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Derek Olson Is Addicted To Ableton Live

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

It is true, Derek finally got the Live bug.
For a long time now, I have been a Logic guy. I started using Logic Express back in 2006. It was about the time I was in my recording class at Tulsa Tech.

I remember the feeling of not knowing a single thing about this monstrosity, this multi-colored beast up on my screen.

One night, I gathered my gear (Presonus Firepod, Laptop, Logic Express) and my bandmates. We piled into the spare bedroom at our drummer’s house.

This room was ready for mayhem, with its walls covered in airplane insulation and old carpeting. As I think back, I realise this probably helped very little. But, I guess everyone has to tack carpet to the wall at some point in their musical life.

The band was fired up, and so was the gear. The songwriting was done, and we had practiced many, many times.

The mic’s are placed, their cables running back to the corner where I am with my laptop.

I open Logic Express. The monster stares me down, but I am confident I can topple her. (more…)