Paul Nolan
Paul Nolan is a professional Composer & Lecturer based in Liverpool UK. His skillset is multifaceted, having worked in the realms of studio recording, post production, electronic music, DJing, and film music composition for a number of years.
Tutorials
  • Music & Audio
    Get Bass Like BashmorePreview7
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    In this screencast you'll learn how to recreate Bashmore's bass line from "Battle For Middle You" using Ableton Live. This production tip was created by Paul Nolan for Mixmag, who kindly allowed us to republish it on Audiotuts+.Read More…
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    How to Recreate the Hot Chip ‘Flutes’ Stab in Logic Pro Using Sylenth 1Preview
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    In this screencast tutorial, Paul Nolan demonstrates how to create a similar synth stab noise to one of the years big electronic tracks, Sasha's remix of Hot Chip 'Flutes'.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Use Arpeggiators in Logic Pro 9's EnvironmentPreview
    Paul Nolan has recently put together an insightful screencast series on using arpeggiators in the Logic 9 environment. He has given us permission to use them on Audiotuts+. Enjoy!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Ableton Live 12 O'Clock EQ Issue FIXPreview%20imiage
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    I've been DJing with Ableton for a long time, a good few years, and love it. The one thing that always annoyed me was the fact that the EQ Three plugin, supposedly designed for easy DJing and Live Performance, provided one completely out of touch feature - the Gain controls for the 3 bands didn't set themselves at Unity Gain (0Db) in the '12 O'Clock' position. But I have discovered a fix. Watch the following little screencast I've made to demonstrate how to get around this little but significant bug.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Quick Tip: Using MIDI Performances in QL Stormdrum 2Preview2
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    If you've ever tried to replicate the big, aggressive and epic sound of the drums you hear in big - budget Hollywood action movies, you'll know it can be quite a task. Going from single hits, to rolling, rhythmic and exciting sequences can seem quite daunting. However, help is at hand. Using Quantum Leap StormDrum 2, I'm going to show you how to use this instrument's awesome MIDI Performances, to enhance the rhythmic underpinning of any track for film, games or TV music composition.Read More…