Free Stuff

From 2010 to 2016 I hosted a blog about audio production and creativity on this site.  You can find all the best blog posts from that time here in one document:


This is a collection of articles I’ve written over the years, covering different aspects of writing and performing electronic music.  

Mixdowns (PDF)

Mastering Your Own Tracks (PDF)

Arranging Songs (PDF)

Dynamics Control (compression, limiting, etc) (PDF)

Playing Live (PDF)

Chasing Inspiration (PDF)

Creating Transitions & Fills (PDF)

Digital Levels and Metering (PDF)

Working With Other Musicians (PDF)

Creating Space and Depth in Music (PDF)

Here are some Ableton Effects Racks, Various Instrument Patches & FAQs, Elektron Sysex, and Audio Samples I’ve created over the years to share with other producers:

Dawn Tonight Soundset for the DSI OB-6 Synthesizer.

Novation Circuit Deep House Sample Pack

 Tarekith’s Ableton Live DJ Effects version 9

Sample Chains for the Elektron Octatrack

145 Prepared Samples for the Elektron Machinedrum

 Elemental Soundset (128 patches) for Access Virus TI

 Mythology Soundset (128 patches) for Access Virus C & TI

Elektron Monomachine SFX60 Tips and Tricks

Elektron Machinedrum SPS1-UW Tips and Tricks

Roland MC505 FAQ

Emu Command Station FAQ (XL-7, MP-7, PX-7)