Noah Pred

Noah Pred

Noah Pred is a Canadian techno and house producer, DJ and Certified Ableton Trainer living in Berlin, Germany - where he runs his label, Thoughtless Music. His Juno-nominated full-length album Third Culture, is out now: http://www.thoughtlessmusic.com/releases/tlm086-noah-pred-third-culture/ - and you can check out his new project with Tom Clark as False Image; their new EP is out now on Get Physical: http://falseimage.de · For more info, please visit: http://www.noahpred.com

Articles by Noah Pred

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7 Tips For Designing Racks In Ableton Live

Racks are one of Ableton Live's most powerful features. In this workshop, Noah Pred shares his pro tips for building them bigger and better than ever.

Review: Sinevibes Dispersion - Delightfully Deranged Delay Distribution

Delay can be a vital tool in your mixing arsenal. If you want something that goes beyond your DAW's standard delay, Sinevibes just might have the answer with Dispersion.

8 Ableton Live Set Tips The Pros Don’t Want You To Know

Ableton Live is still a great tool for live performance, as its name suggests. Here are eight pro tips for getting the most out of it in performance situations.

Review: XILS-Labs PolyKBIII

This software synth based on an obscure classic ticks all the boxes. But what's the story behind the PolyKBIII? And more importantly, how does it sound?

Review: Surreal Machines Transient Machines for Ableton Live

Drums sound best with plenty of punch. We put Surreal Machines' latest Max for Live effects, Crack and Impact, through their paces.

Review: Rob Papen Predator 2

Rob papen's original Predator is a monster synth, so we were very curious to hunt down Predator 2, explore its new sound design tools, and discover how it would improve upon a winning instrument.

FabFilter Pro-R: Surgical Reverb

Is this a first? A reverb effect to help truly sonically shape harmonics. Fabfilter's Pro-R could be accurately described as a surgical reverb plugin. Noah Pred tests out its repairing abilities.

Review: Wave Alchemy Revolution, Drum Machine Supreme

14 iconic drum machines. One plugin. Wave Alchemy have created an instrument for Kontakt and the free Kontakt Player which offers and promises so much. But does it beat the rest?

Synchronizing Hardware In Ableton Live 9

If you've got drum hardware machines, synths and sequencers in your studio, Ableton Live can be a great hub. But it can be complicated to get all MIDI and audio in sync, right? Noah Pred shows how.

Review: Refractor Audio Transport: Beyond the Realm of Sound

Whether you're a fan of Celldweller or not, there's no denying the quality and inspiration in the samples from his new Kontakt instrument, Transport. Sounds designers and EDM artist take note.

Five for Live: The Best Controllers for Ableton Users

Since 2009 there have been a wide range of Ableton Live specific MIDI controllers released. In this roundup, Noah Pred explores five of the best controllers available for studio and live use.

Review: Reverbical: Truly Clever Reverb

Reverbical is an inspiring sounding reverb with some innovative features like morphing between presets. Noah Pred puts it to the test in this shimmering review.

Freezing & Flattening For Sound Design In Ableton Live 9

So you've been using Ableton Live's freezing and flattening features when mixing or to save CPU. That's great. But you can also employ these tools for creative sound design as Noah Pred demonstrates.

Free MMM Pre-Master Tool Audio Effects Rack For Ableton Live

In an ideal world we'd send mixes to be professionally mastered. If you're looking to master, or pre-master, in Ableton Live this FREE audio effects rack from Manmade Mastering is a must-download.

Review: Sinevibes Switch 2, Creating Intricate Rhythmic Gates

Designed for rhythmic audio gating, Sinevibes Switch 2.0 also includes a very capable sequencer with control of over 32 gates. Noah Pred discovers whether Switch 2 takes him beyond the gates.