Ableton Live Tutorial: Techno Fundamentals Pt 3 – One Note To Rule Them All – Effects + Automation w/ John Selway

In the third installment of our Techno Fundamentals series, electronic music producer and Dubspot instructor John Selway demonstrates the “one note lead” technique with Ableton Live‘s Analog instrument.

Techno veteran and Dubspot instructor John Selway continues his series on creating techno with the “one note lead” technique. In this video he shows how to bring life to your sound with some effects and automation. If you missed the previous tutorials in this series, check out  part 1 and part 2, and stay tuned for more soon!

John Selway is a DJ, producer, and music educator based in New York City. He’s released numerous successful singles and remixes, both on his own and as a collaborator in with various artists including his frequent partner-in-crime Christian Smith. Most recently, two of Selway’s tracks were included in the OFF Sonar Compilation. More info at

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Dubspot is proud to present a new and improved Ableton Live program updated for Live 9, covering all of its latest features in a six-level, 48-class course on electronic music production.

Introducing Our New Ableton Live Program w/ Live 9

Music technology moves pretty fast, and here at Dubspot we’re committed to bringing you the best possible electronic music education and incorporating the latest cutting-edge technologies. As part of this commitment, it is with great pleasure that we are now announcing our all-new Ableton Live program at Dubspot, completely updated for Live 9! Read more about the new Live 9 curriculum here.

From the studio to the stage, learn to use Ableton Live to create, record, produce, and perform your music. Learn about linear and improvisational styles of producing electronic music as we help you master the software’s innovative interface.

After completing this program, you will leave with four completed tracks (an EP), a remix entered in an active contest, a scored commercial to widen your scope, and the Dubspot Producer’s Certificate in Ableton Live.

What’s Included:

    • Ableton Live Level 1: Shake Hands with Live
    • Ableton Live Level 2: Completing Your First Track
    • Ableton Live Level 3: Production Essentials
    • Ableton Live Level 4: Sound Design & Instrumentation
    • Ableton Live Level 5: Advanced Composition & Production
    • Ableton Live Level 6: Taking Your EP Global

Start dates and information about payment plans can be found here.

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