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10 Hidden Gems in Ableton

Patrick Swift, Jan 03, 2015  Ableton Live is a versatile DAW, and one of its biggest strengths is how quickly you can manipulate audio and MIDI within it. However, there are still some things in the program which aren’t so straightforward. That’s why we’re here to help and give you a nudge in the right direction with our ten hidden gems in Ableton! There’s
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Mixing Dance Music in Ableton: DVR Example

Patrick Swift, Dec 24, 2014  Our Direct Video Response system allows PB online students to get personal, one-to-one feedback on their tracks via a video recorded by their course instructor. Every fortnight, students get a dedicated screen-capture video, guiding them through their tracks and mixes and how they can be improved by award-winning instructors who’ve worked
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Top 3 Ableton Live Tutorials 2014

Patrick Swift, Dec 22, 2014  Ableton Live is a versatile DAW, and one of its strengths is how quickly you can manipulate audio and MIDI within it. Over the past year, we’ve created loads of exclusive video tutorials that help you get the most out of Ableton Live. Now that 2014 is coming to an end, we scoured our Ableton Live tutorials to reveal our favourites from the
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Mixing Dance Music in Ableton: DVR Example

Declan McGlynn, Dec 16, 2014  Our Direct Video Response system allows our online students to get personal, one-to-one feedback on their tracks via a video recorded by their course instructor. Every two weeks, students receive a dedicated screen-capture video, guiding them through how their tracks and mixes can be improved by award-winning instructors who’ve worked
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Ableton Live: Creative Exponential Rhythms

Declan McGlynn, Dec 12, 2014  One of Ableton Live’s biggest strengths is how quickly you can manipulate MIDI and audio. Our Ableton Live instructor Freddy Frogs knows his way around the popular software, so we enlisted his help in a new tutorial showing you how to create exponential rhythms that never stick to one pattern. Freddy shows how you can turn these rhythms into
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Direct Video Response: Electronic Music Composition

Declan McGlynn, Dec 09, 2014  Our Direct Video Response (DVR) system allows our online students to get one-to-one feedback on their projects from anywhere in the world. Every two weeks, our instructors record a video for
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Point Blank Free Plugin! Route MIDI From Komplete Kontrol to Your DAW

Declan McGlynn, Dec 05, 2014  Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol software comes with a Scale and Arp function to quickly get creative with your compositions and sound design. We loved the new feature but wanted a way to get
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Laidback Luke: Creating a Track in Ableton Live (Dancefair 2014)

Declan McGlynn, Nov 17, 2014  Through remixes, releases, DJ sets and his Mixmash Records label, Laidback Luke has become one of the figureheads of dance music. Through his production forum he harboured the likes of Avicii,
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Drum Production & Sound Design in Ableton Live Part 3: Grouping & Mixing

Declan McGlynn, Oct 21, 2014  Even if your drums are perfectly programmed, they’ll fall flat in the club without the right mix. In part one and two of our Drum Production and Sound Design in Ableton Live video, we looked
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Drum Production & Sound Design in Ableton Live Part 2: Tuning & Automating Drums

Declan McGlynn, Oct 14, 2014  While more musical elements like toms, congas, bells and percussion clearly need to be in tune with the rest of your track, it might not be immediately obvious how important it is to tune your kick
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Drum Production & Sound Design in Ableton Live Part 1: Programming Drums

Declan McGlynn, Oct 07, 2014  Ableton Live is renowned for its sampling creative capabilities, excelling at quickly allowing you to put ideas together with drag-and-drop ease. Throw in Live’s Impulse and Drum Rack
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