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LostinSound Released a FREE 45 Track Compilation!

LIS V/A 004 is the Spring compilation 4.19.15 for Bicycle Day. Featuring 45 free songs submitted by various artists to support the relaunch of LostinSound.org. The compilation is mind-blowing from beginning to end with tracks from a plethora of upcoming and world renowned music producers including Anchor Hill, Antandra, Asher Fulero Band, Asteroids and Earthquakes and ARKMprime, AtYyA, bioLuMigen, Craftal, Cualli, D.V.S*, Dillard, Variant, DMVU -DamnesiaVu, DROVE, DRRTYWULVZ, eelko, Erothyme, Esseks, FXD ...

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Creative Resampling in Ableton

Resampling opens up a lot of creative potential when producing music in Ableton. I find it especially handy when I want to add a bit of randomness to a composition, because you can record the random variations in and edit them down into what actually sounds good to your ear. Let's say for example you have a BeatRepeat, LiveCut, or other glitch effect on the track with randomized settings. ...

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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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Seed of Sound

Seed of Sound

I am very excited to announce the release of my new album, Seed of Sound.  It's something that's been in the works for a good long while, and it's a bit of a culmination of countless music making hours.  I made it a mix of everything I currently love from progressive/electro house  to downtempo psy dub, and even some pop.  Like all of my music, there is an African feel to the ...

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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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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…