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Ableton Live 7 Introduction

Video Description

Ableton Live 7 is the latest installment in this amazing music software. From creation to production as well as performance, Live 7 is much more than a DAW (Digital Audio Workstation), it is also a MIDI Controller, a trigger device and a playable instrument. Live 7 offers many improvements and additions from the previous version (Live 6). In this tutorial, Cliff Truesdell 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. Part 1, The Ableton Live Interface, Dragging and Dropping Loops 00:07:59
    2. Part 2, Creating Multiple Scenes, Making An Arrangement, Recording An Arrangement 00:07:11
    3. Part 3, Editing, Mixing and Exporting 00:07:41
  2. Chapter 2: Getting Started
    1. Installing Ableton Live 00:05:29
    2. Setting Up Preferences, Audio Preferences, MIDI Preferences 00:03:03
    3. Ableton Live Interface 00:03:10
    4. The Browser 00:07:13
    5. The Toolbars 00:06:56
    6. Audio Tracks 00:04:27
    7. MIDI Tracks 00:06:01
    8. The Master Track 00:03:08
    9. The Arrangement View 00:04:21
    10. Navigating the Live Interface 00:02:29
    11. Operation Techniques 00:03:26
    12. Creating Templates 00:01:37
  3. Chapter 3: Working With Clips
    1. Clip Basics, Clip Views, Track Views 00:04:19
    2. Working With Audio Clips 00:04:42
    3. The Sample Box and Sample Display 00:10:39
    4. The Envelopes Box 00:05:07
    5. Warping Audio Clips 00:07:58
    6. Working With MIDI Clips 00:04:17
    7. MIDI Clip Editing 00:04:03
    8. Launching Clips 00:06:29
    9. Recording and Exporting An Arrangement With Clips 00:11:27
  4. Chapter 4: Recording and Editing
    1. Basic MIDI Recording 00:08:20
    2. MIDI Recording With Your Computer Keyboard 00:06:24
    3. MIDI Recording In The Arrangement View 00:03:55
    4. Editing MIDI Recordings 00:07:24
    5. Audio Recording Setup 00:03:22
    6. Audio Recording Session View 00:02:43
    7. Creating Audio Clips From A Recording 00:03:21
    8. Creating Multiple Clips From A Recording 00:06:45
    9. Audio Recording in The Arrangement View 00:02:43
  5. Chapter 5: Plug-In Effects
    1. Using the Included Audio Effects 00:06:35
    2. Using the Included MIDI Effects 00:04:11
    3. Sends and Returns 00:05:15
    4. Beat Repeat Basics 00:06:47
    5. Arpeggiator Basics 00:05:20
    6. Third Party Audio Units and VST Effects 00:09:16
    7. Effects Racks 00:06:09
  6. Chapter 6: Virtual Instruments
    1. Using The Impulse Drum Sampler 00:08:03
    2. Using The "Simpler" Sampler 00:07:25
    3. The Drum Rack Part 1 00:06:58
    4. The Drum Rack Part 2 00:07:59
    5. Third Party Audio Units and VST Instruments 00:07:51
    6. Inside Instrument Racks 00:05:49
    7. Creating Instrument Racks 00:07:45
    8. Key Mapping 00:06:01
  7. Chapter 7: Creating A Complete Song
    1. MIDI Mapping 00:05:52
    2. Preparing and Recording and Arrangement 00:07:26
    3. Automation Basics 00:06:50
    4. Final Mix and Exporting 00:06:59
  8. Chapter 8: Conclusion
    1. Conclusion 00:00:27