Producing House Music with Ableton Live: Arrangement & FX

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Producing House Music with Ableton Live: Arrangement & FX

Post by timothyallan » Fri Aug 27, 2010 10:02 am

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Loungers, welcome to my cross posting fiesta of promotion!

For you lads who don't lurk in "that place", I thought I'd let you know that the third and final videos in my "Producing House" series is here, and thanks to some lovely feedback from you guys, it covers arrangements/transitions, effects and other things to generally awesomize your track.

The chapters are:

Arrangement Methods in Live
DJ Intro & Outros
The Power of Two
Chunking Your Arrangements
Mapping with Locators
Analyzing Existing Arrangements - Part 1
Analyzing Existing Arrangements - Part 2
Power of Little FX
Making a Radio Edit
The Big Breakdown
The Finality of Working with Audio
Faking Note Chase in Live
Introduction to Transitions & FX
Transitions with Sends & Sidechaining
Using Bass Filtering in Transitions
Sidechain Delay
The One Bar Breakdown
White Noise Sweep
Pitched Risers
Delay Re-Pitch FX
Reverse Reverb Techniques
Percussive Delay Hits
Feedback Loop with Delay
Using Random FX & Fills

All up, you get 23 in-depth tutorials and almost 3.5 Hours of runtime. It's geared from anyone from total noob to intermediate, and even some advanced peeps will pick up a thing or two I'm sure.

Sooooo, if any of that tickles your fancy, head over to the Groove3 site to check out the samples and the rest of the info!

http://www.groove3.com/str/producing-ho ... nt-fx.html

Check the official spiel below!





THE FINAL EPISODE - SEE HOW TO BRING IT ALL TOGETHER!
Remixer extraordinaire Timothy Allan does it again with Volume 3 of his smash hit house music production tutorials. In this series Timothy wraps it up with an in-depth look at the art of arranging a house track as well as applying effects.

Timothy Allan's remixes have reached #1 on the UK dance charts and placed high on US Billboard, DMC and Australia ARIA charts. His remix skills have even landed him a featured spot on an upcoming Madonna production, so he knows his business.

This is the final collection in the series, showing you how to finish your house music track by creating a smashing dance floor arrangement, as well as adding the all important house music effects to create impact and dynamics. If you've seen the first 2 chapters, this is a no-brainer.

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23 in-depth Tutorials / Almost 3.5 Hours of Runtime
For all beginner to intermediate Ableton Live users and House Music producers
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Re: Producing House Music with Ableton Live: Arrangement & FX

Post by ChiDJ » Fri Aug 27, 2010 2:27 pm

Nice one bro! 8)
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Re: Producing House Music with Ableton Live: Arrangement & FX

Post by Cryptic UK » Fri Aug 27, 2010 2:39 pm

And where's the punch line
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Re: Producing House Music with Ableton Live: Arrangement & FX

Post by timothyallan » Wed Sep 01, 2010 12:44 am

The punch is in the awesomeness of your finished track! Kapow!

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Re: Producing House Music with Ableton Live: Arrangement & FX

Post by Cryptic UK » Wed Sep 01, 2010 8:55 am

timothyallan wrote:The punch is in the awesomeness of your finished track! Kapow!
There it is :)
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Re: Producing House Music with Ableton Live: Arrangement & FX

Post by timothyallan » Thu Sep 09, 2010 4:29 am

There's no shortage of punchlines around here.

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Re: Producing House Music with Ableton Live: Arrangement & FX

Post by beats me » Thu Sep 09, 2010 7:50 pm

If you ever do anymore of these series, in the spirit of open-mindedness I'd like to request that you end each and every tutorial with "At least that's what I do, but use what works best for you." That way they don't come off as so authoritarian. People like at least the illusion of options or being a contributor to the process.

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Re: Producing House Music with Ableton Live: Arrangement & FX

Post by timothyallan » Thu Sep 16, 2010 12:24 am

yeah, I should probably be more PC and quit trying to impose my will. Perhaps I will pre-record a blurb at the start and end of every video that says something like "of course there are so many other ways to do it, this is merely a suggestion and in no way should be taken as an order, rule, or "must do" technique."

Thanks for the idea, I in no way felt that I was being threatened into obeying your comment and I wish many blessings on you and your family.

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Re: Producing House Music with Ableton Live: Arrangement & FX

Post by Pitch Black » Thu Sep 16, 2010 12:46 am

Timothy Allan's way is The Way. What part of The don't you understand????? :twisted:

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Re: Producing House Music with Ableton Live: Arrangement & FX

Post by leedsquietman » Thu Sep 16, 2010 7:11 am

If you ever do anymore of these series, in the spirit of open-mindedness I'd like to request that you end each and every tutorial with "At least that's what I do, but use what works best for you." That way they don't come off as so authoritarian. People like at least the illusion of options or being a contributor to the process.
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Re: Producing House Music with Ableton Live: Arrangement & FX

Post by beats me » Thu Sep 16, 2010 3:35 pm

I'd also like to request that you do a series of more basic fundamentals.

As an example:

Faders
-What happens when you move a fader up
-What happens when you move a fader down
-Why is there a fader on every track?
-Building confidence through the use of faders

Pans
-What happens when you move a pan left
-What happens when you move a pan right
-Creating a bland mix by avoiding pans
-Pans, pots, and deep fryers

Mutes
-Where'd the track go?
-Oh, there it is
-OK, it's gone again
-This is fun

Solos
-Where'd the other tracks go?
-There they are
-Oh! You can solo any track!
-Why a single track sits good in the mix when it's the only track playing

Let me tell you something about life
-She wasn't the first and won't be the last
-Start saving money when you're young
-Being an adult isn't as fun or free as you thought it would be
-But I digress

Etc.

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Re: Producing House Music with Ableton Live: Arrangement & FX

Post by ChiDJ » Thu Sep 16, 2010 3:38 pm

beats me wrote:I'd also like to request that you do a series of more basic fundamentals.

As an example:

Faders
-What happens when you move a fader up
-What happens when you move a fader down
-Why is there a fader on every track?
-Building confidence through the use of faders

Pans
-What happens when you move a pan left
-What happens when you move a pan right
-Creating a bland mix by avoiding pans
-Pans, pots, and deep fryers

Mutes
-Where'd the track go?
-Oh, there it is
-OK, it's gone again
-This is fun

Solos
-Where'd the other tracks go?
-There they are
-Oh! You can solo any track!
-Why a single track sits good in the mix when it's the only track playing

Let me tell you something about life
-She wasn't the first and won't be the last
-Start saving money when you're young
-Being an adult isn't as fun or free as you thought it would be
-But I digress

Etc.

Awesome!!!! :lol:
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Post by v0ins315 » Thu Sep 16, 2010 4:03 pm

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Re: Producing House Music with Ableton Live: Arrangement & FX

Post by djsynchro » Thu Sep 16, 2010 6:26 pm

beats me wrote:I'd also like to request that you do a series of more basic fundamentals.

As an example:

Faders
-What happens when you move a fader up
-What happens when you move a fader down
-Why is there a fader on every track?
-Building confidence through the use of faders

Pans
-What happens when you move a pan left
-What happens when you move a pan right
-Creating a bland mix by avoiding pans
-Pans, pots, and deep fryers

Mutes
-Where'd the track go?
-Oh, there it is
-OK, it's gone again
-This is fun

Solos
-Where'd the other tracks go?
-There they are
-Oh! You can solo any track!
-Why a single track sits good in the mix when it's the only track playing

Let me tell you something about life
-She wasn't the first and won't be the last
-Start saving money when you're young
-Being an adult isn't as fun or free as you thought it would be
-But I digress

Etc.
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Re: Producing House Music with Ableton Live: Arrangement & FX

Post by cosmosuave » Thu Sep 16, 2010 7:17 pm

Does this apply to Deep House?
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