Here’s a quick tip to help you create more interesting Pads in Ableton. By using the Shaper device it’s possible to turn even a simple VST Pad sound into an evolving layer in your production.
Don’t Kill My Vibe Remix
One of my favourite Sigrid tunes is Don’t Kill My Vibe, released in early 2017. Here’s my remix.
The original had a some brilliant production with some cool vocal fx. I thought it would be fun to try a more 1980’s vibe with rock guitar in the verses and some big 80s pads in the chorus. Check out the full remix below. If you scroll down you’ll see a shorter video breakdown of some of the parts.
How I made this Future Funk beat
Here’s a quick look at how I made this future funk beat. I’m really into chopping up guitar parts for inspiration at the moment and this beat started with some Telecaster notes which I sliced and then built a slow funk groove around.
Summer Walker Remix
One of my favourite Summer Walker tunes is Karma, from her 2018 album Last Days Of Summer. Here’s my remix.
$4000 Preamp EQ vs a $100 Plugin
This post is meant to be a fun shootout between my $4000 preamp EQ vs a $100 Plugin from Fabfilter. Sometimes opinions get heated in the analogue vs. digital debate, and although I’m not a passionate disciple of either, I thought it would be fun to see if I could hear any difference.