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excerpt from ableton live basics video

This is a short excerpt from my Ableton Live tutorial video that’s 4.5 hours long. The full video covers everything you need to get going with Ableton Live, understand all its central topics and tools, and make music in no time, literally. I made this course for all those who want to get familiar with how Ableton Live works. The video contains lots of small tips in addition to all its main topics.

To see what the full video covers, see here.

This excerpt covers:
• How to play a midi track / instrument
• Record a midi clip in two ways
• Creating a clip using the Capture feature
• Clip start and loop 
• Grid in clips
• Creating midi notes
• Record midi notes 
• Using record quantization
• Correcting midi note placement with quantization
• Midi note editing 

Mixing and mastering faq

Mixing and mastering service FAQ

I get quite a lot of DMs and email about certain questions, so I thought I’d make a FAQ here to possibly ease up some DM/email action. 
I’ll add a few other things and general claims and address those. 

• What are your rates?
I’ve tried to make this unbelievably easy to find, and it’s the #1 Google hit for “fanu mastering”.
https://fanumusic.com/mastering/ always has the latest rates.

• What is “VAT” and do I have to pay that?
It means Value Added Tax and it’s a tax system for services in EU. I run a registered business and have to charge VAT of your country if you 1) live in EU and 2) do not operate a business yourself. I do not charge VAT if you do not live in EU. 
E.g., I do not charge US clients any VAT.

• There is the rate for mastering, as well as mixing + mastering, but not just mixing, so what’s the rate for that?
I provide a full final product. If it was “mixed only” Continue reading Mixing and mastering faq

Fanu and Infader: One Thing And Another EP (Lightless Recordings)

Get it:

So how did this EP happen? Well you know, I’ve never been much into collaborating. I admit it: collabo-wise I’m largely a musical hermit. But to an extent, that has to do with the fact that I haven’t come across many producers Continue reading Fanu and Infader: One Thing And Another EP (Lightless Recordings)