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Ableton Live Lite The Limitations Explained

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Ableton Live Lite The Limitations Explained

Well, if you follow this blog for a bit, you should probably already know what Ableton is, but maybe if you’re a new one, first we´re going to go through some fundamentals about, what we consider, nowadays best digital audio workstation software for you. And for the more advanced, we bring you a sort of a recap of Ableton 10, the different editions it comes in, and all you need to know about Ableton Live!     Ableton Live is a software music sequencer and digital audio workstation available for Windows and Mac. It’s 64 bits only and it’s not supported on...

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Using Ableton Live as a DJ

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Using Ableton Live as a DJ

Are you an Ableton producer who's looking to get into DJing? Are you a DJ who wants a fresh challenge and approach to building your DJ sets? Ableton Live is a great DAW, with a set of unique features that make it perfect  for Live Performance. We cover these features in our other articles, but in this one we will focus on how it also has the functionality to serve perfectly as a complete DJ tool, or as something to integrate into your traditional DJ sets. It’s important to note that Live isn’t designed to be a DJ software, so...

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808s and Trap Production

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808s and Trap Production

A Guide to making Trap in Ableton Trap music seems to be everywhere these days, and for good reason. You can’t beat a well balanced mixture of hi hat rolls, snappy percussion and booming 808s. The sound -largely characterised by the percussion- can evoke anything from a party mood to melancholia. Regardless of the sub-style, though, Trap has been flexing its staying power for almost a decade now. The style emerged in the late 1990s - early 2000s, coming from the southern style of rap in the US. First championed by the likes of T.I and Jeezy, Trap is now...

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Tips for guaranteed results in Music Production

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Tips for guaranteed results in Music Production

  There’s never been a better time to be a music producer. Whether you’ve got years of experience under your belt, or are new to the process, there are now more resources, tips, help and communities out there to answer your questions and help you improve than there ever have been before. With the accessibility of Music Production software (there are many cheap and even free versions), it’s never been easier to be a producer either. What once required a professional studio and a whole load of expensive analog equipment can now be achieved from the bedroom on a computer...

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Release Music on Spotify and Apple Music: Top 5 Distribution companies

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Release Music on Spotify and Apple Music: Top 5 Distribution companies

The road to being a professional musician can be rough. It’s so hard to be a signed music artist nowadays, and get your music to be heard by the most people possible. But happily, even if you didn’t sign with a label yet, there are many ways to get your music on streaming services like Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes (digital distribution), and today with Top Music Arts, on that is where we’re going to focus. Before we start, it would be better to clear out this is an impartial article, and these are not sponsored reviews for any of the companies we’re going to talk about....

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