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How to Make Acapellas for Remixes in Ableton Live 8: HD

This is a 2 part HD video tutorial set on how to make your own acapellas from full songs.  This technique uses Ableton’s EQ8 device in mid/side mode to isolate the vocal and the Multiband Dynamics device in downwards expansion mode to reduce unwanted elements from the instrumental backing.  

If you’ve never tried mid/side equalization before, then part 1 will be a good tutorial to watch as it has application far beyond this technique.  It’s commonly used in mixing and mastering. Enjoy the tutorial.