Music brings us together. It communicates via frequency transmissions that which transcends words. The intention of this album is to awaken and inspire consciousness through dance activation. Liberate your mind, heart, body, and soul. Share it with those you love. Tree of Sound is an album written, composed, and produced by DJ Story. Listen with an open heart, and notice how you feel before and after. Purchase it here now, and the ...
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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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
How to route your sounds and devices from Propellerhead Reason to Ableton Live using the built-in rewire feature. There are 2 methods covered in this video for bringing sound from Reason into Live. The technique you use is up to you and your music production style.
By Peter J Harris As an electronica producer for over 10 years, I’ve worked with all kinds of software platforms and hands down, one app rises above the rest for both production and performance — Ableton Live. Whether you’re new or looking for alternatives, Ableton should be the first app you consider; I’m certain it […]
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
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
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 […]
In this Ableton tutorial video, I share how to create a filter effect rack using Ableton’s built-in devices that rolls off both the high and low frequencies at the same time. Free download below. Enjoy! Free Effect Rack Download: DJ Story’s Dual Filter Effect.adg