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6 Sessions / 1 hours of work per session
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Topics
Production, Ableton Live, Ableton Live 10, Producing music, Editing Music
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Ableton Live 10, Part 3: Editing & Producing

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Beginner
Topics
Production, Ableton Live, Ableton Live 10, Producing music, Editing Music
Course Description

Welcome to ULTIMATE ABLETON LIVE 10 COMPLETE: PART 3!

In this course, we will use the real-world experiences of the award-winning instructor and university music business professor Dr. Jason Allen. But don't be worried - Dr. Allen is best known around campus for keeping things simple, accessible, and useful.

Dr. Allen is a professional musician, top-rated Udemy instructor, and university professor. In 2017 the Star Tribune featured him as a "Mover and a Shaker," and he is recognized by the Grammy Foundation for his music education classes.

He is also an ABLETON LIVE CERTIFIED TRAINER.

In this class we are going to focus on using Ableton Live 10, and every aspect of the program. We will focus on how to do everything possible in Ableton Live, and you will finish this course as an expert in Ableton Live 10. Whether you have experience already in music production or not, this is the ultimate class to learn how to use the Ableton Live 10 software for any genre of music.

ULTIMATE ABLETON LIVE 10 COMPLETE: PART 3 is is everything you need to produce, mix, and edit tracks in Ableton Live 10!

This is a really deep class - tons of content, tricks, and tips. I'll go through all of the Ableton Live Instruments in this class, with considerable detail on each one. We will also talk about synthesis tricks and tips, getting most out of your samplers, and tons of production tips.

Topics include:

  • Looping
  • Locators
  • Key Mapping
  • Reversing Clips
  • Time Signatures Changes (session and arrangement)
  • Meter Changes (session and arrangement)
  • Adding harmony
  • Working with vocal samples
  • Creating beats
  • Working with one-shots
  • Slice to MIDI for beat production
  • Drum racks (!)
  • Consolidating
  • Recording/Writing Drum grooves
  • Layering Synths
  • Freezing & Flattening
  • Audio Effects
  • Automating Effects
  • Side-Chaining
  • Routing & Bussing
  • Resampling
  • ...and much more!

I will be making 6 (six!) complete classes in order to bring you the most comprehensive manual on Ableton Live production techniques ever created. Each class has Sets, sessions, and experiments for you to try on your own and follow along with.

And of course, once you sign up any part, you automatically get huge discounts to all the upcoming parts (the next 5!) of this class.

You will not have another opportunity to learn Ableton Live in a more comprehensive way that this. Start here.

The course is a roadmap to MAKING STUNNING TRACKS with Ableton Live 10.

All the tools you need to produce great tracks are included in this course and the entire course is based on real-life experiences - not just academic theory.

Please click the "Take This Course" button so you can start making better tracks today.


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Praise for Courses by Jason Allen:

"It seems like every little detail is being covered in an extremely simple fashion. The learning process becomes relaxed and allows the complex concepts to get obsorbed easily. My only regret is not taking this course earlier." - M. Shah

"Great for everyone without any knowledge so far. I bought all three parts... It's the best investment in leveling up my skills so far.." - Z. Palce

"Excellent explanations! No more or less than what is needed." - A. Tóth

"VERY COOL. I've waiting for years to see a good video course, now I don't have to wait anymore. Thank You!" - Jeffrey Koury

"I am learning LOTS! And I really like having the worksheets!" - A. Deichsel

"The basics explained very clearly - loads of really useful tips!" - J. Pook

"Jason is really quick and great with questions, always a great resource for an online class!" M. Smith

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Students who register for this course will receive ongoing exclusive content and discounts to all future classes in the series.

schedule

This course is in adaptive mode and is open for enrollment. Learn more about adaptive courses here.

Session 1: Arrangement View Editing (August 12, 2020)
Let's dive right in to editing with arrangement view.
8 lessons
1. Intro
2. Intro To Arrangement View Editing
3. Looping And Locators
4. Clips Moving Copying Reversing
5. Clip Fades
6. Drag And Drop
7. Time Signature Changes
8. Downloading And Uploading Sessions
Session 2: Session View Editing (August 19, 2020)
Up next we will take a look at how some of those same workflows work in session view, and a few extra things you can do in session view that you might have never noticed.
8 lessons
1. Intro To Session View Editing
2. Setting Up Loops
3. Editing Clips
4. Tempo Changes in Session View
5. Meter Changes In Session View
6. Adding Harmony
7. Back To Arrangement Button
8. Recording To Arrangement
Session 3: Making Beats (August 26, 2020)
Next we will dive right into the weeds with making beats. Here we go!
8 lessons
1. Beats
2. Working With Loops
3. Chopping Up Loops
4. Consolidating
5. Slice To New MIDI Track
6. Working With Drum Racks
7. Creating Your Own Drum Racks
8. Writing Drum Tracks
Session 4: Producing with Synths (September 2, 2020)
Let's look at some of the Ableton Live instruments (synthesizers) to see how we can add some chords and melody to our track.
3 lessons
1. Intro To The Live Synths
2. Layering Synths
3. Freezing And Flattening
Session 5: Working with Effects (September 9, 2020)
This will be our first look at the Live effects - but don't worry - we will be spending a lot more time on the effects in a later class.
3 lessons
1. Applying Audio Effects
2. Basic Audio Effects
3. Automating Effects
Session 6: Advanced Production Techniques (September 16, 2020)
Let's wrap up with a few advanced techniques to give your tracks some extra color and flow.
6 lessons
1. Intro To Advanced Production Techniques
2. Side Chaining
3. Routing And Bussing
4. Resampling
5. Coming Up Next
6. Wrap-Up
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Learning Outcomes

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What You Need to Take This Course

Students should be ready to produce music, but do not need to be experienced musicians. No prior experience is needed in music theory or production.

Access to Ableton Live will be required. Using the trial version (free for 30 days) would be a great way to start.

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