In this video, Gary introduces you to what will be covered in the course, and then goes into detail on the difference between the Session View and Arrangement View, and how you can use them to compose your music.
Take a look at how you can record ideas to clips in the Session view, and then how you can drag these across to the Arrangement view to build up an arrangement.
See how to launch clips and record the changes to the Arrangement View in realtime while the clips playback.
In this video, Gary shows you how you can use the follow actions to randomize what clips are playing back to build up an ad hoc arrangement idea.
Discover how to easily convert MIDI clips to Audio Clips, an option that is covered regularly throughout the remainder of the video series.
In this video, Gary shows you how you can use Dummy clips to Trigger different audio effect events on a track, which is great way to add interest to your productions.
Learn how you can use Audio Warp Markers in interesting way to alter and manipulate an audio clip.
This video shows you how you can apply sidechaining to any parameter in Ableton, through the use of the Envelope Follower effect.
See how to create transition effects between changes in your Arrangement, such as Crash Swells, and Reversed Audio Parts.
This video takes a look at how you can enhance a sound or instrument by grouping the track, and then creating additional chain layers to build up a more complex and rich sound.
Watch how you can build up a MIDI device that allows you to change the note and chords for a MIDI clip.
This video shows you how you can use the MIDI Scale effect to conform and move MIDI note data to notes within the given scale. This helps improve your music theory and problems with tracks playing different note data. Plus, you can experiment with different modes, to hear the tonality change within the part.
Here Gary shows you how you can take a sample of audio, and pull it into the Sampler Engine, resample it through the processing on the Sampler, and create a new sound to use in your productions.
This video goes over how you can re-pitch your audio clips, and build up an interesting piece of audio through the re-pitching technique.
Explore how to create your own MultiBand effects by splitting up the track into different frequency bands, and then processing each band differently.
Here we take the idea of using an Arpeggiator, and then creating a group, adding different chains, and then adding different Arpeggiations to build it up. The result is a complex sound with many delays and feedback.
In this video, Gary shows you how to split up your bands on the EQ, and then add different forms of processing on each band. In the end you can listen to the audio track before and after and hear how the different effects on the different bands add to the sound.
In Ableton it's very easy to move instrument and audio tracks across to another instrument. Gary shows you how this is done, and the techniques to use to find and copy across instruments and tracks.
Gary Hiebner shows you creative ways to make new sounds and enhance your songwriting production ideas with Ableton Live! These videos are designed for those already familiar with Ableton Live and want to explore ways to use Ableton Live's features, functions, instruments and effects to make new and exciting sounds and productions. Project file included in the course extras section!
Gary starts off with a video covering what you'll be learning and then starts at the beginning, going into detail on the difference between the Session View and Arrangement View, and how you can use them both to compose your music. Then Gary shows you how you can record ideas to Clips in the Session view, and drag these across to the Arrangement view to build up an arrangement.
Throughout the rest of the videos, Gary gives you a ton of great ideas for building up your arrangements and creating cool new sounds by utilizing MIDI to Audio Clip conversion, Audio Warping techniques, creative Sidechaining, transition effects, layering sounds, selecting different chords and notes with MIDI chains and scales, sampling and re-sampling your audio and tracks, building your on multiband effects chain, wild arpeggiator tricks and much, much more.
To see what these in-depth Ableton Live songwriting and sound design tutorials show you, and how they'll inspire you to make new sounds and arrangements with Ableton Live, see the individual Ableton Live tutorial descriptions on this page. Get a new perspective on working with Ableton Live when making your sounds and songs... Watch "Ableton Live: Songwriting & Sound Design Ideas" today.
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