When Ableton expert and live performance artist, Thavius Beck, offers up some Simpler Sampler tips, everybody’s got to quiet down and listen! See how Thavius deploys the features of Live’s latest version of Simpler in this FastTrack 10 Tips course!
Thavius Beck is an electronic musician/producer/programmer as well as an electronic music educator who has worked with various artists ranging from Nine Inch Nails to Saul Williams to singer/songwriter Skylar Grey.
Let’s face it… a sampler is, well, a sampler. It plays back samples! No big deal. It’s how you manipulate those samples, either with animation or in realtime that makes samplers interesting. And that’s the power of the new Simpler. It has a lot more subtlety and control.
To really understand the power of the new Simpler Sampler, you’ve got to see how a performance artist, like our awesome Thavius Beck, uses it! And that's exactly what he does in this 10 Killer Tips course: He shows it in action!
So join Thavius as he shows you his favorite Killer Simpler Sampler Tips. Feel free to use them and abuse them! Because, we know, that once you hear them, you’ll be incorporating them into your next project or live set! And the best part is… you don’t have to tell anybody where you got them!
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Cristian wrote on February 17, 2017
Very Inspiring, helpful tips to improve your knowledge on simpler techniques
Ian wrote on June 16, 2016
This was a great course. Definitely like he said "Ableton is a rabbit hole." He took some approaches to using simpler to create interesting grooves through warping techniques i would never have thought of myself.
JRS wrote on May 17, 2016
Thavius Beck is one of the best instructors out there and this tutorials on simpler are just great. I really recommend watching this tutorial and then experiment with this techniques a lot because you are going to end with some amazing sounds and ideas.
Larry wrote on May 9, 2016
This was a very informative course. The presentation was clear and I've gained some techniques to lift me out of a very stiff period where my beats were a bit .. well, stiff. Thanks for such an excellent course! I can now use simpler to spice things up a bit.
Jeremy M. wrote on May 7, 2016
Nice tips! Thavius is very clear and easy to understand. I appreciate his teaching style. Makes me want to dive deeper into the "rabbit hole" of simpler on my own. Thanks!
P.S. I couldn't figure out why putting clips in a chain was better than just copying them to a new track to trigger, assume efficiency savings?