Austin Ableton Tutor Introduction

Jimmy Allison is A Certified Ableton trainer based in Austin, Texas. Jimmy also offers  Ableton Live training online. His training is highly adaptive and capable and informative. Training in  music production, live performance, DJing, synthesis, music theory, and more,  with music production and performance software Ableton Live. Jimmy teaches private and group lessons locally and online for all levels and all styles, focusing heavily on the needs of the student. His training can help get you started, take you to the next level, help you polish up a track, teach you how to make a performance template,  and much more! Get started right away! Check out the rates and specials page. Jimmy’s rates are very competitive with the tuition of schools plus the student will get specialized one on one training rather than a rigid curriculum based course. Contact him at  to get started with your Ableton training program right away.
Phone: 512.351.1870

For those unfamiliar with Live, Ableton Live is about making music;
for composition, songwriting, recording, production, remixing and live performance. Live’s nonlinear, intuitive flow, alongside powerful real-time editing and flexible performance options, make it a unique studio tool and a favorite with live performers. If you’d rather be “making music” than just “using music software,” Ableton Live is for you. Ableton provides a full featured 30 day trail version (including saving) so you will have of time to start learning Ableton Live with no restrictions.
Download Trial Version Of Ableton Live Today!

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How to warp an audio track in Ableton Live

Warping a track in Ableton Live

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Free Mopho MoPhater

I used to own a Dave Smith Instruments Mopho, I sampled the hell out of it but unfortunately I lost the drive with most of the samples. This Freebie is one of the few
samples I have left from that amazing synthesizer.. Enjoy!

Mopho MoPhater Free Download

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Free Memory Moog Samples loaded into Ableton Simpler

I hosted a clinic at Musicmakers Austin a while back and they had a pretty sweet Memory Moog in the store. So I did what any self respecting producer would do.. I sampled it!
Of course I am going to share, feel free to download this free Ableton Simpler Pack

Memory Moog Simpler Download

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Free Ableton Instrument Rack Arp The One

Here is a fun little freebie using Abletons Arpeggiator and Operator packaged into a nice little instrument rack for your Arpin pleasure!

Arp The One Download Link

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Don’t Forget To Pack!

I have noticed a good number of my Ableton Students do not realize that they are missing some amazing content that is included with their Ableton Live Purchase. This content is called Ableton Packs. To get you packs go the .

Be sure to Log in to your Account, and the click “Your Packs” which you can get to from the “your account” drop down menu,
or by clicking the Packs link and selecting “Your Packs” from the first drop down menu.

I hope this help some new users get what they paid for :)

I originally posted this on the Austin Ableton User Group site

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Video of Imogen Heap showing off her motion gloves controlling Ableton Live!


Imogen Heap is an inspire innovator that has always been pushing the limits of what you can do with Ableton Live.  Check it out!

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Ableton Live Set Up – Configuring an external audio interface with Ableton Live

In this video Jimmy Allison will teach you how to set up an external audio interface with Ableton Live.

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Make a default template for your Ableton productions

check out this great tutorial from Steven Campbell of AbletonOp.
Campbell talks about a great way to increase workflow and enhance production by created your own custom templates in Ableton Live.

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Max for Live Gems: Easier MIDI Mapping, Automation Recording, and Alternative Sequencing

Check out this post from

Peter Kirn talks about some very innovative max4live patches that do clip automation in ableton live, curves in ableton live, and more.

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Austin Area Workshops

I am constantly putting together workshops in the Austin Area.
the best place to keep current on all the Ableton Events in the Austin Area
is at the Austin Ableton User Group Meet up page

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