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 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 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 […]
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 […]