Category Archives: Ableton Tutorials

Last updated by at .

Drum Production & Sound Design in Ableton Live Part 2: Tuning & Automating Drums

Declan McGlynn, Oct 14, 2014  While more musical elements like toms, congas, bells and percussion clearly need to be in tune with the rest of your track, it might not be immediately obvious how important it is to tune your kick
Posted in Ableton Tutorials, Tutorials

Drum Production & Sound Design in Ableton Live Part 1: Programming Drums

Declan McGlynn, Oct 07, 2014  Ableton Live is renowned for its sampling creative capabilities, excelling at quickly allowing you to put ideas together with drag-and-drop ease. Throw in Live’s Impulse and Drum Rack
Posted in Ableton Tutorials, Tutorials

Music for Media: Transposing and Grouping Tracks

Declan McGlynn, Oct 02, 2014  In the final part of our new series looking at Music For Media, course tutor Kevin Kerrigan looks at transposing multiple clips of your temp track and grouping your channels so you don’t
Posted in Ableton Tutorials, Tutorials

Music for Media: Creating Locators When Composing in Live 9

Declan McGlynn, Sep 20, 2014  While Ableton Live might be better know for its performance and production capabilities, it’s equally capable as a composition tool when writing music for film and TV. On our Music for Media
Posted in Ableton Tutorials, Tutorials

Controlling Ableton Live with Leap Motion (FFL!)

Declan McGlynn, Sep 19, 2014  Friday Forum Live is back after our summer break and who better to kick it off with than our resident Ableton-certified tutor and all-round Ableton expert Freddy Frogs? Freddy’s hosted
Posted in Ableton Tutorials, Friday Forum Live, News, Tutorials

Music for Media: Creating a Tempo Track in Ableton Live

Declan McGlynn, Sep 12, 2014  Our Music for Media course – part of our Music Production in Ableton Live Diploma – looks at scoring, soundtracking and composing for film, TV, videogames, radio and more. In this
Posted in Ableton Tutorials, Tutorials

Caribou – Can’t Do Without You Deconstruction

Declan McGlynn, Sep 05, 2014  After a brief summer break, Friday Forum is back with another deconstruction from PB’s very own half-man half-keyboard and Electronic Music Composition (EMC) course – part of
Posted in Ableton Tutorials, Tutorials

Brodanse: Behind Their Live Setup

Declan McGlynn, Aug 16, 2014  The brothers Brodanse are two of the fastest-rising producers in house and techno in the UK. Having only been producing for a few years, they’ve already collaborated with heavy-hitters like Groove Aramada and vocalist Cari Golden, started their own label, and are bringing their live show to one of the world’s most prestigious clubs
Posted in Ableton Tutorials, Tutorials

Mixing Dance Music: Ableton – Mix Deconstruction

Declan McGlynn, Aug 13, 2014  Our Mixing Dance Music: Ableton course has had a complete makeover, not only introducing a whole bunch of new features from Live 9, but taking a brand new approach to mixing. We’ve created
Posted in Ableton Tutorials, Tutorials

Mixing Dance Music in Ableton Live: Mix Deconstruction Part Three

Declan McGlynn, Jul 29, 2014  We have a brand new course called Mixing Dance Music in Ableton Live, or MDMA for short (just a coincidence, honest!). It looks at taking fundamental sound engineering skills with a focus on electronic
Posted in Ableton Tutorials, Tutorials

Mixing Dance Music in Ableton Live: Mix Deconstruction Part Two

Declan McGlynn, Jul 22, 2014  We have a brand new course called Mixing Dance Music in Ableton Live, or MDMA for short (just a coincidence, honest!). It looks at taking fundamental sound engineering skills with a focus on electronic
Posted in Ableton Tutorials, Tutorials