Audio Track Defaults in Ableton Live 9

Whenever you add a new audio track to a session in Ableton, by default, it is completely blank and free of plugins.  If you find yourself adding the same plugins to each new audio track then setting up your audio track defaults will definitely save you some time.  In this video, I will show you Read more about Audio Track Defaults in Ableton Live 9[…]

[Blog] Recording Automation in Ableton Live 9

Recording Automation in Ableton Live 9

Recording your own automation can be a great way to way help add a human feel to your tracks.  This is especially helpful in genres with a lot of heavily programmed instruments.  In Ableton Live recording automation can be done in either the arrangement view or session view.  And while the principle is the same, Read more about Recording Automation in Ableton Live 9[…]

[Blog] Volume Automation in Ableton Live 9

Volume Automation in Ableton Live 9

Automation is a very powerful tool in Ableton Live.  Volume automation, in particular, can be a quick and easy way to add dynamics and interest to a song.  It is also a good way to help smooth out dynamic performances (i.e. vocals) without having to rely on a heavy use of compression. There are a Read more about Volume Automation in Ableton Live 9[…]

Free Mid-Side Processing Macro Plugin

Free Mid-Side Processing Macro Plugin for Ableton Live

Hey everyone!  I created a free macro plugin in Ableton Live using only the stock plugins.  This is a mid-side processing macro plugin and it will be available for free download.  Here are the features of this mid-side processing macro plugin: Adjust the volume of the center/middle of the stereo field Adjust the volume of Read more about Free Mid-Side Processing Macro Plugin for Ableton Live[…]

[Blog] How to Make a De-Esser in Ableton Live 9

How to Make a De-Esser in Ableton Live 9

Ableton Live does not come with it’s own dedicated stock de-esser plugin.  However, it does come with something a lot more versatile in it’s multiband dynamics plugin. Here is a quick and easy way to create your own de-esser preset in Ableton Live 9 using the stock multiband dynamics plugin. The first thing you will Read more about How to Make a De-Esser in Ableton Live 9[…]