Josh Bess opens up the Live Webinar with an explanation of the topics for the day, along with welcoming new and returning guests to the live-webinar event.
Josh explores the remix session and shows how to check the key of the samples to make sure it matches the song.
Focusing on the Goal: Create a Powerful 16-Bar Loop13:36
Josh focuses on a single goal for today's session— creating a powerful 16-bar loop.
How to Create a Background Pad Using a Vocal Sample7:54
Josh explains a popular technique he uses to create a background pad sound, inspired by a vocal sample.
What Direction Do I Want to Take This Remix?2:39
Josh thinks about the direction of the remix, and discusses this with the live-webinar audience.
Finishing the 16 Bar Loop10:46
Josh starts off by answering a question about his favorite ride cymbal. He then dives back into his session to listen for elements that he would like to remove or edit. Next, Josh utilizes a popular technique of his to apply a sidechain pumping effect to his session, without the use of a sidechain.
In this course, Josh Bess dives into a personal techno remix session for Yohei Ueno. Josh records this entire session from start to finish, allowing you to watch, listen, and learn from this entire process. Where most producers cut the camera, Josh keeps it rolling and shows you exactly how much time and effort realistically goes into the creation process. Josh does not normally show this much of his workflow in a single video course, so definitely check out this exclusive three-part session within the Josh Bess Webinar Series, here on Groove3.
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In this course, Josh Bess explains how to sample live instruments by sampling a new toy he purchased from the aquarium for five dollars. These ideas can be applied to your own music production to sample and create any new sounds you imagine.
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In this course, Josh Bess opens up his own personal live session in Ableton Live, to explain how to turn a small and simple idea into a full music arrangement, ready for live performance and/or an official release. Josh discusses many ways to get you started with building your ideas, along with other tips and tricks to incorporate into your own original music creation, no matter what style of music you are creating.