Dan Snaith’s Caribou are one of the most unique acts in electronic music, fusing ambient tones and rich melodies with powerful drums and processed vocals. When they first uploaded Can’t Do Without You, the first track from their new album, old and new fans went crazy over the delicate vocals and powerful driving synths and drums. We loved it too and decided to give it the deconstruction treatment with our Electronic Music Composition course developer Ski Oakenfull using Ableton Live.
In the video, Ski uses Ableton and Melodyne to show the chords of the track and how to process and pitch your vocals in the Caribou style. If you like what you see, you can learn more about composition, chords, melodies and much more on our Electronic Music Composition (EMC) course. On it you’ll learn everything from how music theory can help you produce, understanding rhythm and riffs, arranging your tracks as well as deconstructing tracks from Avicii, Julio Bashmore, Skrillex and more. You can take it as part of our Music Production in Ableton Live Certificate – find out more about this course here.