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Killer Sound Design

Live 9 402

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Sound designers can create any sonic FX and audio worlds that they can imagine. See the art and science of how sounds are designed, constructed and produced in this Ableton Live-based course by Certified Trainer Timo Preece...

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1 Introduction 01:20
17 Gates: Bass Creative 03:00
28 More Resampling Techniques 03:32

Course Outline

  1. Section 1: Intro

    1. 01 Introduction
      01:20
    2. 02 What is a Sound Designer
      04:09
  2. Section 2: Layering Sounds

    1. 03 Layering Intro
      01:51
    2. 04 Arrangement Layers: SFX
      02:26
    3. 05 Arrangement Layers: Bass
      02:25
    4. 06 Arrangement Layers: Pads
      05:54
    5. 07 Drum Extraction and Layering Intro
      00:55
    6. 08 Drum Extraction Tricks
      02:30
    7. 09 Drum Layers - Kick
      02:07
    8. 10 Instrument Rack Layering
      06:18
  3. Section 3: Using Warp Modes

    1. 11 Warp Modes Overview
      01:54
    2. 12 Creative Uses of 'Beats' Mode
      06:12
    3. 13 Creative Uses for 'Tones' and 'Texture' Modes
      02:46
  4. Section 4: Know Your Tools

    1. 14 Know Your Tools
      02:21
    2. 15 Compressor
      06:47
    3. 16 Working with Gates
      02:36
    4. 17 Gates: Bass Creative
      03:00
    5. 18 Gates: Pad Creative
      04:21
  5. Section 5: EQ and Frequency Banding

    1. 19 Intro to EQ
      02:07
    2. 20 Bass Frequency Banding
      04:22
    3. 21 Mid-High Frequency Banding
      02:52
    4. 22 Adding Movement
      03:10
    5. 23 EQ Sub Groups
      05:22
  6. Section 6: Signal Flow and Routing

    1. 24 Intro to Aux Effects and Time-based Processing
      04:13
    2. 25 Creative Routing
      05:19
    3. 26 Defining Sonic Space
      03:30
    4. 27 Intro to Resampling
      03:39
    5. 28 More Resampling Techniques
      03:32
    6. 29 Side Chain
      03:21
    7. 30 Gated Reverb
      06:18
    8. 31 Side Chain Gated Reverb
      05:40
  7. Section 7: Modulation

    1. 32 Intro to Modulation
      01:24
    2. 33 Recording Arrangement Automation
      06:35
    3. 34 Envelope Basics
      06:26
    4. 35 Envelopes Controlling effects
      05:58
    5. 36 Recording Session Automation
      03:17
    6. 37 Intro to Automation Clips
      04:35
    7. 38 Taking Automation Clips Further
      05:12
    8. 39 Basic Rhythmic Gates
      04:12
    9. 40 Additional Rhythmic Gate Techniques
      07:00
  8. Section 8: Conclusion

    1. 41 Wrap-Up
      00:53

Course Overview

Timo Preece

Timo Preece

This 41-tutorial course is a sound designer's dream come true. Expert Timo Preece takes you through his well thought-out Ableton Live audio design curriculum exposing sonic secrets and expanding your techniques to help you understand the complexities of sonic sculpting.

Watch as Timo builds deceptively complex layering techniques. Learn advanced compression, signal flow and audio routing tricks. Then come along for the ride as Timo plunges deep into the depths of cool modulation and rhythmic gating FX.

When you finish this course, you will not only understand a ton more about sound design, you will also have a payload of audio knowledge that'll enhance the way you produce any track in any studio and recording situation you may encounter.

So get ready for a deep dive into sound design with Ableton Live certified trainer and audio expert Timo Preece!

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