Ableton Live Glitch Tutorial

May 20, 2010 § Leave a comment

Ableton Live guru Tom Cosm explains his approach to creating “a glitching effect that compliments whatever you want to glitch. I have named this effect Clitch”.

This is the latest in a series of very nicely done videos by Cosm – see his site for more info and his YouTube channel for earlier videos.

In this tutorial video I explain a unique way of glitch up your audio, be it synths, drums or vocals.

The technique works like this

* Add an audio effect rack after what you want to glitch, and give it 128 chains
* Give each chain a unique effect (beat repeat, filter etc)
* Midi asign a range of 128 keys (C-2:G8) to the Chain Selection Ruler
* Create a new “trigger” midi track
* Send the MIDI of that trigger track out to the IAC driver
* Either duplicate the MIDI clip for your synthline, or extract a groove from a sample and drag it from the groove pool onto the new trigger clip
* Add MIDI effects to the trigger track so that the new notes in the MIDI clip do new and intersting things.

Tagged: , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

What’s this?

You are currently reading Ableton Live Glitch Tutorial at Sounds Defy Gravity.

meta

%d bloggers like this: