Joshua Casper

Joshua Casper

Joshua Casper is an accomplished live performer, DJ, producer, and music educator. His specialties are centered in and around Ableton Live and Native Instruments. His educational material has been featured on Ableton.com and Maxforlive.com as well as a myriad of large music production websites. His music has been featured on Dubstep.net, Midtempo.net, Trap and Bass, and too many others to list here.

Articles by Joshua Casper

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The 5 Best Dynamic EQ Plugins (2 Are FREE!)

Beef up your production toolkit with these excellent dynamic EQ plugins. Here's why you should - and how to get some of them for free.

Review: Manifest Audio Toolkit 001 For Ableton Live

Ableton Certified Trainer Noah Pred took his extensive knowledge of Live’s rack systems and put it to good use in Toolkit 001. Joshua Casper put them to the test...

Super Vocal Processing Tips With iZotope’s VocalSynth 2

VocalSynth 2 is a powerhouse of vocal processing and synthesis. Here are some expert tips on how to use it to its fullest potential, and avoid possible pitfalls.

Advanced Processing: 3 Ways To Split Up Audio Signals In Ableton Live

Routing audio inside Ableton Live is a great way to get creative with your productions. But rather than use a third party tool, why not build your own setup? It's easier than you may think.

10 Workflow Enhancing Keyboard Shortcuts For Ableton Live 10 (Arrangement View)

Here are 10 cool keyboard shortcuts and workflow techniques to effortlessly enhance your Ableton Live experience. How many did you know?

Review: pATCHES Strum, Free Max for Live Device

Strum is a Free Max Device that allows for guitar-inspired rakes across a series of MIDI notes! Dan Hilse, better known as pATCHES, is back with a very unique and free Max for Live MIDI effect indeed.

Review: Gatekeeper by Infected Mushroom and Polyverse

Gatekeeper is a truly versatile volume modulator plugin that can be used to shape your audio in a plethora of ways. If you’re into volume shaping creatively or precisely this is the plugin for you

Review: Sonible smart:EQ Live

An EQ that automatically adapts itself to find the perfect settings for any source sounds too good to be true - but is it? Joshua Casper investigates.

Review: Focus One Multi-Effect by Sick Individuals

Sometimes you want a plug-in that you can turn to for quick effects processing in just a couple of clicks. Joshua Casper checks out Focus One by Sick Individuals.

10 Secrets of iZotope Ozone 8’s EQ Module

Here are 10 things you might not have known about the workflow and features in Ozone 8's brand new EQ module - and these are just the tip of the iceberg.

5 Creepy Kontakt Instruments for Suspense & Horror

Halloween is right around the corner. It’s time to get creepy with five awesome Kontakt instruments that might just make your skin crawl.

Superior Drummer 3 + Regroover = Awesome!

What if you could take the exact performance of a classic drum loop and recreate it using your own samples, with just a few steps? With SD3 and Regroover, you can! Here's how.

Matching Beats in Premiere Pro Like Ableton Live

Beat matching in Premiere Pro that works like Ableton Live? Well almost - but it's still so much more than you might have imagined. Joshua Casper reveals all.

Using Ableton Live Sampler Like A Pro

Ableton Live's Sampler is capable of much more than basic sample playback. Here, Joshua Casper takes you through some of its more advanced applications like creating your own instruments.

Three Key Ways to Optimize Kontakt Player & Instrument Libraries

Save RAM, save CPU and get lightning fast load times in Native Instruments' Kontakt Player for all your sample libraries with these optimization techniques!