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Antandra Exclusive Mix and Interview for LostinSound

"There are few producers in the American psychedelic bass music culture rising faster than Antandra. Lost in Sound has been excited to feature the original productions from Jacob Louis‘ project." ― LostinSound.org I'm so happy to share the I have made an exclusive mix and interview for LostinSound. You can listen to the mix I put together of all original music and remixes below. It's also available for free download. Follow the link above to read ...

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Mirror Me (Zenon Rec.) Interview

DJ Story: Great Music! Are you using Ableton? Mirror Me (Zenon Rec.): Yep. All Ableton. Synthesizing, sampling and resampling. A minimalist approach. DJ Story: Any plugins? Mirror Me (Zenon Rec.): Oh yah. FM8, Sylenth, Massive, and many more. DJ Story: What did you use for the bass? Mirror Me (Zenon Rec.): I don't remember. Either Sylenth or UltraBass MX I think. DJ Story: What about that ...

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5 Ways to Create Gated Patterns in Ableton 9

Gate Effect with Sidechaining Using the gate effect in Ableton Live, you can create interesting gated patterns to the beat by turning on sidechain, and selecting a rhythmic pattern to receive audio signal from. (note: If you select a midi drum rack, you can also select any one of the drums individually) Then all you have to do is play with the threshold, attack, decay and release to get the sound just right.   Add ...

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Ableton Live Instant Mappings for Korg microKONTROL

I've spent many hours discovering how to instant map my Korg microKONTROL to Ableton Live using the UserConfiguration.txt file, MidiPipe(optional), and the Librarian software that comes with the microKONTROL.  I have successfully mapped the first 3 scenes of my microKONTROL to control various parameters in Live without having to Map them manually in midi map mode. The reason I made this tutorial is because I wish I could have had access ...

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Keith McMillen QuNexus Review

The Keith McMillen QuNexus is a powerful and versatile midi controller. Each key has pitch bend, pressure sensitivity, velocity sensitivity and aftertouch. You can really use it to make your synth patches responsive and expressive. Channel rotation allows you to send midi data to multiple channels at once, so you can pitch bend or modulate them independently. You can also send CV (control value) to other synths or devices. The QuNexus has ...

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How to Make a Trap Beat

How to Make a Trap Beat in Ableton Live

In this Ableton Tutorial, I will show how to make a trap beat from scratch using Ableton Live and Serum. You will see the entire process of 808 kick sound…

Making a Dubstep Beat

How to Make Dubstep Beats in Ableton

In this Ableton Live Tutorial, I will make a basic dubstep beat. Hope you guys enjoy watching my beat creation process. Let me know if you have questions or comments.  

Making a Dub Beat in Ableton

How to Make a Dub Beat in Ableton Live

The One Drop is a standard dub reggae beat that’s not to be confused with dubstep or dub techno. How to make a dub beat in Ableton Live 9. Hope…

Making Beats in Ableton

How to Make Your Own Beats in Ableton

In this tutorial, I show how to make your own beats in Ableton Live 9, and I discuss some tips, tricks and techniques I use in my music production. There…

Serum Sound Design - Psydub Squelches

Squishy & Squelchy Psydub Sounds in Serum

A few techniques I use for creating squishy, squelchy psydub bass fx in Serum. You hear a lot of these type of sounds in psydub, psystep and psytrance.

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Keith McMillen QuNexus Review

The Keith McMillen QuNexus is a powerful and versatile midi controller. Each key has pitch bend, pressure sensitivity, velocity sensitivity and aftertouch. You can really use it to make your…