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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
Bubbles in the Jungle is a high-energy, tribal, glitch hop tune I wrote and released for an EP called Put Down the Gun, released on Pop & Lock Records. I […]
I’ve always been looking for ways to improve my mixes and recently my attention has turned to acoustic treatment of my studio. For years I was buying all kinds of […]
A video review of the Primacoustic Vox Guard reflection filter, used for providing acoustic isolation and treatment around a microphone for vocal recording. We discuss how they vent it to […]
Vespers, Ableton Live Certified Trainer, discusses the best things to upgrade on your audio production computer. We discuss hardware such as RAM, solid state hard drives, SATA drives, data doublers, DSP cards like the UAD-2, and sound cards like the Apogee Duet.
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!
Stop comparing yourself and your productions to releases by well established successful artists. Always do your best. Accept where you’re at. Focus your mind on what you’re grateful for (in general and about your music). Take stock of what you did well in the tune and where you learned or gained ground as a producer. Stop comparing so much. Acknowledge that you are expressing your own unique sound. Enjoy the journey :)
I recently traveled down to Orcas Island in the US to interview Jake Perrine, author of the book Producing Music with Ableton Live. Jake is a Certified Ableton Trainer who […]
Free tunes for download: CLICK HERE Here’s a video of the live performance by myself & Kelsey Grant, with Parker at the Red Room in Vancouver for Regrooved, hosted by […]
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 […]
This video is about focus in the studio and how to deal with distractions. Enjoy! Here’s an awesome blog post from a neuroscientist about this topic as well. Click […]
Here’s the update on my new Open Source album concept. Get ready for it! Love and light.
How to make turntable effects sounds in Ableton Live using clip transpose envelopes, Simpler pitch envelopes and Sampler pitch envelopes and attack slope.
A lil thank-you vid for this wonderful community of music makers and lovers as we cross the 10,000 subscriber threshold. More awesomeness to come!
Part 1: Mid / side processing technique with EQ Eight Device Part 2: Downward expansion processing with Multiband Dynamics Device