Ableton Live 9 Tutorial: How to Create Dance Music Synth Leads w/ Analog

In this video tutorial, Dubspot instructor and Ableton Certified Trainer Michael Hatsis (a.k.a. !banginclude) demonstrates how to create flavors of popular dance music leads using Ableton Live’s unique and versatile synthesizer instrument Analog.

In this tutorial, Dubspot instructor and Ableton Certified Trainer Michael Hatsis a.k.a. !banginclude shows how to make dance music leads in Ableton Live 9 using Live’s built-in synth instrument Analog. These kinds of synth leads are useful for many different types of club music from dutch house and moombahton to trap and beyond. In a step-by-step process, Hatsis explains and demonstrates how to shape and transform the basic preset/default sound of Analog into an effective and customizable dance music lead that you can control and tweak to your liking.

Michael Hatsis is a Brooklyn-based electronic music producer, Ableton Live Trainer, and Dubspot instructor.

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