music to video cuts and fades by using the visual cues of the guide track. Learn how to make the guide track here, or download it and the original footage from the grey box below. This is what we are going to make.. although, the tutorial version will be a bit...

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Protected: Ableton Tutorial: Syncing Audio & Video [Part 3]
Jul03

Protected: Ableton Tutorial: Syncing Audio & Video [Part 3]

Syncing Audio & Video РPart 3 | Making the Outline! This video is more of a walk-through than a tutorial. Due to my shit computer not being able to handle anything while recording the screen and time issues I found this was the best way. However,  if you have Live 9 go ahead and download the source files. Everything is in there.. including the video. All the drums, instruments and fx I use are frozen so they will work, even...

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After Effects : Audio React Template v.2
Feb18

After Effects : Audio React Template v.2

Download it for free, but you can always “donate” ūüėČ This is the second version of my audio react template. The first one was a bit… well, dull. This version is just the template. It’s full HD (1920 x 1080), easily customized, and totally free! Just help me out by sharing my blog. Although, I do highly suggest watching the video tutorials as I go through the whole process of dealing with the audio spectrum...

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After Effects CS4 Tutorial – Making an Audio React Template
May07

After Effects CS4 Tutorial – Making an Audio React Template

Audio Spectrum Reaction Graphics –¬†Version 1 In these tutorials we will make an audio react template to spice up your youtube music videos. We will use wiggle expressions, a time/clock expression, the audio spectrum effect, and some other design elements to make the video below, which can very easily be customized. ¬†Make sure to download the source files to follow along and watch all three parts! This is a 3 video tutorial...

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Tutorial: Hiding a Secret Text Message in an Audio File
Oct29

Tutorial: Hiding a Secret Text Message in an Audio File

Tell Me Your Secrets to Dubstep Bass! I found a youtube channel called Vsauce. You need to check it out! It’s awesome! While watching on of their videos I learned how to hide a secret message inside an MP3 file. I thought, my blog is about music, this is about music, why not share just this part of this video with my friends. This is that video. *You will need Photoshop or another program that can read and edit .RAW files. What...

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