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  • Canavan replied to the topic 'Operator Tom Design HELP!' in the forum.
    1 hour 7 minutes ago

    Anyone? I have tried also using Collision lately for the same purpose. Some interesting results but not quite there either.

    Cheers,

    Mark
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  • Karl37 replied to the topic 'Various Workflow Tips and Tricks for Ableton Live' in the forum.
    7 hours 7 minutes ago

    Nice work man, i subbed on the back of the unedited video.

    I personally prefer watching unedited tutorials like this because i like to see how your deal with small problems you run into while trying to teach us something, as we would most likely run into those issues ourselves, these little problems would often look like mistakes and often get edited out of the final video but really these little issues are often what i have problems with personally.

    I watched your other videos and will defo watch more, though its not my genre of music you still learn a lot of tips and tricks which is why i rate Toms tutorials so highly.

    Nice work. :)
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  • halfr3d thanks user 'lucky one' in the forum message ' new tracks featured on edm.com network---YEAH'.
    10 hours 31 minutes ago
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  • ak replied to the topic 'Various Workflow Tips and Tricks for Ableton Live' in the forum.
    19 hours 10 minutes ago

    BTW, just wanted to add that I did a video on the 'in between' step .. before you go from session to arrange:

    youtu.be/tuyhD25SbFc

    be warned, its like almost an hour, unedited, the voice is not well-balanced... I also tend to ramble a bit... and live crashes on me at like 35:00 or something.

    I am trying to figure out if this video is worth posting; its not as high-quality as my other vids, (or as well prepared) but goes through a pretty comprehensive resampling process, showing a lot of plugs, and shows an interesting workflow I'm starting to really love.

    What do you think? Any criticism is welcomed.
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  • ak replied to the topic 'Various Workflow Tips and Tricks for Ableton Live' in the forum.
    19 hours 19 minutes ago

    Fork... that's an excellent request. I will do that video next (session => arrange).

    Thanks for the kind words!

    But MAN... is it hard to get your stuff out there. I re-iterate... the internet is a cold, dark place.
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  • Mr Fork replied to the topic 'Various Workflow Tips and Tricks for Ableton Live' in the forum.
    20 hours 5 minutes ago

    Hey AK,

    Sorry I didn't get to respond to this till now. Life is keeping me busy here. I actually found your youtube page a few weeks ago and subscribed and then I saw you post here. Lots of great tips in there especially for session view. I love working in session view. I'm always looking for ways to improve my workflow going from session to arrange view. I noticed that you have a couple production videos for just producing a track but neither of them cross over from session to arrange view. That seems to be fairly normal for tutorials. It's usually one or the other. Would you be willing to take a special request? I'd like to see you do a track start to finish where you lay out the track in session, record over to arrange, and then finish out there. Interested to see how your workflow differs from mine. Anyway great job on the tracks so far and the videos. I was pleasantly surprised to see your post show up the other day. Had to double take...."Hey I subscribe to that guy's channel".
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  • ak replied to the topic 'Various Workflow Tips and Tricks for Ableton Live' in the forum.
    21 hours 45 minutes ago

    <3
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  • Mr Fork replied to the topic 'Visual Note Feedback for Push?' in the forum.
    yesterday

    Sorry I didn't get a chance to respond to this sooner. There was something wrong with my account which I'm hoping now is fixed. Like dozz was saying chromatic mode will show you all notes in the scale so you will always be able to see which notes are being triggered. There are also a few ways you can trigger a vst using a drum pad but it does require a bit of routing. In the end I found it easier to drop it to audio and slice to a new midi track to sequence. Then they came out with the step sequencer for melodic which was great. Anyway post if you have any other questions.
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Armed Track Parameter Gate - Free Max For Live Utility

This device allows you to control several parameters with a single knob, but only changing the parameters on the current armed track.

An example of how this would be used :  Having the same effect on several tracks, with a knob controlling the same parameter for each effect, but only having the effect on the arm track being modified, allowing you to quickly switch where the knob is being sent.

For a more detailed explanation please watch the following video.

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Pro Membership 50% End Of Year Discount

From the 26th until the 31st of December, yearly Pro Memberships are 50% off if you use the coupon code GIMMIE when checking out! That's a whole years worth of downloadable projects, HD tutorials, presets, patches and samples, as well as the entire archive of content that's already there. Click here to become a Pro Member or click here to find out more about what a Pro Membership gives you.

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Cosm Audio - Massive Live Set Recording Archive

To celebrate my 10 year anniversary of performing live electronic music, I have uploaded my personal archive of live set recordings dating back to 2004.

This is the most extensive collection of my life’s work, with 27 set recordings combining to make a total of 29 hours, 59 minutes and58 seconds of pure original COSM material.

This is all for free, and you can go and check it now at the official website - cosm.audio

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Serum Synth Bass Presets

I've been having a great lot of fun with this new Serum VST synthesizer, so much so I've decided to upload the first 10 bass patches I made for Pro Members. Click here to download

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Why Producing In-The-Box May Be Holding You Back

Being able to make a fully-fledged song on nothing more than a consumer laptop and a decent pair of headphones is a truly amazing representation of how technology has progressed over the last two decades.

It’s cheaper, faster, and easier. The immense joy of musical creation is no longer a luxury reserved for those with money. Instead, it’s readily available for any person willing to dedicate the time and patience.

But this advancement and opportunity comes with a few caveats, one of which is that the music creation process in the eyes of a bedroom producer has been flipped upside down, chopped-up, and compressed into one holistic task.

Is this a bad thing? No. Not at first look, at least. Every producer has a different workflow, and in my opinion, anyone who stays in the game long enough climbs out of the ruts and moves past difficulties in that area. 

Despite this, there is a problem that many developing bedroom producers encounter. The problem of frustration: not being able to finish tracks, taking too long to finish them, or trying to grasp at the enjoyment that you once felt when creating music. This sense of frustration generally has more than one cause, and this article probably won’t fix it, but it may help some of you. 

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Quick Chain Select - New Free Utility

This utility allows you to specify 16 individual points on the chain selector, allowing you to jump to that point with a single push of a MIDI assignable button.

There is also a previous/next button to move forward or back through your points.

You can also enter text for each preset, which will be displayed in a popup window so you always know which point is selected.

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Two New Track Project Files Available

I've uploaded the entire Ableton Live project files for my two latest tunes, Chelsei's Sea Shells and Mind Gobbies. Here are video runthroughs of each of the two tunes.

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Introducing Seepage - Additive Synthesizer

Today I am releasing the beta version of Seepage, an additive style synthersizer/Max for Live patch that gives you control over the behaviour of individual harmonics.

It's available right now for Pro Members to download, play and give feedback on how the future versions should be made.

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In Depth Explanation of the Leakage Glitch Bassline Machine

Today I made a more in depth tutorial video of how to use the Leakage device for those who are a bit unsure. Click here to learn more about Leakage and how to get your hands on it.

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Leakage - Automatic Glitch Bassline Machine

I am very proud to announce that my latest device, Leakage, is now available for Pro Members to test out. Although this beta version works (I have not been able to break it) there might be a few flaws here and there, so I encourage you to please let me know in the forums if you come across any bugs that need fixing. 

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