Back to basics: How to use Ableton Live 10 and Push

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Ableton Live isn’t new anymore and it develops slowly (a good thing, because this keeps it stable and reliable), but there are new users jumping aboard the Ableton train all the time. Live’s most distinctive features are the Session View – where we jam and experiment – and warping, which provides easy time-stretching and looping […]

Envision Sound to launch Kickstarter for Strata controller next month

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Envision Sound is set to launch a Kickstarter campaign for Strata next month. The feature-rich controller, which is a companion to Ableton Live, was first announced two years ago. Strata is touted to offer “a new way to play in Ableton Live”. And judging by the device’s raft of knobs and buttons, it could very […]

How to use guitars with Ableton Live 10

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For a long time it seemed like guitarists were resisting using computers, and it’s actually quite easy to understand why. However, a new generation of guitarists are far more comfortable with software, computers and mobile devices, so there’s no excuse for anyone to be a tech hold-out any longer. Ableton Live has always versatile, and […]

Point Blank Tutorial: How to incorporate instruments into your live DJ set

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Point Blank has hosted DJ and electronic producer GRiZ for a tutorial on how to fit live instrumentation into DJ sets. The artist, who’s collaborated with Snoop Dogg, also revealed his methods for processing live sounds and gave suggestions on how to jam along to beats on stage. The video opens with, GRiZ – aka […]

Super Simple + Fast Sound Design In Ableton Live

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If you’re a music producer, sometimes you want to be able to crank out ideas quickly in your DAW. For beginner producers, aside from scrolling through and loading device presets, it can be intimidating to make your own instruments from scratch. In this video, producer Peaks of Valleys does some really great speedy sound design […]

Super Simple + Fast Sound Design In Ableton Live

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If you’re a music producer, sometimes you want to be able to crank out ideas quickly in your DAW. For beginner producers, aside from scrolling through and loading device presets, it can be intimidating to make your own instruments from scratch. In this video, producer Peaks of Valleys does some really great speedy sound design […]

Craig’s Production Tips #4: Try starting your mix in mono!

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Who mixes in mono any more? Well, virtually no one, and in most cases you don’t want to end up with a mono final mix. But if you start mixing with all channels panned to center, it’s easier to hear which tracks conflict with each other; you might not notice these problems if the tracks […]