Apr 23

How To Go Lo-Fi With Ableton Live (Part 1)

How To Go Lo-Fi With Ableton Live (Part 1)

Posted at 4:25 pm by Ryan

Here is part 1 of a series about going Lo-Fi with Ableton Live. Learn outboard tricks, how to use Ableton’s bit crusher – Redux, and some free links to lo-fi VST plug-ins.

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Apr 22

Learning Drum Synthesis With Ableton’s Operator

Learning Drum Synthesis With Ableton’s Operator

Posted at 4:44 pm by Ryan

In today’s tutorial, learn how to dial up your own kick, snare and hi-hat sound from scratch. Ableton Live’s do-it-all synthesizer Operator will be our main sound generator.

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Apr 22

How To Slice A Bass Sample MPC Style With Ableton Live

How To Slice A Bass Sample MPC Style With Ableton Live

Posted at 12:11 pm by Ryan

In this screencast, learn how to chop an upright bass sample and assign it to Ableton’s Drum Rack. Things get just a little bit jazzy.

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Apr 21

MIDI Effect Tutorial: How To Use Ableton’s Scale

MIDI Effect Tutorial: How To Use Ableton’s Scale

Posted at 6:07 pm by Ryan

Ableton’s powerful “Scale” plug in gets explained in this tutorial. Harness the power of “Scale” and program your own exotic tones!

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Apr 20

How To DJ In Ableton Live Part 2: Clips, Effects And Mixing Songs

How To DJ In Ableton Live Part 2: Clips, Effects And Mixing Songs

Posted at 9:09 pm by Ryan

Part 2 of a series on how to DJ in Ableton Live. This tutorial goes over Working with clips, setting up effect,s and basic blends…

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Apr 19

How To Warp And Save Loops In Ableton Live 8

How To Warp And Save Loops In Ableton Live 8

Posted at 5:18 pm by Ryan

Live’s ability to time stretch audio is a favorite among many users. Learn the basics of warping and saving loops with Ableton Live 8 in this step by step guide.

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Apr 16

How To Control The Low End Of Your Mix In Ableton

How To Control The Low End Of Your Mix In Ableton

Posted at 5:59 pm by Ryan

There is a fine line involved when it comes to mixing the low end of your track. Here are some tips you can use in Ableton Live to keep the bottom in check.

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Apr 15

Arrangement Tips For Ableton Live

Arrangement Tips For Ableton Live

Posted at 8:24 pm by Ryan

Arrangement is one of the most important (and often overlooked) aspects of creating music. Here are some tips to help the flow of your tracks in Ableton Live.

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Apr 14

Understanding Ableton Live’s Reverb

Understanding Ableton Live’s Reverb

Posted at 6:20 pm by Ryan

Some people love it, some hate it. Some stay away from it because they don’t know how to use it. Learn to get over your fears and conquer Ableton’s reverb in this tutorial.

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Apr 13

How To DJ In Ableton Live Part 1: Setting Up Ableton And Preparing The Songs

How To DJ In Ableton Live Part 1: Setting Up Ableton And Preparing The Songs

Posted at 10:23 pm by Ryan

Part 1 of a series on how to DJ in Ableton Live. This tutorial goes over setting up Ableton’s Cue settings, finding the key and BPM of songs,…

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