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Conflict bass / leads

What you describe sounds like Buss/Master/Group Compression gone wrong. This effect sometimes appears when you have a compressor set to affect both the bass and the lead (via any of the Buss/Master/...
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How to adjust the volume level of the track when the automation points are already set?(Ableton/Logic pro)

To move the whole automation, you have to select the entire area of the automation first, then move it. BUT.. This is a common problem, that pretty much everyone solves the same way. Do not under ...
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Instrument & Drum Rack disappeared in Ableton

In preferences, make sure you look at the library folder. Ableton is library oriented, so make sure you don't put the library in the external hard drive. Also, do not move folders that relate to ...
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Ableton CV from track amplitude? Control another track's dry / wet?

What you are looking for is a side chain setup: The gate (or downward expander) is on one track, but it "listens" to key input for the theshold from another track. Take a look at this video:
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mixing bass issues

This is actually a classic mistake most people do. And it really affects the outcome. Most of the times it's the plugin , the harmonic content added by the plugin OR the beef in that particular Hz ...
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TB-03: sync issue (on Live 9)

Just another hint. It is not necessary to install the USB drivers for the tb-03 but just the "pattern" setting on the (OUT) midi clock is necessary. I am using just the MIDI cable to sync the TB-03 (...
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TB-03: sync issue (on Live 9)

I finally found the solution, hope it will help someone if I share it, here is what I have done: update the 03 firmware driver (Roland.com website) then some new Input/Output Midi Ports "TB-03" have ...
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Mixing advice - let me know your opinion

Firstly, align your mixing environment to a technical level using pink noise and a sound pressure level meter. There are various articles on how to do this .... for example. Secondly, listen to lots ...
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How do I transfer VST plugins from FL Studio to Ableton Live?

Start Ableton Live and go to the Preferences > File/Folder. Put all your vst plugins in one folder and scan it, unlike fl studio that allows you to scan multiple folders.
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Add multiple kits to Drum Rack?

Other than manually adding pads in at the correct pitches I have found that you can Group 2 drum racks into an Instrument rack, and use a midi pitch effect set to -16 or +16 etc. I think this may do ...
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Is it possible to write custom Ableton midi effects?

There are actually quite a few programs that can connect to Ableton that don't require you to understand the vst plugin space. The most popular of which is Pure Data, the open source predecessor to ...
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Is it possible to write custom Ableton midi effects?

Yes, you can write processing in Max for Live. Unfortunately, that's about all I know about how to go about doing that, but it appears to be a GUI-based development environment, so perhaps it's not ...
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Reproducing effects on recorded track, in LIVE performance

Are you planning on running through a minefield with only your hands over your ears as protection, or do you want this with maximum resilience? Maximum resilience needs two identical computer rigs &...
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How to midi map device pads to drum rack pads across multiple drum racks in ableton

You should be able to group the drum racks together and use zones to control which notes go to which drum rack. https://www.ableton.com/en/manual/instrument-drum-and-effect-racks/#18-5-zones
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Map MIDI signals to play custom audio clips

Seems like you should be able to use midi messages to launch clips from within Ableton, rather than doing it from within a drum-rack. That might be easier, and you wont be ham-strung by the volume ...
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Map MIDI signals to play custom audio clips

I've used Native Instruments Kontakt sampler to achieve exactly what you're looking for, to produce a radio show with pre-configured audio clips mapped to different notes of a MIDI keyboard. It's able ...
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How to crossfade between more tracks in Ableton Live?

It turns out that you can actually import Audio From another track -- using a Compressor Sidechain 'Audio From' -- then clicking the blue headphone, preview button. Not sure if there's a better way, ...
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Rearranging MIDI tracks VST development

What you are proposing is likely impossible because VST is a streaming interface. Here's an excerpt from a blog post where I explained a similar issue where people were asking why they couldn't have ...
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Send slider value from python to Ableton Live

Do you mean to say: "MIDI remove remote script"? I haven't seen the code. And I'm not sure I fully understand your question, but apparently; the value of the sliders 7th parameter should to be set ...
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Mixing advice - let me know your opinion

Make use of EQ to individualize each layer and to ensure no frequency masking takes place. Utilize reverb to bring some space to the overall mix. As far as levels, use your judgement to figure out how ...
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Mixing advice - let me know your opinion

My first impression (maybe because I like 90's tracks better): The first part sounds too compact. The second part is better but the lead track kills both the bass and the kick drum. I think you ...
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Conflict bass / leads

You might need to filter some of the hi-mids out of your bass...it really depends what kind of bass it is (sub-bass, mid-bass, etc). Also, make sure you're EQ-ing your lead layers. If you have the ...
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Windows 10 crashes when producing but only in the evening

I'm unable to comment, so I'm giving a few suggestions here: Most importantly, my first suggestion is that this be migrated to SuperUser as that is a much more appropriate place for this question. I ...
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Ableton CV from track amplitude? Control another track's dry / wet?

If Max for live is an option: The Max For Live Envelope Follower may suit your purposes if you wish to track audio amplitude for CV another controller. Envelope Follower: a Max for Live device ...
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How to adjust the volume level of the track when the automation points are already set?(Ableton/Logic pro)

The best way to move all of it would be to select all of the nodes within the automation. I don't know if there is a shortcut for that but if you hold shift and click and drag, you can select ...
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Is there a way in Max For Live to actually write code that manipulates the signal?

Max has Gen which allows writing code for more low-level DSP operations. I'm also going to push for SuperCollider, because it exactly fits your descriptions -- in particular your disdain for visual ...
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Ableton sidechain track to EQ band gain?

One thing you could do is: Duplicate the layer you wish to do this on on one layer EQ everything EXCEPT the frequencies you want to duck on the other layer ONLY EQ the frequencies you want to duck ...
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Latency optimization (DAC?)

All the ultra-low latency DACs are either Firewire or PCI, not USB. Completely by coincidence, I was looking at Gearslutz yesterday & came across this Audio Interface - Low Latency Performance ...
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should I unfreeze tracks in ableton before exporting a song?

Excavating but another point worth mentioning. If you decide to alternate the song tempo after the track was frozen, it would be better to unfreeze before export to let all the output be undegraded. ...
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