Ableton & Maschine Quick Tip 1: Sample Literally Everything

Quick Tip 1: Running Ableton & Maschine Together to Sample Literally Everything Working with Ableton Live + Maschine (by Native Instruments) as a combination over the past couple of years has been a skill that’s increased my workflow tenfold. One of the first skills I found to be immensely useful within using them together is […]

How To Record Electric Guitar – Best Tips & Techniques

The recording engineers big challenge: Recording the electric guitar You would not think it would be so hard and complicated but to record a good electric guitar track seems to be one of the biggest challenges that a recording engineer can face. The reality seems to be that an electric guitar always seems to sound […]

Ableton Quick Tip: Sampling Methods by Dom McLennon

One of the reasons why I enjoy Ableton Live so much is because of the freedom it gives you with developing and creating music. So when it comes to sampling, there’s just as much of a dynamic range regarding going about the process. In this article, I’ll explain a couple different methods you can go […]

A Complete X-Ray Of Kick Drums – Producer’s Guide

The following guide deeply explores the kick drums, bass drum for electronic dance music beats. A complete X-RAY of making a drum beat and having a personalized drum ready to be layered with any recorded drum to be used in any genre of mixes. The guide is for music enthusiastic people who love exploring music/sound […]

The Underestimated DAW Knob: OFFSET

The story of a little button… Anyone having worked upon DAWs (Digital Audio Workstations) such as FL Studio, Ableton Live, Cubase etc for the first time, must have been amazed by cool dashboards and step sequencers with cool knobs and buttons. And there are plenty VST’s out there with cool knobs and glowing buttons for […]

Best Laptop For Music Production – Buyer’s Guide

“Best” is a relative term. It just is. What’s best for me, may not be the best for you and what’s best for us may not be the best for another person. It all depends on what we need a laptop for. Yes – music production – I know, but under what circumstances? Do you […]

How To Build A DIY Vocal Booth On A Shoestring Budget

These days, it seems like every home studio owner wants his own vocal booth. But do a quick search for them, and you discover that most commercial models cost between $5,000-$10,000. If you can afford those, great! But if you CAN’T, the only alternative is to build your own vocal booth inside your home, on a shoestring budget. […]

5 Tips For Buying a NEW Analog Synthesizer

Five things you should do when buying a new analog synth! When you buy a new synth and it finally arrives home, sometimes, you may get too anxious and spend three or four hours just browsing through presets and end up tired and not knowing any of its potential, so here, I’m gonna present you […]

5 Tips For Effective Sound Design

The whole sound design work is a very time-consuming and tiring task and without the necessary knowledge in this area will be quite difficult to get good results. The first thing that is required is the knowledge about this field, after that comes the experience and creativity. It is true that knowledge is the sole […]

Ableton Live Quick Tip – Expanding Your Drum Rack

Overview In my time with Ableton Live software, one of the things I’ve learned with the free-form program is that everybody’s process in the program varies on their own creative process. It’s one of the more interesting elements because it opens the doors for a complete catalog of styles that can be used to make […]

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