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The Making of Raw Techno

The Making of Raw Techno

This week we sat down with the talented producer behind the brooding and dark, Raw Techno. Tell us a little bit about Raw Techno and how…

Sound Design with Ableton’s Wavetable – PT. 3

Sound Design with Ableton’s Wavetable – PT. 3

For the 3rd and final edition of this series we’ll take a look at creating some sequenced percussive techno licks using Wavetable.   In order…

Sound Design with Ableton’s Wavetable – PT. 2

Sound Design with Ableton’s Wavetable – PT. 2

This week on the Journal we’ll create a playful synth lead with Ableton’s Wavetable, demonstrating the synths ability to create much more than metallic…

The Making of Dubbed Vocals

The Making of Dubbed Vocals

In this week’s journal entry, we sat down with the producer behind SM Studio Dubbed Vocals, a 600MB+ collection that blends the best of best…

Vocal Production Techniques 3

Vocal Production Techniques 3

Unique Vocal Spot FX A technique for making moody edits from full vocal phrases. Take a vocal loop or full phrase, and loop over small sections…

Vocal Production Techniques

Vocal Production Techniques

Quick Swipe Comping in Logic Pro For achieving that perfect vocal take, Logic Pro has one of the most convenient tools going in Quick Swipe Comping…

Ableton Power Tips 2

Ableton Power Tips 2

Resonators Ableton’s Resonators device is a useful sound design tool for converting atonal material, such as white noise, into total sources. Adding multiple instances of…

Custom Ableton Racks: Lo-Fi Drums

Ableton Racks are a powerful tool. Not only is it possible to map complex features and functions to a single knob, but the ability to stack…

Ableton Power Tips

Ableton Power Tips

Patches Pump Pump by pAtches is a Max for Live sidechain device. Super simple and super effective, this will duck the volume on your desired tracks…

Advanced Ableton Techniques

Advanced Ableton Techniques

Advanced Ableton Techniques EQ Eight & Glue Compressor Oversampling Right-click on either the EQ Eight or Glue Compressor and you’ll see an Oversampling option…

Ableton Pro Techniques

Ableton Pro Techniques

Ping Pong Delay Mix Ableton’s Ping Pong Delay is an indispensable tool, the perfect ticket for a quick, simple and effective stereo delay. The only…

Creative Layering & Sampling

1. Master your sampler Chances are the sampler you’re using is capable of more than you’re aware. To maximize power when using samples or…

Chord Design Techniques

Techniques for creating & synthesizing chords  Resampling This is a useful technique for adding a unique old school feel to your chord stabs. Try making a…

Advanced Sound Design

Reverse Reverb Next time you feel the need for an uplifter to transition between 2 sections in your arrangement, rather than searching through samples for the…

The Making of Underground Modular Techno

The Making of Underground Modular Techno

In this week’s edition of The Journal, we interviewed the producer behind Underground Modular Techno, a booming, boundary breaking collection of modern techno. We discussed…

The Making of Deeper Tech-House

In this week’s Journal Entry, we caught up with the producer behind “Deeper Tech-House,” a deep and driving powerful tech-house collection highlighting the…

The Making of Rolling Techno

The Making of Rolling Techno

In our latest “The Making of…” we caught up with the two producers behind Rolling Techno – a collection of Classic 90s techno with a modern twist…

Production Tips: Rolling Techno

Production Tips: Rolling Techno

From the creators of “Rolling Techno” – here are 5 production tips guaranteed to elevate your tracks. Drench your drums in reverb If you want to recreate…

Production Tips: Sound Design Techniques

Separating the sound design process from writing and producing can help to focus each task. When trying to finish your latest arrangement you don’t want…

Top 5 Ableton Live Racks

Top 5 Ableton Live Racks

When Ableton Live dropped back in 2001, it changed the way many producers thought about creating electronic music with computers. Instead of trying to imitate the…