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A Style Guide To House Music & Making A House Track In Ableton Live

This set of videos, via Point Blank, takes a brief look at the history of house music and then digs into production in the house music style.

In the first video, James Wiltshire (F9 Audio, Freemasons) shares his take on the history of house music, and explains why the Roland TR-909 was such an important piece of kit.

In the second video, below, Wiltshire explores some techniques for creating classic house sounds directly in Ableton Live: