Category Archives: Ableton Tutorials

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Matthew Dear: Ableton Live Production Masterclass – CNTRL Tour 2015

Declan McGlynn, Apr 22, 2015  As you probably know by now, Point Blank have had the honour of partnering with Richie Hawtin’s CNTRL Tour for 2015. We’ve been travelling across North America inspiring and educating
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Ableton Live Tutorial: Exponential Tempo Changes

Declan McGlynn, Apr 11, 2015  One of the features that makes Ableton one of the most popular DAWs for music production is the ability to quickly change and adapt audio of any speed to fit your project’s tempo. Not only
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Ableton Tutorial: Mid-Side Mixing

Declan McGlynn, Apr 03, 2015  Mid-side was initially a recording technique pioneered by revolutionary engineer Alan Blumlein. Simply put, the concept splits an audio signal in two, allowing you to access the ‘mid’ (everything that’s the same in both speakers) and the ‘side’ (everything that’s different in each speaker) separately.
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Trance & EDM Mix Breakdown w/ Mike Koglin: Part 3 – Arrangement & Mastering

Declan McGlynn, Mar 09, 2015  We recently launched a brand new Trance / EDM module as part of our wider diploma courses. You can take our diploma courses in either Ableton Live or Logic Pro on our online school. We’ve already
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Trance & EDM Mix Breakdown w/ Mike Koglin: Part 2 – Bass & FX

Declan McGlynn, Feb 24, 2015  We recently launched a brand new Trance / EDM module as part of our wider diploma courses. You can take our diploma courses in either Ableton Live or Logic Pro on our online school. We’ve already
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Trance & EDM Mix Breakdown w/ Mike Koglin: Part 1 – Drums

Declan McGlynn, Feb 18, 2015  Our brand new Trance / EDM module is up and running and to celebrate we’ve got a brand new tutorial series led by module instructor, and Trance legend in his own right, Mike Koglin (Armada
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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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