What do you get if you take the adorable Zendaya singing “smile” and chop it up into some kind of melodic techno track? Well, you’re about to find out. 😊
This is a vocal chopping technique that’s just about the simplest possible approach to get fun and effective results in Ableton Live, using the Simpler device.
The final song: https://soundcloud.com/face-the-sun-be/zendaya-smile-face-the-sun-edit
– My Foundations of Electronic Music course: https://courses.underdog.brussels/courses/foundations-of-electronic-music
– My Industrial Techno follow-along course: https://courses.underdog.brussels/courses/techno-entire-track-creation
0:00 techno rumbles refreshed
1:13 what’s beyond rumbles?
2:49 let’s get to work
3:55 setting up the slicer
5:04 setting up a sequencer
7:45 weird rhythms
10:45 mixdown advice
11:11 adding more techno elements
0:00 Why use vocal chops?
1:18 Making it happen in Ableton Live
4:18 Finetuning your chops
6:28 Taking it a step further