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. […]
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 […]
Today, in tandem with the announcement of Live 9, Ableton also introduced a brand new controller called Push. Upon first glance, Push looks a lot like a hybrid of ideas […]
Last week we saw a flurry of activity on Youtube, as a Live 9 preview video was released. This sneak-peak was followed up today by the highly anticipated official release […]
In this video, Jake Perrine walks us through each module of Izotope Ozone 5, the infamous mastering plugin. This is a great way to familiarize yourself with the core steps […]
In this video we talk about the brain and what each of the hemispheres do. The left side of the brain is for logical reasoning, analytical skills, mathematics etc. The […]
As we write electronic music, I think there’s massive value in seeking out teachers you can meet with in person. One of the ways I do that with music is..
Zen as it applies to the process of music production. I’ve found many parallels between the book Zen and the Art of Archery, and the art of music production
Download my free Ableton e-book & sample pack. In this video I show you inside one of my work in progress tunes and discuss how to get realistic hi hats […]
A few months ago I had the pleasure of catching up with one of my favorite producers of all time; Ott. His music is beautifully organic, pristinely mixed, psychedelic midtempo. […]
Some things all artists struggle with, at one time or another, are focus, productivity and completion of projects they are satisfied with. In this blog post, I would like to […]
In this tutorial video I do a full review and tutorial on the main features of the new Sugar-Bytes monophonic bass synth, Cyclop. Cyclop is a modulation monster, with the […]
In this bass tutorial video from our audio weapons online course, I show you how to create a sub bass patch in Operator, Ableton’s FM synth.
In this tutorial video from our audio weapons online course, we’ll create a multi-band effects rack for bass by using an Audio Effect Rack.
In this bass tutorial video from our Audio Weapons Online Course, I show you how to create a bassline in Native Instruments Razor synth.
In this tutorial video, I show you how to use Ableton’s Autopan device to create gate style stutter effects, synced to the project tempo, on a bass patch. Then I […]