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Creative Reverb Techniques

Creative Reverb Techniques
You are probably used to creating your beats, bass and synth sounds, then creating a reverb bus channel, and applying some of that reverb effect to your individual instruments. Sure, this is a nice way to create a room effect that is coherent amongst your instruments and sounds, but what about using some creative techniques with reverb? I am going to show you how to use reverb a little differently to create interesting processing effects with your tracks. I will be using Ableton, but these same principles can be applied in other DAWs as well. Step 1 – Side-chain Reverb An interesting effect is to create that side-chain “pumping effect” with the reverb. Next I have created a MIDI Track (Shift-Command-T), and loaded up the Pad-Bowed-Square preset (Instruments > Instrument Rack > Synth Pad) under the Live Library. Next up I have added the Ableton Compressor. Here is what my synth sounds like: Instead of using the reverb and compressor as insert effects, you can add them to a send. Low Band: Related:  Ableton Live

17 Ableton Tutorials Ableton Live is a DAW that's not only good at producing music, but it's also useful when you're playing live. It's available for both PCs and Macs, so just about anyone can use the software. One of Live's unique features is its session view. This is a non-linear grid for recording and playing your music ideas in any order. The program can deal with MIDI and audio, supports VST instruments, and has great looping features. The program was first released in 2001, and version 8 came out in April of this year. This article was previously published on the AudioJungle blog. Last week’s article covered Live’s history and features. 1. Ableton have their own Youtube channel of useful tutorials. 2. "Ableton Live is about making music. 3. This video show you how Timofey works with Ableton Live to make electro house music. 4. "Berkleemusic instructor Loudon Stearns covers the usage of warp markers, transient detection, and quantizing of audio new in Ableton Live 8." 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Continue Reading 10.

Max for Live MIDI Over Network I’m a big fan of networking, connectivity and remote control. I like it when I can get computers to do the boring stuff so I get to do the fun stuff. This post is another installment in that series. Today, we’re talking about how to send MIDI commands over a network. I’ll leave the what and why for the next post, and today focus on the how. Here’s the basic idea: I have a digital audio console that can send MIDI commands with snapshots (or macros, but that’s another post). And while I could set up an elaborate MIDI distribution network with 5-pin MIDI cable, interfaces and MIDI DAs, that’s so, well, ordinary. Basic Topology Sitting on my DiGiCo SD8 console is a 17-inch MacBook Pro. The MBP is connected to my Sound network via Ethernet. Also in the tech booth is another Mini that is Bootcamped into Windows 7, and runs the Hog 4PC lighting controller. Further down the the booth sits our Mac Pro running ProPresenter with the MIDI module. So that’s the basic layout, here’s how it works.

MIDI over a Network MIDI over a Network OS X Tiger includes a useful new feature: you can now send MIDI between computers over an ordinary network. You don’t need any additional hardware, and the connection appears as just one more ordinary MIDI port available to your applications. Before starting this tutorial, you’ll need at least two OS X Tiger Macs that share a network. Step 1. Step 2. Step 3. Step 4. Step 5. Note: On some older Macs, closing the Audio MIDI Setup utility appears to break the connection. Step 6. 23 Comments so farLeave a comment Leave a comment Line and paragraph breaks automatic, e-mail address never displayed, HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""><abbr title=""><acronym title=""><b><blockquote cite=""><cite><code><del datetime=""><em><i><q cite=""><strike><strong>

mpEchoChord | Manuel Palma mpEchoChord es una herramienta diseñada para facilitar la creación e interpretación de armonías. Es un efecto midi creado en MaxforLive, que combina dos de los dispositivos incluidos en las lecciones de Ableton Live ( y con el añadido de algunos parámetros y elementos adicionales. Permite generar acordes de hasta 4 voces, que puedes activar o desactivar con los interruptores M (Mute) a la salida de cada voz. Este dispositivo posee 2 modos: - Modo Chord: genera un acorde en el momento del disparo de una nota. - Modo EchoChord: genera el acorde a partir del disparo de una nota pero con cierto retardo, a modo de respuesta. TRANSP 1,2,3,4: selecciona cada intervalo en semitonos para generar el acorde raíz. OCTAVE: desplaza todas las notas del acorde arriba o abajo en octavas. SPREAD: expande las notas en semitonos (pitch 1&2 hacia abajo , pitch 3&4 hacia arriba). DELAY: retardo manual de la salida del acorde. DURATION: duración de todas las notas. ? Me gusta:

Hardware Synthesizers in Ableton Live Here is a quick 2 Minute Ableton Live Tip about how to route external instruments into Live. Once in Ableton, you can sequence them and add plenty of good effects. In the video I use the Synthboy by Ninstrument. Help Spread the Word, Share This Post! Related Super 8 Bit Ableton Pack Now Available! Video Game Heaven Inside Ableton Live The Super 8-Bit Ableton Live Pack has everything you need to get the sound of classic video games into your music. In "Creative Process" Super 8 Bit Ableton Live Pack Preorder! The Ultimate 8 Bit Sound Pack For Ableton Live I'm very excited to announce the Super 8 Bit Ableton Live Pack. In "Music" 2 Minute Ableton Tip #28: The Chain Selector Unlock a World of Possibilities with Ableton's Chain Selector Ableton Live's device racks offer amazing customization possibilities. In "2 minute tip"

Granulator by Robert Henke Granulator II is a Max4Live synthesizer based on the principle of quasi-synchronous granular synthesis. It creates a constant stream of short crossfading sections of the source sample, and the pitch, position and volume of each grain can be modulated in many ways to create a great variety of interesting sounds. Granulator II also offers two multimode filters in series to further shape the resulting timbre. Granulator II is the latest incarnation of a series of granular based synthesizers I wrote for my own usage since the additon of real time audio processing to Max in 1997. [0] Listen to a more complex sound example of Granulator with a singing bowl as sound source embedded in a bit of long reverb. ____________ D o w n l o a d _ G r a n u l a t o r _ I I _ h e r e_______________ This instrument is the result of lot of love and dedication. In case you really enjoy the instrument, and you are going to use it for your own artistic works, I would love to get something back from you.

Glitch Factory: APC40 Performance Template LOM - The Live Object Model Reference What objects you find behind the Live API and what their structure, properties and functions are. Introduction The Live Object Model lists a number of Live object classes with their properties and functions as well as their parent-child relations through which a hierarchy is formed. Please refer to the Live API overview chapter for definitions of the basic Live API terms and a list of the Max objects used to access it. This document refers to Ableton Live version 8.1b7. Object Model Overview Application This class represents the Live application. Canonical path live_app Children Properties None Functions Application.View This class represents the aspects of the Live application related to viewing the application. live_app view Song This class represents a Live set. live_set Song.View This class represents the view aspects of a Live document: the session and arranger views. live_set view Track This class represents a track in Live. Not all properties are supported by all types of tracks. live_set tracks N

Ableton Tips: 11 of Cymatics Top Secrets These 11 Ableton tips and tricks are often overlooked, yet extremely useful. Some of these ableton tips are interesting production techniques and others are features which can save you some time and speed up your workflow. Keep in mind that this is an Intermediate guide, so if you are new to Ableton Live, this may be difficult to understand. To learn more Ableton tips and tricks and other interesting production techniques in Ableton, check out our Ableton Projects Collection Note: If you’re using Mac, “Ctrl” = “Command” for all keyboard shortcuts. (Ableton Tips) #1. Ableton’s delays offer 3 different modes which change the delay’s processing behavior. To change the delay mode, right-click on the delays title-bar and select “Repitch”. To hear this effect, the “delay time” needs to be automated. To create a tape-stop effect, the delay time needs to be automated from a low to high value. Note: The entire channel will be delayed by the value of the delay time when it is static. a Conclusion