Ableton Live Core I

instructor: ISAAC COTEC
Duration: 12 Weeks
Cost: $799cad | $611usd | £483
Payment plan available




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week 1
GEOGRAPHY OF LIVE

  • Geography
  • Session View VS. Arrangement View
  • Places and File Structure
  • Hardware Setup and Preferences
  • Key Ableton Concepts (Clips, Launching, Racks etc) 

week 2
DRUM PROGRAMMING

  • Simpler and Sampler
  • Impulse
  • Drum Racks
  • MIDI clips
  • Sequencing
 

week 3
WARPING 101

  • Warping
  • Warp Window
  • Warp Markers
  • Warp Modes and Commands
  • 1-Minute Warp
  • Sound Design with Warping
  • Warp Loops
  • Intro to Clip Envelopes
  • Creative Use of Artifacts

week 4
RECORDING AUDIO

  • Recording External Synths
  • Recording Guitar
  • Recording Vocals
 

Week 5
AUTOMATION

  • Creating Movement
  • More on Clip Envelopes
  • Drawing Automation
  • Recording Automation

Week 6
SYNTHESIS 101

  • Introduction to Sampler and Simpler
  • Sampling
  • ADSR Envelopes
  • Introduction to Filters
  • Voices
  • Intro to Operator
 

Week 7
SYNTHESIS 102
MIDTERM

  • More on Operator
  • Intro to MIDI Effects
  • Making Synthesizer Patches

Week 8
INSTRUMENT RACKS
 

  • Racks Dissected
  • Creating Racks
  • Macro Controls
 

Week 9
AUDIO & MIDI EFFECT RACKS

  • Audio Effect Racks
  • MIDI Effect Racks
  • Insert vs. Return

Week 10
ARRANGMENT 101

  • Tetris Style Arrangement
  • Key Mapping
  • Recording an Arrangement
  • Editing an Arrangement
 

Week 11
Arrangement 102

  • Marker Tracks
  • Using Stems and Remix Packs

Week 12
Mixing and output

  • Intro to Mixing
  • EQ
  • Compression
  • Distortion
  • Utility
  • Auto Pan
  • Reverb
  • Delay

Final Project


Instructor: ISAAC COTEC

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Isaac Cotec started producing electronic based music in 2005, working with the science and research of binaural beats, and altering consciousness through sounds. Isaac Cotec continued writing music under the alias Cotec and later emerged as the artist Subaqueous. As Subaqueous, he blends his electronic past with future and past organic production techniques and, to date, has released 5 albums and 6 EPs. Through Subaqueousmusic.com he shares his knowledge and gives away instruments he custom-built for his own music. His website now hosts complex MIDI packs, free Ableton Live resources, articles on production techniques, and more. Isaac Cotec is the founder and manager of the record label Invibe Music, representing some of the Pacific Northwest’s best electronic music.


  

HOW IT WORKS

  • Every week we unlock a new lesson including, videos, project files, worksheets, samples and assignments
  • The instructor will provide 1-on-1 video feedback on assignments every second week 
  • During the course you will have six 15 minute 1-on-1 video chats with your instructor
  • Group chats will be held every second week to ask specific questions and go over assignments
  • You can network and collaborate with your classmates on a daily basis in our private online classroom
  • You will have 1 year access to this course's resources and 12 week's of access to the instructor.

HOW MUCH TIME A WEEK SHOULD I BUDGET?

  • Each lesson will contain 30 minutes to 1.5 hours of video lectures. You can review whenever you wish and as often as you want.
  • Assignments will take between 15 minutes to 1.5 hours. Submission of assignments is optional however, for every assignment you submit you will receive personalized video feedback on your assignment.
  • Each week there is either a group online chat (1 hour) or 1on1 chat (15 minute) with your instructor.

HOW LONG WILL I HAVE ACCESS TO THIS COURSE?

  • You will have 12 weeks with access to the instructor
  • You will have 1 year access to the online videos and resources.
  • After 1 year you can subscribe to the course for $29 per year, which will include new updates and revisions.