Jonathan Arkell
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How to create a Acid Synth Stab sound?
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The TB 303 obsentiably has a "square" and a "saw" wave, but neither one of them are particularly square or saw like--especially the square!. Your best bet is to find a sample of an original TB 303 (...

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Can I transpose a series of midi clips to a different key?
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A midi transposition effect should do exactly what you're after. I am pretty sure its parameters can be controlled via automation. https://www.ableton.com/en/manual/live-midi-effect-reference/#pitch ...

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Synth levels too low in mixdown (Ableton DNB)
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Maybe you're trying to do the wrong thing with them. Just crushing them may not help at all. Start with EQing them, Unless they're bass synths you should be shelving the bass quite a bit. If they ...

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What's the limit on acceptable free use of Creative Commons music?
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Just be sure to conform to what is specified by the licence, and you will be fine. So obviously any Non Commercial license (NC) will not work for you. The "Share-Alike" one may be one to avoid--I ...

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Map MIDI signals to play custom audio clips
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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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Metallic voice effect
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Sounds like a couple of different vocal takes on top of eachother, maybe with a bit of subtle phasing and/or a chorus.

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Legowelt random sound
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I would try taking a saw or square wave, put on a 4 pole LPF filter with lots of resonance close to, or even into, self oscillation. Then either run the cutoff through a sample-and-hold LFO, or ...

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How to emulate this synth-patch?
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Sounds like you need to play with a triangle wave. Start with a slightly fast attack and decay, with a pretty high sustain. make sure you have portamento on, and (depending on your feel) play very ...

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Creating sound for 'light streaks'
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Filters! Try all kinds of sounds, then put an envelope on a high pass filter with a low(ish) initial value and a decay turning the filter up. You'll have to experiment a little. Try bandpass or ...

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Getting Audio from Live to Pass Through to Scarlett 18i20
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I had a few problems with this, but it all comes down to how you use MixControl. Basically MixControl is like an intermediate patchbay between Ableton and your interface. Look under the loopback ...

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How to midi map device pads to drum rack pads across multiple drum racks in ableton
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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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Plug in suggestion
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Okay, so time based effects like Chorus/Flangers/etc. are not allowed, but how about something like a ring-modulator? You could drone a synth note (and maybe play it with a foot pedal), and then ...

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career opportunities in sound other than films
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The Video Game industry is one. Console, online, PC, mobile...

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Need software-based, resonant filter for 90's ROMpler
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I have heard wonderful things about this box: http://www.sherman.be/index.php/products/filterbank If you are comfortable with circuits (or learning) it wouldn't be especially hard to build your own ...

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