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Music for Media: Creating Locators When Composing in Live 9

Declan McGlynn, Sep 20, 2014  While Ableton Live might be better know for its performance and production capabilities, it’s equally capable as a composition tool when writing music for film and TV. On our Music for Media
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Controlling Ableton Live with Leap Motion (FFL!)

Declan McGlynn, Sep 19, 2014  Friday Forum Live is back after our summer break and who better to kick it off with than our resident Ableton-certified tutor and all-round Ableton expert Freddy Frogs? Freddy’s hosted
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Music for Media: Creating a Tempo Track in Ableton Live

Declan McGlynn, Sep 12, 2014  Our Music for Media course – part of our Music Production in Ableton Live Diploma – looks at scoring, soundtracking and composing for film, TV, videogames, radio and more. In this
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Caribou – Can’t Do Without You Deconstruction

Declan McGlynn, Sep 05, 2014  After a brief summer break, Friday Forum is back with another deconstruction from PB’s very own half-man half-keyboard and Electronic Music Composition (EMC) course – part of
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Brodanse: Behind Their Live Setup

Declan McGlynn, Aug 16, 2014  The brothers Brodanse are two of the fastest-rising producers in house and techno in the UK. Having only been producing for a few years, they’ve already collaborated with heavy-hitters like Groove Aramada and vocalist Cari Golden, started their own label, and are bringing their live show to one of the world’s most prestigious clubs
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Mixing Dance Music: Ableton – Mix Deconstruction

Declan McGlynn, Aug 13, 2014  Our Mixing Dance Music: Ableton course has had a complete makeover, not only introducing a whole bunch of new features from Live 9, but taking a brand new approach to mixing. We’ve created
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Mixing Dance Music in Ableton Live: Mix Deconstruction Part Three

Declan McGlynn, Jul 29, 2014  We have a brand new course called Mixing Dance Music in Ableton Live, or MDMA for short (just a coincidence, honest!). It looks at taking fundamental sound engineering skills with a focus on electronic
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Mixing Dance Music in Ableton Live: Mix Deconstruction Part Two

Declan McGlynn, Jul 22, 2014  We have a brand new course called Mixing Dance Music in Ableton Live, or MDMA for short (just a coincidence, honest!). It looks at taking fundamental sound engineering skills with a focus on electronic
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Mixing Dance Music in Ableton Live: Mix Deconstruction Part One

Declan McGlynn, Jul 15, 2014  We have a brand new course called Mixing Dance Music in Ableton Live, or MDMA for short (just a coincidence, honest!). It looks at taking fundamental sound engineering skills with a focus on electronic
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EDM (Trance/Prog) in Ableton Live: Direct Video Response Example

Declan McGlynn, Jun 25, 2014  Point Blank’s Direct Video Response is our unique service in which students can get vital one-to-one video feedback from their tutors. Once a fortnight, students on our online courses
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Ableton Live 9: 30 Quick-Fire Tips

Declan McGlynn, Jun 07, 2014  The modern DAW is a complicated beast. With heaps of music-making tools, functions and facilities for every type of music and musician, can mean there’s a huge learning curve when it comes to getting your head around how a DAW works. Throw in the performance functions of Ableton Live and the result can be exciting but confusing. With the help
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