ABLETON LIVE CORE I - TEST DRIVE

12 Week Online Course - This is Lesson 1. Each week a new lesson is unlocked and will also include project files and course notes. Each week also includes 1on1 live chats or group live chats and opportunities for feedback on your assignments from your instructor.

 


Lesson 1 - Geography of Live 9

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

 

LESSON 1 - PART 1

 

LESSON 1 - PART 2

 

Lesson 1 - Part 3

 

Lesson 1 - Part 4

 

Lesson 1 - Part 5

 

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Lesson 2 –  Drum Programming

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

Lesson 3 – Warping I

  • 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

Lesson 4 – Recording Audio

  • Recording External Synths
  • Recording Guitar
  • Recording Vocals

Lesson 5 –  Automation

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

Lesson 6 – Synthesis I

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

MIDTERM

 
Lesson 7 – Synthesis II

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

Lesson 8 –  Instrument Racks

  • Racks Dissected
  • Creating Racks
  • Macro Controls 

Lesson 9 –  Audio and MIDI Effect Racks

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

Lesson 10 – Arrangement I

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

Lesson 11 – Arrangement II

  • Marker Tracks
  • Using Stems and Remix Packs 

Lesson 12 –  Mixing and Final Output

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

FINAL PROJECT