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10 Nov 2017
level up Friday

Level UP Friday

Welcome to “Level UP Friday”, a curated power-list featuring the best music production tools, techniques, and strategies to help you create a successful career in music. This week we’re focusing on Synthesizers and specifically 80’s synth sounds as recently appearing in the Netflix series “Stranger Things” (Season 2 now on Netflix) LEVEL 1: Listen — Stranger Things “Title Sequence” & Stranger Things “Kids Two” by Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein. LEVEL 2: Learn — VIDEO: The Synth Sounds of Stranger Things (watch […]

08 Nov 2017
distrokid sell your music online

Sell your music online

  Where should you sell your music online once you’re ready to release it to the world? Are you overwhelmed by the myriad of services out there to sell your music? Maybe you’ve made so many choices up until this point that you’re feeling decision fatigue. You might not know how to get your tracks on Spotify, Amazon, or iTunes. Problem solved! We’ve compiled a short list of the top 3 best sites to help you sell your music online. […]

07 Nov 2017
ultimate snare riser

Learn to create the Ultimate Snare Riser

We’re excited to announce the launch of our course – Ultimate Snare Riser! This 9 Part Series will teach you everything you need to know, and quip you to create the ultimate snare riser for your EDM Productions in Ableton Live! (Click on the image above to check out the course!) Are you finding yourself stuck in your productions?  Maybe you feel like your track doesn’t have the energy build like so many of the EDM songs you love? Are you […]

06 Nov 2017
Ableton live 10

Introducing Ableton Live 10

Ableton Live 10 is coming early 2018, and this update won’t disappoint. It’s packed with many new features and we’d like to highlight a few below. Wavetable: We finally have a wavetable synthesizer (like Massive & Serum) bundled with Ableton! This synth will allow you to shape, stretch, and morph sounds giving you unlimited creative potential. Echo: A modulation delay featuring reverb, distortion, stereo width control, gate, and a ducking compressor. The modulation abilities are endless and make this delay […]

03 Nov 2017
level up Friday

Level UP Friday

Welcome to “Level UP Friday”, a curated power-list featuring the best music production tools, techniques, and strategies to help you create a successful career in music. LEVEL 1: Listen — Rockstar by Post Malone. (Currently #1 on the charts) (*contains NSFW language) LEVEL 2: Learn — The Making Of Post Malone’s “rockstar” With Tank God | Deconstructed (*contains NSFW language) Check out this section (1:21-2:37) where Tank deconstructs THE BEAT.  He starts with the 808 BASS line, then sets the click at a […]

14 Aug 2017

Begin To Master Ableton Live #6: MIDI Groove Templates, Overdubbing and Quantizing

In this video we continue working on building our first track in Ableton Live. We learn how to quickly record and overdub midi drum parts, use Groove Pool in the Hot Swap mode, and apply swing and realism to your drum parts.

10 Aug 2017

Begin To Master Ableton Live #5: Understanding Drum Racks

In this video you’re going to learn Falcones method of making serious drum parts with Ableton Lives Drum Racks. So many great tips and tricks!

09 Aug 2017

7 Minutes to Building Better Beats #3: Using Arpeggiators and Serum to Create Movement

In this video you’ll spend 7 Minutes learning Falcones method of finding leads and rhythms using Serum and Arpeggiators to build movement into your track. You’ll also get to see him fail at Saving his session. Don’t be that guy. Join us every day for new tips and tricks to make better beats in Ableton Live!

08 Aug 2017

7 Minutes to Building Better Beats #2: Creating Drive and Energy

Spend 7 Minutes learning to make better beats in Ableton Live. Learn when to add elements that create drive and energy, as well as how to choose and use your favorite sounds that will inspire you every time. Subscribe to this channel or connect with us online. Website: http://www.multi-platinum.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/multiplatinumpt Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/multiplatinumpt

07 Aug 2017

7 Minutes to Building Better Beats: Ep1 – Finding Inspiration in Ableton Live

Episode 1 – In this video you’ll learn how to gain inspiration from loops, without having a track that sounds repetitive. Extract Harmonies from audio tracks, turn them into new chords and basslines, and learn the *hows* AND *whys* as you learn the process of building Better Beats from the one and only Falcone!