Josh Bess Webinar Series Tutorial

Music for Tokyo Fashion Week

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    Tutorial 1

    Session Run-Through

    14:28

    Josh Bess gives you a look under the hood of the Ableton Live session he used to create the music for a Tokyo fashion show. He also takes a close look at the "call sheet" he was given from the show coordinator.

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    Tutorial 2

    Getting Involved with the Show

    6:57

    In this video, Josh discusses how he got the job making the music for a Tokyo Fashion Week show.

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    Tutorial 3

    Finding the Zipper Sounds

    1:31

    Josh talks about the zipper sounds used in the project and where he got them.

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    Tutorial 4

    Recording Samples with a Mic

    5:28

    In this video, Josh talks about the microphones he used to record some of the samples used in the project. Josh also discusses some of the mic choices you have for recording your own samples.

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    Tutorial 5

    How to Create a Strong Snare

    6:47

    Josh answers a viewers question regarding how he built his layered snare.

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    Tutorial 6

    Saving CPU

    6:09

    In this video, Josh shows how he saves CPU power by exporting his tracks as audio files, and importing them into a new session.

In this Joss Bess Webinar Series, Josh gives you a look into his completed DAW session and the “Call Sheet” he was given by the event coordinator to use as a reference for creating the music for the show. Get an inside look into this type of music production work!

Josh first talks about how he got the job, what it takes to put a job like this together, and then goes right into some production elements like creating the Zipper sounds for the tracks.

You’ll then get Josh’s opinions and recommendations on the microphones he used to record some of the samples in the project, and also discusses some mic choices you have for recording your own samples.

Wrapping it up, Josh answers a viewers question regarding how he built his layered snare, and then gives advice on how how to save CPU power by exporting your tracks as audio files, and importing them into a new session.

Get an idea of what’s involved for fashion show music creation and some production tips along the way!

Liam
Submitted 6 months ago

Great Introduction

These 6 short and helpful videos are a good base of getting the understanding of where this is going to go. Can't wait now to watch the Performing at Fashion Week lessons.

I am a: Semi-Pro, Producer, Beat Maker, Sound Designer, Sound for Film/TV, Ableton Live

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JOSH BESS is a percussionist, electronic performing artist, and Ableton Certified Trainer. Performing with multiple artists and employing a wide variety of styles, he is experienced in jazz, funk, Latin, pop, rock, and more. In addition to performing, Bess developed an interest in music production and went on to earn his college degree in audio engineering and jazz commercial performance. He has fused his knowledge and his ear for audio production with his percussive background to develop an efficient and creative electronic workflow—a combination that he regularly puts to work in his compositions and live performances. For more information, visit www.joshbess.net.

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Music for Tokyo Fashion Week is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great Introduction These 6 short and helpful videos are a good base of getting the understanding of where this is going to go. Can't wait now to watch the Performing at Fashion Week lessons.
Date published: 2017-08-20