Analog Meets Digital - How to Redesign an Ableton Template for Hardware Synths Only - No VSTs, no Sample Loops, only External Synths and Drum Machines!
In this video we take one of the most popular Production Music Live Ableton templates - Analog Rooms - and we completely redesign it to work with Hardware Synths and Drum Machines only.
(important links below)
Attila from The Sixteenth Bar's studio shows you the entire process start to finish. Here are the time codes to skip to important parts:
00:40 - Comparing the original song with our new hardware rendition
01:56 - A Question for You
02:50 - Let's start working on this!
04:35 - Preparing the new Ableton template, extracting 16 bar section
06:00 - Discussing MIDI assignments, Ableton CV TOOLS and DC coupled Audio Interfaces
10:18 - Working on the Melodic Elements
12:59 - The Pluck Square Bass, Working with Endorphin.es Eurorack Modules
17:30 - The MOOG Sub 37 Bass Group, Introducing the Ableton CV INSTRUMENT
21:32 - Main Lead, Discussing the Ableton CV INSTRUMENT
27:03 - Full walk-through of CV TOOLS CV INSTRUMENT setup, The Plucky Lead, Patching a sound on the Eurorack wall, Sound Design
30:35 - Ableton CV INSTRUMENT Calibration
39:53 - Delay on Plucky Lead, Eurorack Sound Design, using the 4MS Tapographic Delay
43:40 - Ableton CV LFO, Adding time-based animation to patched Eurorack sounds
47:32 - A/B Comparison of old song and new song
51:30 - Live Eurorack Performance of the finished song, Recording of the Audio Returns to create stems
58:38 - Recap and final thoughts
ANALOG ROOMS PML ABLETON TEMPLATE:
THE MASTERCLASS ON HOW TO PRODUCE THIS ANALOG MELODIC TECHNO TRACK START TO FINISH:
MASTERCLASS ON SOUND DESIGN WITH THE ARTURIA MINI V3:
ABLETON PUSH 2 MASTERCLASS:
ABLETON CV TOOLS:
IMPORTANT MODULES USED IN VIDEO:
Expert Sleepers ES-8
Endorphin.es Shuttle Modules
Erica Synths Sample Drum
Setup is running on two custom built computers; one is sending MIDI data to modular wall via Ableton, other one is the recording computer. Audio elements captured by this second instance of Ableton in 24bit 48kHz
The Eurorack Modular Wall and Synthesizer rack :
MakeNoise, Intellijel, the Piston Honda MK2, Mutable Instruments, 4MS, Hexinverter, SynthRotek, ModCan, TipTop Audio, Pittsburgh Modular, MOOG DFAM, Sub 37, Zvex, QU-Bit, Arturia MINIBRUTE, Drum machine is DRUMBRUTE, Native Instruments, Elektron, Roland TB-03, Line 6, Novation, PUSH 2, Endorphin.es, Expert Sleepers, Erica Synths, TipTop Audio,
DAW Ableton Live 10.1, Adobe Audition.
Interfaces: SoundCraft Signature 22MTK, Allen&Heath MixWizard WZ4 16:2, Focusrite Scarlett 18i20, Yamaha AG03
Video edit: Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2019 (which I'm new to and learning profusely; your patience is MUCH appreciated!)
Plugins: FabFilter, Waves, Izotope, Arturia, Electron Overbridge, Flux, Glitch Machines, Komplete Kontrol, Absynth, NI Massive, Battery, Kontakt, Reaktor, Plugin Alliance, SofTube, Sonimus, Soundtoys, XFer Serum and LFO Tool,
Monitors: Focal CMS 65, M-Audio BX8, JBL Pro 3 MKII, subwoofer KRK 10s calibrated by Sonarworks Reference 4.1
LIKES: Techno, Trance, Chill, Progressive, EDM ..? hmmm maybe.. IDM, D'n'B, Future, Dubstep, Tropical, Melodic emotional Chords, drops, bass, distortion, and other great elements.
Please enjoy and feel free to comment. Keep it clean though ;)
Ttils @ The Sixteenth Bar