Bringing the Unseen to the Scene

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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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Ableton Tutorial - Rhythmic Gated Patterns

In this tutorial I share a technique for turning any texture, pad, or soundscape into a tight rhythmic stuttering pattern. It's accomplished using sidechain options of the gate effect in Ableton Live. This type of effect is something you hear in a lot of psy dub, psy trance, and psybient music. You hear it used in many songs by artists like Shpongle, Ott, Bluetech, Phutureprimitive, and many more.

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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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Future Bass Pads and Talking Bass with Xfer Serum

This is the first in a series of live streams I plan on doing. The focus will be on sound design, and in this episode, I create some future pads and talking bass techniques using Xfer Records' Serum. I hope you learn something. Follow me on social media to get updates about when I'll be streaming next.

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APC40 Python Scripts Review

APC40 Python Scripts Review

When I first got my APC40, I was amazed by the out of the box functionality.  I had done my research, and knew that it was what I wanted.  It offers a lot of flexibility in the studio and for live performance.  I still had this feeling like there must be more though.  I started experimenting with it, and noticed I couldn't use a midi translator with it, and I was frustrated ...

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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…