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  • Make Noise 201
  • 0-Coast
  • No Reviews
  • The Make Noise 0-Coast is a little semi-modular desktop Eurorack synthesizer with lots of power under the hood. Watch this in-depth course by synthesis expert Rishabh Rajan, and get ready to make some noise!
SYSTEM-8 Explained and Explored
  • Roland SYSTEM-8 101
  • SYSTEM-8 Explained a...
  • 1 Reviews
  • We’ve been getting a lot of requests for a course/manual on the Roland SYSTEM-8 and it’s easy to see why: This little synth is killer. So we asked our synth guy and trainer, Rishabh Rajan, to develop this course. Watch it now!
JP-08 Explained and Explored
  • Roland Boutique 103
  • JP-08 Explained and ...
  • 1 Reviews
  • The Roland Jupiter-8 was a legendary synth. Roland reinvented it with the release of the Boutique Series JP-08! So patch up with synthesis expert Rishabh Rajan as he explains and explores every knob and slider on this new, iconic instrument!
  • Make Noise 101
  • DPO
  • 2 Reviews
  • Make Noise’s DPO is a monster Eurorack oscillator! Its West Coast, Vactrol-based, Buchla-inspired design provides limitless timbre control. See it in action in this in-depth course by synthesis expert Rishabh Rajan!
Introducing the Phenol
  • Kilpatrick 101
  • Introducing the Phen...
  • 1 Reviews
  • Every once in a while, a very cool synth passes our way and we just really want to show you how it works. Meet the Kickstarter success, Kilpatrick Phenol patchable synth, and watch Rishabh Rajan show you what it’s all about.
Minimoog Model D - Explained and Explored
  • Minimoog 101
  • Minimoog Model D - E...
  • No Reviews
  • The Minimoog Model D is back and we’ve created this course to show you what’s new, what’s the same and how this updated version of this classic, 70s synth works! So learn everything about the Minimoog with Rishabh Rajan.
Moog Model 15 Video Guide
  • Moog Model 15 101
  • Moog Model 15 Video ...
  • No Reviews
  • This course, by Rishabh Rajan, is a must-watch for anyone into modular synths and Moogs! Learn the Moog Model 15 app, synthesis, voltage control and all those virtual vintage Moog modules in this 20-tutorial course!
JX-03 Explained and Explored
  • Roland Boutique 102
  • JX-03 Explained and ...
  • 1 Reviews
  • The Roland Boutique JX-03, the offspring of the legendary JX-3P, is a compact synth powerhouse. Learn everything about its classic engine and its new features in this course with expert synthesist Rishabh Rajan!
Explained and Explored
  • VocalSynth 101
  • Explained and Explor...
  • 4 Reviews
  • iZotope’s VocalSynth is a vocal producer's dream. You can tune and transform... You can thicken and texturize... You can even robotize, harmonize and vocode! Learn VocalSynth now!
JU-06 Explained and Explored
  • Roland Boutique 101
  • JU-06 Explained and ...
  • 1 Reviews
  • The Roland JU-06 is a small package with a gigantic amount of synthesis power! In this collection of tutorials, you learn all the features of what this reimagined JU-106 has hidden behind its retro-future front panel. Get ready to synthesize!
Explained and Explored
  • Moog Mother 32 101
  • Explained and Explor...
  • 3 Reviews
  • Modular synths are back... and here to stay. And Rishabh Rajan is here to teach us all about the Moog Mother 32! So learn the Moog and modular synthesis at the same time in this wonderfully produced two-for-one course!
More Ensembles Explored
  • Reaktor 6 104
  • More Ensembles Explo...
  • 1 Reviews
  • Who knew that Native Instruments’ Reaktor had such a fantastic array of available ensembles? Well Rishabh Rajan does and that’s why we asked him to explain and explore more of them with you in this 25-tutorial course!
Remixing Froya
  • Live 9 409
  • Remixing Froya
  • No Reviews
  • Learn the art of remixing in Ableton Live! Join Ableton Live Certified Trainer, Rishabh Rajan (AKA code:MONO), as he remixes electro-pop artist and songwriter Froya’s "Uncomprehended Child" in this 25-tutorial remixing masterclass!
Ensembles Explored
  • Reaktor 6 103
  • Ensembles Explored
  • 1 Reviews
  • Did you know there's a bunch of FREE synths that are available for Native Instruments’ Reaktor? Devour this 27-tutorial course as synthesist Rishabh Rajan explores and explains 9 of his favorite factory Ensembles.
Roland PLUG-OUTS Revealed
  • Roland PLUG-OUTS 101
  • Roland PLUG-OUTS Rev...
  • 1 Reviews
  • Roland PLUG-OUTS are digital versions of their classic hardware synths. Join synth maestro Rishabh Rajan and learn what synthesis on these awesome instruments is all about!
New Features
  • Ableton Live 9.5
  • New Features
  • 4 Reviews
  • Live 9.5 is here with a lot of new stuff! The most interesting of which are some Max For Live synths, a new Simpler sampler and the cool filter models. Join Ableton trainer Rishabh Rajan as he takes you on a tour!
The Classic Synths
  • Arturia V Collection 101
  • The Classic Synths
  • 4 Reviews
  • The virtual synths in the Arturia V Collection are the electronic instruments that forever changed the music world. Learn them all with the expert help of synth expert Rishabh Rajan.
Make EDM
  • GarageBand 301
  • Make EDM
  • 3 Reviews
  • GarageBand with its array of powerful synths, Drummer and MIDI tools is a great DAW for EDM production. Learn EDM and GarageBand at the same time in this 23-tutorial course by producer Rishabh Rajan!
Sylenth - Explored
  • Sylenth 101
  • Sylenth - Explored
  • No Reviews
  • Sylenth is an innovative synth from the Netherlands by LennarDigital. Watch electronic music master Rishabh Rajan explain and explore how this warm, analog-sounding synth works!
Serum: Explored
  • Serum 101
  • Serum: Explored
  • 6 Reviews
  • Inject your tracks with Serum… one of the coolest wavetable synths out there! See how this slick synth will immunize your tracks against those sickly, boring, sonic contagions that everybody else is using! “Doctor” Rishabh Rajan is here to inoculate you!
Sculpture Sound Design Workshop
  • Logic Pro X 204
  • Sculpture Sound Desi...
  • 2 Reviews
  • With Logic Pro X’s Sculpture you can create just about any kind of sound imaginable. Learn how to synthesize all kinds of cool instruments in this sound design course by one of our favorite synthesists, Rishabh Rajan.
Zebra Explored
  • u-he Zebra 103
  • Zebra Explored
  • 3 Reviews
  • u-he Zebra 2 is a sonic beast that sounds absolutely wild! We asked one of our favorite synth trainers, Rishabh Rajan, to explain this virtual synth and tame it for you. Check it out!
Ultrabeat - Drum Design Workshop
  • Logic Pro X 209
  • Ultrabeat - Drum Des...
  • 4 Reviews
  • As a follow-up to Steve H’s hit Logic course: Ultrabeat Unleashed, we’ve "unleashed" Logic expert Rishabh Rajan to focus on the basics of Ultrabeat drum sound design! Watch this course and take your Ultrabeat chops to yet a higher level!
Producing Glitch
  • Live 9 408
  • Producing Glitch
  • 13 Reviews
  • Chop it. Distort it. Stutter it. Then put it all back together again and make music. That's what Glitch music is all about. Join electronic musician Rishabh Rajan as he explains how to do Glitch in Ableton Live.
Expert Tips and Tricks
  • Pro Tools 12 301
  • Expert Tips and Tric...
  • 13 Reviews
  • In this 30-tutorial Pro Tools Expert Tips and Tricks course, Avid Certified Trainer and indie producer Rishabh Rajan, demonstrates some of his favorite Pro Tools techniques. So sit back and grab a few new cool tools for your PT toolbox!
ES2 Sound Design Workshop
  • Logic Pro X 207
  • ES2 Sound Design Wor...
  • 13 Reviews
  • Do you want to build screaming leads, evolving pads, talking basses, electro drums and more? In this course, you’ll learn how to set Logic Pro X’s ES2 on fire with sound design tips sparked from the imagination of inventive producer, Rishabh Rajan!
Any Cable Everywhere
  • u-he ACE 102
  • Any Cable Everywhere
  • 5 Reviews
  • If an analog modular had sex with a synth plugin, u-he ACE would be the offspring. Learn how to virtually patch this cool plugin with our ever-cool trainer and synth expert, Rishabh Rajan.
Retro Synth: 4 Synths in 1
  • Logic Pro X 203
  • Retro Synth: 4 Synth...
  • 14 Reviews
  • Dive into Retro Synth, Logic Pro X’s powerful new instrument and brush up on analog, wavetable, and FM synthesis techniques at the same time!
Predator: Unleashed
  • Rob Papen
  • Predator: Unleashed
  • 7 Reviews
  • Beware! There’s a Predator on the loose! Gratefully, Rishabh Rajan is here to tame this ravenous, Rob Papen synth and show you how you can get it producing those rapacious sounds that’ll transform your tracks into true monsters.
Max For Live Advanced
  • Live 9 403
  • Max For Live Advance...
  • 4 Reviews
  • Tired of the same ol' synths? Dig into Max For Live and design your own! Join musician and Max expert Rishabh Rajan as he takes you on a journey from initial oscillation to final output as you build your first M4L synth!
Max For Live: For Musicians
  • Live 9 400
  • Max For Live: For Mu...
  • 19 Reviews
  • Live 9 Suite now includes Max For Live. This course, designed specifically for musicians, teaches you how to add a new level of creativity to your Rack using the programming power of Max For Live!
Diva Demystified
  • u-he Diva 101
  • Diva Demystified
  • 9 Reviews
  • u-he Diva is a hungry synth! Hungry to produce the most retro synth sounds of the not-so-distant past. Dig into this deep, Dinosaur Impersonating Virtual Analog synthesizer with synthesist, Rishabh Rajan, and see how you can bring the sounds of the past rushing back to the present!...
Producing Indie Electro-Pop
  • Song Production 101
  • Producing Indie Elec...
  • 8 Reviews
  • Join composer, musician and producer Rishabh Rajan as he reveals his eclectic production techniques in this behind-the-scenes look at Indie Electro Pop music...
Massive: Dubstep Sound Design
  • Native Instruments 306
  • Massive: Dubstep Sou...
  • 32 Reviews
  • Native Instruments' Massive is the go-to synth for getting that deep and dirty Dubstep sound. See how award-winning synthesist/producer Rishabh Rajan programs this awesome soft-synth in this advanced, multi-tutorial course...
Exploring GarageBand For iPad
  • GarageBand For iPad
  • Exploring GarageBand...
  • 12 Reviews
  • Musician + iPad = a match made in multi-touch heaven! MPV trainer Rishabh Rajan is here to show you GarageBand in its iOS incarnation. So stretch your fingers and get ready for some touching musical moments...
Exploring Animoog
  • Animoog
  • Exploring Animoog
  • 12 Reviews
  • Moog's new Animoog app for iPad is one of the coolest synths to hit Apple's App Store. Learn all about Animoog and its revolutionary Anisotropic synthesis engine in this deep, 21-video tutorial by Expert Synthesist, Rishabh Rajan...

Rishabh Rajan

Rishabh Rajan
Rishabh Rajan is an award winning composer, producer, songwriter, synthesist, sound designer and Logic Pro expert currently living and teaching in New York...


• BA in Film Scoring, Berklee College of Music
• M.Sc. in Professional Practices, Middlesex University

Rishabh Rajan has been a professional music educator since 2008 with teaching experience in India, Malaysia & the United States. Besides producing over 20 courses for macProVideo & AskVideo, Rishabh has published 2 ebooks on sound design which are available on the Apple iBookstore.

Rishabh is a certified trainer for Pro Tools, Logic Pro & Ableton Live. He has worked as a sound designer for companies including Crypto Cipher, Bela D Media & Twisted Tools and has experience with writing music for indie films, documentaries & TV Commercials. He also does remixes and live mashups under the monicker code:MONO.

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