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Producing House with Ableton Live - Arrangement and FX

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    Introduction (1:47)


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    Arrangement Methods in Live (4:18)


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    DJ Intro & Outro (4:24)


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    The Power of Two (5:08)


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    Chunking Your Arrangements (7:38)


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    Mapping with Locators (4:28)


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    Analyzing Existing Arrangements - Part 1 (9:18)


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    Analyzing Existing Arrangements - Part 2 (11:03)


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    Power of Little FX (5:17)


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    Making a Radio Edit (19:33)


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    The Big Breakdown (21:04)


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    The Finality of Working with Audio (9:15)


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    Faking Note Chase in Live (2:34)


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    Introduction to Transitions & FX (1:14)


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    Transitions with Sends & Sidechaining (12:42)


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    Using Bass Filtering in Transitions (6:17)


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    Sidechain Delay (7:24)


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    The One Bar Breakdown (3:11)


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    White Noise Sweep (12:03)


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    Pitched Risers (17:28)


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    Delay Re-Pitch FX (11:10)


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    Reverse Reverb Techniques (9:51)


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    Percussive Delay Hits (11:37)


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    Feedback Loop with Delay (10:38)


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    Using Random FX & Fills (5:58)


Remixer extraordinaire Timothy Allan does it again with Volume 3 of his smash hit house music production tutorials. In this series Timothy wraps it up with an in-depth look at the art of arranging a house track as well as applying effects.

Timothy Allan's remixes have reached #1 on the UK dance charts and placed high on US Billboard, DMC and Australia ARIA charts. His remix skills have even landed him a featured spot on an upcoming Madonna production, so he knows his business.

This is the final collection in the series, showing you how to finish your house music track by creating a smashing dance floor arrangement, as well as adding the all important house music effects to create impact and dynamics. If you've seen the first 2 chapters, this is a no-brainer.


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Mandolizer
Submitted 3 months ago

Forgot how good all these videos were

There is so much to take away from these videos. They act as a good reminder of how to go about putting tunes together. What can seem daunting is broken broken down into manageable solutions and techniques. I would say that there is no filler stuff here that you easily find everywhere else. You get the sense that this information given here is from experience and is here to make your production life easier and smoother. Value for money

I am a: Semi-Pro, Producer, Ableton Live, Logic Pro

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VivienSchmitt
Submitted 6 months ago

Giving of very good knowledge

For those who want to acquire very good knowledge and tips in music production. No inhibitions: these courses are very understandable and affordable. How nice to meet Groove3.

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Eugenio Jedi Martinez
Submitted 10 months ago

This is Gold !!

Another priceless tutorial, thank you Tim !

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Josh Bess
Submitted 1 year ago

I like the sound of Tim's voice! :D

great?

I am a: Ableton Live

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Gazelle
Submitted 2 years ago

Contains lots of valuable information

Like the other parts in this series, it is great! It has a lot of valuable information. I especially liked the parts about arrangement, but I think everything in it will be useful for someone. I can really recommend this series!

I am a: Beginner, Hobbyist, Ableton Live, Logic Pro

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Djhugodelamar
Submitted 2 years ago

Great for inspiration and creative FX

Focused on creativity rather than technicalities... I really found this tutorial inspiring! Lots of great idea to make a mix sound more interesting to the ear

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1. When did you start dabbling in music?

As a very young kid my parents signed me up for piano lessons. My mom said if I quit that I would regret it later on in life, but I thought piano lessons were boring! Electronic music was a natural progression for me from those early days, it let me combine my love of technology and all things nerdy with a love of loud and strange noises.

2. What training have you had?

I've had years and years of training from a good friend of mine named "The Internet", and before him my other good pal "Trial and Error". 

3. When did you get into recording?

The wonder of synthesis and certain electronic music is that you never really have to record anything if you don't want to! Although I do remember way back in the day recording found sounds on an old garage sale cassette recorder I bought, and using those samples in old school Trackers on the Apple II.

4. People you have worked with/for?

I've worked with, and for, a whole bunch of fantastic people so far. Some of the more popular ones include Empire of the Sun, Dirty South, Ash, Paul Oakenfold, Carl Kennedy, Hong Kong Blondes, Loverush UK, Molly Bancroft, Made by Monkeys, Tiff Lacey, Marcie, Offer Nissim and Kirsty Hawkshaw. Madonna chose a track I made for a compilation she released, although she never called or took me for lunch! That really doesn't count as 'working with' does it!?

5. Why are you so good at training people?

I'm good at training people because I remember what it was like to be the newbie, and I try and go over things that I would have found interesting and cool, back when I was starting out. I take the time to learn the techniques inside and out, and then break that down quickly for people.

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    Builds, Fills & FX in Logic Pro X

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    Finishing a Club Track in Live 9

    Following on the heels of his smash hit series "Starting a Club Track with Live 9", Timothy Allan is back with the sequel, "Finishing a Club Track with Live 9". In this series, Timothy shows you how to arrange and finalize the beats and grooves created in the first series and make it sound like a world-class club track. Timothy even includes the Live session file and samples so you can work and experiment along with him.

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Producing House with Ableton Live - Arrangement and FX is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 6 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Forgot how good all these videos were There is so much to take away from these videos. They act as a good reminder of how to go about putting tunes together. What can seem daunting is broken broken down into manageable solutions and techniques. I would say that there is no filler stuff here that you easily find everywhere else. You get the sense that this information given here is from experience and is here to make your production life easier and smoother. Value for money
Date published: 2018-09-06
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Giving of very good knowledge For those who want to acquire very good knowledge and tips in music production. No inhibitions: these courses are very understandable and affordable. How nice to meet Groove3.
Date published: 2018-06-12
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from This is Gold !! Another priceless tutorial, thank you Tim !
Date published: 2018-03-05
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from I like the sound of Tim's voice! :D great?
Date published: 2017-08-22
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Contains lots of valuable information Like the other parts in this series, it is great! It has a lot of valuable information. I especially liked the parts about arrangement, but I think everything in it will be useful for someone. I can really recommend this series!
Date published: 2017-05-16
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great for inspiration and creative FX Focused on creativity rather than technicalities... I really found this tutorial inspiring! Lots of great idea to make a mix sound more interesting to the ear
Date published: 2017-05-14
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