Music Technology Posts from May, 2011

Getting Started With Ableton Live

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

Ableton Live is probably the most popular live performance DAW for electronic musicians and DJs alike. However, despite its relatively user-friendly interface, it can be a somewhat daunting prospect for newcomers to the area. Fortunately, there are many resources to help – and even seasoned pros can learn a thing or two here…

Learn To Master Dubstep

Monday, May 16th, 2011

Bass frequencies are notoriously difficult to process effectively, and if you’re not careful they can quickly overpower a mix. But even beyond the mixing stage, there are plenty of ways to get a sweeter sound if you’re a DIY mastering engineer, even in bass-heavy genres like dubstep…

Amon Tobin’s Spectral Morphing Continuum

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Amon Tobin began his Ninja Tune voyage very much driven by a sampling engine; his first few albums were a delight of sound swangling and audio repurposing. However, in recent times he turned his hand to sound design from scratch – particularly with his previous album Foley Room, and now the recently released ISAM…