Hey, here’s a picture of this new guitar pedal I am making for Ableton live. I’m going to use an Arduino to trigger midi. I decided this year that I’m going to play my live sets with guitar and sing through a laptop. I want to be able to make loops, trigger songs and be […]
I’ve received some very interesting Las Vegas tips as a street performer over these last few years. Some of them are hilarious so I thought I would share them with you. So here is my list of the 11 most interesting and coolest tips I have received, counting down to number 1 being the best, and […]
I want to share with you my Ableton Chillstep project on Splice. If you haven’t heard of Splice, it’s a really cool DAW collaboration, backup, sample library cloud system for Ableton, Logic, GarageBand, and FL Studio projects. It has a lot of great features, it can automatically sync your Ableton projects in the cloud as […]
Hey, this is Matt from The Second Spirit, I’m going to show you how to quickly make an Ableton Live auto-loading default template. You can make one that you fits your needs better then the default Ableton one. The original Ableton default template has a couple things that I don’t like about it. You can make a […]
Get a free copy of my new chill remix. This is a lush string, chill step back beat, atmospheric version of the song “Modern Life”. First acoustic recordings tracked on Facebook live.
I just thought of quick tip I wanted to share with you. Unfortunately, I had to learn it the hard way. The Problem: In Ableton, I was finishing a project and I wanted to render an instrumental version from stems I had. Unfortunately, my vocal and instrument tracks were routed to the same effect return […]
I wrote this post before I released Modern Life but I forgot to post it. It is a little late but here it is: I just sent off my EP to a mastering engineer a couple weeks ago. I mixed the whole thing except one song in Ableton Live. Honestly, I was nervous. I wanted to […]
I always thought that music make me happier but I didn’t know why. I have been reading a lot about the physiological effects of music lately and came across some interesting discoveries. So I made a list of 3 ways music affects the brain to make us happier. I hope you find it as interesting […]
Here is a “Las Vegas Local Bands” Spotify collaborative playlist. This way all of us Las Vegans can get to know each other’s music.
I have met a lot of interesting people street performing. At one of my usual spots, I became good friends with a person named Vlad and his story is amazing.
I made a great Downloadable PDF for the Ableton Live keyboard shortcuts I use the most. I don’t really go into the super basic shortcuts like copy and paste and etc but listed more unique ones. They are listed in order of how much I use them. If you don’t want to download the […]