Use Cubase Elements 8 To Start A Business
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Use Cubase Elements 8 To Start A Business

Learn how to use Steinberg's Cubase.
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What Will I Learn?
  • Understand the principles of using Cubase Elements 8.
  • Gain valauable real world examples that work of making money from Cubase.
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  • No software essential - but a trial of Cubase Elements 8 can be got off Steinberg's website.

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.

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.
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Curriculum For This Course
20 Lectures
Introducing Cubase
15 Lectures 01:34:30

Promo Video

Preview 01:22

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

Preview 06:37

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

Starting Projects

A look at determining the project settings.

Project Settings

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

Making Connections

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

VST Connections

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

Media Bay

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

Navigating UI

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.

Setting Up Tracks

Note various considerations when importing existing audio files.

Importing Audio

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.

Preview 03:00

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

Transport Panel Options

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

Mix Console
Methods of Making Money From Cubase
5 Lectures 31:33

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.

Methods of Making Money from Cubase

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

Selling Stock Clips

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

Other Methods of Makng Money.

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

Give me Five Reasons

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.

Methods of Promotion
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