Josh Bess Webinar Series Tutorial

Performing at Tokyo Fashion Week

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    Tutorial 1

    Session Tour

    7:51

    Josh Bess opens up his Ableton Live session he used while performing at Tokyo Fashion Week.

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    Tutorial 2

    The Live Performance Layout

    2:52

    In this video, Josh shows how he has the clips and tracks divided up and organized.

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    Tutorial 3

    The Benefits of Performing Live with Stems

    3:04

    Josh discusses the benefits of performing live with the stems, including being able to mix to the room.

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    Tutorial 4

    Incorporating Sends & Return Effects

    4:41

    In this video, Josh shows how he used sends and return effects live at the show.

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    Tutorial 5

    Master Effects Chain

    5:09

    Josh explores all the effects he uses on his master track.

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    Tutorial 6

    Follow Clips & Launching New Tempos During Performance

    7:05

    In this video, Josh discusses using follow (dummy) clips and launching new tempos quickly while performing live.

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    Tutorial 7

    Replacing Silence with Ambience

    4:16

    Josh shows how he used the sub base and more to create an ambience instead of having silence.

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    Tutorial 8

    Webinar Outro

    1:43

    Josh closes out the live webinar.

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    Tutorial 9

    Production Tools: Utilizing Sends & Returns with a Group of Instruments

    7:13

    Josh shares a tip you can use when applying sends and returns to your drum rack.

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    Tutorial 10

    Production Tools: Saving & Managing Custom Instruments

    3:07

    Josh explains a quick and helpful tip for saving both custom devices that you build and groups of presets.

In this course, Josh Bess dives into a personal Ableton Live Session used to create the music for a high production live fashion runway show event. Alongside discussing topics focused around the production of the music, Josh discusses and shares ideas he personally experienced while involved with this entire show, supporting music creators who are interested in taking their music to a live performance scenario, as well as understanding ideas behind becoming a musical director and producer.

Liam
Submitted 6 months ago

Like a Boss!

Awesome to know these smart tools, which have been here all along... Now knowing the meaning of them, it kind of opens up a new creative workflow. More efficient in the long run! Thank you Josh!

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

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Jaxson
Submitted 6 months ago

Disappoint.

What's the point ? just talking not important things.

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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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Performing at Tokyo Fashion Week is rated 3.1 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Like a Boss! Awesome to know these smart tools, which have been here all along... Now knowing the meaning of them, it kind of opens up a new creative workflow. More efficient in the long run! Thank you Josh!
Date published: 2017-08-26
Rated 0.5 out of 5 by from Disappoint. What's the point ? just talking not important things.
Date published: 2017-08-25