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Twisting Sounds with Ableton Live

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8 Videos | Length: 51min 11sec
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  • Introduction 0:56

    Introduction

    Timothy explains the specifics of this course.

  • Samples into Synths 8:47

    Samples into Synths

    Learn how to create single and multiple cycle synths from your existing sample collection.

  • Extreme Warping Techniques 6:41

    Extreme Warping Techniques

    You can easily make complex sounding textures and effects using a sneaky workaround of Live’s Warping limits.

  • Max4Live LFO 7:32

    Max4Live LFO

    Discover how to use multiple LFOs to generate randomized effects for your source material.

  • Complex One Knob Effect 6:02

    Complex One Knob Effect

    See how to create complex single knob macro mappings for any device in Live.

  • Unlinked Envelopes Pt. 1 11:05

    Unlinked Envelopes Pt. 1

    Timothy demonstrates how to use and abuse the ability to have clip envelopes run in their own timelines.

  • Unlinked Envelopes Pt. 2 3:11

    Unlinked Envelopes Pt. 2

    This video explores session automation and how easy it can be to use it to expand into unlinked automation envelopes.

  • Convoluted Processing 6:57

    Convoluted Processing

    Learn a seldom used trick to mangle existing, or create brand new audio involving the Max4Live Convolution Reverb.

Product Overview


Ableton Live lends itself to some wild sonic manipulation and sound design, and in this video tutorial series, EDM music producer Timothy Allan shows you some of his coveted tips and tricks for making unique and crazy sounds.

After a brief introduction, Timothy demonstrates how to create single and multiple cycle synths from your existing sample collection, followed by extreme warping techniques, showing you how to make complex sounding textures with Ableton Live’s Warp engine.

After that, Timothy reveals how to use multiple instances of the Max4Live LFO to generate randomized effects, as well as how to create a complex, single knob macro to map any devices you want, for creative control.

Moving on, Tim shows you how to go crazy with the ability to unlink clip envelopes and run each in their own timeline.

Finally, Timothy explores how to use the Max4Live Convolution Reverb to mangle sounds and create something brand new.

Whether you’re new to using Ableton Live for sound design, or just looking for some new techniques for your bag of tricks, don’t miss “Twisting Sounds with Ableton Live”!


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