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Learning Ableton Analog

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Overview

Explore Ableton Live's virtual synthesizer, Analog. Learn how to create sounds using oscillators, sculpt the sounds with filters, and add motion to the sounds using modulation.

Want to get rich, vintage synth sounds? Get up and running with Ableton Live's virtual synthesizer, Analog. Rick Schmunk shows how to create sounds using oscillators, sculpt the sounds with filters, and add motion to the sounds using modulation. He wraps up the course with practical "recipes" for creating a variety of archetypal analog synthesizers sounds, including sidechain saw bass, mellow pad, and vintage lead sounds, with Ableton Analog.

Syllabus

Introduction
  • Welcome
  • What you should know before watching this course
  • Using the exercise files
1. Up and Running with Ableton Analog
  • Introduction to Analog
  • Creating a default preset
  • Origins of sound synthesis: Oscillators and oscillator waveforms
  • Creating a richer sound with oscillator tuning
  • Analog's hidden sub and sync oscillators
  • Using filters to sculpt the sound
  • Using an amp envelope to shape volume
  • Using a filter envelope to shape tone
  • Creating motion with filter modulation
  • Emulating vintage synth oscillator modulation
  • Creating tremolo and stutter effects with amp modulation
2. Creating and Shaping Sounds
  • Creating a sidechain saw bass
  • Creating a super saw and mellow pad sound
  • Creating a plucked synth sound
  • Creating a growl bass sound
  • Creating a vintage lead sound
Conclusion
  • Next steps

Taught by

Rick Schmunk

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