BEGINNER ABLETON COURSE - ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ABLETON
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BEGINNER ABLETON COURSE - ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ABLETON

Learn the fundamentals of Ableton live. How Ableton works and all the plugins, from compression to EQ - EVERYTHING!
4.9 (164 ratings)
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583 students enrolled
Created by Philip Harris
Last updated 10/2018
English
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Price: $199.99
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This course includes
  • 7 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Simply explained, easy to follow and understand. Enjoyable to watch!
  • Learn EVERYTHING you would need to know to write your first track on Ableton
  • Learn EVERYTHING about Ableton Live!
  • Learn the functionality of all knobs and buttons within the program.
  • Learn about every single plugin in Ableton. What they do, how they work and how to use them!
  • Learn the BASICS of SYNTHESIS.
  • Learn about more complicated plugins in Ableton and how you can use them creatively!
  • Learn about compression and how it works.
  • Learn about EQing and how you should use it.
Requirements
  • You will need Ableton LIve
  • You need an enthusiasm to learn the basics. Once you know this you can build on it and write incredible music!
  • I ONLY use native Ableton plugins!
Description

So the first thing I want to say is that if you have never used Ableton Live before then I will teach you everything from the ground up.

HOWEVER this course is not only for people who have never used Ableton before!

This course covers the basics and some more ADVANCED EXPLANATIONS that took me years to understand!

I do not just show you what the plugins in Ableton do, I give you a full explanation of how they work!

This means you will have an incredible understanding of when you should use all the plugins and how you can create the sounds that are in your head.


BENEFITS OF THE COURSE


  • My course is simple to understand, easy to follow and enjoyable to watch.


  • You will finish this course with an ADVANCED understanding of how Ableton works and how ALL the plugins in ABLETON work!


  • I teach you the fundamentals of how all the plugins work and when you can use them.


  • This course will ACCELERATE the rest of your music making journey and give you an INCREDIBLE FOUNDATION to build on!


  • This course is a must for ANYONE in their FIRST/SECOND YEAR of producing music.


  • Don't be put off by the word beginner, some of the lessons I teach you in this course took far longer to understand than lessons in my ADVANCED and MIXING and MASTERING COURSE.


  • Once you understand these lessons, my other two course will be a BREEZE!



WHO AM I?

I am a YouTuber called Phil Harris. If you go to YouTube and type in "Phil Harris DJ", you will find me at the top. I have a channel which gets millions of view each month helping people to DJ and make dance music.

I help millions of people to learn DJing and dance music and now my courses are on Udemy for everyone to enjoy!


Make sure you follow me on YouTube for FREE TUTORIALS!


Who this course is for:
  • This course is NOT ONLY for people who have never used Ableton before!
  • Anyone in their first year of music production.
  • Anyone who is interested in getting into making music.
  • Anyone who does not FULLY understand the basics. For example if you don't really understand what compressor does and when to use it - this course is for you!
  • If you don't know a limiter is a type of compressor, this course is for you!
  • If you don't know how to use Side Chain compression, this course is for you!
  • If you are new to Synthesis, this course is for you!
  • If you don't understand what return tracks are, this is a course for you!
Course content
Expand 34 lectures 06:54:01
+ Beginner Ableton Lessons
34 lectures 06:54:01

In this video I am going to teach you the main differences between Audio and Midi.

Preview 08:58

In this video I will show you how to use Ableton in arrangement view.

Preview 07:46

In this video I will show you how to use Ableton in session view.

3. Session View
12:03

In this video I will show you how to use quantize and timing to improve your tracks.

4. Quantize and Timing
08:18

In this video I will show you how to use looping to improve your tracks.

5. Looping
02:20

In this video I show you how to use automation in your music.

6. Automation
10:00

In this video I will show you how to use draw mode.

7. Draw mode, Midi etc.
10:07

In this video I explain how to use different lane controls and how they each are useful.

8. Lane Controls
09:56

In this video I explain audio clips and why they are useful.

9. Audio Clips Explained
15:12

In this video I will explained why midi clips are useful.

10. Midi Clip Controls
12:26

In this video i explain the different categories available in Ableton and why you should use them.

11. Categories Explained
05:05

In this video i explain why Spectrum and EQ are two of my favourite plugins in Ableton.

12. Spectrum and EQ
11:43

In this video I show the usefulness of compressors and why they should be used.`

13. Compressors
26:22

In this video I explain how Multiband Dynamics are used to improve tracks.

14. Multiband Dynamics
10:54

In this video I explain why reverb should be used to improve your music.

15. Reverb
07:39

In this video I explain how to use Auto Filter to improve your music.

16. Auto Filter
08:03

In this video I will show you how to use Delays in your music

17. Delays
22:40

In this video I show you how to use Gates in your music and why they are effective.

18. Gate
09:21

In this video I explain how to use Panning and Width and why you should use them in your music.

19. Panning and Width
21:17

In this video I show you how to use Saturator and Overdrive to improve your music.

20. Saturator and Overdrive
17:56

In this video I show you how to use different types of distortion to improve your music.

21. Different types of Distortion
28:41

In this video I will show you how to use short cuts within Ableton to improve your efficiency within the app.

22. Ableton Short Cuts
08:14

In this video I show you how to use Phaser, Flanger and Redux to improve your music.

23. Phaser, Flanger and Redux
11:50

In this video I will show you how to use an LFO Follower in your music.

24. LFO Follower
08:24

In this video I will show you how to use an Envelope Follower effectively in your music and when is best to use it.

25. Envelope Follower
05:46

In this video I will show you how to use an Arpeggiator and I will explain when it is most effective to use this in your music.

26. Arpeggiator
09:49

This is a quick tutorial explaining how to use chords in your music.

27. Chords
02:43

In this video I explain how to use Randomize to improve your tracks.

28. Randomize
04:04

In this video I will explain how to use a Vocoder in your music.

29. Vocoder
15:58

In this video I will explain how to use a Wavetable to improve your music.

30. Wavetable
30:27

In this video I explain the difference between a Simpler and a Sampler and how to use them to improve your tracks.

31. Simpler and Sampler
28:51

In this video I explain why it is vital for you to save presets.

32. Saving your presets
04:07

In this video I explain how to use Grouping to organise your music.

33. Grouping
03:49

In this video I explain how to use Return Track to improve your music.

34. Return Track
13:12