Music Production in Ableton Live 9 - The Beginners Guide!
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Join Students in The Beginners Guide to Ableton Live 9 for learning the basics of music production in Ableton Live 9
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Created by Tomas George
Last updated 2/2017
English
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand the basics of Ableton Live 9
  • Understand Ableton's Preferences
  • Learn how to Record Audio and MIDI in Ableton Live 9
  • Gain a quick overview of the MIDI and Audio Effects in Ableton Live 9
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Requirements
  • Basic Music Skills
  • A Working PC, Laptop, iMac or MacBook
  • Ableton 9 software or above (preferably Ableton Suite)
Description

Ableton Live 9 is a software music sequencer and digital audio workstation for OS X and Windows.

Ableton Live is used across professional studios, bedroom studios and also as a performance tool for live performance. Learning how to use your DAW correctly will dramatically improve the quality of your music and the speed you create it.

NOTE: This course is for Ableton Live Suite 9 and above. Some of the features I discuss in this course will only be available for Ableton Live Suite 9 and above

In this course you will gain a basic understanding of Ableton Live 9. You'll learn the beauty and the power of this software that's used by professional producers today. 

This course will cover such topics as Ableton Live Preferences, Recording Audio and MIDI, Audio Effects and MIDI.

What you'll learn in this course will help you understand the basics of music production in Ableton Live 9.

Learn to love Ableton Live 9 and make music with it. 

This course was last updated on 12/14/2016

Who is the target audience?
  • Those who are new to Ableton Live or Music Production
  • Those with basic music production skills who wish to improve
  • DJs who want to start producing their own music
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Curriculum For This Course
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Setting Up and Recording in Ableton Live 9
9 Lectures 54:26

In this Beginners Guide to Ableton Live 9 we are going to start off with the different types of Ableton Live and which one you should choose.

Then we are going to have a look at navigating ourselves around Ableton Live 9 and then we're going to have a look at the preferences, recording audio, MIDI, audio effects, MIDI effects, the session view, the arrangement view and I'm then going to show you a song I'm currently working on.

Introduction
01:19

In this lecture I show you the Ableton Live website, where I show you the different types of Ableton Live available and also different pricing options, educational discounts and performance controls that can be used with Ableton Live.

Getting Started
05:19

In this lecture I talk about the advanced or having a PC or Mac for producing music with Ableton Live 9.

Ableton Live 9 can be used on either PC or Mac and in this lecture I explain what I use and why I use this for making music in Ableton Live.

Mac or PC
02:00

This lecture is about navigating ourselves around Ableton Live 9 and is a quick overview of basically what everything does and how you can use it in Ableton Live 9. 

At first Ableton Live can look a bit intimidating if you are new to Digital Audio Workstations, but hopefully after this lecture you will understand the basics of using Ableton Live 9 and how to navigate yourself around this workstation.

Ableton Navigation
11:19

In this lecture I show you the preferences in Ableton Live 9 and also explain the different functions and features in the preferences. 

This lecture will show you the essentials for setting up Ableton Live's preferences and what the certain preferences actually do.

Preferences
05:24

In this lecture I am going to show you how you can record Audio and MIDI in Ableton Live 9. 

It is actually very simple to do in Ableton Live once you follow the simple steps I show you in this lecture.

Recording Audio and MIDI
10:14

In this next lecture I show you some of the audio effects that you can use to process and manipulate your audio and MIDI data in Ableton Live 9.

There are so many different audio effects available to us in Ableton Live 9 and in this lecture I give you a basic overview of some of these effects.

Audio Effects
03:37

In this lecture I give you an overview of some of the MIDI effects available to us in Ableton Live 9.

The MIDI effects in Ableton Live 9 allow us to edit the MIDI information before it's even played into a synthesiser or sampler, allowing us to have a lot of creative control over our sounds in Ableton Live 9.

MIDI Effects
05:36

In this lecture I show you how to record you clips in the session view into more of a song and arrangement in the arrangement view in Ableton Live 9.

I also show you a track that I am currently working on and I perform in a mini mix to show you my process of recording to the arrangement view from the session view in Ableton Live 9.

Recording to the Arrangement and Song Example
09:38
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Where to go from here
2 Lectures 01:21

In this lecture I explain how you can access my 8+ hour Complete Ableton Live 9 course for only $10

If you click on the PDF or Word document in the lecture below, Lecture 11, then this is where you can access this discount offer! 

What Next?
01:01

Below is a PDF and a Word Document where you will find my coupon codes that will allow you to receive Click a HUGE DISCOUNT on my course -

'Music Production in Ableton Live 9 - The Complete Course'

for ONLY $10

The full price of this course is $195, so you are saving a MASSIVE 95% so make sure you get involved before I change my offer!!

Thank you again for watching my Beginners Guide to Ableton Live 9 and I'll hopefully see you soon!!

Tomas.

Bonus Lecture : How to Receive your Discount Offer...
00:20
About the Instructor
Tomas George
4.4 Average rating
1,235 Reviews
29,135 Students
14 Courses
Music Producer, Sound Engineer and Composer

Hi Tomas here. I'm a UK Music Producer, Sound Engineer and Composer. I've been producing and writing music now for over ten years. 

I have a MMus Masters Degree in Music Production and a BA(Hons) in Music Composition.

I really enjoy creating and editing all types of music, but I especially love teaching it online.

My most popular courses are 'Music Production in Logic Pro X - The Complete Course' and 'Music Production in Ableton Live 9 - The Complete Course' and where I take producers and musicians through this software and show them on screen with me how to write, record and mix their own music.