Have you ever opened a new Live Set, pondering the blank slate of an empty Session View window, wondering how to begin? Or, not knowing how to get from […]
Whether you are designing experimental sounds, producing music in a future-leaning genre or looking for a modern digital synthesizer to complement your existing setup, the Circle2 synth enables you to […]
This is a free interview with Ryan Anderson from Love and Light, hosted by Vespers. This Love and Light interview is from Vespers Creative Mastery course. In this interview Vespers […]
Many of you in our growing community of aspiring producers and students have had a chance to play around in the new and improved Vespers.ca. Upgrading and migrating to the […]
Check out this free Funk Hunters interview with Nick Middleton, hosted by Vespers. This interview is from Vespers Creative Mastery course. In this interview Vespers investigates what incremental steps that allowed […]
Here’s some video footage from my set at The Grove Stage at Shambhala Music Festival last summer. Video by Syd Woodward and Jim Vanderhorst. The track playing in the background […]
I recently reviewed the new Tannoy Reveal 402 ultra-compact studio monitors. They’re great for small rooms and tight spaces. Now we’re going to take a look at their big brothers. […]
Check out the T4 at Resident Audio: http://bit.ly/1C8NzVQ Buy the T4 here: http://bhpho.to/1yFS1uD I recently picked up a Thunderbolt audio interface. The one I picked is the Resident Audio T4. […]
I want to start you all off on the right foot in 2015. Together we can make 2015 an extraordinary year for your music and I’m stoked to be able […]
Check out this free ill.Gates interview from Vespers Creative Mastery course as they discuss some juicy topics including: Creative blockages that stop you in your tracks and how to get past […]
This is a full length preview of one of the Serum bass tutorial episodes from Vespers new Blitz Bass Online Course on bass sound design. In this tutorial video, Vespers […]
More info from Tannoy: Click here In this tech review, Vespers evaluates the new Tannoy Reveal 402 ultra-compact nearfields. These are entry level, reference monitors designed for home studio applications. […]
100 bpm, neuro-style, blissy glitch hop mayhem. Lots of tasty edits, hard hitting bass, and delicious vocal chops. This tune was an honor to remix. The original is beautiful. Hope […]
In this tutorial video, Vespers shows you 3 bass patches in the new XFer Records Serum synth by Steve Duda. Each patch is explored step by step, and includes detailed […]
In this tutorial video, Vespers does a review of the new XFer Records Serum Synth by Steve Duda, including many of it’s highlights and pro tips for sound design. You’ll […]
Creativity is a wonderful thing, but it can be a fickle beast! If you’ve ever wondered why some days you “have it” and other days you don’t, you need to […]
In this video from the Ableton Live 9 Jumpstart course, Certified Trainer goes through the manage files to save hard drive space and collaboration easier. A must-see for anyone getting […]
In this full length preview video from the Ableton Live 9 Jumpstart Course, Ableton Certified Trainer Jake Perrine shows you the ins and outs of recording audio in Live […]
David Starfire has announced official “House of Bhangra” remix contest which features vocals by Afrika Bambaataa, the “Godfather of Hip Hop”. Three winners will receive prizes such as the SubPac, […]
A while back I started a little series of daily Facebook posts with some percussion sound design tips. I had tons of requests to consolidate them into one place, so […]
Protip 1 Okay, until I can do a full tutorial on advanced percussion snare design, I’m going to post a few tips here. Percussion pro tip #1: Choose the best […]
In this tutorial video, Myagi, our resident sound design expert, reveals how he uses multiple instances of synth leads in an Instrument Rack to really help fill out huge sounds. […]
In this tutorial video, Myagi, our resident sound design expert, shows us how to create a huge lead patch in Native Instruments Massive. He uses multiple oscillators, envelopes and the […]
In this tutorial video, Myagi, our resident sound design expert demonstrates how you can make a filter act like an oscillator by making it self-oscillate. Then he demonstrates how this […]
In this tutorial video, Myagi, our resident sound design expert, walks us through how you can use series and parallel routings to wildly alter your sounds. He demonstrates this technique […]
I’ve been publishing random daily tips on my Facebook page lately, then aggregating them into a blog post at the end of the week. There’s no rhyme or reason to […]
Ableton compressor tip: Try out Opto mode. It simulates the reaction of an optical compressor circuit. It’ll be a bit more sluggish, and can be nice on basses or vocals. […]
In this tutorial video, guest instructor Myagi shows us how to create a rising transition effect using Ableton’s Analog subtractive synth and a chain of..
In this sound design tutorial video we learn how to create a pad sound using Ableton Live’s Analog subtractive synthesizer. The basic patch is then processed with effects and given […]
Here’s a lil preview of one of my new tunes. Upcoming on Adapted Records. Release date December 31, 2012. Last release of the year!
In this video we cover how to mix our main neuro bass using Universal Audio plugins from the UAD card. We use the Fatso Sr., Little Labs VOG (voice of God), LA2A optical compressor, Precision Maximizer, and EMT250 reverb.
In this video we cover how to mix a snare drum with Universal Audio plugins. We use the Fatso Sr, Pultec Pro EQ, Neve 1073 EQ, 1176 compressor, and Precision Limiter.
In this video we cover how to mix an acoustic bass using Universal Audio plugins from the UAD card. We use the Fatso Sr., Pultec Pro EQ, and DBX 160 compressor.
Recently Ableton announced that Live 9 will be launching in Q1 of 2013. In anticipation of the launch, they’ve begun a beta testing program. This beta program was rolled out […]
In the final tutorial video of this series, we cover how to bring the bass to live using modulation. Many of the effects parameters we set up in previous videos […]
In this tutorial video we get deeper into the use of effects. Things kick off by using the resonators device to add pitched delays that accentuate the sound of the […]
This video is all about sub bass. Our main bass patch from the last video is going to be heavily processed with effects, so we want to create a separate […]
In this tutorial video we start processing the main bass we created in Massive. To do this we use a series of effects in Ableton Live. The instrument rack allows […]
In this video tutorial we use Native Instruments Massive to make the first part of our neurofunk / neuro-hop reece bass. We use 3 oscillators: the melofant, dirty throat, and […]
In this video, Jake Perrine walks us through how to set up parallel, or New York, style compression using an Audio Effect Rack, rather than the usual Send/Return configuration. Then […]