Electronic Music Production with Ableton Live

Electronic Music Production with Ableton Live

BASIC

This course provides basic access to some of Ableton Live’s functions as a Digital Audio Workstation, such as audio processing and recording, loop editing and MIDI programming.

  • 1. Introduction to music software Ableton Live
  • 2. Making beats
  • 3. Building melodies and layers
  • 4. Making songs with clips
  • 5. Arrangement
  • 6. Intro to Audio Effects
  • 7. Intro to MIDI Effects
  • 8. Basic Sampling
  • 9. Intro to Mixer and Send Channels
  • 10. Intro to Ableton Push
  • 11. Intro to Synths
  • 12. Completing your song

DETAILS

  • Course is 12 hours
  • Bring your own laptop, either Windows or Mac, laptop
  • Bring your own Headphones, for your personal practice
  • Ableton Live 10 Suite software free demo, which we will show you how to set up
  • No music theory knowledge or musical experience is needed

 

Advanced

Building upon the skills from the Basic course, the Advanced course provides a more in-depth approach toward sampling, effects processing and other Ableton Live components such as Operator. Special session is available on music business and protecting yourself in contracts (our instructor is also a former copyright lawyer).

  • 1. Introduction to MIDI hardware, MIDI controllers and interfaces
  • 2. Beat techniques and variations
  • 3. Electronic music theory: Scales and Chords
  • 4. Electronic music theory: Circle of Fifths
  • 5. Electronic music structures
  • 6. Building Audio Effect Racks
  • 7. Automating Audio Effects
  • 8. Building Drum Racks
  • 9. Advanced Sampling
  • 10. Intro to Max for Live programming

DETAILS

  • Your own laptop, either Windows or Mac, for your personal practice
  • Headphones, for your personal practice
  • Some basic music that you have started making
  • Not software specific: Ableton Live preferred, but Logic Pro, FL Studio, and Cubase supported