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Category : Ableton Live

04 Dec 2017
Wavetable in Ableton Live 10

Wavetable – a powerful synth coming in Ableton Live 10

Wavetable – a powerful synth coming in Live 10 Ableton Live 10 is coming soon, and one of the features I’m most excited about is their new synthesizer Wavetable. This incredible synth (similar to Serum but built into Ableton) has promising vast sonic potential and an intuitive and tweakable interface. “Wavetable is capable of angelic pads, analog-style squelch, eerie sci-fi effects, and all sorts of evolving sounds, and at its heart is a new approach to wavetable synthesis.” – Ableton.com […]

01 Dec 2017
level up Friday

Level UP Friday (Idea to Song)

Here’s another edition of “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 turning an idea into a song. LEVEL 1: Listen —  Eyes Wide Open by Gotye LEVEL 2: Learn — Finding Inspiration: In this video, Gotye talks about discovering the Musical Fence in Australia and finding inspiration there. He spent hours sampling these notes outside on the fence, and sampling […]

30 Nov 2017
Ableton Live and push for music programming

The Ultimate Music Programming Combo – Ableton Live & Push

  Ableton Live & Push for music programming: I discovered Ableton Live after having been a long time Pro Tools user. The interface seemed more intuitive and encouraged “in-the-moment” creation in a way no other DAW had achieved yet. Flexibility, simplicity, and workflow: I worked in the studio for a producer at a second computer running pro tools during live tracking sessions. I’d compose parts and sounds on our 2nd music programming station while the session musicians tracked right next […]

27 Nov 2017
Ultimate EDM Mastering Chain-Thinkific Course CARD-500x280

The Ultimate EDM Mastering Chain

The Ultimate EDM Mastering Chain If you’re producing electronic music in any of its different styles, you need to check out our course “The Ultimate EDM Mastering Chain”. This course is for you no matter if you’re using any of the main DAWs out there like Ableton, Bitwig, Logic, or Pro Tools. It’s for anyone wanting to take their electronic music production to the next level.  Get started now! – The Ultimate EDM Mastering Chain What you’ll learn: In these […]

17 Nov 2017
level up Friday

Level UP Friday (Sidechain Compression)

Here’s another edition of “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 Mixing and specifically on the use of sidechain compression to help your tracks cut through the mix.  LEVEL 1: Listen — I Remember by Deadmau5 & Kaskade LEVEL 2: Learn —VIDEO 1: Deadmau5 PROTIP – sidechaining  https://youtu.be/VtzeNQsye7A In this short video, Deadmau5 talks about using sidechain compression in his […]

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 […]

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 […]

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!