Certified Ableton instructor Antonio Sage writes about his experiences with Ableton Push and Live 9: I cannot recall the last time a device had been so highly anticipated as Ableton Push. With good reason. Push is not only a sleek, beautiful control surface for Ableton’s newly released version 9 but it is also a highly… Continue reading Ableton Push is a “highly intuitive and fresh new musical instrument”
Nice list of apps for music creation on iPad. [browser-shot url=”http://www.theverge.com/2012/7/13/3117498/sonic-mayhem-sascha-dikiciyan-ipad-apps” width=”400″] http://www.theverge.com/2012/7/13/3117498/sonic-mayhem-sascha-dikiciyan-ipad-apps
Chek out this handy guide of EQ tips for various frequency ranges. It gives examples of when to boost or duck frequency ranges to create more room in your mixes. EQ tips Cheat Sheet by fredv [snap url=”http://www.cheatography.com/fredv/cheat-sheets/eq-tips/” alt=”EQ tips Cheat Sheet by fred” w=”400″ h=”300″]
Simple trance with just 1 instrument and drum track. I want one of these! (Thanks, Mike Heymans, for letting us know about this!)
Here is a simple example of how to do a sidechain in Renoise and then in Ableton Live. There are many ways to implement a sidechain but this is a great easy to follow example of how the technique works.
What’s interesting about this isn’t the over-played pop source material. Rather, this is powered by Echo Nest. They have an API that lets you upload and analyze songs. See the demo: http://static.echonest.com/InfiniteGangnamStyle/
Coming up on Monday October 29 is the San Francisco Roots Music Association (SFMRA) performance of Portishead’s amazing “Dummy” album. They’ll giving the Great American Music Hall (GMAH) a trip-hop bath. Better yet, SF-EMM member Antonio Sage is laying down the bass in the band! Go check it out and get tickets before they sell… Continue reading Portishead’s “Dummy” played by SFRMA at GMAH, Mon Oct 29
Yep! We have a couple of SF-EMM members playing: Extent of the Jam, and ANI. Come on down Saturday October 27. Get tickets + artist info at: http://codame.com!
McKay Garner of the band “doppio” gives an in-depth tutorial on “keyboard drumming”: using a drumKAT MIDI controller with Ableton Live to create the beats and melodic lines heard on their latest self-titled album. McKay also talks about the band’s creative process and their participation in the Music Video Race. Brought to you by the… Continue reading (S1E4) McKay Garner of doppio performance and interview – Electronic Music Makers Video Podcast