Samples are an amazing source of inspiration but the fact is everyone who buys the pack has access to the same set of sounds, so the question is how do you go about making those sounds your own. Well in the blog post we will show you a selection of ways to do that.Read More
Without a doubt Ableton is the most user friendly DAW when it comes to work flow and being able to get your ideas down quickly but there are a multitude of ways to make Ableton truly your own. In this series of blog posts we aim to showcase a number of ways to make Ableton work for you.Read More
With the holidays fastly peering over the horizon, the Mind Flux elves have been sorting out the last remaining Massive Presets they have left, to provide you with an early Christmas present. So cosy up to the fire with a cup of cocoa and start banging out some techno.
Within the pack, there is a host of 111 bass, pad, sequence, drum and synth presets as well as a selection of 69 bass, synth and keys midi loops.Read More
Working in the music industry is great, you meet new people all the time with new expressions and ideas of how they see music and the world. All of this gives me a huge amount of inspiration for my music.
So what I would like to share with you a selection of underground house tracks that I have heard over the past couple of months that have brought a huge amount of motivation.Read More
At Mind Flux we always like to find ‘odd” samples and turn them into something completely different by doing this you can ensure that you have something original to work with.
In this example we will be taken Britney Spears “One More Time” vocal and turning it into a raw bass preset. To do this we will be using Native Instruments highly impressive Form.Read More
The team of nerds at Mind Flux, have put together a gem of a instrument rack. The main sound of the rack is from the ever impressive Moog Minitaur which is a one stop shop for bass.
But using the amazing elements within Ableton it can become so much more. Simply turn the “Warp It” macro to let loose all hell.Read More
Thou its half way through October I thought I would just fill you all in what has been happen with the studio nerds at Mind Flux.Read More
We have teamed up with our good friends over Rekkerd to give you a brand new techno freebie.Read More
Sometimes when trying to build an chord progression or chord melody you seem to just jump instinctively for the same chord, for me its the Minor 7th. While I would say this is my and many peoples favourite chord it does end up with your ideas sounding rather similar to everyone else.
So to help breath new life into your stale chord progressions and chord melodies we at Mind Flux have built a chord randomiser which with the selection of over 80 chord variations will output a new chord at the rate and depth of your choice.Read More
The Mind Flux nerds have been slamming away on the pads of the new out of this world workstation Maschine MK3 from Native Instruments. The team have injected their magic into this great machine give you the producer a dope kit to manipulate to your heart's content.
This freebie has 1 drum kit geared toward tech house and an array of drum patterns.
You will need the Maschine 2 software and the NI passive EQ, Solid Bus Comp and VC2A to be able to check out this project.Read More
More often than not in your music you will want to create harmony, that can be done via layering notes in your piano roll or adding a extra synth or vocal layers using a different note. This is all great but what happens when you want something a little more outlandish.
Well we have the solution, a grain harmonizer. In the tutorial we will use Ableton’s other worldly grain delay to create a more unique way of adding harmony to your music.Read More
In this blog post, we are going to have a look at mixing Dark Techno drums using only Ableton Live 10 stock audio effects. And by the end of it, you will see that is all you need to create slamming techno drumsRead More
Here at Mind Flux we have decided that we are going to share the musical adventures that happen each month so you can have a gander at the inner workings of our studio life. Thou a tad late here is the top going on in the studio last month.Read More
At Mind Flux we are all about helping new artists flourish as well as giving props to the masters that have come before us. In this new blog post series we are going to every month or so showcase a selection of tracks that we have found while digging around on various websitesRead More
Techno and especially dark techno are synonymous with experimentation and pushing the boundaries of sound. And in this article, we are going to show you 5 ways you can use the stock Ableton audio effects to create raw, edgy dark techno productions.Read More
In this latest blog post we are going to be exploring how to create a rusty down right dirty chord that is perfect for Dark Techno. To create this dark techno chord we will be using Ableton’s gargantuan new synth Wavetable as well as a selection of Ableton stock midi and audio effects. Wavetable is the perfect synth for Dark Techno sound design as you have a huge selection of wavetables to choose from and all can be easily manipulated and morphed.Read More
When creating dark techno sounds you can throw the rule book out the window. Most engineering books will say not to use time-based (delay and reverb) effects on low-end sounds but in techno, we say F that. So let's start breaking the rules.Read More
From time to time there will be situations when working with audio that its essential that you control the mid and side signals separately, yes you can do this with the EQ in M/S mode but what happens if you want to go beyond just a simple EQ. Well in this article we are going to show you how.Read More
The sample pack has over 200 loops that are sculpted to fit perfectly into your techno productions, the pack has everything you would ever need, bass, drums, fx, per, synth and top loops.Read More