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Remake: How to sound like "Flume" using Ableton Live only

Ableton Chillstep Music Production Remake Sound Design

(Disclosure - You & Me (Flume Remix) style remake Ableton Live only) Since we are big fans of Flume's style, we kept asking ourselves how he does his sound design and melody editing. We figured the best way to find out was trying to remake one of his tracks. So we tried to decide which one of the following great tracks to pick (they are all really cool): Lorde - Tennis Court (Flume Remix), Flume & Chet Faker - Drop The Game, Flume - The Greatest View (feat. Isabella Manfredi), Disclosure - You & Me (Flume Remix). Great song ideas, awesome sound designs, not...

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Remake: How to sound like "Odesza" (using Ableton Live and Massive)

Ableton Future Bass Massive Remake Sound Design

Several people asked us to do a remake for the style of „Odesza“. So we listened to a couple of their tracks and remixes (like: Sia - Big Girls Cry (ODESZA Remix), Hayden James - Something About You (ODESZA Remix), ZHU - Faded (ODESZA Remix), Slow Magic - Waited 4 U (ODESZA Remix) and ODESZA - Say My Name (feat. Zyra)) and tried to identify the key characteristics, elements and styles of their sound. Then we decided to rebuild their remix for Pretty Lights - Lost and Found (ODESZA Remix) using Ableton Live 9 and NI Massive Vst. Its not the...

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Remaking the Deep House Style of Felix Jaehn in Ableton Live 9 using MASSIVE

Ableton Deep House Massive Remake

We had some requests for a Felix Jaehn Remake. So here's a quick remake of Ed Sheeran - Photograph (Felix Jaehn Remix) made in Ableton Live 9 Suite using NI Massive. Watch the complete tutorial on our youtube:     Steps / Prerequisites: Construct a basic drumming Look for a couple of decent string sound (eg. Orchestral Strings Ableton Pack) Look for some decent Piano sounds (eg. The Grand Piano Ableton Pack) Have a couple of Massive Deep House presets prepared. Then you're good to go for a remake in this style!   Additionally, we’re offering our remake template with...

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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): http://bit.ly/pml_freedld   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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