I have a lot of automation programmed in my new album. They control the effects and sweeps which my live guitar and keyboard run through when I perform. I also have a some midi mapped controllers so I can adjust values of filters and delays in realtime. Fun!! Anytime I start knob twiddling, to play […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
This stupid Ableton mistake I made years ago changed my whole approach to songwriting. Learn more:
Gear lists and bullet points of Grammy winner Mick Guzauski audio interview with Graham Cochrane about recording & mixing Daft Punk.
This ducking delay effects rack has the ability to add ducking delays to your audio track. Ducking delays are delays that only raise in volume when vocals or other instruments are not playing. Then the delays are quieted when the vocals or instruments sound is heard in the track. This happens automatically so that you don’t have to spend a lot of time programming delay automation.
Are you getting ready to bounce song stems in Ableton Live? Be aware of the problems that can arise before you render your tracks out.