Noah Pred

Noah Pred

Noah Pred is a Canadian record producer, sound designer, technologist, DJ, and Ableton Certified Trainer living in Berlin, Germany. Releasing dozens of records and touring extensively since the '90s, he currently teaches a wide variety of techniques for stage and studio at the BIMM Institute. For more information, please visit: http://noahpred.com

Articles by Noah Pred

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K-Devices WOV & TTAP Review: Carving A Niche

These two plugs - a modulator and a tape delay - bring K-Devices' processing to the masses. Noah Pred road tested them and liked what he discovered...

Ableton Live 10.1: A Deeper Look

The first major incremental update to Live brings enhancements to Wavetable, modulation and automation tools and much more. Noah Pred reveals what you can look forward to...

Building Dynamic Instrument Racks In Ableton Live 10

Combining Instrument Rack Chain Selections with automation, modulation devices, follow actions and more in Live can open new realms of creative possibility.

Arturia Pigments Review: Painting With Sound

Pigments is Arturia's flagship new software synthesizer, and a true original in its sound and design. Noah Pred thinks it may just be the best instrument he's used in years...

Ableton Live 10: Modulating Wavetables

Combining the tonal flexibility of wavetable synthesis with the ability to modulate nearly any parameter with ease, Wavetable is designed to expand your sound design horizons. Noah Pred explains how.

Best of 2018: Max For Live Packs

2018 was a banner year for Max for Live development, with innovation manifesting in a variety of unusual Packs spanning many categories. It wasn’t easy to narrow down, but here’s our favourites.

Review: Rob Papen Explorer 5

Rob Papen's Explorer 5 is a bundle of great sounding, unique synthesizers and effects now including Master Magic, RAW Kick and Go2. Noah Pred unwrapped it, and here's what he discovered.

Ableton Live 10: Sidechain Any Parameter With Envelope Follower

The Envelope Follower In Ableton Live 10 is a powerful tool that can take your tracks to places you never expected - if you know how to use it. Here's Noah Pred to show you...

Review: Sinevibes Luminance

Leave it to Sinevibes to bring something new and fascinating to the reverb arena. Noah Pred finds out what makes Luminance so special...

Multi-Clip Construction In Ableton Live 10

Live 10’s new Multi-Clip editing is a powerful tool for comparing MIDI clips in Arrange View, and building polyrhythmic and other advanced sequences. Noah Pred explains how it works.

Ableton Live 10 Advanced Beat Juggling Using Legato Mode

Legato Mode and Follow Actions are core components of Live’s Session View that open up powerful new frontiers of creativity for stage and studio. Here's how they work.

Review: Sononym: Seamless Sample Search

Huge sample libraries can make finding individual files tedious. Sononym is a totally new way to organise and search your library and as Noah Pred discovered, it really works.

Review: Audio Damage Quanta

This new granular soft synth from Audio Damage fuses the company's slick, minimalist design with a vast scope for sound design possibilities. Noah Pred has his mind blown...

Extending Creativity With Creative Extensions In Ableton Live 10

Live 10 users can grab this pack of creative extensions for free through their accounts. Noah Pred has a number of excellent reasons why you should do so...

Ableton Live 10 Hidden Gems: Shaper & Note Echo

Sometimes overlooked in the slew of bigger new features, devices like Shaper and Note Echo in Live 10 can bring whole new dimensions to your productions. Here's how.