Experimenting With Dark Ambient Soundscapes Using Ableton Live TUTORIAL
The genre Dark Ambient can be a catch-all term for an entire genre of music that encompasses, ambient, ambient industrial, soundscapes and noisescapes. These are all types of music that when listened too with your eyes closed, can transport you off into another world.
In this course, I will show you how to construct a noisescape track using techniques similar to those used by the BBC Radiophonic workshop where we take some field recordings, and then process them, and mould them into shape.
Experimentation is the name of the game, and by the end of the course we will have built up a spooky sounding soundscape that will whisk you off to an alien world, roaring with wind storm and radio interference.
When you have watched the course, select three or four field recordings and then process them using similar techniques to those used in the course. You can record sounds with a microphone, but if you do not have a microphone, recording with your mobile fine will be fine. You can of-course search for royalty-free sounds on the internet.
It will be great to hear what you create.