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Sound Design: Gliding Bass - NI Massive (+free Download)

#PMLTipOfTheDay Massive Preset Skills Sound Design Vst

  In this tutorial we're designing a gliding bass sound from NI Massive's init patch in Ableton. How to design a Gliding Bass sound with NI Massive (e.g. for Chillstep, Dubstep, RnB, HipHop, Trap).   Key tasks   1) Make sure you put your Massive on "Monophonic" 2) Make sure your bass notes are "overlapping" on the edges       FREE DOWNLOAD: Get this Massive preset "Gliding Bass" (by going through our facebook page):   Template in this video: Black Nights   Keywords:  Ableton Live Template RnB, .als file download, free .als midi files download Hip Hop, ableton alp...

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Splitting Sub-Bass Frequencies - Sub Separation

#PMLTipOfTheDay Ableton Future House Massive Music Production Skills

  In this video, we’re focussing on sub separation. It doesn’t only apply for future house, but works the same for other genres like electro house, dubstep and drum n’ bass. The key concept is separating the sub bass frequencies from manipulations you’re applying on your sounds in the mid and higher frequencies. If we we’re for example going to use a bitcrusher on our bass sound, it would probably significantly stir up the sound in sub frequencies and add unwanted disturbing character to our mix.        Therefore, we separate our bass sounds in two or more parts:...

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Music Production tips and tricks #57


"EQing-Week: "Low Mids (250 Hz to 2 kHz). In general, you will want to emphasize the lower portion of this range and deemphasize the upper portion. Boosting the range from 250 Hz to 500 Hz will accent ambience in the studio and will add clarity to bass and lower frequency instruments. The range between 500 Hz and 2 kHz can make midrange instruments (guitar, snare, saxophone, etc.) “honky,” and too much boost between 1 kHz and 2 kHz can make your mix sound thin or “tinny.”“ - [tipoftheday] EQing-Week: "Low Mids (250 Hz to 2 kHz). In general, you...

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Infographic showing what is where in the Audio Spectrum

#PMLTipOfTheDay EQing Mixing

  We find this image to be really useful. It's an infographic showing you what is where in the audio spectrum and providing a lot of useful hints on how to eq the different elements in your mix. Advice: print it out and put it up on your wall! Large version here   NEW PML 5h+ Course: Mixing A Track From Scratch in Ableton (with stock effects)     Watch our free tutorial series on EQing on youtube:       keywords: how to eq, parallel eq, sidechain eq, eq basics ableton, free eq tutorial, dynamic eq ableton, mixing a track from start to...

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1h Ableton Beginner Tutorial from Start to Finish, New Sound Design Tutorials, #tipoftheday


"I'm always thinking about creating. My future starts when I wake up every morning... Every day I find something creative to do with my life.“ - Miles Davis   1h Making a Track from Start to Finish (only using Ableton, no plugins): We now have a full 1h video where Francois is producing a track from start to finish, you can watch it over here:   New Sounddesign Videos & Remakes In the last two months we’ve been busy working on new sounddesign and remake videos, both, Ableton-only and Ableton + 3rd party plugins like Massive ( Styles are deep...

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