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Audio to MIDI Pt 1: Intro

One of the most revolutionary tools to show up in a DAW in recent history is the “Audio to MIDI” function. Any clip of audio can be converted to a MIDI file just by right clicking on it. When right clicking on a file, the user can select converting a drum sample, melody, or harmony sample. The p...

Audio to MIDI Pt 3: Melody

As discussed before, the versions of Ableton Live 9 and after have the ability to turn any isolated audio clip (isolated drums, isolated melody, and isolated harmonies) into a MIDI file. Last time we discussed this technique for beat making, and this week we'll highlight the audio melody to midi fun...

Audio to MIDI Pt 4: Harmony

As discussed before, the versions of Ableton Live 9 and after have the ability to turn any isolated audio clip (isolated drums, isolated melody, and isolated harmonies) into a MIDI file. Last time we discussed this technique for turning a melodic phrase into MIDI data, and this week we'll highlight ...

Drum Sampling

In modern music using drum loops and drum samples is ubiquitous: you can find them pre recorded, sampled from records, traded, free on the internet, etc. These are great tools to sketch a song out with, even if you have the intention of replacing them later. Since many loops are owned by many people...