Finding the time to work on music can be difficult. Life tends to get in the way and it quickly becomes impossible to stay glued to your studio chair for 8 hours a day. Assuming your time is at a premium here are a few ways to make the most of it while you're in the studio.
While making a tune have you ever lost track of what you're doing, where you've been or where you're going? In an age of digital music production this is an all too common problem faced by producers. The incredible strength of DAWs like Ableton is they present an infinite number of tools and avenues for producers to explore. The irony of the situation is that all these possibilities have the potential to hijack your workflow and send you down blind alleys. In this article we'll look at five ways you can speed your workflow, avoid detours and ultimately finish tunes.
The announcement of Elektron's new drum sequencing, multi functioning rhythm in a box ... the Elektron Analog Rytm, has swept the nation, tantalizing the gear heads hopes and dreams. Elektron has made waves with their units over the years, Machinedrum being one of it's amazing productions. A widely used drum machine/sequencer with eon's of potential. Over on the Ask Audio site, Canadian (now living in Berlin) producer Noah Pred has put together a weighty pack of samples grabbed off of a Machindrum, and it's up for grabs .... FOR FREE!!! (after you register on their site) We highly recommend you head on over, even if just for a listen, these are great sounds and samples to add to your collection.
See the article and get the files >>> HERE
A tiny bit more about Noah Pred; he's a great producer with a few sneaky monikers. Ableton recognizes this fellow as a Certified Ableton instructor and developer. Currently living in Berlin, the techno mecca of the globe, but still completely supporting and carrying Canada forward in the movement. Enormously proud to tote this guy as a successful Canadian doing this thing and honing his craft! Check out his productions at the links below and do yourself a favour and have a poke through his label's back catalogue, great stuff!