Chapter 1 : Getting Started
Josh welcomes you and gives you an introduction to what you will learn in this course.
Learn how simple it is to set the tempo of your project in Ableton Live 10 and more.
Chapter 2 : Melody & Harmony
Watch how to import a MIDI melody into your project and edit the part as you desire.
Learn how to split a bass part from your melody composition for further development.
See the simplicity of importing preset audio effect racks to enhance the ambience of your instruments in Live 10.
Learn the importance of this simple rhythmic element, a pickup note.
See how to add a spatial element to your plucked instruments with Echo in Live 10.
Watch how to add fullness to your music with harmonized orchestral samples and learn when to use specific samples.
Discover how to adjust the tone of orchestral samples with audio effect racks and filtering.
Chapter 3 : Drums & Percussion
See how to compose a four on the floor kick drum pattern with a Drum Rack in Live.
Explore how to compose a sixteenth note tom rumble pattern with a Drum Rack in Live 10.
See how to add dynamic movement to your drum pattern with sidechain compression.
Watch how to adjust the time felt in your drum groove with hi-hat patterns.
Chapter 4 : Arrangement Tips & More
Connecting your song form with transitional sounds can be as simple as dragging & dropping audio samples into your project. Watch how!
Learn how to further build your skills with practice and experience.
See how to build a custom sidechained reverb audio effect chain in Ableton Live 10.
Josh Bess presents melodic techno production video tutorials designed for the absolute beginner! See step by step how to make your very first melodic techno track in Ableton Live and start your journey into producing this epic electronic music genre. You also get the samples, audio effects, MIDI files, and Serum presets used in the tutorial so you can follow along.
Josh uses Ableton Live and the industry standard Xfer Serum virtual synth for these videos, but if you don't have them, you can download fully functional free trial versions here:
Josh starts off by welcoming you and then goes over what you'll learn throughout the video course, which is to learn how to combine modern techno production with traditional song writing and composing skills to produce a club rumbling melodic masterpiece of your own.
He then shows you how to prepare your first Ableton Live project for the tasks ahead, and then how to compose a melody in a melodic techno style, cool composition tips, how to add atmospheric sound design elements, apply sidechain compression techniques, and create rhythmic elements.
Moving on, you'll see how to add fullness to your music with harmonized orchestral samples and tips on when to use them specifically, utilize audio effect racks and filtering for interesting sounds, program techno drum parts, make cool transition and impact sounds and more.
To see what these melodic techno production tutorials show you, see the individual melodic techno video tutorial descriptions on this page. If you're into melodic techno, are new to producing and have Ableton Live, this video series is for you... Watch "Producing Melodic Techno: Ableton Live Beginner’s Guide" today.
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