Ableton Live: Morphing Arpeggio Tutorial...
Here’s my latest Ableton Live tutorial where I explain some interesting ways to create morphing arpeggio effects using instrument racks, effect racks, velocity sensitivity, and a little creativity. As an example I made an arp that fades from
Not by Happenstance – Harmonic Res...
Is there hope for healthy harmonious harmonic oscillation happening happily not by happenstance? All of matter (and therefore energy) can be expressed in either waves or particles. However, when speaking in terms of waves, we can plot the motion, potential/kinetic energy, direction, magnitude and get an idea of how this energy in motion will interact […]
Ableton Live Instant Mappings for Korg m...
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
Creative Resampling in Ableton...
by DJ Story 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 […]
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, and Massive.
DJ Story: What did you use for the bass?
Mirror Me (Zenon Rec.): Sylenth or UltraBass MX
DJ Story: What about that vocal stutter? Great production. I love the use of panning.
Mirror Me (Zenon Rec.): Yeah. It’s a combo. ;p It’s a vocal sample on top of a grained version of the vocal sample delaying, pitching and slowing down the delay as it goes.
432 Hz Vs. 440 Hz and the Universal Harm...
The reason for changing frequency from 432 to 440 Hz middle A in 1936 by J Goebbels is debatable. Some say it was to accommodate the piano, so the tuning would stay more consistent across the entire keyboard. Others say that it was a Nazi conspiracy in conjunction with Satan. Either way, there is still […]