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Saytek: House and Techno Chord Stabs in Ableton Live ableton live chord stabs chords filter delay house music theory hacks techno Jun 29, 2020

In a lesson that certainly delivers, Mixmaster resident Saytek shows you how to create House and Techno chord stabs in Ableton Live.

 

Saytek is on fire right now. With global recognition for his live production shows and a signing to Carl Cox and Christopher Coe’s label: Awesome...

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Making Fat House and Techno Drums in Ableton Live #2 ableton live automation drums groove house simpler techno Jun 24, 2020

Saytek returns for part two of his Mixmasters series teaching how to make fat House and Techno drums in Ableton Live.

 

Saytek has gained international notoriety for his live looping shows and is signed to Carl Cox and Chris Coe’s label Awesome Soundwave. His teaching style is one that...

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Kreature: How to Create Melodies with Scale, Chords and Arpeggiators ableton live arpeggiators captain chords chords melodies piano keyboard guide scale Jun 23, 2020

Kreature returns with another eye-opening lesson for Mixmasters. This time he looks at how to create melodies with scale, chords and arpeggiators in Ableton Live. 

 

Kreature is adept at teaching how to get that pro sound, making it fun and easy to understand. His credentials speak for...

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Dubby Grooves and Minimal Rollers in Ableton Live ableton live dubby groove minimal tech track delay tuning drums voices Jun 18, 2020

In his first lesson for Mixmasters, Dexter Kane shows how to start building a minimal, dubby groove in Ableton Live.

 

Well known for a unique sound that draws from a wide range of influences. Dexter is no stranger to the studio and the club scene, with releases on his own label: Shadow...

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Ableton Push 2 Masterclass ableton live drum rack fx key notes push 2 simpler Jun 13, 2020

Do you have a Push 2 and don’t know how to use it? Or are you thinking about getting one and want some more info? In this Mixmaster’s lesson, Simon Lyon takes you through the main functions of Ableton’s Push 2 and how to get the most out of them.

 

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Remixing a Track: Where to Start? ableton live finding a track to remix house minimal r-bass remix remix approach Jun 12, 2020

In her first lesson for Mixmasters, Annie Errez gives her advice on where to start when you are remixing a track.

 

Underground artist Annie Errez has been producing for over 10 years, Djing at the Mint Club in Leeds and the Mint Warehouse among others, and is currently doing a Masters in...

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Getting Creative with Midi in Ableton Live ableton live basslines creativity hi-hats lead synth midi tech house basslines Jun 11, 2020

In his latest Mixmaster’s lesson, Jacky shows us an epic hack for creating captivating basslines and melodies with midi in Ableton Live. This method can be applied to most aspects of your track, including drums. 

 

Jacky’s productions are always attention grabbing and...

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Roger Sanchez: How to Use Logic and Ableton Live Together ableton live arrangement building a groove developing a track logic roger sanchez stems Jun 10, 2020

In a phenomenal lesson for Mixmasters, Roger Sanchez shows how to use Logic and Ableton Live together to make a track.

 

Roger Sanchez needs no introduction, but just for good measure: 

 

Roger is the definition of hustle, priding himself on a rock solid work ethic and with good...

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Making Fat House and Techno Drums in Ableton Live #1 ableton live drums filter automation house overdrive reverb techno Jun 09, 2020

With global recognition for his live modular shows and releases on Carl Cox and Christopher Coe’s Awesome Soundwave label, Saytek is definitely someone whose advice is worth listening to. In one of his latest lessons for Mixmasters he looks at how to make fat, gritty, and punchy drums in...

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The Art of Producing Ambient and Downtempo ableton live ambient basslines downtempo eq eight filter automation reverb Jun 08, 2020

In her first lesson for Mixmasters, Liz Cirelli explores the art of producing ambient and downtempo music. Breaking down both versions of her track made with Minkski: ‘Nothing Nothing’. This tutorial is also full of tips that you can apply to any genre. 

 

Liz Cirelli is a...

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Track Deconstruction: Kreature – ‘Stepper’ ableton live deconstruction eq loop sidechain compression simpler transient shaper Jun 01, 2020

In an extended tutorial for Mixmasters, Kreature gives us a deconstruction of his Beatport number one track: ‘Stepper’ in Ableton Live. 

 

Kreature is no stranger to the studio, with his first release in 2012 reaching #2 in the Beatport charts. He has had releases on ...

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Making House: Arrangement and Vocals ableton live arrangement audio effect rack automation fx house vocals May 26, 2020

In his first lesson for Mixmasters, international House icon Eddie Amador gives a masterclass on arrangement and using vocals when making House. 

 

Eddie Amador is a stalwart of the House scene. With his 1997 track, ‘House Music’ becoming a seminal part of the genre,...

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