The human voice might be the world's oldest instrument, but it's also a perfect launching point for some crazy futuristic effects. In a new tutorial, Point Blank instructor Danny J Lewis demonstrates how to make an Effects Rack for vocals, using Live's devices:
You can also see the video - along with an accompanying article - in DJ Mag's weekly e-zine, DJ Weekly.
While it's named after Dub, you've probably heard a Dub Siren used in all kinds of music and DJ sets. In this video, Point Blank instructor Jonny Miller demos a hardware dub siren, and then shows how to make one in Ableton Live using Analog, Overdrive and Ping Pong Delay. The tutorial explains the process from scratch and ends with a nicely set-up Instrument Rack, complete with macros that mirror hardware dub sirens. Check it out: