Let's set up Push 2 and take a quick tour of the instrument.
The browser is where we find instruments, sounds, effects, and samples. We can preview and load up anything on our computer.
Working with drums on Push is a dream. We'll go over what all the colors mean and how to swap sounds in and out.
We can record a performance and with the touch of a button immediately overdub. Quantizing is amazingly simple too.
Not only can we record a performance, we can step sequence drums as well. Once the steps have been created we can go back and modify timing and velocity.
Loading a melodic instrument completely changes Push 2's interface. We will discover how to play scales, chords, and how to change keys and scales.
Once a melody or chord pattern has been recorded we can go back and modify those note's timing, length and velocity. We will also touch on navigating through a set.
Working with Samples5:24
There are three modes depending on what kind of content we're working with: Classic, One-Shot, and Slicing.
Let's take a deeper look at each mode. Each one allows us to work with a sample in a different way.
Deeper Into Simpler4:47
Simpler's magic really comes from its ability to warp samples. Let's see how that works with Push 2.
Finding the Perfect Sound9:20
In this video we will explore adding and using Audio and MIDI effects.
Mixing with Push is incredibly easy. We'll also look at the master track and how to utilize devices there.
This is an area Live and Push 2 shine. We will explore automating both parameters and individual steps within the drum and melodic step sequencer.
Finally, let's take a look at what we've created. We will also move over to the software and take a look at what it looks like there.
Abletons flagship hardware product Push 2 and Live 9 are a marriage made in heaven, and Live expert Scottie Dugan demonstrates how you can use them to write and perform, as well as make your tracks and beats bump!
After Scottie introduces Ableton Push 2 he shows you around the Browser and how to Navigate Push 2. H then covers how to Play, Record and Step Sequence Drums and Beats. But Push isnt just a rhythm tool Scottie shows you how to Create, Record, and Step Sequence Melodies using Push.
Scottie then dives deep into working with Samples, and Ableton Lives unique sampler, Simpler. He explores how Push 2 can be used to work in Simplers three different modes: Classic, One-Shot, and Slicing, and how Push 2 can be used when youre warping samples. Finally, Scottie demonstrates how you can Mix and Automate your projects using Push 2.
Whether youre new to Ableton Push 2 or youre a more experienced user looking for more expert techniques, dont miss Ableton Push 2 Explained!
Submitted 1 week ago
Submitted 3 weeks ago
One Word: Excellent!!!!
Submitted 1 month ago
Ableton Push 2 Explained
Scott was very clear and concise in each of his demonstrations and explanation of Push. It an excellent tutorial as well as informative.
I am a: Producer, Professional, Musician
Submitted 1 month ago
Its very good
It's amazing useful... every little info I was wondering about push2 to get you started, better then try to read the manual...
I am a: Beginner, Producer, Musician, Beat Maker, Student
Submitted 2 months ago
Ableton Live 9 Suite
The trainer does a great job explaining the features of Ableton Live 9.
I am a: Beginner
Submitted 1 year ago
Teaching is a under appreciated skill. Being able to break down to fundamentals is really not easy. Scott delivers an incredibly easy to digest package that brought me further ahead than I've been in the last few years of trial and error with ableton. I've been a musician for the last 25 years. I've toured and recorded professionally as a guitarist. I've been hacking my way through new approaches to music making and honestly feel like Scott put me on the right track by rewiring how I see making music in this medium. Thanks Scott and groove3
I am a: Professional, Musician
Submitted 1 year ago
Straight Forward and easy to follow. Very nice. I would love to see some videos of some more in depth functionality. Some questions I still have: How does push work in Arrangement view in Ableton? Can you add return tracks from push within a drum rack?
I am a: Hobbyist, Producer, Musician
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