If you've been making electronic music for a while, chances are you've come across a step sequencer. In these videos, Ableton Cookbook blogger Anthony Arroyo demonstrates how to make a melodic step sequencer using Live's native devices. Even if you're not sure why you'd want a step sequencer, check out ...
Sometimes, limitation is just what you need to jolt your creative muscles. In David Engström's case, that limitation involved making an entire track using just the buzzing sound from his wife's electric toothbrush. See how the impressive results came together below:
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Lastly, if you've got some time and want to dive deeper into this kind of sound design, here's Ableton Certified Trainer Tom Cosm making a banging new track using just a kick drum sample: