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FreeBee – A free Kontakt instrument (3d flying insect simulation)

Since I have been working on a set of Kontakt instruments for Audiomotif I became more and more interested in Kontakt as a sound design tool. While mainly engineered towards the chromatic instrument simulations – Kontakts built in effects and scripting language allows you to create very effective sound design tools. Besides sound design tools[…]

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Expressionistic Sound design (Amon Tobin on the Haken Continuum)

Amon Tobin has been working on a new album and it promises to contain some very impressive stuff indeed. I have been tinkering arround with X-Y controls in my humble studio, but Amon takes things to another level with the Haken Continuum. Playing his foley recordings, making it in to fragile and expressionistic instruments. Can’t[…]

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Splitting frequencies in Ableton Live

Splitting Frequencies is an important element in getting a fat¬†ominous¬†sound. ¬†Spreading the sound in the stereo field without losing punch, adding FX chains to different bands. It’s all possible with frequency splitting. Imagine using a bass line or other bass heavy sample in a project. You might wanna lose the rumble but excite the mids[…]

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Bass resampling Part 3

While doing my usual routine, lurking on production forums and¬†occasionally¬†posting about production, I got asked to do a tutorial showing my bass resampling technique. [info] Update: A list of granular tools has been added –¬†click here [/info] So I‚Äôve decided to split this up in 3 parts. Next part we will be using massive to[…]

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Bass resampling tutorial pt 2 (Macro automations)

While doing my usual routine, lurking on production forums and¬†occasionally¬†posting about production, I got asked to do a tutorial showing my bass resampling technique. [info] Update: A list of granular tools has been added – click here [/info] So I‚Äôve decided to split this up in 3 parts. Next part we will be using massive[…]