Ableton Drum Buss

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Drums are an important part of your mix: the total number of drum and percussion elements can easily take up a large number of tracks in your music. Therefore, it's important to ensure they sound professional, high quality, and exactly as you intend. Luckily Ableton has developed an analog-style drum processing powerhouse called Drum Buss that is perfect for the job. It can be used as originally intended, as an effect on your drum groups or busses, but it can also be used on individual sound sources - including instruments other than drums. In these lessons you'll get under the hood with Drum Buss and learn with some examples so you can use it effectively in your own music.

Lesson topics include:

  • Introduction
  • Acoustic Drum Group Processing Part I
  • Acoustic Drum Group Processing Part II
  • Mid/High Frequency Processing
  • Low End Enhancement
  • Processing Electronic Drums
  • Drum Buss on Kick Drum
  • Drum Buss on Snare
  • Drum Buss on Percussion
  • Drum Buss on Bass

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Noiselab is a community of Ableton producers and electronic musicians. All instructors are either Ableton Certified Trainers or successful producers with impressive industry credentials. We believe in learning from the best, so that's all we offer.

Frequently Asked Questions

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