Ableton Live Level 1: Beats, Sketches, and Ideas
Learn the fundamentals of Ableton Live by producing a series of musical sketches. Learn how to create beats, bass lines, and melodies with MIDI instruments and audio clips. Discover the infinite potential of Live as a studio production tool.
About This Course
Level 1 serves a dual purpose: students learn the fundamentals of Ableton while simultaneously discovering their own unique sound. Each class will introduce new production techniques and strategies with related composition assignments for reinforcement, resulting in a new batch of musical sketches. At the end of the level, you will have both gained hands-on experience with many of Live’s production tools and made strides towards determining the direction of your own music.
What You’ll Learn
- Navigating Live’s interface
- Session View/Arrangement View
- Session automation
- Clip envelopes
- Track automation
- Programming original drum beats
- Sequencing musical parts
- MIDI and Key mapping
- Introduction to effects and routing
- Organizational techniques and practices
Get familiar with producing in Ableton by creating a series of musical sketches and simultaneously discover your own unique sound.
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