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.
1 – Quickly Check Your Mix In Mono. Have you ever heard about the benefits of checking your mix in mono? When you put a mix in mono you can accurately hear how the volume of each track correspond with each other. Many people will test the mix in mono to see if certain […]
This is it. The last EP challenge video. The deadline was last Saturday. I didn’t complete the EP by this deadline, but I am very close. I have about one more week. I have to do a couple mixing tweaks. All of the vocals are done and sound good. Even though, I didn’t […]
Starting to record vocals. Made a little vocal booth in my room and my laptop is in my closet so that it’s sound doesn’t hit the mic. It’s a little difficult for me to record vocals on my own. It is nice to use a producer who can tell you if the take is […]