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Making Music with Polyrhythms

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    Introduction (2:13)


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    Making Music with Polyrhythms (Lesson) (22:20)


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    Experimenting with Technical Ideas (0:34)


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    Playing in 5/4 by Ear (2:04)


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    Global Time Signature vs. Clip Time Signature (4:32)


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    Switching Between 4/4 Time & 5/5 Time in Ableton Live (7:27)


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    Manually Changing the Click to the Recording Time Signature (3:40)


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    Letting a Specific Element Guide the Others (9:44)


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    Adding Drums to the Ideas for a Reference (6:47)


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    Webinar Outro (0:49)


In this course, Josh Bess explains how to create new musical ideas with the use of polyrhythmic rhythms. Although these ideas can sound mathematical at first, Josh demonstrates how to simplify them to incorporate new and useful techniques into your music creation process.


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Rafael
Submitted 1 year ago

Very Helpful

Great A+++++

I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Beat Maker, Sound Designer, Ableton Live, Cakewalk Sonar, Studio One

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A. W. Bullington
Submitted 2 years ago

Excellent ideas.

Very cool ideas and immediately useful. Great stuff. A. W. Bullington

I am a: Professional, Musician, Sound for Film/TV, Ableton Live, Cubase

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No3mansland
Submitted 2 years ago

very helpful

it gave me a strong technique to take my music to another level.

I am a: Beginner, Student, Hobbyist, Musician, Producer, Ableton Live

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LostinSound
Submitted 2 years ago

Awesome!

Never knew much about polyrhythms, now I do.

I am a: Beginner, Hobbyist

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Josh Bess is a music producer and educator, born and raised in New York, currently based in Tokyo, Japan. 
Josh Bess is an Amazon Books Top Selling author in the music category with his book, Electronic Dance Music Grooves published with Hal Leonard Corporation. 
 
Josh has music production, composition, and artist credits with Disney, Nickelodeon, MTV, Amazon Fashion Week TOKYO, and more, along with original music releases with electronic music labels, such as Armada Music, Bosphorus Underground Recordings and Naschkatze Underground Recordings.
 
Josh offers private teaching to aspiring music producers on his website, http://www.joshbess.live.

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    10 Useful Sounds with: Circuit Mono Station

    In this video tutorial series designed for the new or beginner synth sound designer, synth pro Josh Bess shows you how to make 10 useful synth sounds using the Novation Circuit Mono Station. You can use the info on any real or virtual synthesizer, and you get both quick and dirty tutorials for those who want just the steps to take to make the sounds, as well as versions that are more detailed and include tips and tricks!

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    Advanced DJing with Ableton Live

    In this Hal Leonard Music Pro Guide, DJ extraordinaire Josh Bess explains how to go further when DJing with Ableton Live, and provides advanced tips and tricks to incorporate into your live DJ performances.

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    Building Your Own Custom Audio-Effect Rack

    In this Josh Bess Ableton Live Webinar, you’ll learn how to create useful custom audio Ableton Live effect racks, making a powerful sonic tool for both your own original music productions and live performances.

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    Creating a Natural Drum Sampler

    In this course, Josh Bess explains how to create a natural sounding and feeling drum sampler, from the use of pre-recorded samples. Josh demonstrates how to quickly build this tool and provides a fully detailed explanation of how to apply this idea to your own creation process.

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    Creating a Song Inspired from a Vocal Sample

    In this Josh Bess Ableton Live Webinar, you’ll see how to create a full song from a simple one-shot vocal sample including how to get started, progress, and finish as well as other helpful techniques!

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Making Music with Polyrhythms is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 4 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very Helpful Great A+++++
Date published: 2017-06-25
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Excellent ideas. Very cool ideas and immediately useful. Great stuff. A. W. Bullington
Date published: 2017-05-26
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from very helpful it gave me a strong technique to take my music to another level.
Date published: 2017-05-23
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Awesome! Never knew much about polyrhythms, now I do.
Date published: 2017-05-14
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