Sequencing and MIDI

Sequencing #

random, sample/hold, probability, piano rolls, trackers, AI based, euclidian, trigger/gate/len, humanization

Creating Melodies [Music Guides from Ableton]

Melody Guide [edmprod.com]

Ways to turn tiny ideas into bigger tracks (YouTube, Andrew Huang)

Song structure ABAB, ABBA, ABAC, etc.

bpm changes, key changes, hooks, drops, ‘flavor’ with added samples

MIDI effects #

Arp, velocity, pitch bend, mod, sustain, generative, legatto

Multitracking #

Multitracking Synthesizers for Fun and Profit (YouTube, RedMeansRecording)


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