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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Review: Eventide Shimmerverb: A Glistening Decay

Eventide have made one of their most popular, classic reverb algorithms available for everyone in Shimmerverb that takes any source and makes it literally do what its name suggests.

Comping Audio in Bitwig Studio

When it comes to recording and comping audio, Bitwig Studio might not be the first DAW that comes to mind. Don't let past perceptions put you off as Noah Pred shows how capable it is.

Online Collaboration Tips, Tricks & Tools For Musicians & Producers

With many of us still forced to isolate we explore tips and tricks to help musicians and producers collaborate online.

Review: Suzuki Kentaro’s Max for Live LFO Devices

Are you looking for an oscillation for every occasion? This suite of LFO Max for Live devices for Ableton Live could be for you.

Ableton Live 11: In-Depth First Look

Live 11’s announcement may have come as a surprise, but one thing is clear: Ableton has been working hard on this update for awhile. Noah Pred showcases some of the cooler, lesser-known new features.

Saturator: Ableton Live’s Secret Sound Design Weapon

Whether you’re looking to subtly enhance dull sounds, add convincing analog grit or extreme distortion, or even drastically mangle your sounds beyond comprehension, Live’s Saturator has you covered.

Review: Carver - Chisel & Slice Your Audio

Carver is an intuitive and easy to use plug-in that gives you detailed control over the transients of your audio. Noah Pred finds out if this could help your sounds pop out in the mix.

Common Mixing Mistakes To Avoid In Ableton Live – Part 2

Noah Pred is back with more pitfalls and common mistakes to avoid in Ableton Live and shows how to navigate these tricky areas to make better mixes.

Common Mixing Mistakes To Avoid In Ableton Live – Part 1

Knowing the pitfalls to avoid, and understanding them, can be a great way to explore and implement good practice for mixing in Ableton Live as Noah Pred demonstrates.

4 Production Mistakes Ableton Live Users Can Avoid

Ableton Live is on of the most popular DAW on the planet and has workflows match the needs of many modern producer. However, there are user issues that crop up. Noah looks to set the record straight.

Reloop Tape 2 Review

In the minds of some, a DJ is only as good as their last set '" but what good is that if nobody can hear it? Enter Reloop Tape2, the retro-styled, portable recorder ideal for the modern world.

Top Studio Tasks To Get Producers Through The Lockdown

We've all got more time alone at home now due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Here's some tips for working from your home studio during the outbreak.

Randomized Remixing With Simpler in Ableton Live

Looking for instant inspiration in Ableton Live? A few rapid Simpler tricks can spice up old loops '" or instantly reconfigure remix stems into wild new combinations.

Review: Eventide Spring Reverb Plug-In

How good does Spring, the latest reverb from Eventide, really sound? Alongside the intuitive interface Noah Pred takes a look at how creative this reverb plugin really is.

Review: Madrona Labs Aaltoverb

This affordable software reverb from Madrona Labs goes beyond simply adding space and has sound design potential of its own, as Noah Pred discovered.