How To Use Automation In Ableton Live’s Arrangement View

Automation is a very powerful aspect of Ableton Live, learn the basics of Automation in Ableton’s Arrangement View to add more interest to your composition and sound design.

Here is a quick video demonstrating some of the basics when it comes to using automation envelopes in Ableton Live’s Arrangement View.

Ableton Live’s Audio Effect Rack Video Tutorial

Create crazy effects chains with the Audio Effect Rack in Ableton. This is part 1 of our video tutorial series on all 31 of Ableton Live’s built in effects.

This is part one of a video series that will show you how to use each each of Ableton Live’s built in effects. I decided to start alphabetically with the Audio Effect Rack. Stay tuned for more!



Basic Chord And Scale Theory Through Ableton Live

Learn to sequence any Major or Minor chords/scales with Ableton’s piano roll in minutes. In this video tutorial, I show how to program and manipulate notes allowing you to instantly write better melodies and chord progressions.

Learn to sequence any Major or Minor chords/scales with Ableton’s piano roll in minutes. In this video tutorial, I show how to program and manipulate notes allowing you to instantly write better melodies and chord progressions.



Here are the formulas mentioned in the video:

Major Chord Formula: 1, 4, 7 (these numbers represent half-step increments)

Minor Chord Formula: 1, 3, 7 (these numbers represent half-step increments)

Major Scale Formula: W-W-H-W-W-W-H (W = Whole Step, H = Half Step)

Minor Scale Formula: W-H-W-W-W-W-H (W = Whole Step, H = Half Step)

How To Make An Electro House Song In Ableton Live

On this screencast, we’ll learn how to create the basis for an Electro House track. Starting with the drums, working through a bass line, and finishing up with some melodic chords.

Find out how to write the basis of an electro house dance track in Ableton Live with this screencast. Arrangement and synthesizer programming videos will come soon!



How To DJ In Ableton Live Part 2: Clips, Effects And Mixing Songs

Part 2 of a series on how to DJ in Ableton Live. This tutorial goes over Working with clips, setting up effect,s and basic blends…

Here is the second and final part of a series on how to DJ in Ableton Live. This tutorial goes over how clips work for DJing, setting up the effects, and how to do basic blends.




Here is a link to Part 1: How To DJ In Ableton Live Part 1: Setting Up Ableton And Preparing The Songs

How To DJ In Ableton Live Part 1: Setting Up Ableton And Preparing The Songs

Part 1 of a series on how to DJ in Ableton Live. This tutorial goes over setting up Ableton’s Cue settings, finding the key and BPM of songs,…

Here is Part 1 of a series on how to DJ in Ableton Live. This tutorial goes over setting up Ableton’s Cue settings, finding the key and BPM of songs, and how to warp songs.



And here are the links to DJ friendly Audio Interface I promised in the video:

TC Electronic Desktop Konnekt 6
Focusrite Saffire 6 USB Audio Interface
Numark DJ I|O


Here is a link to Part 2: How To DJ In Ableton Live Part 2: Clips, Effects And Mixing Songs