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Ableton Live Tutorial

Ableton Live Clip Tricks

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6 Videos | Length: 41min 24sec
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    Quantize & Launch Modes

    Revisit the launch modes and quantize settings that are important when playing clips like a sampler in the session view.

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    Mapping & Launching

    Learn about the velocity settings and range mapping to play velocity sensitive clips over the full length of a MIDI keyboard, like a sampler.

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    Glitchy Follow Actions

    See how you can use follow actions to create glitched up samples from several different clips, then make a new clip that can be triggered individually.

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    Follow Actions for Offbeat Intro

    See how follow actions can be used to attach an intro to a clip so that it can be triggered with one press.

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    Clip Envelopes

    See how clips can be used as a highly flexible way of controlling effects.

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    Dummy Clips

    Now that you can control effects with clip envelopes, see how we can then use ‘dummy’ clips to create specific clips for triggering effects, so you can store a bank of effects changes for later use.

Product Overview


Use Ableton Live? Well then you need to know all of these awesome clip tricks! Ableton Certified Trainer Craig McCullough takes you through all of his personal favorites, one by one, in this power packed micro series, empowering you and your Ableton Live knowledge to work faster and more creatively.

Craig starts off with quantize and launch modes, then mapping and launching. He then goes into glitchy follow actions and using follow actions to include an offbeat intro / lead in. Craig wraps up the micro series with clip envelopes and utilizing dummy clips.

If you're into live, you have to know these important clip features and techniques. Work faster and more creatively, watch "Ableton Live Clip Tricks" today.


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Ableton Live Clip Tricks is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 4 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very good. Very well explained. Thank You. perfect
Date published: 2019-10-10
Rated 3.5 out of 5 by from quick and informative! I use live sometimes and I need a quick way to remember the functions and that is perfect! Thanks
Date published: 2017-05-25
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Getting some good tips I am slowly able to increase my Ableton knowledge with Groove. I do wish there were some more current vids tho...
Date published: 2017-04-08
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Useful stuff, fun stuff. Short and to the point - very helpful. Covers several points on how to get a variety of actions and multiple variations out of your clips.
Date published: 2016-12-02
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