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Easy Classic House Chords

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Ever wanted to write a great chord progression but don't have access to some keys or a controller? Got a great musical idea but lack the chops of a Herbie Hancock? No problem! This is the tutorial for you.

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Arranging in Ableton Live

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Unless you’re musically gifted or very fortunate, many music producers will know all too well the frustration that ensues when it comes time to arrange. Let's look at some ways to attack it in Ableton Live. 

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Writing a Melody and Chord Progression

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Shaun Keyt our resident music theorist and tutor of the popular Electronic Music Theory course launches his new Composition course at School of Synthesis next week.

In this tutorial Shaun demonstrates a method of writing a melody and chord progression.

 

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Horror Sound Effects using Delay

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Creating eerie soundscapes are straight forward if you have a delay with a diffusion parameter. Here Davide Carbone shows you the basics.

Don't be afaird (no pun intended) to try different sounds. A sharper sound will give you a scraping high end texture. Perfect for shock moments!

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Advanced Automation in Logic Pro X

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Logic Pro X Certified Pro Davide Carbone demonstrates some advanced automation features in Logic Pro X

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Inside Ableton Live's Drum Rack

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Ableton Certified Trainer, Mike Callander, explores the power and flexibility of Live's nested Drum Rack technique. Check out some of Melbourne's best music production courses at School of Synthesis including our "Alive" with Ableton Live course.

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Granular Synthesis in Ableton Live's Sampler

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School of Synthesis tutor Davide Carbone demostrates how you can turn Ableton Live's sampler in to a fully fledged Granular Synth.

Check out some of Melbourne's best music production courses at School of Synthesis including our Sound Design (Synthesis & Sampling) course.

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From Drum Kick to Hollywood Effect

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Davide Carbone shows you how to take a simple kick drum and develop it in to a Hollywood style sound effect.

Davide covers several aspects of sound design in his Synthesis and Sampling course at School of Synthesis.

 

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Reason Redrum Gate Effect

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A short tutorial of how to get versatile and unique gating effects in Propellerheads Reason using Redrum and the Arpeggiator.

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One instrument, one note, 5 minutes and Ableton Live

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What's possible in Ableton Live with one instrument, one note, and a bunch of MIDI and Audio effects?

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