Tag Archives: loops

Tip: the onboard sequencer inside Rob Papen SubBoomBass

The onboard sequencers inside Rob Papen’s synthesizers have some powerful features. Ron Size gives an interesting demonstration with the bass synthesizer SubBoomBass in this video. Continue reading

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Subtractive arrangement in Ableton Live 9

From a great 8 bar loop to a complete track can be a huge step for some of us. In the video below Music Production Tutorials’s Danny Lewis shows the method of subtractive arrangement to create a complete track with an 8 bar loop. By copying the loop over the entire length of the track, and by taking snippets of clips away you can create the basic structure of a new track.
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Glitch edits tutorial using follow actions in Ableton Live 9

Vespers shows how to create glitch percussion to accompany a drum beat in the Ableton Live 9 Session View. He uses Follow Actions in the clip launch mode settings to randomize the percussion clips. Continue reading

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Dummy Clips in Ableton Live 9

With dummy clips you can create interesting effects in Ableton Live. The latest version of this package lets you create these clips far more easier than before. The automation can now be included in the Session View clips. Continue reading

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Trance track produced with Ableton Live 9

It is always interesting to see how others create their tracks. In this video Sadowick produces a basic arrangement of a trance track in about an hour with Ableton Live 9, a few sample packs, Sylenth and an Access Virus Snow. Remarkably, he starts in the (linear) Arrangement View of Ableton Live, where many others start in the Session View to sketch some of their first ideas. Continue reading

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Review: Arturia SparkLE drum machine

A few years ago Arturia released the Spark drum machine. Recently Arturia released the SparkLE, a compact version of this drum machine which is very intuitive to use and well designed. With the included Spark software you will be creating some electronic beats very quickly with the SparkLE. Continue reading

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