Here is a quick little tool to create some glitchy-like effects on vocals. The top row controls a series of beat repeats, precisely 3. You can set the grid of the repeat with macros 2, 3, and 4. Then use macro 1, “Engage Grid,” to mix between them. At 0, your dry signal goes through, and as you raise the dial, you will cycle through Beat Repeat 1, 2, and finally 3.

Short Cut Ableton… Use any key commands!

The other day, someone posted on the Ableton forum a really great OSX feature that lets you create your own keyboard shortcuts for any contextual menu item. You can even assign key commands to specific software applications in your OS. Here is the original post: Badger123 Post subject: Key commands for muting clips (on mac) Post Posted: Wed Mar 16, 2011 9:28 pm Joined: Sun Sep 09, 2007 3:48 pm Posts: 73

Musicians Help Japan and Get Sounds

Puremagnetik is matching your $30 and $60 contributions to relief Japan by 100% when you donate by midnight Friday 17th EST. As a bonus, your donation will be applied towards a 6-month or year subscription to the purmagnetik site. I’ve just donated, and you should too! Here is the link to the donation page. Donate to Help Japan Cheers! — Juan

Exploring Sound Design in Ableton Live

Today, let’s dive into the fascinating world of sound design using Ableton Live. Live has become my go-to software for creating unique and expressive sounds. It offers a versatile platform for experimenting with audio, and I want to share some insights into this exciting process. Starting with the Basics: Before we embark on our sound design journey, it’s crucial to understand the fundamental building blocks of sound. Concepts like waveforms, frequency, amplitude, and timbre are essential.

LittleDevil – Kick Maker

Hey guys! So I’ve been really busy with some projects. I’m getting ready to get an EP out, working on some more syzygryd projects, etc. I know it’s been a while since I’ve posted much so here is a little something to keep you entertained until I have more time to do some full how-to or tutorial. Meet Kick Maker — This little puppy looks nice but it will drive your tracks to the next level….

Make a Multiband Stereo Imager in Ableton Live

Make a Multiband Stereo Imager in Ableton Live Multi-band effects units, as the name suggests, are effects that work on multiple bands of audio independently from one another. Some examples of multi-band effects units are multi-band compressors, multi-band harmonic exciters, multi-band stereo imagers, and more. These types of processors are most commonly used in the mastering phase of music production. However, there is nothing stopping you from using them as creative tools.