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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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!

Review: Sample Logic Electro City Kontakt Library

Sample Logic's latest Kontakt instrument crams over 1000 loops and 1800 presets into a clever four-core loop instrument. Joshua Casper found himself suitably impressed.

Ableton Live File Management Guidelines

It's not the most glamorous part of being a Live user, but proper file management is essential to keeping everything running smoothly. Joshua Casper explains why.

DIY: Build Your Own 3W+3W Wireless Bluetooth Amp & Speaker System

Building your own wireless Bluetooth speaker is easier than you might think, and a great way to learn about electronics. Grab a soldering iron and come this way!