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Wavetable Tutorial

Ableton Live Wavetable Explained®

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7 Videos | Length: 41min 21sec
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    Meet Ableton Wavetable

    In this video, Scottie goes over wavetable synthesis basics and then introduces you to Ableton Wavetable.

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    The Oscillators

    Next, Scottie shows you how to use Wavetable's oscillators, and cool oscillator effects to further evolve your sounds.

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    The Filters

    Now it's time to take a look at the filter section, which according to Scottie, is very straight forward and easy to use.

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    The Envelopes

    Scottie now focuses on the Modulation section which contains two different types of internal modulation, and starts with the first, the three envelopes.

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    The LFOs

    The second type of internal modulation in Wavetable are LFOs. Scottie shows you how they work.

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    The Matrix

    Now, let's put it all together. The Matrix allows you to configure all of your modulation routing for some amazing possibilities.

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    Sound Design

    Finally, Scottie ends the series with a bit of sound design, showing you just a tiny bit of what Wavetable can do!

Product Overview


Ableton Live 10 Certified instructor Scottie Dugan brings you a collection of video tutorials designed to get you up to speed with Ableton Live’s new virtual synth, Wavetable!

Scottie starts by teaching you the basics of wavetable synthesis, then introduces Wavetable, covering it’s layout and GUI.

Next, Scottie covers the oscillators found in Wavetable, and why they’re so important, as well as how to create some cool oscillator effects to further evolve your sounds.

The filters and envelops are then covered in detail, as well as important modulation options that really make Wavetable stand out as a powerful synth and sound design tool.

Scottie then gives you in-depth videos on the LFOs and the Matrix, which is where you can configure all of your routing options for creating really unique sounds and patches.

Wrapping it up, you’ll get a sound design video lesson using the things you’ve learnt in the series, giving you an idea as to what Wavetable is capable of.

See the individual tutorial descriptions for more info. If you’re new to Ableton Live’s new virtual synth Wavetable, spend some time with Scottie, and get going fast… Watch “Ableton Live Wavetable Explained®” today.


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Ableton Live Wavetable Explained® is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 8 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very helpful and really covered the basics fast and easy! If you've not used Wavetable and have only been using third party synths, you def want to check this out to get a good jump start on working through Wavetable
Date published: 2021-02-23
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Quick and legit I'm about to upgrade to Suite so this was nice to watch for a clearer idea of the capabilities of Wavetable.
Date published: 2021-02-23
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from good overview of wavetable - clearly explained Really helps clarify wavetable - presented in easily digestible bite-sized chunks. Really useful to follow right through from begining to end if new to wavetable.
Date published: 2020-10-31
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from nice helpful. made it very easy to understand
Date published: 2020-10-14
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Great course! Definitely helped me with the basics so I didn't feel so lost...
Date published: 2019-07-24
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from And now I get wavetable (and then some!!) This is a really well delivered set of tutorials that completely cover the operation and potential of wavetable! Inspiring and informative :) Need to update iOS appear new phones please!
Date published: 2019-06-15
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Simple and easy! Really good run through!
Date published: 2019-05-17
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great explained! Thank you, very good explained. Now I understand Wavetable better, even though there is still a lot to learn. Many possibilities.
Date published: 2018-08-02
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