Ableton Live 11 Essential Training: The Basics

Do you work in audio recording, loop-based songwriting, or synth and sound design? Are you looking for a kickstart to learn to work effectively with Ableton Live? In this course, music professor Rick Schmunk walks you through all the essentials of using Ableton Live 11. Rick shows you how to set up your system and use the Ableton Live user interface. He explains how to work with the browser, the Arrangement view, and the Session view. After going over how to use the MIDI Editor, how to record and edit audio, and how to work with arrangements, Rick covers plug-ins, effects racks, the live mixer, and mapping. Then he demonstrates how to make your life easier by automating graphics, editing, and clips, including real-time automation. Rick concludes with some practical advice on managing your files.

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Introduction:
Learn the essentials of Ableton Live 11
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How to use the exercise files
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1. Getting Started:
Connecting your system
3m 33s
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Audio I / O setup
5m 39s
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MIDI controller setup
5m 59s
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Optimizing performance
3m 45s
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The Ableton Live user interface
13m 49s
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Chapter Quiz
4 questions
2. The Browser:
Browser categories
9m 9s
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Browser places
6m 44s
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Searching and auditioning
9m 11s
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Customizing the browser
9m 11s
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Working with Live Sets
8m 18s
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Chapter Quiz
4 questions
3. Working in Arrangement View:
Track controls
6m 29s
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Zooming and selecting
6m 59s
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Controlling playback
7m 23s
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Loading and saving presets
7m 6s
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Preparing to record MIDI
9m 21s
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Recording MIDI in Arrangement View
4m 57s
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Punch record MIDI
3m 26s
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Computer keyboard as a MIDI controller
5m 2s
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Chapter Quiz
3 questions
4. Working in Session View:
Session View overview
7m 43s
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Clips and playback
8m 8s
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Scenes and playback
9m 26s
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Recording MIDI in Session View
4m 35s
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Click and Pencil MIDI entry
5m 44s
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Step entry
4m 52s
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Chapter Quiz
3 questions
5.Working with MIDI:
MIDI Editor
9m 46s
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Grid config
6m 25s
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Editing rhythm and quantizing
7m 27s
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Groove quantization
7m 19s
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Editing pitch and duration
6m 1s
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Editing velocity and chance
11m 49s
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Editing expression
6m 32s
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Session View: Copy and paste
3m 17s
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Arrangement View: Copy and paste
8m 3s
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Chapter Quiz
4 questions
6.Working with Audio:
Preparing to record audio
6m 53s
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Record and punch record audio
6m 11s
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Clip editing
9m 31s
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Fades
5m 28s
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Take comping
9m 14s
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Linked track editing
4m 31s
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Warping audio, part 1
7m 54s
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Warping audio, part 2
8m 44s
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Quantizing audio
10m
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Chapter Quiz
5 questions
7. Working with Arrangements:
CPU management, track freeze
5m 22s
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Locators
4m 38s
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Section editing in Arrangement View
4m 8s
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Section editing in Session View
3m 45s
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Moving from Session to Arrangement View
8m 33s
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Moving from Arrangement to Session View
4m 49s
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Chapter Quiz
3 questions
8.Working with Plug-Ins:
Plug-in basics, part 1
6m 3s
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Plug-in basics, part 2
8m 51s
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Instrument plug-ins
12m 31s
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Audio plug-ins
9m 59s
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MIDI plug-ins
8m 42s
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Chapter Quiz
2 questions

9.Working with Racks: Effects racks, part 1
6m 18s
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Effects racks, part 2
6m 43s
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Instrument racks
11m 10s
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Drum racks
9m 35s
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Zone editors
9m 15s
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Rack macros
9m 57s
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Chapter Quiz
3 questions
10. Live Mixer:
Mixer setup
10m 12s
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Sends and returns
8m 52s
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Drum rack sends and returns
6m 48s
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Group tracks
7m 6s
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Chapter Quiz
3 questions
11. Mapping:
Key mapping
6m 23s
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MIDI mapping
8m 13s
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Instant mapping
6m 2s
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Chapter Quiz
3 questions
12. Automation:
Graphic automation
9m 53s
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Editing automation
6m 36s
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Clip automation, part 1
9m 42s
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Clip automation, part 2
10m 6s
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Real-time automation
8m 53s
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Chapter Quiz
2 questions
13. File Management:
Managing files
6m 34s
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Arrangement View audio export
10m 11s
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Session View audio export
5m 52s
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Chapter Quiz
2 questions
Conclusion:
Next steps
41s
 
Sample files : present
Video format : MP4
Video : MPEG-4 AVC, 1280x800p, 30fps, (16:10), ~ 800 kb / s
Audio : AAC LC, 48kHz, 2 channels, 160kb / s, stereo
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