David Bode
Dave Bode is the leading expert on video and audio production in the upstate NY area. Working as a camera operator, editor, inventor, motion graphics designer, recording engineer, and studio musician, he truly is the Production Swiss Army Knife. Dave has created content for VH1 and Discovery Networks as well as inspirational videos that have been seen by millions. In early 2011, Dave started his own business (BODEMEDIA.TV) helping people create great looking videos.
Tutorials
  • Music & Audio
    Create Big Cinematic Percussion with Drums of War 2Dowpreview400
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    In this tutorial we will explore Drums of War 2! We will demo the sounds and patches, as well and take a look at how the plugin is set up. We will check out two short examples of this plugin in use on some short cinematic tracks.Read More…
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    Multilayer Shaker SamplesMultilayer shaker samples preview 400
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    In this tutorial we will look at a free sample plugin called Shortcircuit, and how we can use this plugin with shaker samples to build a multilayered shaker patch. We will look at cutting up samples and setting up the plugin in Reaper, but these techniques will work with any DAW that supports VST plugs.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Live Sound Mixing Tips and TricksLive sound mixing tips and tricks 400
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    In this video we will look at some tips and tricks for mixing live sound. We will look at managing the low end as well as utilizing tools to help clean up a bumpin' mix.Read More…
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    Antress Plugin ShowdownAntress plugin showdown preview image
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    In this tutorial we will look at how to approach weeding through the cornucopia of plugins. We will break down a free plugin pack from Antress and find out which ones you should consider using and which ones will clutter up your effects list.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Using the Korg nanoKontrol 2 – Part 02Using the korg nanokontrol 2 preview image
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    In this tutorial we will look at how to use the Korg nanoKontrol 2 to control several different patches in Reaper. This will be a great tutorial to get some ideas of how to harness the power of great sounding virtual instruments in a live playing environment.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Using the Korg nanoKontrol 2 - Part 01Using the korg nanokontrol 2 preview image
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    In this tutorial by Dave Bode we will look at how to setup and use the Korg nanoKontrol 2 as a general controller in Reaper, but these ideas will work with almost any modern DAW.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to use ReaControlMIDIMusic and audio
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    In this tutorial we check out ReaControlMIDI. I will go through some of the basics of this plugin and show you how I have been using it in some of the projects I have been working on recently. This is a really cool plugin that helps you to control different aspects of MIDI with ease. Check it out!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Spy Orchestral Music Part 02Music and audio
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    In this two part series, we are going to look at a spy themed piece of music I wrote in the style of the TV series "Chuck". We are going to look instrumentation, arranging, working with orchestral patches, guitars, and more! In Part Two, we will talk about what went into transforming this into something that sounds more like a finished project. This is a fun piece of music, so let's jump on into Reaper and check it out!Read More…
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    Spy Orchestral Music Part 01Music and audio
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    In this two part series, we are going to look at a spy themed piece of music I wrote in the style of the TV series "Chuck". We are going to look instrumentation, arranging, working with orchestral patches, guitars, and more! In Part One, we will look at the structure of this piece and talk about some of the ideas that went into crafting the outline of the different sections.Read More…
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    Screen Cast Like a Boss Part 3Music and audio
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    In this tutorial series, we are going to look at how to create great looking and great sounding screencasts! Part 3 will be all about how to process the audio if you are recording in a less than idea environment. My goal is to help you create better looking and sounding tutorials and how-to videos and I will share as much as I can from my own experience!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Simple Jazz for The Christmas SongMusic and audio
    In this video tutorial we're going to talk about how to build out simple orchestration and arranging for The Christmas Song. We cover tweaking tips to make your upright bass sound more realistic, how to give brush jazz drums a cool sound with stirring effects, and a whole lot more. So jump in!Read More…
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    Screen Cast Like a Boss Part 2Music and audio
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    In this tutorial series, we are going to look at how to create great looking and great sounding screencasts!Read More…