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Making Better Beats in Live 9

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    Introduction (0:57)


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    Curved Automation Pt. 1 (5:48)


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    Curved Automation Pt. 2 (7:21)


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    Glue Tweaking Pt. 1 (5:03)


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    Glue Tweaking Pt. 2 (3:59)


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    Glue Tweaking Pt. 3 (3:42)


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    Compressor Sidechain & You (5:13)


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    Double Drum Bus Compression (18:45)


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    Cracking Snares (12:04)


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    Convert to MIDI Defaults (4:26)


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    Drums to MIDI (4:30)


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    Rapid Fire in Place Auditioning (2:17)


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    Session Automation - Intro (8:38)


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    Session Automation - Warnings (2:03)


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    EQ8 & Formant Filters (7:49)


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    Complextro Basslines & FX (7:33)


Remixer extraordinaire Timothy Allan is back, this time he's loaded with Ableton Live 9! Tim has some amazing tricks and techniques up his sleeves, and they're all dedicated to making your beats and grooves better with the powerful new features found in Ableton Live 9.

Tim starts off with an introduction to the series and let's you know what to expect. Then he jumps right in with awesome Curved Automation tutorials that will show you how to use the new version 9 feature to create FX, grooves and builds, that were not possible with older versions of Live. Next, Tim is all over the new Glue compressor like, well glue! You'll learn to tweak, modify and abuse it to no end.

Tim then goes deeper with Live 9's compressors covering important side chaining techniques, double drum buss compression and how to make cracking snare drums. The new Convert to MIDI features are then exploited, showing you how to make your own custom drum kits, synth patches and make new beats, that are totally locked in with your existing groove!

Rapid Fire Auditioning is covered, followed by tutorials on complex Session Automation techniques. The EQ8 and Formant Filters are then revealed and you'll see how to make cool vocal wah-wah effects and more.

In the final video, Tim saved the best for last. He shows you how to create Complextro sounding basslines and randomly generate and save your new creations using arrange view, and how to do it all over again for even more chopped up goodness. You'll also see how the effect can also be used to create unique effects and buildups for your track, keeping you clear of having to use the same old samples found in every other track.

Ableton Live 9 is chock full of new features. Let Tim show you his way of using them to make better beats and grooves today... Get "Making Better Beats with Live 9" now.


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Eugenio Jedi Martinez
Submitted 6 months ago

Super Cool !

Thank you !

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nateperl
Submitted 2 years ago

Awesome

Timothy really teaches you to better your beats in this video.

I am a: Hobbyist

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blvve
Submitted 2 years ago

Well explained

If you want the secrets of the masters to sound like the masters, then Timothy is your guy and this course makes the difference in your sound

I am a: Semi-Pro, Producer, Musician

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1. When did you start dabbling in music?

As a very young kid my parents signed me up for piano lessons. My mom said if I quit that I would regret it later on in life, but I thought piano lessons were boring! Electronic music was a natural progression for me from those early days, it let me combine my love of technology and all things nerdy with a love of loud and strange noises.

2. What training have you had?

I've had years and years of training from a good friend of mine named "The Internet", and before him my other good pal "Trial and Error". 

3. When did you get into recording?

The wonder of synthesis and certain electronic music is that you never really have to record anything if you don't want to! Although I do remember way back in the day recording found sounds on an old garage sale cassette recorder I bought, and using those samples in old school Trackers on the Apple II.

4. People you have worked with/for?

I've worked with, and for, a whole bunch of fantastic people so far. Some of the more popular ones include Empire of the Sun, Dirty South, Ash, Paul Oakenfold, Carl Kennedy, Hong Kong Blondes, Loverush UK, Molly Bancroft, Made by Monkeys, Tiff Lacey, Marcie, Offer Nissim and Kirsty Hawkshaw. Madonna chose a track I made for a compilation she released, although she never called or took me for lunch! That really doesn't count as 'working with' does it!?

5. Why are you so good at training people?

I'm good at training people because I remember what it was like to be the newbie, and I try and go over things that I would have found interesting and cool, back when I was starting out. I take the time to learn the techniques inside and out, and then break that down quickly for people.

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Making Better Beats in Live 9 is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 3.
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Super Cool ! Thank you !
Date published: 2018-03-04
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Awesome Timothy really teaches you to better your beats in this video.
Date published: 2016-10-12
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Well explained If you want the secrets of the masters to sound like the masters, then Timothy is your guy and this course makes the difference in your sound
Date published: 2016-07-03
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