Massive Tutorial: Tropical House Pluck / Lead
May05

Massive Tutorial: Tropical House Pluck / Lead

Learn / Download : This is a video tutorial on how to make a snappy percussive tropical house lead / pluck in Native Instruments’s Massive VSTi. *this is an example of the patches found in this massive preset pack* This is a pretty sweet patch that fits perfectly within what is commonly referred to as “tropical house” these days. It is a percussive plucky lead patch. Download the two patches Download Subscribe!! Want...

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DIY – Water Level Alarm Final Prototype [Step 1]
Apr05

DIY – Water Level Alarm Final Prototype [Step 1]

This is the short introductory video demonstrating the final product of the Water Level Indicator / Alarm / Sensor tutorial series. **tutorials coming by end of week** The Problem  Here in Brazil we use large water containers in our houses and apartment buildings. When the city, so graciously, turns on the water – every other day in my neighborhood – we pump the buckets full. Then there is generally a second smaller bucket...

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Massive Piano Pads – Ableton Live Instrument Racks
Mar29

Massive Piano Pads – Ableton Live Instrument Racks

This is a small pack of 5 Massive Patches combined with the Grand Piano Sampler Instrument Rack. I was messing around with some chords the other day and wanted a piano slash pad sound. I got one cooking just right… and then another… and another. Then I made two more to make a pack of 5 for you!! Each combines an instance of the Bright Grand Piano instrument and a custom pad patch crafted in Native Instruments’...

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Ableton Tutorial: Using Tom Cosm’s External Resampler Internally
Mar10

Ableton Tutorial: Using Tom Cosm’s External Resampler Internally

This is how to go about setting up Tom Cosm’s External Resampler device to work internally in Ableton Live on a PC. If you don’t know what the External Resampler is: “External Resampler allows you to resample your hardware or software synthesizers automatically. You specify what range, and what increment of notes you wish to resample and it records each note to your hard drive with an appropriate file name. Great for...

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The Human Traffic D&B Meme Generator
Dec21

The Human Traffic D&B Meme Generator

This is an After Effects Meme Template to Promo any D&B Music! Human traffic is a cult classic amongst us that were going to “raves” and warehouse parties back in the 90s. There are so many meme-able scenes it would take up too much time to write about here. I think it best you go and watch it and appreciate it in all its glory. What we have here is the Human Traffic D&B Meme Generator. I have but up the scene where Koop drops...

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Top 10 Free Download Posts of 2015
Dec18

Top 10 Free Download Posts of 2015

These were the top 10 most viewed posts concerning free to download materials in 2015 on JoshuaCasper.com 2015 was my biggest year yet. This website saw growth of more than 150% from 2014. That’s thanks to people like you!! Let’s keep that momentum going next year! Here are the top 10 “free download” posts of 2015 Descending in order 100 Break Beats – Warped and Ready This was spill over from the end of...

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Ableton Live: Muted Reggae Guitar Amp, Cabinet, Effects Rack
Nov09

Ableton Live: Muted Reggae Guitar Amp, Cabinet, Effects Rack

Download my Ableton Live Effects Rack that I use to Amp the Muted Guitar for Reggae! This rack is what I use when I want to Amp / Effect the Muted Guitar for a Reggae Tune. If you have the Ableton Live Suite it is free! Either way I highly recommend this Guitar & Bass Live Pack. You don’t have to use Live’s muted guitar instrument rack though. You can use any muted guitar samples in conjunction with my rack. Inside you...

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Get Wrecked (Joshua Casper Remix) – AK Sediki [Free]
Oct26

Get Wrecked (Joshua Casper Remix) – AK Sediki [Free]

A quick remix to keep the ears fed! I was just messing around with a couple dope samples and decided to throw my friend AK Sediki’s vocal track on top to see what it sounded like… Turned out pretty good! Here it is! The original track can be found here: Get Wrecked (riginal Mix) – AK Sediki & One Hand Clap Download the Wav & Mp3 Download Subscribe!! Want More Content Like This in Your Email Inbox? Stream on...

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Joshua Casper Ableton Live & Massive Preset Package
Oct08

Joshua Casper Ableton Live & Massive Preset Package

This is a Free Pack of Presets… But, you can donate if you want! Over 60 Live Presets & 90 Massive Patches!! After over 5 years of running crappy computers I finally have a modern machine. It took a lot of blood, sweat and tears to get my website to where it is with what I had!! I have already begun making lots of new content for you, but I want to kind-of start fresh! So, I have wrapped all my Ableton Live & Massive...

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Music Theory Tutorial: Making Chords with Oscillators
Aug31

Music Theory Tutorial: Making Chords with Oscillators

How to create Chords (harmonies) with Multiple Oscillators in Your Favorite VSTi A chord, in music, is any harmonic set of three or more notes that is heard as if sounding simultaneously. The most common chord structure is the Triad, which consists of 3 notes. Most VSTi these days have 3 oscillators, if not more. Coincidence? I think not. A question I get a lot is how does one know which values, or semitones, work well together. Well,...

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DJ Tutorial: How to Mix in Key / Circle of Fifths Theory
Aug12

DJ Tutorial: How to Mix in Key / Circle of Fifths Theory

Mixing in Key will put your set on a whole new level! Let me explain how to do it! Since I started DJing my goal was to make the transitions between two records as seamless as possible; to me that is the primary objective of the DJ, beyond track selection of course. I focused on that skill for well over 10 years before I started a professional DJ career in the club circuit of Atlanta. After mastering the transition of all genres...

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Tutorial: To Which Root Note to Tune Your Kick
Jul23

Tutorial: To Which Root Note to Tune Your Kick

Making the kick sit right is a big step in the direction of professionalism! Most people think that kicks and snares don’t have a fundamental (root) note. Most people are wrong. The root note of some distorted snares can be a bit iffy, if not completely unidentifiable, but kicks… kicks usually have a clear fundamental. In this short tutorial I am going to show you how to discover the root note (root key) of your kicks, if...

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Exclusive: 150 Reggae Fills; Iconic, Authentic, Acoustic
Jun22

Exclusive: 150 Reggae Fills; Iconic, Authentic, Acoustic

Enjoy 150 Reggae Fills sampled from some of the most iconic and classic reggae to have ever existed! I was a bit upset the other day when I needed a authentic acoustic sounding reggae fill. So, I downloaded about 500 classic reggae tunes and sampled the best fills I could find from the stash. What I ended up with is 150 Reggae Fills all warped and ready at 70bpm. I figured you guys might be interested in the pack as well and I...

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32 Tuned Snares in Sampler via an Instrument Rack
Jun10

32 Tuned Snares in Sampler via an Instrument Rack

Here are 32 Tuned Snares Grouped into an Instrument Rack driven by Sampler! Check out this Free Rack | 32 Tuned Snare Instrument Rack I have been on a kick tuning all of my percussion lately. In fact, I just did a tutorial on how to find the root note of any sample quickly and accurately, if you wanted to do the same! However, I was also playing around with how to group them all together in one rack, but still be able to tune them to...

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Ableton Tutorial: Finding the Root Note of Percussion.. or Anything!
Jun09

Ableton Tutorial: Finding the Root Note of Percussion.. or Anything!

Let me show you a quick & easy way to properly & perfectly identify the Root Note of any sample! Have you ever found that perfect bongo hit. It just makes your ears perk up and sets your imagination in high gear?? You wanted to use it. However, knowing a little music theory you decide it might not be usable in your track, because you don’t know its fundamental (root) note. Will it fit? Your ears usually tell you if...

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Ableton Tutorial: Standard Mastering Chain Template
May26

Ableton Tutorial: Standard Mastering Chain Template

This is what a beginner standard Ableton Live mastering chain with only native devices should have in it! What does a mastering chain look like? What does it have in it? What are the settings? Review: Singomakers Ableton Live Mastering Racks v.1 Review: Singomakers Ableton Live Mastering Racks v.2 The real issue with these questions are that each track is different. Each genre is different. Everything is specific. That doesn’t...

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Ableton Tutorial: Sends & Returns Embedded in Drum Racks
May18

Ableton Tutorial: Sends & Returns Embedded in Drum Racks

4 Ways to Add Effects to Samples in an Ableton Live Drum Rack! Drum racks are a key feature in Ableton Live. There are a number of freakin’ great options inside them! Today I am going to show you 4 ways to add effects to samples / instruments inside drum racks. The main purpose is the Send & Return set up directly inside the rack! Method 1 : Main Sends & Returns These knobs work as labeled. You can send the drum...

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UK Bass Rack | Massive & Operator
May14

UK Bass Rack | Massive & Operator

Download this UK Bass Style Instrument Rack Today! This was a rack I made for a friend here in Brazil. He really likes deep house, G-house, UK Bass and those types of genres. So as a gift for him I decided to put together a rack. I didn’t just want to give him a couple patches. I wanted to make something that was seriously ready to go! There is an instance of Operator, 2 instances of NI Massive, a third party VST and a boat load...

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50+ Ableton Skins | Best of 2015
May12

50+ Ableton Skins | Best of 2015

I just found these skins and they are all beautiful & functional! Head on over to SonicBloom.net to find these skins and more like them! You will need to register to use the site, but beyond that one step downloading anything is just one click. GO GET THE SKINS –> SonicBloom.net The site is run by Madeleine Bloom, who is former Ableton Tech Support! Beyond the skins you will find a bunch of other free downloads and a boat...

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50% off Alloy 2 by Izotope!!!
May07

50% off Alloy 2 by Izotope!!!

50% off Alloy 2 ??!!  HOLY SHIP! If you are planning to buy this beast, now is the time! On Sale Through June 25th! GO NOW –> Alloy 2 When you’re mixing, you need futuristic tools, fast results, and most importantly, fantastic sound. Bring character and life to every element of your mix with Alloy 2. Command six powerful mixing tools: EQ, Dynamics, Exciter, De-Esser, Transient Shaper, and Limiter. Accentuate or dial...

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Ableton Tutorial: Beat Repeat Build Ups & Break Downs
Apr28

Ableton Tutorial: Beat Repeat Build Ups & Break Downs

This is How to use Ableton Live’s Beat Repeat and elements of your project to create Download Shifting Break Downs and Pitch Rising Build Ups! The beat repeat effect can be a really fun dj tool! We all know how to use it to get some cool shuddering effects. What some don’t know is how to use it to make break downs and build ups. The cool thing about it… it is really easy to do! The loops used in this video are taken...

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Free Future Bass Rack Instrument Rack
Apr25

Free Future Bass Rack Instrument Rack

Start Your Future Genre Track with the Massive Bass Instrument Rack! *Requires Massive This bass instrument rack combines to patches from Native Instruments Massive into on instrument with a boat load of effects! The final result is a knock type bass sound typical in Future House, G-House, Deep House and some other genre labels that I don’t know about! The rack has quite a bit of control loaded into the 8 main knobs. Including...

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Remix Contest | Wicked Situation Ft. Irie Bear
Mar26

Remix Contest | Wicked Situation Ft. Irie Bear

Remix “Wicked Situation Ft. Irie Bear” by Joshua Casper and Win!..Win BIG!! Wicked Situation Ft. Irie Bear came out as a free download via High Intensity records. After only 7 days it had amassed over 7,000 plays.. including support from Trap & Bass and many other promotional channels on youtube and across the web! Now is your chance to put your own personal spin on the track. Download the remix pack below and get to...

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Ableton: Building a Dubstep Kick with Operator
Mar23

Ableton: Building a Dubstep Kick with Operator

4 Part Video Tutorial Series on Building a Dubstep Kick Drum using Operator and Effects Native to Ableton Live! If you want to skip the tutorials, not recommended, and just download the final instrument rack look towards the bottom of the page above the videos. *you need Ableton’s Operator & Saturator. **If you want more kicks like this check this out. The Goal We set out on this journey attempting to make a fat dubstep kick...

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Video Tutorial – Hide an Image in Your Music + Examples
Mar20

Video Tutorial – Hide an Image in Your Music + Examples

Turns out you can embed secret images into your music… Here’s how! **IMPORTANT** an UPDATED VERSION: GO NOW A long time ago I taught you all how to embed text into your music, now I am going to teach you how to embed an image in there as well! I didn’t know about this until yesterday when I read this post about a code in one of my favorite shows Archer. In the second episode of season 6 there is a computer screen...

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1,000+ Free Convolution Reverb Impulse Responses [IR]
Mar18

1,000+ Free Convolution Reverb Impulse Responses [IR]

Download Impulse Response Expansion Sets for Max for Live’s Convolution Reverb device! I was just trying to learn more about convolution reverb when I stumbled upon a mother load of IRs! Turns out Ableton has a bunch of highly recommended IRs and I happen across a ton more! Happy days are here at last. If you don’t have the Max Convolution reverb device yet, but have the Live 9 suite, go here to download the Max Essentials...

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Joshua Casper – Free Funk – Ft. AK sediki & Benjamin’s Vibe (+4 Remixes)
Mar09

Joshua Casper – Free Funk – Ft. AK sediki & Benjamin’s Vibe (+4 Remixes)

The wait it over, download these funky jams today! These have been sitting around for some time, but today is the day we get them out to you! 6 funky tracks. Can’t Funk Wit It Ft. AK Sediki (Original Mix) – Joshua Casper Can’t Funk Wit It Ft. AK Sediki (Sammy Senior Remix) – Joshua Casper Can’t Funk Wit It Ft. AK Sediki (4bstr4ck3r Remix) – Joshua Casper Yuss Funk Ft. Benjamin Vibes (Original...

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Wicked Situation Ft. Irie Bear – Joshua Casper [High Intensity Records]
Feb23

Wicked Situation Ft. Irie Bear – Joshua Casper [High Intensity Records]

Reggae Vocals set to Forward Thinking Dubstep! I have a terrible time writing about myself, but the people at ourbassaddiction.com wrote it perfectly… 😀 Below is taken from their site. Please, click through to peep the original article and check out their other posts! Lot’s of goodies!! “A huge new Dubstep anthem has found its way to our inbox courtesy of the guys at High Intensity Records and the new addition to...

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28 Ableton Mastering Templates
Feb19

28 Ableton Mastering Templates

Singomakers are proud to present this new collection of Mastering Templates/Projects for Ableton Live 9. I don’t usually single out a product from Loopmasters, but this is too good not to share with you all. Get them now £19.95  —> GO NOW 28 Mastering templates for 7 genres: EDM, Trap, Deep & Small Room House, Dubstep, Melbourne Bounce, Nu Disco & Indie Dance and Drum & Bass. 28 separate projects: 14...

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Top 14 Music Forums for EDM Producers
Feb18

Top 14 Music Forums for EDM Producers

Best Forums for Producers looking to Share, Collaborate and Learn! I used to be active on all of these sites. I recommend them all. Be careful though, things can get quite nasty from time to time. For some reason amateur music producers can be a seriously rude bunch of people. However, most are not and getting on these forums will, hopefully, do more good than harm. Also, I am leaving out Reddit for this post. That website will get...

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Music Theory Made Easy | Relative Keys & Tonics
Feb12

Music Theory Made Easy | Relative Keys & Tonics

Music Theory Made Easy! There are a lot of music producers that don’t know much about music theory. I don’t think that is a bad thing, because I am one of them. I can’t hear tones and tell you there frequency ( pitch ). I can’t recite scales or chord progressions. However, thank goodness it is 2015, the internet exists and their are people out there that can help! Today I mainly want to talk about Relative...

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Loopmasters Discount 10% – February 2015
Jan28

Loopmasters Discount 10% – February 2015

Get 2015 Started Right! Grab 10% off your entire next Loopmasters purchase! Follow the 2 easy steps below! Good from Now Through February 28th *Excluding Sale Items & One Use per Customer Step 1 : Click this Special Link Step 2 : Use this Code CASPER10 at check out Some great loop / sample packs to think...

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38 Metallica Songs Multi-tracked & Full Midi [HD Originals]
Jan26

38 Metallica Songs Multi-tracked & Full Midi [HD Originals]

The Original Stems to 38 Metallica Songs. BOOM! Grab the torrent file here: —> I will no longer be linking to the torrent files. I don’t want to get Kicked in the Ass because I linked .to them. Good luck searching for .mogg files 😉 *can only go with torrents on these things… for a number of reasons. Go here if you need uTorrent. You can download them individually or get them all. Enjoy. Share and Seed! Inside each...

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Top 10 EDM Youtube Money Makers
Jan22

Top 10 EDM Youtube Money Makers

A run down of Youtube’s top EDM earners! Have you ever wondered how much Spinnin’ Records, Skrillex or UKF make from their Youtube channels? I do. It might be because I have a business relationship with Google through Youtube and I don’t make squat. Turns out there is a website called Socialblade.com that gives a ranking to all youtube channels. When you see Business Insider, Huff Post, or any other news outlet...

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Massive Tutorial w/ Barely Alive
Jan20

Massive Tutorial w/ Barely Alive

Make a Narly Lead Synth with Distortion BALLZ! The duo behind international bass sensation Barely Alive brings us the joyous sound of dolphins dyeing! A low-pitched square wave with a phase modification on the top of it. Barely Alive – Zombie Hunter out January 26 on the “Fiber Optic EP” ⚡ Follow them: http://facebook.com/BarelyAliveMusic http://twitter.com/BarelyAliveUS...

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Monstercat Licensing for Youtube Creators
Jan17

Monstercat Licensing for Youtube Creators

This may be one of the first in, what could be, a long line of major edm labels offering subscription fees for usage in videos. Picture this. You just color corrected that video of your epic dj set at your last festival. The lower third animation displaying your name looks nothing like any free downloadable template, it’s pretty badass. You are uploading it to youtube. It is processing. Then BOOM. It is unavailable worldwide...

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Nightcrawler [Film Trailer Remix] (Joshua Casper)
Jan06

Nightcrawler [Film Trailer Remix] (Joshua Casper)

My second fan-made movie trailer, this time for the film Nightcrawler! After playing around with sound effects in my first serious go at sound design for movie trailers in World War Z, I decided to incorporate music. This time music made by others. Maybe next time will be full blown original music composition… or maybe finding the perfect music from other people is the way to go for now. I am very happy with how this turned out....

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217mb of Rankin Audio Loops & Samples
Nov13

217mb of Rankin Audio Loops & Samples

Who doesn’t like free samples & loops?? I am not sure what is going on, but it seems like Loopmasters is giving away tons of free stuff lately. Seems to be once a week” Hey, now, I am not complaining. This week is Rankin Audio. Lots of it is from non other than High Rankin himself, although not all. Grab these ——> HERE For the last 3 years Rankin Audio has been a powerhouse of cutting edge sample packs...

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Download the Sound of Comet 67P
Nov12

Download the Sound of Comet 67P

It’s perfect for spaced out glitch hop! Rosetta’s Plasma Consortium (RPC) has uncovered a mysterious ‘song’ that Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is singing into space. The comet seems to be emitting a ‘song’ in the form of oscillations in the magnetic field in the comet’s environment. It is being sung at 40-50 millihertz, far below human hearing, which typically picks up sound between 20 Hz and 20 kHz. To make the music audible...

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8 Free Kontakt Instruments | New Age Hippies
Nov11

8 Free Kontakt Instruments | New Age Hippies

How Many? 8 Kontakt Instruments?? Free??? BOOM!! Soundsets for Kontakt 5 by New Age Hippies Go here to get them —> DOWNLOADS NI Kontakt | Basses NI Kontakt | Chords NI Kontakt | Drum Machines NI Kontakt | Leads NI Kontakt | Pads NI Kontakt | Pianos NI Kontakt | Roland MC303 NI Kontakt | Synthesizers All soundsets produced by Marco Koeller. The files are available as free download. New Age Hippies is a studio- and live-project...

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Free | 359Mb of Organic Loops Samples
Nov07

Free | 359Mb of Organic Loops Samples

More Free Samples… YES! Loopmasters are proud to present the second “Organic Loops Label Sampler”, a handpicked selection of the hottest loops and samples from our favourite Organic Loops sample packs released to date. Go Here –—-> BOOM! The sampler includes the following: Brazilian Guitars  – 80MB/30 samples – 10 bass, 10 lead & 10 rhythm guitar loops Funkified Guitars –  95Mb/...

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Update : Music Theory Helper v.4.1
Nov04

Update : Music Theory Helper v.4.1

A Couple Minor Changes, but worth another download! ———————————————————————————— GET THE UPDATED VERSION -> MAX 7...

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1.54 GB of Glitch Machine Samples!
Nov03

1.54 GB of Glitch Machine Samples!

Glitchmachines I have posted about these cats before… several times. They have given away a number of awesome free VSTs. I had missed, however, that they have tons of tricked out samples on the FREE Train as well! Even though there is more than enough to make one happy via their free gear, don’t sleep on their paid material. Go Go Gadget Get-Cha free stuff! —> BOOM! UPDATE: NEW* Seism features an exclusive...

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Grab this Saxophone Kontakt Instrument
Oct31

Grab this Saxophone Kontakt Instrument

The Sweet Sound of Sampled Saxophones! It’s Friday. Why not download a free Kontakt instrument? There are a few other Kontakt downloads on their page as well. BOOM —> DOWNLOAD The showpiece of this collection are the Iowa Saxophones sampled by University of Iowa Electronic Music Studios. These Saxophones are fully sampled in 3 velocity layers with 375 samples all told....

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DJ / Producer | How to Get Your Tracks Loud!
Oct31

DJ / Producer | How to Get Your Tracks Loud!

Mixing & Mastering Tips, Tricks, Techniques! Get your tracks LOUDER!! the amplifier for the sound system the volume on powered monitors the dj mixer’s main volume the dj mixer’s gain knobs the dj mixer’s channel volume In other words, if your track is mixed right you don’t need to compress the flip out of it to get it loud, because in doing so you reduce the quality of the audio. If you want it loud use the...

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KUVO | nightclub performance royalties
Oct25

KUVO | nightclub performance royalties

Where are all those “misallocated performance royalties” going to come from? KUVO KUVO is a system that gathers data from DJs’ sets. like song names, artisit names and so on. From what I gather clubs can request a Pioneer NXS-GW (network gateway hub) for free via this application form. They would then take that device and hook it up to the dj mixer at the club. All audio from the DJ’s set would be sent through...

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Free Mastering Software | The List
Oct21

Free Mastering Software | The List

That’s a lot of Free Mastering Software! My new friend of at Bed Room Producers Blog has compiled quite a nice list of available mastering VSTs that are free to download and use. I am going to put the list below, but you should go to his site to get the links. Also, check out the rest of his blog! There is a ton of great downloads and other information!! Get the Links –> BOOM! The List: Equalizer (M/S) BaxterEQ by...

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The Leeds Town Hall Organ by Samplephonics [Free]
Oct20

The Leeds Town Hall Organ by Samplephonics [Free]

Massive Organ Kontakt Instrument for Freezy! Grab it here —-> BOOM! The picture speaks for itself. Within the beatifully decorated town hall of the city of Leeds in England lies this spectacular organ, towering high into the music hall and silencing the sounds of the city with its earth shuddering, rich, harmonic tones. This project was part of a new chapter for Samplephonics known as Sonas, who will be unveiling some...

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After Effects | GoPro | Remove Fish Eye | Motion Tracking
Oct16

After Effects | GoPro | Remove Fish Eye | Motion Tracking

How to Remove GoPro’s Fisheye in After Effects to Properly Motion Track Footage! I have been playing around with motion tracking and my new GoPro for a little bit now. It didn’t take me long to figure out that the fish eye effect in all GoPros was messing up the result. The thing is I kind of liked the fish eye effect. Luckily I found a very formative tutorial on how to remove the fish eye, export for motion tracking in...

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Max Device | Tape Stop / Pitch Drop
Oct16

Max Device | Tape Stop / Pitch Drop

I didn’t know I had this until last week! I made a fairly popular tutorial a while back about making a tape stop effect and it included a free vst. I had a few hang-ups on it though in terms of automation capabilities. Then I discovered that I had a far superior device on my computer the whole time and I just didn’t know it. Grab the Max for Live Essentials! Max for Live Essentials features 29 Max for Live Devices,...

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