How to make a 808 Kick Drum with Abletons Operator

Have you ever wanted to take full control of your 808 kicks?

If so then this is the video for you. We show you in 5 mins how to create a juicy sub destroying kick drum with ableton’s mighty FM synth Operator. You will also be giving the controls to quickly manipulate the sound into some fantastic cutting edges kicks that will fit snuggly into your productions.

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Design Media_Operator Minimal Pack


  • 133 minimal presets designed for operator
  • Grouped into 6 categories, Arp, Bass, Drum, FX, Seq and Synth
  • With the most efficient and useful macros
  • Designed for both the stage and the studio
  • Taking Advantage of all FM synthesis subtleties
  • Combine with some extreme FX chains to give you full power over your sound design possibilities
  • Usable out of the box with Ableton Live, Lite 8, Live 8, Suite 8 and plus Operator