Free Psy Trance Ableton Live Template

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Tom Cosm, who put together a great tutorial a few years back on how to DJ with Ableton Live, has put together another cool educational freebie – a Psy Trance Ableton Live Template.

More importantly, especially for people fairly new to Live, the Psy Trance Ableton Live template lets you take a peak at how Cosm sets up a psy trance set in Session View.

Cosm says it’s the first in a series of 12 Ableton Live Session View Templates, designed to be ready to download and jam with.

 You can download the template via Cosm’s site. Check it out and let us know what you think of it!

Art Of Trance – Swarm

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If Koyaanisqatsi had been set to trance music, it might have looked something like this- Art of Trance’s Swarm.

The video is full of some just incredible footage and the music seems like it’s animating the animals or pushing them to greater heights.

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Various – Freeride

DJ Acan FreerideBilled as “new tunes out of DJ Acan’s recordbag”, Freeride is an great collection of previously unreleased trance electronica. The CD is an eclectic set, but it leans towards straight-ahead instrumental trance and psy-trance.

DJ Acan is a popular Vienna-based DJ best known for his work in the psy-trance genre. In addition to playing around the world, he runs Synergetic Records, which is the label behind Freeride.

The CD should appeal to trance fans, but also to fans of instrumental electronic music. Acan has done a great job of finding interesting tracks that combine great synth sounds and effects with hard-hitting beats.

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