It’s not immediately obvious how Ableton Live‘s Resonators effect works. Maybe you’ve loaded it onto an instrument once or twice to see what it does, only to hear otherworldly sounds that seem impossible to tame. The reality is that Resonators can be used to create some seriously harmonic sounds, transforming an unassuming sequence into a unique, shimmering part.
In this Ableton Live Tutorial, MusicTech Expert Liam O’Mullane shows you how to use Resonators to make rhythmic instruments sing in the key of your track and design interesting elements to make your track stand out.
Other lessons in our Ableton Live Tutorials series so far include:
- Understanding Warp Modes
- Gating and sidechaining
- Creative Sidechaining
- Saving CPU
- Converting audio to MIDI
- Finding the root key of audio
- Understanding Reverb and Convolution Reverb
- Arpeggiator MIDI effect
- Hooking up MIDI controllers
- Using Cue Mode
- Drum Buss device
- Spectrum and EQ Eight analyser
- Ableton Link and Collaboration
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.