Samplers and building a Sample library

Building a library of sounds that you can have figuratively at your finger tips is key to composing with sounds and testing¬†musical ideas quickly. ¬†Additionally, with a library of loops, short sound effects, long textures and such, you can perform your compositions live. Worksheet 1  

Audio to MIDI

This lab will focus on using the Audio to MIDI conversion functions available in Ableton Live (v9) and likely many other DAWs moving forward. These tools can be used to help quickly create new productions as well as assist in the analysis of existing works. Lab worksheet.

Re-sampling workflow

To make music creation more efficient we will use one of the re-sampling workflows that has become popular with electronic producer/mentors such as ill.Gates and training organizations such as dubSpot.   Sound library build worksheet.