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.
Before you retreat, this tutorial requires NO soldering or coding skills! With an Arduino Uno, Ableton Live 9, Max for Live and select tools you can make your own analog controller for Ableton Live!
Befaco is synonymous with professional DIY musical hardware. In this Eurorack Masterclass we get a good look at their newest gear and a good listen to a couple freestyle modular sessions!
Ableton Live's racks can be as simple and complex as you wish them to be. Don't be put off by perceived complexity though. There's lots of cool things you can do and Joshua Casper shows some here.
If your studio XLR cables is damaged and in need of repair, or your fancy building your own XLR to 1/4" TS plug, you've come to the right place. Joshua Casper shows you how in this useful tutorial.
Musicians and producers will probably have heard the term “Balanced” & “Unbalanced” used in reference to cables. Most likely those cables were XLR cables. But, do you know what the difference is?
What happens when you put Thavius Beck an Ableton Push 2 and a live-stream video feed in a room for 2 hours? An awesome amount of power tips and workflow tips for Ableton Push users.
Dummy clips, despite their name, can be intelligently used in Ableton Live. Joshua Casper sows how to use them to add variation to drum & synth loops by syncing them to tempo and quantise parameters.
Wouldn't it be cool to process your drums with a 670 Fairchild tube compressor, vocals through a Rupert Neve 542 Tape, or synth through a Firelight CMI for a fraction of the cost of owning the gear?
In this article + video Joshua Casper shows how easy it is to build a DIY direct input recording box and passive re-amplifier using DIY Recording Equipment's FE2 and L2A for under $100.
So you want a free Ableton Live rack that features a multiband mid/side compressor ideal for mastering? You're in the right place. Here's how to use it, build it... and you can download it for free!
The Air Music Tech AIEP 3 Complete collection of instruments and effects is huge. How many of these can Joshua Casper cram into a 12 minute video? Not all of them... but at least you get a taste
So you're fascinated with the idea of DIY MIDI controllers or devices that can interface with Ableton Live or any DAW... but don't know where or how to start? Makey Makey does the hard work for you.
We're not going to beat around the bush with this one. If you're looking for a stereo widening mixing plugin then Stereo Savage from Plugin Boutique is well worth your time and money. Here's why.
Want an easy DIY music project that'll result in a nifty MIDI sustain pedal? You're in the right place. Joshua Casper shows how to easily create your own MIDI sustain pedal circuit.
In continuing our series of interviewing some of the best VST & VSTi makers, movers and shakers I got to fire off some questions to UVI about the present and future of audio plugins.
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