Tag Archives: Pitch

Time Stretching and Pitch Shifting: How to Make Samples Fit Your Beat

Browsing through piles of samples to find the perfect sound for your beat is like trying to find a needle in a haystack. To hear how a sample sounds in context with your beat it has to match your beat’s key and tempo. The best way to do that is with pitch shifting and time … Continue reading Time Stretching and Pitch Shifting: How to Make Samples Fit Your Beat

A Gutsy Pitch to SoundCloud Pays Off, and a New Music Library Levels Up

Music libraries are nothing new—but some new ones are news. In the latter category is the Endless Noise Music Library. Freshly launched by the LA-based music and sound design company Endless Noise, this song catalog has a unique pedigree. Distinction begins with the credentials of its founders, Endless Noise’s Grammy  Read more… The post A … Continue reading A Gutsy Pitch to SoundCloud Pays Off, and a New Music Library Levels Up

7 Creative Ways to Use Pitch Correction on Vocals

Vocal pitch correction is a controversial topic in music production. It’s been an important production technique for decades, but skeptics still believe using it means you’re a bad singer. If you’ve never tried pitch plugins before, or you think vocal tuning is cheating, you’re missing out on the huge creative potential of this powerful software. … Continue reading 7 Creative Ways to Use Pitch Correction on Vocals

Hard Truths: Everybody Uses Pitch Correction

Every recording engineer has to work with the equipment available to them in the moment. Those tools and technologies put a distinctive stamp on the music they record. An album from 1955 sounds radically different than an album from 1985. The modern era of recording is no different. Developments like DAWs, compact audio interfaces and … Continue reading Hard Truths: Everybody Uses Pitch Correction

Prepare a Pitch Project Despite the Recession

You might think that seeking investors during a recession is pointless. However, if you plan your pitch project the right way, you may just land the investors you need during these troubling times.  How to Create a Pitch Project that Gets You the Funding You Need Not surprisingly, angel investors and venture capitalists are always … Continue reading Prepare a Pitch Project Despite the Recession

Prepare a Pitch Project Despite the Recession

You might think that seeking investors during a recession is pointless. However, if you plan your pitch project the right way, you may just land the investors you need during these troubling times.  How to Create a Pitch Project that Gets You the Funding You Need Not surprisingly, angel investors and venture capitalists are always … Continue reading Prepare a Pitch Project Despite the Recession

SunVox, free-cheap tracker and modular, gets new pitch and dynamic scale features

SunVox, the genius invention of Alexander Zolotov that’s free or just a few bucks on basically every platform, just keeps getting better. The post SunVox, free-cheap tracker and modular, gets new pitch and dynamic scale features appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music.

New Gear Alert: Thicker Injection Box by Lightning Boy, EHX’s Pitch Fork+, Keystation 88 MK3 by M-Audio & More

Lightning Boy Audio releases the TI Box. The TI Box, AKA “Thicker Injection Box” is a passive DI box with vintage-inspired sonic characteristics. Its tone comes from a custom designed LBA-MC15 transformer to deliver thicker tone and 4.6dB greater output volume than typical of modern passive DI Boxes. This Read more… The post New Gear … Continue reading New Gear Alert: Thicker Injection Box by Lightning Boy, EHX’s Pitch Fork+, Keystation 88 MK3 by M-Audio & More

Learn how Logic Pro X’s Flex Pitch can detect and alter the pitch of your audio

We’ve looked at Logic Pro X‘s Flex Time to correct our timing issues – or warp them out of control – but we’re yet to explore Flex Pitch. As our Logic Pro expert Jono Buchanan says in this week’s video, it’s often problems with micro-tuning that arise from audio recordings rather than whole-note errors in … Continue reading Learn how Logic Pro X’s Flex Pitch can detect and alter the pitch of your audio

Not in C: transform pitch with Scale-O-Mat for Ableton Live [M4L/Suite]

120 bpm. 4/4. C major. Yawn. What if you could use those same Ableton Live project defaults to do something different? A new Max for Live devices dares you to do just that. It all started with an idea from the mighty composer/artist Tyondai Braxton. Developer Tim Charlemagne wove that notion into Scale-O-Mat – an … Continue reading Not in C: transform pitch with Scale-O-Mat for Ableton Live [M4L/Suite]