Mixing Dance Music in Ableton Live (FFL!)

Course tutor Anthony Chapman (Franz Ferdinand, Klaxons, Rudimental) gives a preview of our brand new course looking at mixing tools in Live, including exclusive racks, automation and some sidechain tricks. Find out more about the course here :: http://ow.ly/zv7PQ

Point Blank is based in London, the home of electronic music, and has been voted ‘Best Music Production and DJ School’ by DJ Mag. You can learn Ableton Live or Logic Pro via our online courses or in our state-of-the-art studios in Hoxton. More information here :: http://www.pointblanklondon.com


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How is that program called it seam funn if you can tell me i'll be very happy?

I've no clue what FFL is? Friends for life? k then ?

+Anthony Chapman why don't you use Ableton's Filter Delay instead of putting Simple Delays on an effect rack??

Perhaps useful in this genre when it is desirable for the kick to have more (sub)emphasis in the track. Personally, and I find it to work really well for a clean mix, I choose to cut off the kick at 70Hz, in fact I tend to hi-pass every channel at 70Hz (or higher) except for the bassline. Surely I am going to play with the given technique and see if it can give the kick a wamer feel in the 70Hz – 180Hz area where I like the kick to be. All very subjective naturally….Whatever works for one of course. Thanks for the tutorial!?

+J Jae That's true, but I much prefer always being able to manually change the volume with the fader, and get auditory feedback as I'm doing it.  Changing the automation envelope doesn't feel interactive enough for me when it comes to overall volume in the mix?

speaking some experienced truth at 6:00 :)?

is he uncle phil from prince of bel air ? :p?