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
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
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
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 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
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
If your trying to inject a sense of pace to your tracks adding in some shuffling hi hats, tambourines or shakers could be the way to go. There are many ways to achieve this but in this tutorial we are going to be using a delay unit to achieve this and specifically Ableton Live’s filter delay which give you the ability to have 3 delay channels.Read More
In this tutorial, we are going to look at how to beef up our drum loops and samples using Ableton’s stock audio effects.Read More
An EQ splitter is a very very useful tool which can allow you to split your frequency bands and add individual processing to each of these bands. In this blog post we are going be looking at how to set this up in Ableton Live 10 using the audio racks.Read More