Intro to Cableguys VolumeShaper 4 A while back I was perusing a Reddit where people were discussing the the sidechain compression effect heard in The Chainsmokers tunes Roses (ft. Rozes). […]
Getting Serum’s advanced LFOs to work like an arpeggiator is a bit convoluted, because Serum – like Massive – doesn’t have a dedicated arp. But you don’t need one! In […]
In my last chords tutorial, I covered some basic music theory tips to help you write better chord progressions for electronic music. The things we covered were voice leading and […]
In this tutorial I cover simple, but powerful techniques, using triads, the most basic of all the chords. Using voice leading and then inversions, I show how to choose the […]
In this serum tutorial video we look at the track “Secrets” by KSHMR & Tiesto. It was recently posted on Splice so it was possible to look at the project […]
In a recent video we covered the new Max 4 Live Bass Synth with the new Ableton Live 9.5 update. If you didn’t get a chance to catch the first […]
Hey guys and gals! In this video we’re going to be covering some of the updates to Auto Filter that came out when Ableton updated Live to version 9.5. There […]
What’s up guys! Got some fresh news for ya! Ableton just released a killer bundle of new synths with their latest Max 4 Live Essentials Collection. This bundle is free […]
Hey everyone! I’m comin’ atcha today with some juicy new Serum Pro Tips highlighting a couple new features inside of xFer’s Serum synth. These new features are render and resample, […]
You don’t have to be good at math to be a good producer, however, you’re probably aware that behind all these pretty knobs and dials there’s some seriously complicated math […]
Hey all, AK here! Today I want to talk about using dynamic effects that react to other instruments in your track using an envelope follower. I can’t take credit for […]
Hey champions! AK here. I’ve teamed up with Vespers to bring all of you some free new tutorials and free production tools! If we haven’t connected before, I’m a music […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
In this video, Jake Perrine, veteran mix engineer, teaches us how to analyze our mixing room using a microphone to detect resonant peaks and dips. He uses 3 techniques using […]
In this mixing/mixdown tutorial in Ableton Live, Jake Perrine, Certified Ableton Trainer shows us how to use sidechain compression on a delay on a return track. This technique is useful […]
Over the last month I’ve been setting up a new studio. After I upgraded all my acoustic treatment to some top notch Primacoustic kits, I turned my attention to upgrading […]
Important Notice(s) 1) Listen on proper monitors or headphones. 2) You will likely piss off your neighbors while watching this tutorial. Vespers, and his affiliates, agents, successors and assigns assume […]
Jake Perrine, Ableton Live Certified Trainer, and author of Sound Design, Mixing and Mastering in Ableton Live, speaks about Mastering your music. He’s been teaching musicians like you for over 10 years and is an incredibly talented individual.
In this video tutorial, Jake covers: compression settings, using EQ Eight to add top end “air” to the vocal while removing unwanted frequencies, gating, and the use of reverb and filtered delays on return channels. Loads of great tips here, enjoy!
Here’s a tutorial video on how to set up and use Native Instruments Massive synth with Ableton Live. When I was exploring sound design and synthesis possibilities with Native Instruments […]
Many of you have been asking for a tutorial on how to mix with / use Universal Audio plugins in your mix down process after my review of the Universal […]