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Sound Design and Workflow Tip: Make Better Use of the Stand-Alone FX Versions of Your Virtual Instruments

When I’m producing I use a lot of Ableton Live’s built-in FX. I do this because a) I like them and b) they adhere to the same workflow in everything else in Live so I spend more time making music. Of course sometimes I also want to use a third-party effect for variety or to […]

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Visual Planning & Mind Mapping: An Artist Friendly Approach to “Playing with A Plan”

https://www.mindmeister.com/maps/public_map_shell/523627541/reboot-album-project-plan?width=600&height=400&z=0.8&t=LTjMffvb2K I’m kicking off 2010 with a post help you turn your New Years resolutions into finished projects. As an artist I’d rather be creating than planning. However, playing with a plan is essential for both finishing projects as well as making the most of the time and resources you have to create art. Planning […]

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Project5 – Fast way to select instrument patches from the Track Inspector

In addition to to selecting patches from within the instrument interface, you can also select patches from the Track Inspector. Find the "Property Page" for the instrument in question, then click "Select Bank/Patch". You’ll then be presented with a menu containing patches. The advantage of this approach is that all the patches are laid out […]