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Ableton Live 8 Explained® - Vol 1

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28 Videos | Length: 4hr 25min 16sec
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Chapter 1 : Main Category

  • Unlocking Live 5:22

    Unlocking Live

    See how to properly unlock Live and authorize your computer for use.

  • Audio Settings 11:31

    Audio Settings

    Learn all about Live’s audio settings and how to set them up to access your audio hardware.

  • Live Sets & Projects 8:02

    Live Sets & Projects

    Discover how to create, save and open sessions, and learn about the different files that are made when creating a Live session.

  • The Browser 8:22

    The Browser

    Craig gives you an in-depth overview of the powerful Live browser’s features and functions.

  • Understanding Session View 13:16

    Understanding Session View

    Discover the Session view’s features and functions and how to use them.

  • Working with Clips 15:55

    Working with Clips

    Learn all about the different types of Live building blocks called clips and how to use them.

  • Working with MIDI Files 3:50

    Working with MIDI Files

    See the differences when working with MIDI file clips in Live.

  • Working with Audio Files 7:51

    Working with Audio Files

    Discover the different Audio file types that Live supports and how to use them in Live.

  • Working with Tracks 13:56

    Working with Tracks

    Craig explains the different track types found in Live and how to use them.

  • Working with Scenes 8:31

    Working with Scenes

    Learn about the features and functions that make up a Scene in Live.

  • Understanding the Mixer 8:58

    Understanding the Mixer

    Craig goes into detail explaining the Live mixer’s features and functions.

  • Recording Audio 12:51

    Recording Audio

    Learn how to record audio into Live as well as routing signals.

  • Audio Effects 12:25

    Audio Effects

    Discover Live’s built-in effects and how to use them in your sessions.

  • Sends & Returns 12:59

    Sends & Returns

    See how to efficiently and creatively use effects in Live via Send & Return tracks.

  • Intro to Racks 10:20

    Intro to Racks

    Learn how to create Racks in Live which group together instruments and effects for powerful performance and management.

  • Creating MIDI Clips 9:42

    Creating MIDI Clips

    See the best ways to record and or create MIDI clips in Live.

  • The MIDI Editor 18:46

    The MIDI Editor

    Discover how to edit MIDI in Live using the advanced MIDI editing features and functions found in the MIDI editor window.

  • The Arrangement View 16:00

    The Arrangement View

    See how to layout all of your individual parts and clips to create an arrangement for your song.

  • Freeze & Consolidate 9:00

    Freeze & Consolidate

    Craig explains how to reduce CPU strain and or turn MIDI clips into audio.

  • Exporting Audio 12:11

    Exporting Audio

    Learn to render your finished track so you can burn it to disc or MP3 file to share with the world.

Chapter 2 : Live 8 Updates

  • VST / AU Configuration 6:05

    VST / AU Configuration

    Learn all about the changes to VST/AU configuration in Live 8.

  • MIDI Editor - Creating Notes 1:53

    MIDI Editor - Creating Notes

    The MIDI Editor was one of the most updated aspects of Live 8. This tutorial discusses the process for creating notes.

  • MIDI Editor - Editing Notes 7:39

    MIDI Editor - Editing Notes

    Continuing on the updates and features of the MIDI editor in Live 8, this video discusses the ways you can edit notes.

  • MIDI Editor - Navigation 3:41

    MIDI Editor - Navigation

    Get time saving advice and instruction on navigation within the MIDI Editor interface.

  • MIDI Editor - Selecting Notes 3:38

    MIDI Editor - Selecting Notes

    There are several ways you can select notes for editing or modification. Get the low down with this tutorial.

  • Warping 9:17


    Warping is another feature that has seen updates. This tutorial introduces you to Warping in Live 8.

  • Warping Drums 8:40

    Warping Drums

    Get some real world practical examples on how to use the Warping features in Live 8 on your drum tracks.

  • Step Record 4:35

    Step Record

    Get a detailed introduction in to the Step Record features of Live 8.

Product Overview

Compatible with Live 7 & 8, this collection of Ableton Live video tutorials, presented by Ableton Certified Trainer Craig McCullough, will explain the basics such as unlocking Live, audio settings, working with clips, to more advance topics such as sends and returns, MIDI editing, exporting audio and much more.

Craig demystifies the powerful Ableton Live like no one else and takes you step-by-step from the beginning. You'll get up and running fast and be on your way to becoming a true Ableton Live power user.

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