Beef up your beats with Ableton Live’s Drum Buss device

You don't need long plug-in chains to process your drums.

You’ve spent ages programming your beats but you need to give them that extra edge to take them from good to great. Enter, Ableton Live’s Drum Buss device. This multi-functional processor is made to add that final bit of distortion, compression and vibe to your drum tracks.

In this tutorial, our resident Ableton Live expert Liam O’Mullane, shows you how to get the best out of your drums without having to resort to long plug-in chains.


Other lessons in our Ableton Live Tutorials series so far include:

Those of you who already know Live inside and out, but are looking to explore other DAWs may want to check out our Logic Tips Series, following a similar pattern to this course.

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