Vespers Sometimes the most rewarding production tricks or techniques are the simplest ones. Certainly they are often the ones that yield the most “happy accidents,” the term I use for when experimentation yields something that rocks. Over the next while, I’m going to go through some of my go-to tricks for inspiration from unlikely sources – the often overlooked, sometimes misunderstood, always unappreciated devices in Live’s catalog. Today we’re going to kick it off with a not-so-common use of the Live’s Gate. This little guy right here:
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Glitch effects in Ableton Live's Sampler - producertech.me I have been a fan of BT and Trifonic for a long time. They both have the ability to create some stunning soundscapes and beautiful music. In this tutorial, I show how to use Ableton Live’s Sampler to create a basic glitch effect. Analog summing with DAW-driven automation Greiner Engineering Tools Sum.mation seems like a great choice for a summing unit because of its ability to be fully automated from within your DAW. It can also be used to automate an analog console by placing it on the channel inserts. From the manual:
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