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  • Sound Design
    Designing Sounds With Ableton CollisionCollision preview image
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    In this tutorial I will make simple sounds with the Ableton Collision instrument. I will program drums, lead, bass and an exotic sound. This lesson is a great starting point to practice this type of synthesis, though a minimum understanding of subtractive / virtual analogue synth is recommended.Read More…
  • Ableton Live
    How to Create a Track With Synth1Preview image
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    In this lesson I will show you how to make a short music piece with the Synth1 instrument using Ableton as the DAW program. I will show you how to program two leads, a pad, a bass, a snare, a hihat, and an fx track for the composition.Read More…
  • Audio Production
    Creating a Studio Mix Using Ableton Live and Rapid EvolutionPrev image
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    In this tutorial I’ll show you how to make a musically harmonic, electronic style mix. I am using Live and free software called Rapid Evolution. The mix will also feature beat matching.Read More…
  • Ableton Live
    Creating an Energetic Instrumental Trance SongProject 400 277
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    In this tutorial I’ll show you how to make an instrumental trance song. The melody was influenced by a lead synth of a remix competition of which artist was the techno maestro Glimpse, who has his own label called Glimpse Recordings and who had been also featured in modern music production magazines.Read More…
  • Sound Design
    How to Create a Progressive Christmas SongProg xmas preview
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    In this tutorial I will show you how to make a progressive version of Silent Night, using melodic instrument tracks, drum samples, and loops.Read More…
  • Sound Design
    How to Create the Theme of Van Halen's JumpPhotodune 1859632 jumping high xs
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    In this tutorial we'll recreate the main theme of Van Halen's "Jump" using Ableton plugins.Read More…
  • Sound Design
    How to Create D# Fat from Armin and W&WPreview
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    In this tutorial I'll show you how to make a rough version of the intro block of "D# Fat" by Armin van Buuren and W&W.Read More…
  • Mixing & Mastering
    Using PTEq-1a for MixingEq intro retina
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    In this lesson I'll show you how to use the PTEq-1a VST EQ plugin by Ignite Amps. We'll mix a jazzy flavoured project with this modern, free and simple recreation of a classic EQ plugin. The targeted instruments are drums, hats, guitar and piano.Read More…
  • Sound Design
    Interview with Echoic Sound Designers Dave and Tom400x277
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    I had the opportunity to chat with Tom Gilbert and David Johnston of Bristol sound design studio Echoic, who collaborated with Syndrome Studio to create the opening title and ident for Pause Fest 2014. Echoic are based in Bristol, and have an eclectic style that combines inventive processes and unusual instruments with a focus on collaboration between visual and sound design.Read More…
  • Sound Design
    Sound Design with Charlatan VSTiIntro ch vsti retina
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    The Charlatan VSTi synth is top quality, and totally free. In this tutorial I'll show you how to make bass, lead, pad and rhythmic noise sounds with it. We'll also create a basic sampled kick, and create a pumping effect on the bass and kick using sidechain compression.Read More…
  • Sound Design
    Create EDM Lead Sounds from Inna and Tim Berg Tracks Using Live's SynthsInnatimbergpreview400
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    Today's tutorial is about sound design, and we'll cover how to create some great EDM lead sounds using Ableton Live's built-in synths. First we'll create the pluck sound from Inna's– "Hot" title soundtrack. Then we'll do the same with "Seek Bromance" by Tim Berg (better known as Avicii).Read More…
  • Sound Design
    Make Analogue Drums Like Moonbeam and GlimpseIntro retina
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    In this tutorial, I will show you how to produce a simple analogue style drum kit used in modern techno, progressive and house styles similar to artists like Glimpse and Moonbeam. The kit will contain a kick, a snare, an open hihat, a closed hihat, and a percussion sound. Most of them are based on sine waves or white noise. The synthesized sounds are not perfect recreations, but are good for starting out or build upon.Read More…
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