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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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!

Review: Ample Sound Acoustic Guitars & Basses

Guitars have been among the toughest instruments to recreate authentically in virtual format. But as Joshua Casper discovered, Ample Sound may just have cracked it with Guitars & Basses.

Interview: Andrew Huang - Multi-Talented Music Maker & MIDI Unicorns

Andrew Huang, the creator behind one of YouTube’s fastest growing music channels, sat down and answered some questions with Ask.Audio.

Review: Aroma by Ploytec

What do you get if you combine salt, pepper, sugar and chili? Something that smells interesting. Joshua Casper checks out Aroma...

Harmonic DJ Mixing: How to Do It. Why It Works. Why Using Mixed in Key Helps

Understanding the relationship between the key of different music tracks can make you a better and more effective DJ. Joshua Casper explains the science behind Harmonic DJ Mixing.

MP3 is Dead! Expired Patents and Why AAC Is A Better Compressed Audio Format

You may have read about MP3 being discontinued recently. Joshua Casper explains and demonstrates why it doesn't matter and how AAC is superior for those who choose to listen to compressed audio.

3 Essential Ableton Live Techniques to Help You Be a Better Producer

Here are 3 incredibly useful techniques to use while working inside Ableton Live that will help you make music better, faster, and more efficiently. 

The Definitive Guide to Rendering Stems from Ableton Live 9

Getting your audio tracks out of Live for transfer, backup or mixing need not be a hassle. Joshua Casper explains everything you need to know about stems.

DIY Motion Sensing Device Controller for Ableton Live Using Arduino & Max

Do self-built motion sensors for Ableton Live sound wildly futuristic? Well the future is now! Here's a step-by-step guide on how to build your own.

Piper Payne Shows Us Around Her $150K Analog Mastering Studio

Piper Payne talks about her $150k analog mastering room and gets real about the price points for professional mastering services in this useful 2 minute video.

Review: Function Loops – Future Deep Tech Sample Pack

If you need a bunch of construction kits to help you jump start your live Deep Tech set, Function Loops' latest could be well worth a look. Joshua Casper finds out whether it is one for the future...

Review: MasterCheck Pro, Adjust To Different Loudness Normalisation Standards

Mastering your music for the plethora of possible listening devices out there just got a whole lot easier, and you won't need to be a rocket scientist to use it.

How To Build A Dynamic EQ Inside Ableton Live

This excellent tutorial on how to make a Dynamic EQ with Ableton Live Devices and Max for Live by Joshua Casper could save you time and money, and help your productions sound great.

Review: Sonic Faction Hypermorph For Ableton Live

With a unique workflow and slick design, could Sonic Faction's Hypermorph Max For Live instrument be just what you've been waiting for?