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    Getting Started (4:03)


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    Audio & MIDI Setup (9:37)


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    Starting a New Project (3:43)


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    The Browser (12:41)


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    Tracks (4:16)


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    Routing & Monitoring (9:37)


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    Intro to Clips (5:26)


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    Session & Arrangement View (11:13)


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    The Mixer (4:51)


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    Intro to Devices (7:53)


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    The Views (5:21)


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    The Basic Components (6:28)


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    Recording MIDI (10:14)


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    Converting Audio to MIDI (2:57)


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    Recording Audio (4:04)


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    Key & MIDI Map Mode (7:05)


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    Intro to Session Automation (4:34)


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    Editing MIDI Clips (7:35)


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    Editing Audio Clips (2:09)


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    Warping (10:56)


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    Editing Clip Automation (7:22)


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    Intro to Grooves (10:52)


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    Freezing & Resampling (6:29)


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    Recording into Arrangement View (6:29)


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    Editing in Arrangement View (6:28)


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    Automation Editing in Arrangement View (5:42)


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    Exporting & Managing Sets (4:49)


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    Performing in Session View (5:55)


Ableton Live 10 Certified instructor Scottie Dugan brings you awesome videos designed for beginner to intermediate Ableton Live 10 users. Learn to get going with Live 10, understand its main features and functions, as well as get more advanced topics and creative ideas. If you’re new to Live 10, this is the series to watch!

Scottie begins by welcoming you and then covers installing and activating your software. You’ll also see how to download and install packs, which are additional content made for Ableton Live.

Next, Scottie covers many basic, but important setup and foundational topics such as Audio & MIDI Setup, starting a new Project, understanding the Browser, Tracks, and Routing and Monitoring.

The almighty Clips are then looked at, which are your building blocks when using Live 10, followed by understanding and navigating the two main views in Live 10, the Session and Arrangement views.

Going deeper, you’ll then learn all about the Mixer, Devices, Recording and Editing Audio and MIDI, Key and Map Modes, Automation, Warping, using Grooves, Freezing and Resampling, Exporting your song for all the world to hear, using Live 10 to perform with in a live situation, and much, much more.

See the individual tutorial descriptions for more info. If you’re looking for the best way to get started with Ableton Live 10, look no further… “Ableton Live 10 Explained®” awaits you.


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Winni
Submitted 4 days ago

Great - very helpful for me as a (re-) starter

I used Ableton live 9 for a short time some years ago - and since then forgot a lot. This course was great for me to refresh all of the most important things in order to now use Ableton live 10 for my music. The author comes straight to the point, speaks clearly and explains it all pretty well. Some suggestions: There were only a few times I didn't understand what was meant and sometimes I couldn't follow because the mouse pointer was hard to follow (e.g. in the automation videos when many parts on the screen where moving) -> a highlighted mouse pointer would have been helpful.

I am a: Beginner, Producer, Ableton Live, Logic Pro, Reaper

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Oslow
Submitted 3 months ago

Very helpful. 100% recommended

Honestly is a nice and easy tutorial that covers almost every single thing.

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sharkytowers
Submitted 3 months ago

Extremely worthwhile.

The instructor is clear and pleasant. The lessons get right to the point. If you are starting out with live START HERE! Couldn't recommend this series more highly.

I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Beat Maker, Audio Engineer, Ableton Live

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TonyB
Submitted 4 months ago

Great course!

I was still a bit shaky on 9 when I updated to 10, and this course has been instrumental in getting me up to speed on the changes and reminding me about the unchanged functions and power of Ableton Live. I'm glad I've invested in this.

I am a: Hobbyist, Producer, Beat Maker, Ableton Live


ArtW
Submitted 4 months ago

Great Teaching

I took some online classes and this teaching far exceeds what I learned. A simple, yet complex, yet highly informative explanation of how and why Live works for just about any type of music that can be created. I highly recommend this to any one that is just starting out or someone that has been studying this for awhile.

I am a: Student, Ableton Live, Logic Pro, Reason

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ssanttos
Submitted 4 months ago

Scottie Dugan!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! YOU ARE MY FAVORITE!!!!!!!!!!!

I loved the way he taught the class, it seems that he was here

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metamorphis8
Submitted 5 months ago

Useful Tutorial

This is a very well made tutorial. In the past, I shuddered to listen to this particular instructor, due to his poor diction and rapid speech. In this series, he appears to have worked on his oral presentation, so that now the tutorial is understandable. I would recommend that he moves his mouse/pointer tool more slowly so that the viewer can see what command or button he is accessing. It would also be useful to have a pdf file of the various shortcuts which he references.

I am a: Musician

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Nuklz Axelhausen
Submitted 5 months ago

great work

nice voice, well paced tutorial, non-annoying musical examples which also aren't too loud compared to the voice, well filmed, nice clean hands - really very well done - Dugan is the best

I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Ableton Live

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Raheemvegas0007
Submitted 6 months ago

Great value!

Nice flow to all videos & easy to understand - a must have for all Live 10 Producers

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skotterz
Submitted 6 months ago

awesome.

thorough and succinct.

I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Ableton Live

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1. When did you start dabbling in music?

I grew up taking classical piano lessons, so music has always been a part of my life. It started out as a daily chore and eventually evolved into a passion. Now I am very lucky to call it my profession.

2. What training have you had?

After thirteen years of private piano lessons I decided to pursue a formal degree. Two years in and I realized it wasn't for me. From that point on a began teaching myself and taking various online courses that offered subjects that excited me. I've gotten to learn and sit under individuals who are way better than I am.

3. When did you get into recording?

Ableton Live and the ability to make music with a computer were the two biggest reasons I didn't continue pursue a formal degree. I was in a band, we cut a DIY "garage album" and that started the obsession. The once obscured world of synths, hardware and software was now overwhealming as I transitioned away from a piano only mindset.

4. People you have worked with/for?

I have the great privilege to be working with Ableton as one of their Ableton Certified Trainers. Being a part of that community has been really amazing and life changing. I have yet to work with anyone rich and famous... but I have a feeling one day some of these crazy talented people will be. I get to work with students and artists who are chasing their musical dreams. I like the purity and passion that comes with that.

5. Why are you so good at training people?

Well, I've always been told that I'm a good teacher but I hated talking to people I didn't know. It took a while to get over those introvert tendencies and fear of public speaking and now I can't get enough. Watching a student get that lightbulb breakthrough or seeing an ignition of passion after the transfer of knowledge creates such a sense of fulfillment for me. I can't not teach.

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Ableton Live 10 Explained® is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 11.
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great - very helpful for me as a (re-) starter I used Ableton live 9 for a short time some years ago - and since then forgot a lot. This course was great for me to refresh all of the most important things in order to now use Ableton live 10 for my music. The author comes straight to the point, speaks clearly and explains it all pretty well. Some suggestions: There were only a few times I didn't understand what was meant and sometimes I couldn't follow because the mouse pointer was hard to follow (e.g. in the automation videos when many parts on the screen where moving) -> a highlighted mouse pointer would have been helpful.
Date published: 2018-08-13
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very helpful. 100% recommended Honestly is a nice and easy tutorial that covers almost every single thing.
Date published: 2018-05-08
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Extremely worthwhile. The instructor is clear and pleasant. The lessons get right to the point. If you are starting out with live START HERE! Couldn't recommend this series more highly.
Date published: 2018-05-05
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Great course! I was still a bit shaky on 9 when I updated to 10, and this course has been instrumental in getting me up to speed on the changes and reminding me about the unchanged functions and power of Ableton Live. I'm glad I've invested in this.
Date published: 2018-04-30
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great Teaching I took some online classes and this teaching far exceeds what I learned. A simple, yet complex, yet highly informative explanation of how and why Live works for just about any type of music that can be created. I highly recommend this to any one that is just starting out or someone that has been studying this for awhile.
Date published: 2018-04-24
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Scottie Dugan!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! YOU ARE MY FAVORITE!!!!!!!!!!! I loved the way he taught the class, it seems that he was here
Date published: 2018-04-17
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Useful Tutorial This is a very well made tutorial. In the past, I shuddered to listen to this particular instructor, due to his poor diction and rapid speech. In this series, he appears to have worked on his oral presentation, so that now the tutorial is understandable. I would recommend that he moves his mouse/pointer tool more slowly so that the viewer can see what command or button he is accessing. It would also be useful to have a pdf file of the various shortcuts which he references.
Date published: 2018-03-20
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from great work nice voice, well paced tutorial, non-annoying musical examples which also aren't too loud compared to the voice, well filmed, nice clean hands - really very well done - Dugan is the best
Date published: 2018-03-12
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great value! Nice flow to all videos & easy to understand - a must have for all Live 10 Producers
Date published: 2018-02-25
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from awesome. thorough and succinct.
Date published: 2018-02-21
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Excellent starter and also some of the new! Loving this video as it goes in depth but not in a long toothed sense. Straight to the point no B/S.
Date published: 2018-02-20
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