How to Make House Music in Ableton Live - Step by Step! - EDM Tips

How to Make House Music in Ableton Live – Step by Step!


Learn how to make house music in Ableton Live with this step-by-step tutorial.

If you want to make piano house like MK, or deep house, I’ll take you step by step through the entire process, covering all the bells and whistles (disclaimer: no ACTUAL bells or whistles are used).

If you want to get that MK piano sound, or make clean, crisp beats, we go through all that.

So if you’ve ever wondered how to make house music in Ableton, FL Studio or Logic X, these techniques will work in any of them.

Here is what we cover:

1:00 Kick
1:28 Bass line
4:20 Bass processing
6:53 Clap & aux reverb
9:48 Piano chords
14:23 Chord rhythms and inversions
18:00 Hats
19:08 Vocals
22:11 Mixing and buss processing
25:46 Vocal processing & extras


…And here are the links I mention in the video:

Free Korg M1 Piano sample:
Free iZotope Imager plugin:
My upcoming 8-Week EDM Production Masterclass:

Let me know how you get on in the comments below, and if you want me to make more of these tutorials!


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My name's Will Darling. I've been making and playing dance music for over 25 years, and share what I've learnt on EDM Tips. Get in touch on Facebook.

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