Free Ableton Live Tutorials

Here is a selection of free tutorials for Ableton Live and producing House Music compliments of Point Blank Academy.

In this video you will see us using bongos and congas as the main percussion rhythm to create a style reminiscent of ‘Black Coffee’.

In this video Danny J Lewis (Enzyme Black, Defected) shows you how to manipulate and twist up a percussion loop using the tools in Ableton Live to give them your own unique vibe.

This is video 2 of 6 in our Deep House in Ableton Live series. It is an exclusive taster of the video content that Point Blank students have access to on the Deep House Pro Producer Course in Ableton Live which launches on 26th September 2011(http://www.pointblankonline.net/make-house-music-ableton.php ).

In this video Danny J Lewis (Enzyme Black, Defected) throws together a collection of contrasting samples in Ableton Live. Watch as he begins to develop his idea, moulding the textures and tones together into a cut and paste style house beat similar to the vibe of a Moodymann tune.

This is video 1 of 6 in our Deep House in Ableton Live series. It is an exclusive taster of the video content that Point Blank students have access to on the Deep House Pro Producer Course in Ableton Live

Check out Point Blank for more tutorials online Point Blank Music Production School

Remix Contests, Competitions, and Battles

Check out the latest remix contests hosted by Peace Love Productions.

Skybox – In A Dream This contest will allow you the opportunity to remix Skybox’s new single “In A Dream” The best remix wins some great prizes and promo on the band’s website which includes offering your remix to their fans as a free download.

remix contests

The Prizes:
• 1st place iPod Touch 8gb
• 1st place Sound Trends Music Apps (Looptastic and Gruvtron)
• 1st place, 2nd, 3rd Place 2 PLP downloads of choice
• 1st place, 2nd, 3rd Place Promo

Instructions:
• Fill in your email address to register.
• Check your email to confirm.
• A link will be sent to your email CONFIRMED address. Download the samples.
• Upload your remix to the PLP Soundcloud Page. Make sure we can download your remix.
• You can also send us a your remix if you don’t want to use Soundcloud. Use www.wetransfer.com for this.
• Make sure you name your file like this “Skybox – In A Dream (your name here Remix)”
• One entry per person.

Visit Remix Contests for your chance to win.