Hi-hat sounds in classic analog drum machines often come from white noise shaped with envelopes and filters. Follow a new tutorial from Future Music magazine, and you'll learn how to make a variety of noise-based hi-hats using Ableton Live's Analog synthesizer and Saturator effect.
If you've ever listened to hip-hop, then you're probably familiar with the nuanced swing timing from Akai's legendary MPC60 sampler. You can get that same classic feel in Ableton Live, using the MPC grooves that come with Live's groove pool. Follow a new tutorial from MacProVideo's Rory Dow and see how to get that MPC swing in your track.