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Vendor The Complete Axe-Fx III Master Class with Cooper Carter - v2.0 UPDATE NOW AVAILABLE

ccroyalsenders

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THE COMPLETE AXE-FX III MASTER CLASS WITH COOPER CARTER
https://classes.coopercarter.com/axe-fx-iii-master-class-with-cooper-carter

In twelve hours of studio instruction, we go deep into the mind of the machine, recreating classic sounds, sculpting new tones, building presets, and learning how to dial in effects quickly and with confidence. Throughout the class, I'll be sharing some of the tips and tricks I've developed over years of working in the studio and onstage with bands like Dream Theater, Journey, Maroon 5, Avenged Sevenfold, and dozens of others who rely on the Axe-Fx for their tone. The $120 studio pass grants access to the complete course including all lesson modules, content on the new FC series of foot controllers, and all the presets created during the class.

VERSION 2.0 UPDATE CLASS SYLLABUS

Introduction & Philosophy

The Axe-Fx III in 2019: Welcome to V 2.0
Introduction & Philosophy

Initial Setup & The Setup Menus
Initial Setup & Gear Considerations
FC Controller Settings
Global Settings
The Input Screen
Audio & USB/AES Settings
The Pedal Page
The IR Capture Screen
MIDI/Remote Settings
Utilities
Setting Up the Tuner

Basics of the Grid & Dialing in a Clean Tone
Introduction to Axe-Edit & The Grid
Routing Best Practices & Templates
Dialing in a Clean Tone
Adding in Reverb
Dialing in Compression
The Basics of Delay
Dialing in Chorus & Further Refinements
The Perform Tabs

Dialing in an Edge of Breakup Tone
Dialing in an Edge of Breakup Tone Pt. I
Dialing in an Edge of Breakup Tone Pt. II
Organic Reverb Techniques
Exploring Compression
Exploring Edge of Breakup Drive
Creating an Ambient Space
Tremolo
The Rotary Speaker
The Perform Tab

Dialing in a Classic Rock Tone
Introduction to Dialing in a Classic Rock Tone
Dialing in a Classic Rock Tone
Exploring Drives & Reverbs
Delays
Exploring Thickening Effects
The Perform Tab

Dialing in a High Gain Tone
Dialing in a High Gain Tone
Dialing in Delay & Reverb
Making It Sound Huge
Exploring the Enhancer
Flangers
Dialing in a Wah Pedal
Exploring the Plex Delay
The Perform Tab

Introduction to Scenes & Channels
Introduction to Scenes & Channels
The Block Library & Global Blocks
Consolidating Four Presets into One Rig of Power
Special Considerations with Scenes & Parallel Routing
Exploring Wah Channels
Best Practices for Presets with Scenes
Thoughts on Consolidating Presets

Building a Live Preset with Scenes
Dialing in a Live Tone
Refining a Live Tone
Exploring the Compressor
Sculpting a Lead
Adding More Effects
Exploring the Rotary
Even More Effects
Building Gig Scenes
The Virtual Cap & Pitch Block
High & Low Cutting the Cabinet Block for Live Performance
Live Performance Controls

Recreating the "Amp in the Room" Sound
Introduction to Recreating the "Amp in the Room" Sound
Recreating the Amp in the Room Sound Pt. I - Dialing in the Tone
Recreating the Amp in the Room Sound Pt. II - EQ Methods
Recreating the Amp in the Room Sound Pt. II - Cabinet Block Methods

Advanced Amp Parameters
Exploring Advanced Amp Parameters
Exploring Supply Sag
Exploring the Variac

Using Multiple Amp Blocks
Introduction to Using Multiple Amps
Setting Up Eight Amps in One Preset & the Multiplexer
Live Mixing Between Amps

Creating a Sound on Sound
Creating a Sound on Sound Pt. I - Dialing in Two Parallel Tones
Creating a Sound on Sound Pt. II - Implementing Modifier Curves

Using Multiple Inputs for Multiple Instruments
Introduction to Multiple Inputs & Running Two Inputs into the Axe-Fx III
Running an Acoustic & an Electric Guitar into the Axe-Fx III
Running Two Guitarists into the Axe-Fx III
Running a Guitar & a Bass into the Axe-Fx III
Running a Full Band on One Axe-Fx III

Building Different Physical Rigs
Introduction to Multiple Outputs & Utilizing Multiple FRFR Outputs
Using the Axe-Fx III with a Solid State Power Amp & Cab
Using the Axe-Fx III with a Tube Power Amp & Cab or a Head/Combo
Using the Axe-Fx III with an FRFR System & an Onstage, Solid State Power Amp & Cab

Using the Axe-Fx III as an Effects-Only Unit
Using the Axe-Fx III as the Ultimate Effects Processor with the Four Cable Method (4CM)
Using the Axe-Fx III as an FX Loop Only Processor
Using the Axe-Fx III in Front of an Amp

External Control with Pedals
Introduction to External Control with Pedals - Wah & Volume
Creating a Whammy Pedal
Creating a "Talkbox" Formant Pedal
Controlling Amp Gain with a Pedal
Controlling Delays with a Pedal

Using the FC Foot Controllers
Introduction to the FC Series Foot Controller
Basics & Setup
Exploring Layouts
Utilizing Per-Preset Layouts
Customizing Multiple Live Layouts - Advanced Layout Linking
Stand-In Switches, Pedals & Further Refinement

Bonus Section
The JP IIC+ Preset

The Internal Controllers Suite
Exploring Low Frequency Oscillators (LFOs)
Exploring The Envelope Follower
Exploring the ADSR
The "Auto Koto" Effect - Advanced Controller Usage
Exploring the Sequencer
Exploring the Pitch Follower
Creating a Dynamic Lead with the Pitch Follower
Creating a Synth Lead with the Pitch Follower
Exploring Scene Controllers
Automating Tone with Scene Controllers
Applying Scene Controllers to the "Sound on Sound" Preset
Exploring Control Switches Pt. I
Exploring Control Switches Pt. II

Tone Matching
Introduction to Tone Matching
Tone Matching a Recorded Electric Tone
Tone Matching High Gain Tones
Tone Matching an Acoustic Guitar
Turning an Electric Guitar into an Acoustic

Reamping
Introduction to Reamping
Setting Up for Reamping
Reamping with the Axe-Fx
Live Reamping via USB

Controlling the Axe-Fx with a DAW
Setting Up to Control the Axe-Fx with a DAW
Creating a Preset to Control the Axe-Fx with a DAW
Automatic Scene Changes with a DAW
Automating a Wah (Or Anything Else!) with a DAW
Creative Live Harmony Lines with the Pitch Block & a DAW


Managing Presets & Cabs, Wrapping Up & Further Exploration
Managing Presets
Managing Cabs
Wrapping Up & Further Exploration



Note: I've already gotten questions asking about techniques I'm using in later sections that I explain in detail in earlier sections. I totally get the desire to want to skip right to what you most want to learn about, but I did design the class to be a progression that builds, and I truly do think even more advanced users will get a lot out of the early sections.

 
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Toopy14

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gsgard

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By one on one, do you mean a live interactive lesson with each student or more like a youtube training video with one on one followup if needed.

greg
 

ML SOUND LAB

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A really good idea. Even after years of using Fractal gear most of us haven't even used 50% of the things you can do with these units. I highly recommend every Axe-Fx III owner to seriously think about taking this course.
 

cobbler

Fractal Fanatic
Don't miss this guys! Invaluable is the word that comes to mind.

Cooper is of course an expert with the box but moreover his classes have been informative to the beginner as well as advanced users. His teaching style, delivery, and preparation are absolutely stellar.

Seriously, don't miss this!
 
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