Introducing 'Groove Agent 4'

Over 90 minutes of music software training focussed on Steinberg's drum VSTi 'Groove Agent 4'.
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  • Lectures 17
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 4/2015 English

Course Description

With over 90 minutes of focussed training on Steinberg's drum VSTi Groove Agent 4, you'll be up and running in next to no time.

Throughout this time, you will learn about the following.

Groove Agent 4 combines the creative power of 3 different rhythm modules: the Acoustic, Beat, and Percussion Agents.

Each of these tools offers its own approach to drums and rhythms, with special ways of creating your own inspiring beats in a huge range of styles.

The creative potential of each agent can be combined with any of the others.

4 agent slots allow you to mix and match your ideal rhythm section or combine Acoustic Agent and Beat Agent to create ultra-modern hybrid beats.

Steinberg release many extension / expander packs for Groove Agent 4.

With the fourth incarnation of Steinberg's drum VSTi, Groove Agent is a revamped instrument that raises the level of quality, functionality, and authenticity.

The whole GA4 library has been created from scratch to meet the requirements of contemporary music producers, for both acoustic and electronic music productions.

Many innovative features have found their way into the new version to enhance the initial design that made Groove Agent exceptional in its class.

You will learn:

1 How to use GA4

2 How to Integrate with your DAW

3 How to use the program

4 How to implement it

What are the requirements?

  • Good to have GA4 - but a demo is available form Steinberg's website.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • understand how to use Groove Agent 4 in their tracks.
  • use GA4
  • Integrate with your DAW
  • use the program
  • implement it

Who is the target audience?

  • anyone interested in getting the most out of Groove Agent 4.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
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 Groove Agent 4

01 - You will be introduced to Steinberg's drum VSTi Groove Agent 4.


Here, you will be taken on a tour of the Groove Agent 4 UI.


Learn about the Steinberg concept of 'Agents'.


Here, you'll understand the relationship between what you hear and the animated display.


Learn how to edit and adapt the default preset kits available.


Learn about how patterns work in comparison to the Instrument options. also, learn about routing busses.


Analyse the integrated mixer and how it relates to the Instrument and Pattern pads.


Expand your knowledge on the functionality of the integrated mixer.


See how to install and access any of the extra expansion packs available from Steinberg's website.


Use and adapt Groove Agent presets to create and control the drum sounds and patterns you want to use.


Learn how to blend together different elements of multiple Agents.


Now the Jazz Essentials extension is installed, we look at utilizing the Jame Mode function to create a song.


Within Cubase (or any DAW of your choice). add and adapt Groove Agent 4 patterns.


See how to enhance your loops and patterns by integrating effects, either to the whole kit or to individual components.


By using the various performance functions, learn how to adapt the pattern playback to be either complex or relaxed.


See how to integrate Groove Agent 4 into a Cubase Pro 8 workflow.


Blend different GA4 agent patterns within Cubase.

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