Bringing the Unseen to the Scene

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Psytrance Sound Design Using Ableton

by DJ Story This tutorial is for learning some basic sound design theory to get you started making custom psytrance sounds from scratch.  I can't stress enough how important it is to just dive in and start getting your hands dirty.  The more you get familiar with how the different wave forms sound at different qualities, octaves and frequencies the sooner you'll be able to whip up the sound in your head without ...

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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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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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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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Antandra - Re-attunement

Antandra – RE:ATTUNED EP (OUT NOW!)

New remix compilation album out now! Featuring remixes by Wolf Tech, Stratosphere, Soulular, White Robot, In Bloom and Icaro! Each artist reworked tracks from my debut EP, ‘Attunement’. I couldn’t be…

World Music Sample Pack (Premium Edition) Vol 1

World Music Sample Pack (Premium Edition) Vol. 1

Pro Samples proudly presents this comprehensive World Music sample collection offered by Antandra. It contains a wide variety of single-notes, articulations and phrases that can be arranged in endless rhythms and melodies.…

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…