Producing and composing sound to picture has never been more accessible thanks to technology... but you'll still need the skills to make it work. Here are five top tips to help you on your way.
Bleeps, sweeps and other sci fi style transitions can really liven a track up. In this tutorial, G.W Childs shows you how it's done in Ableton Live.
Transitions are a great way to bridge sections of a track when composing and arranging. Here are 5 ways to use them most effectively.
Ableton Live has all the tools you need to create your own video game interface sounds. It's fun and can even earn you some money! G.W Childs is here to show you how it's done.
This new effect rack from Manifest Audio is a great tool for introducing MIDI note variations into any of your Ableton Live tracks. Plus you can download Note Transformer for FREE!
A free Bastle Kastle drum pack for Ableton Live - what's not to like? Download it now to get the unmistakeable sound of Bastl's unique instruments in your Live sessions.
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.
Oh my goodness. Color Bots for Ableton Live 9.5 is really unique in the way it combines cross-synthesis and harmonically complex musical phrases to add interesting colors to your sounds.
Getting started in sound design might seem a bit daunting. There are so many tools, plugins, libraries out there. These 5 tips are designed for the novice sound designers amongst us.
If you're a sound designer who loves the idea of capturing sounds from unusual objects and abandoned spaces then you'll really enjoy this video course from Timo Preece where he captures Berlin!
Arctic Pads is a free demo set of 8 pads for Ableton’s SIMPLER from Flintpope could add an air of mystery to your tracks. Did we mention they’re free?
It's Free Ableton Live Pack time courtesy of the generous Isotonik Studios folks. This time their PMX series (available for 6 more days only) consists of CLavi's sampled from the Casio PX3000.
Simpler is Live's workhorse sampler. For those with Live Suite, Sampler is the bundled fully-featured stallion. It's a powerful device with unique features and potential for inspiring sound design.
With a little knowledge of FM synthesis you can create sounds you may not have imagined possible. Noah Pred shows how to make huge bass tones, textured pads, rises and more in Ableton Live's Operator.
If you own Ableton Live don't rummage around 3rd-party plug-ins for beautiful sounding pads. Instead, look inside... Inside Ableton, that is! Using Analog, GW Childs shows how big your pads can be.