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Ableton Live 6: An Introduction

Video Description

A long time favorite of remix and electronics artists, Ableton™ Live is a powerful audio loop-based sequencer that is designed to be used not only as an instrument for live performances but also as a tool for in-the-studio composing and arranging. Live's intuitive interface allows the user to keep the musical creativity flowing by supporting instantaneous manipulation of parameters such as tempo and feel of the music in addition to allowing you to record, mix, match, add effects, improve musical structure and create variations in your samples. With a large library of multi-sampled instruments, audio effects processing racks, plug-ins and a host of modifiable audio shaping parameters, Live allows its users enormous flexibility and freedom to create. In this tutorial, join Cliff Truesdell has he demonstrates the creative potential of this software that has made it an essential tool for so many of today's musical artists.

Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1: Quick Start
    1. Creating a Song Part.1 00:09:25
    2. Creating a Song Part.2 00:07:57
    3. Editing, Saving and Exporting 00:08:22
  2. Chapter 2: Getting Ready
    1. Installing Live and Live's Content 00:05:29
    2. Choosing the Right Gear 00:01:51
    3. Setting Preferences 00:03:20
    4. A Look at The Live GUI 00:02:53
    5. The Browser 00:08:40
    6. The Toolbars 00:07:00
    7. Audio Tracks 00:07:02
    8. MIDI Tracks 00:03:27
    9. The Master Track 00:04:15
    10. Arrangement View Up Close 00:04:08
    11. Navigating In Live 00:03:20
    12. Operation Techniques 00:02:55
    13. Creating A Template 00:02:46
  3. Chapter 3: Working With Clips
    1. Clips Overview 00:04:51
    2. Working With Audio Clips 00:04:42
    3. The Sample Box and Sample Display 00:10:25
    4. The Envelopes Box 00:05:29
    5. Warping Audio Clips 00:10:52
    6. Working With MIDI Clips 00:03:54
    7. MIDI Clip Editing 00:03:42
    8. Launching Clips 00:04:51
    9. Recording and Exporting An Arrangement with Clips 00:10:30
  4. Chapter 4: Recording and Editing
    1. Basic MIDI Recording 00:10:00
    2. MIDI Recording With Your Computer Keyboard 00:04:00
    3. MIDI Recording in the Arrangement View 00:08:27
    4. Editing MIDI Recordings 00:07:33
    5. Audio Recording - Session View 00:06:35
    6. Creating Audio Clips from a Recording 00:03:39
    7. Creating Multiple Clips From A Recording 00:07:29
    8. Audio Recording - Arrangement View 00:06:51
  5. Chapter 5: Plug-In Effects
    1. Using the Included Audio Effects 00:06:26
    2. Using the included MIDI Effects 00:04:02
    3. Sends and Returns 00:07:46
    4. Beat Repeat Basics 00:07:20
    5. Arpeggiator Basics 00:05:05
    6. Third Party Audio Units and VST Effects 00:09:25
    7. Effects Racks 00:06:31
  6. Chapter 6: Virtual Instruments
    1. Using the Impulse Drum Sampler 00:08:11
    2. Using the "Simpler" Sampler 00:08:36
    3. Using the Operator Synth 00:06:06
    4. Using the "Sampler" Sampler 00:05:41
    5. Third Party Audio Units and VST Instruments 00:09:57
    6. Instrument Racks 00:09:48
  7. Chapter 7: Creating A Complete Song
    1. Key Mapping 00:05:51
    2. MIDI Mapping 00:07:32
    3. Working with Reason and ReWire 00:07:47
    4. Preparing and Recording an Arrangement 00:07:55
    5. Automation Basics 00:07:04
    6. Final Mix and Exporting 00:06:18
  8. Chapter 8: Conclusion
    1. Conclusion 00:00:34