Time pressure can bring out amazing results from an artist - just ask Four Tet or Certified Trainer Michael Greig. With the series, "Against the Clock", FACT Magazine challenges musicians to make as much of a track as they can for 10 minutes.
Whether it's a lush pad or a single, low note, a droning or sustained sound can really flesh out a track - or make a piece, if you're working with a more minimal pallette. In a new tutorial from Computer Music, you can learn how to synthesize an evolving drone sound with paremeters that change over time, using Operator, modulation devices (like LFO) that come with Max for Live, and Live's MIDI effects.
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