Ableton Live 8 week introduction

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About this lesson
Welcome to Module 1.

In this module we learn about how to navigate around Ableton Live including the browser, transport and mixer sections.

We learn about the basic of adding loops and basic effects



Notes for class

Ensure you have installed your version of Ableton 11 lite, standard or suite installed on your cpu

A free trial of Ableton live can be found in the link below
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Module 1 - Using Top loops

About Video

This video builds on the basics we learned in the first class.

Using loops is a common way to build interest, great groove or add texture to your project.

Module 1 - Common Drum Patterns

About Video

This video we cover some common patterns found in music production.

But remember there are no hard rules...

Module 1 - Custom Drum Racks

About Video

This video we cover some common patterns found in music production. But remember there are no rules. If it sound good. Then go for it.

Module 1 - Intro to Midi

About Video

This video we cover some basic function of the midi channel within Ableton Live. Both audio and midi are used in music production for a variety of different uses.

Week 1

Student Downloads

This week's downloads include bunch of different drum samples, lops and other goodies you can use in your projects.

I've labeled them by genre but feel free to mix and match them as you like.

Exercises

  • Try to make 2 tracks - 16 bars in length
  • Experiment with all the feature we have played with
  • Set up a good file structure for you sample library

Ready for Module 2

Congratulations on completing Module 1.

Once you are ready head over to Module 2 to book your next class

Make sure you send your project through for review prior to next class
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