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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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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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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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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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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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…

Korg nanoPAD2 midi controller

Korg nanoPAD2 Midi Controller Demo/Review

Made a new video overview of the Korg nanoPAD2. Korg nanoPAD2 is a midi controller featuring touch scale, midi gated arp, and an xy pad. You can change between three…

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Talking Bass with Operator in Ableton Live

Made a new tutorial on how to make talking bass with Operator in Ableton Live. You can watch the video below, and I have a free download of 17 free…

Moog Minitaur + Ableton Live Tutorial

Sampling Moog Minitaur Analog Bass Synth in Ableton Live

This video explores how to sample audio in Ableton from a hardware synth. In this case, we have the Moog Minitaur Analog Bass Synth. I will use an external instrument…

LostinSound Exclusive Mix by Antandra

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.” ―…