May 12

10 Of The Best Ableton Live Tutorial Videos

10 Of The Best Ableton Live Tutorial Videos

Posted at 12:18 am by Ryan

Knowledge is always power, so today we have rounded up 10 of our favorite Ableton Live video tutorials from the web.

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May 11

Basic Chord And Scale Theory Through Ableton Live

Basic Chord And Scale Theory Through Ableton Live

Posted at 4:17 pm by Ryan

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.

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May 05

A Detailed Guide To Dummy Clips In Ableton Live

A Detailed Guide To Dummy Clips In Ableton Live

Posted at 10:03 pm by Ryan

Dummy clips are Ableton’s way of extending the non-linear approach to arranging and effect automation. Learn how to master them in this tutorial.

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May 04

6 Tips To Optimize The Performance Of Ableton Live

6 Tips To Optimize The Performance Of Ableton Live

Posted at 5:33 pm by Ryan

Making music on a computer can sometimes present ugly problems; Laggy Audio, CPU spikes, the list could go on forever. Find out how to prevent these.

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May 03

Working With Strings In Ableton Live

Working With Strings In Ableton Live

Posted at 5:53 pm by Ryan

To create better sounding string arrangements in Ableton Live, it takes an understanding of the instruments themselves. Plus, learn how to sequence and create your own string library in this tutorial.

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Apr 30

How To Program A Detuned Pad With Ableton’s Analog

How To Program A Detuned Pad With Ableton’s Analog

Posted at 2:34 pm by Ryan

Today I am taking a classic Autechre synth pad, and doing my best to recreate it. Included is the “Recipe” for this sound, as well as a video.

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Apr 29

Vocal Processing Tricks In Ableton Live

Vocal Processing Tricks In Ableton Live

Posted at 5:35 pm by Ryan

Ableton Live’s wide range of tools allow for some truly creative results. In this tutorial, we show a few tricks to processing vocals.

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Apr 28

How To Make An Electro House Song In Ableton Live

How To Make An Electro House Song In Ableton Live

Posted at 5:26 pm by Ryan

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.

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Apr 27

Top 5 Free VST Plugins For Ableton Live (Windows Edition)

Top 5 Free VST Plugins For Ableton Live (Windows Edition)

Posted at 10:34 pm by Ryan

We round of 5 of our favorite VST Plugins for Ableton Live. From dubbed out delay boxes to emulating the sound of vinyl stopping, these plugins are sure to inspire.

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Apr 26

How To Go Lo-Fi With Ableton Live (Part 2)

How To Go Lo-Fi With Ableton Live (Part 2)

Posted at 5:53 pm by Ryan

In Part 2 of our “Going Lo-Fi in Ableton Live” series we go over using massive of amounts of compression and creative uses for EQ. Things continue to get gritty.

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