Category Archives: Creativity

Inspirational Simpler and Sampler Tips in Ableton Live

Very inspirational tutorial on how to use simpler and sampler in Ableton Live=

  • Use sampled melody in a Simpler chopped up and put an arpeggiator in front.
  • Or sample a sine wave and use Sampler
  • Or put all the same key samples accross the keyboard of the sampler and use arpeggiator to trigger them for some neat effects.

From Slynk

Why bother with simpler/sampler when you can just drag and drop audio straight into Ableton Live? Well, today we talk about the simpler and sampler and some of the lesser known features, tricks and tips you can do with them! You cat get very creative with just a sine wave inside a sampler.

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Swirly Reverb Effect

Want to create an alternative swirly Reverb effect at the end of of melody to kill it off into a break. Follow these steps:

  • Place a long reverb (> 20 sec) on a Send / Return track
  • Put an EQ after the reverb
  • Automate the EQ to cut off low frequencies more and more
  • When melody finishes playing, start the automation that kills the low frequencies of the reverb more and more…

Voila, a nice swirl effect.