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Ableton Live 10 Essential Training

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Overview

Learn how to create, record, edit, mix, and produce your musical projects using Ableton Live 10.

Syllabus

Introduction
  • Welcome
  • Using the exercise files
Updates: What's New in Ableton 10.1
  • EQ8
  • Delay
  • New and update key commands
  • Automation changes and improvements
  • Audio export changes and improvements
1. System Setup
  • Selecting gear for a home recording studio
  • Connecting your system
2. Getting Started
  • Audio I/O device setup and preferences
  • MIDI controller setup and preferences
  • Optimizing performance
  • Arrangement and Session View introduction and comparison
  • Working with Live sets
3. Working in Arrangement View
  • Track controls
  • Selecting, zooming, and playback
  • Auditioning and loading presets
  • Preparing to record MIDI
  • Computer keyboard as MIDI controller
  • Pencil enter MIDI
  • Punch record
4. Working in Session View
  • Session view overview
  • Working with clips
  • Working with scenes
  • Recording and overdubbing MIDI
  • MIDI capture
  • Recording audio
  • Working with external devices
5. Editing MIDI
  • Working in the MIDI Editor
  • Configuring the grid
  • Editing rhythm and quantizing
  • Using groove quantization
  • Editing velocity, duration, and pitch
  • Copy, paste, and duplicate MIDI
  • Multi-clip editing
6. Working with Audio
  • Audio clip editing
  • Fades
  • Audio warping overview
  • Looping audio clips
  • Quantizing audio
  • Creative warping
  • Slice to MIDI
  • Convert to MIDI
7. Ableton Arranging Techniques
  • CPU management and Track Freeze
  • Working with locators
  • Section editing in Arrangement view
  • Section editing in Session view
  • Moving a project from Session to Arrangement view
  • Moving a project from Arrangement to Session view
8. Working with Clips, Devices, and Files
  • Browser overview
  • Customizing the browser
  • Searching and auditioning
  • Saving presets and clips
  • Exporting audio and MIDI
  • File management
  • Importing and exporting video
9. Live Mixer
  • Overview
  • Group tracks
  • Sends and returns
  • Routing and resampling
  • Headphone cues
10. Audio FX
  • FX overview
  • EQ and filters
  • Compressors
  • Side chain processing
  • Using delays
  • Echo introduction
  • Echo advanced features
  • Saturator and pedal
  • Drum buss
  • Reverb
11. MIDI FX
  • Arpeggiator
  • Chord and Scale
12. Instruments
  • Impulse introduction
  • Multi-output Impulse
  • Impulse parameters
  • Simpler introduction
  • Simpler classic
  • Simpler one shot
  • Simpler slice mode
  • Wavetable introduction
  • WT filters and LFOs
13. Racks
  • Audio FX racks
  • Instrument racks
  • Drum racks
  • Rack zone editors
  • Macros
14. Mapping
  • Key mapping
  • MIDI mapping
  • Instant mapping
15. Automation
  • Graphic automation
  • Editing automation
  • Clip automation
  • Recording automation
16. Max for Live
  • M4L basics
  • M4L LFO plugin
  • M4L Shaper
  • M4L Drum Synths
Conclusion
  • Next steps

Taught by

Rick Schmunk

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