Use Cubase Elements 8 To Start A Business

Learn how to use Steinberg's Cubase.
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  • Lectures 20
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 4/2015 English

Course Description

Whether you are brand new to using Cubase Elements 8, or whether you are migrating over from another DAW such as Pro Tools, Sonar, Logic or Ableton, this Introduction will get you started with necessary information about the many functions available in the program.

Based on key technologies introduced by the first iterations of the latest generation of Cubase music production systems, Cubase Elements 8 provides plenty of new features, including new chord pads for intuitive song writing, inspiring new instruments to support your musical ideas and many improvements that achieve smoother workflows.

In this Volume 1 course, you will be introduced to the program so that you are ready to import your own recordings, or bring in newly created recordings, into your Cubase Elements 8 projects.

Additionally, in the second section of this course, you will be provided with great, proven suggestions to allow you to make money from your gained knowledge of Cubase.

What are the requirements?

  • No software essential - but a trial of Cubase Elements 8 can be got off Steinberg's website.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand the principles of using Cubase Elements 8.
  • Gain valauable real world examples that work of making money from Cubase.

Who is the target audience?

  • For all new and existing users to Cubase Elements 8.
  • For experienced Cubase users that wish to monetize their knowledge of Cubase.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introducing Cubase

Promo Video


Introducing and using the Steinberg Hub and how to set its visibility in 'preferences'.


Analysis of a Cubase Elements project folder structure. Creating a new project. How to add different types of track; midi, audio, instrument etc.


A look at determining the project settings.


Set input and output connections so that mics / instuments can be recorded, and output configuration so that the project can be heard.


Set up input busses for mics; mono and stereo. Take a look at the 'Device Manager' to make soundcard changes. Create input / output presets.


Search the Media Bay for different types of asset, and choose a preset to load a VSTi.


Detailed first look at the user interface and its various windows / panels, and what they do.


Look at the different panels within the 'Inspector' and see how they can be used.


Overview of the 'Track Control' settings dialog to show / hide what is seen on each track.


Note various considerations when importing existing audio files.


How to create newly recorded audio. Use the 'Detect Silence' function to clean up unrequired ambient sound. Trim and add Fades to individual Events.


Look at using insert effects, in particular adding reverb to dry recordings.


How to hide / display various Transport Panel areas for convenience.


A first look at mixing a project using the Mix Console, utilising effects and EQ.

Section 2: Methods of Making Money From Cubase

Since this course was originally published here on Udemy, I have been asked for suggestions on how to make money with Cubase Elements. Therefore, I thought I would add some extra videos of some ideas that could mean you earn extra money once you have mastered the program.


Here, we look at one way of making money from Cubase Elements.


Here you will see other methods of selling your music to willing customers.


Here we look at a couple of website resources that allow you to not only buy services but sell your services too.


By sonically promoting your music and other musicians, you can build up a loyal following that makes it easier for advertisers to pay you for your services.

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