Mode Audio is giving away A sampler pack of 650 MB of free samples, Presets, Midi Files, and Effects Racks. All of which are Royalty-Free, so you can use everything in this pack for commercial use and not have to pay out any royalties to anyone. Sample packs are great for when you are starting out in Ableton Live. Sometimes it is nice to grab some loops and focus on learning and playing with clips. You can get a good feel of session view workflow and have a lot of fun. I also find that digging into a sample pack can be that pole vault needed to get out of a creative rut. This pack has a good variety of content and lots of drum samples so you can build your own drum kits as well. Included in the pack are a number of awesome Native Instruments Massive, and FM8 presets which can potential infuse some inspiration into your productions.
This Ableton Instruction video by Ableton Live Certified Trainer Jimmy Allison is about using and recording automation in Ableton Live 9. Automation is a very handy tool that can be utilized for both production and performance. New to Ableton Live 9 is the ability to record Automation directly into Live’s session view clips. You can also move clips between session view and arrangement view while maintaining the automation . This video also contains a tips for over dubbing Automation with the Ableton Push and a workflow tip involving using automation on the Ableton utility effect.
Over Dubbing Automation in Arrangement view with Ableton Push
This is video is just a quick video to show you how to overdub Automation in Ableton Live using Ableton Push. It can be a bit tricky but basically you need to set the input to non on the track so that the Ableton Push does not arm the track when you select. If the track is armed and you try to record Automation int0 Live’s arrangement view you will also overdub the midi clip. This is a just a quick video demonstrating how to set up Ableton Live’s Arrangement View for overdubbing automation with the Ableton Push.
Jimmy Allison is an Ableton Live Certified training offering private and group lesson online and in the Austin, TX area. Taking private lessons is one of the most cost effective ways of attaining your goals. The lessons will be focused on you and your needs which will greatly reduce your learning curve. Learn at your pace and on your own time. Highly specialized training from an instructor with over 7 years of experience teaching and countless years producing and performing music. Feel free to send a message and receive more info about Ableton Training
Intro to Ableton Live Looper using the KMI Softstep foot controller
This Ableton Live video is an Intro to Ableton Live Looper and some bonus content about using the Keith Mcmillen Instruments Softstep foot controller. Live looping is a lot of fun and a great way to perform or enhance a performance. With the technology available today you can be a one man band and carry way less gear. This Intro to Ableton Live Looper video will help get you started and teach you the basic fundamentals of live looping with Ableton Live. There are a lot of different workflows and techniques to live looping. I personally am a Live Looper and I have trained many people how to use Ableton Live for live looping. Some of my students started from scratch while others came from a hardware looping back ground. Learning how to live loop can seem like a dark art only mastered by wizards of a the sacred order but it is not that difficult after you master the fundamentals that this Intro to Ableton Live Looper video will cover. The next stage is to learn and decide on how you want to perform. My biggest advice is to think about what you want to do and how you want to do it. Write it down, then make it happen. I’m an Ableton Live Certified Trainer and Live Looping is actually one of my many specialties. feel free to contact me or leave a comment below. Check out all the Ableton Live Tutorial Videos Here
Ableton Live Tutorial Video How to use Keith Mcmillen Instruments Softstep X/Y Controls
In this Ableton Live tutorial video you will learn how to program the Keith Mcmillen Instruments Softstep Editor to create an X/Y control of two parameters in Ableton Live. The KMI Softstep is a very versatile midi foot controller that can do many different functions. As well as the X/Y controls on each pad you could also program any of the softstep pads to do Pressure, toggle, trigger, double trigger, hold, and various other ways of interaction with the KMI Softstep pads. In all honesty there are not any midi foot controllers on the market that even come close to the flexibility and durability of the KMI Softstep Midi foot controller. You can even control midi hardware with out a computer if you purchase the optional KMI Midi Expander. The Midi Expender provides midi i/o that can be used to connect the Softstep to midi hardware standalone or with a computer. Thank you for watching I’m an Ableton Live Certified Trainer feel free to leave any questions in the comments below. You can also make any Ableton Live Video Tutorial Requests. Check out all the Ableton Live Tutorial Videos Here
In this Ableton Live tutorial video, Certified training Jimmy Allison shares his technique on how to warp a track quickly in Ableton Live. The basic concept of the video is to let Ableton Live do as much of the work for you as possible. After watching this Ableton Live tutorial video and practicing the procedure till it sinks in, you will be able to quickly warp most tracks in a matter of seconds. Even if the track is an organically performed live recording. Feel free to leave any comments below with your questions or any Ableton Live tutorial video topic requests. Check out all the Ableton Live Tutorial Videos Here