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Author Topic: Ableton - it had to happen sooner or later  (Read 1311 times)

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Offline Schprocket

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Ableton - it had to happen sooner or later
« on: March 25, 2015, 11:55:38 AM »
That's right, I said Ableton, that one DAW we've probably all received a free licence for the Lite  version and most of us in our age demographic will have looked at it once, muttered "WTF?" and promptly uninstalled it to squeeze more storage out of a hard-drive.

Not only is it given away with practically every third bit of gear bought, but in the world of iOS music making, mainly through a working relationship with Korg, it's now possible to transfer projects created in the iOS app Gadget (related TTM post here) or projects created in the new Electribe grooveboxes over to Ableton.

On the "typical" DAW front, if you find yourself building up track from loops, whether you've played them yourself or from your extensive collection of freebies :) this is where I think Ableton can make it a lot easier to work with then the traditional time-line DAW.

The basic limitation with Live Lite is that you only have a maximum of eight tracks... but when you combine that with multiple scenes, and the fact that it's relatively easy to bounce a scene to one clip, it should be relatively straightforward to work around.

Anyway, less talk, more action - the intro videos are great.
You get a pretty good idea what's going on in these bite-sized overviews.

The longer stuff, aka "thing with lots of squiggly things called letters on it" is here

I skipped the audio and MIDI set-up videos for brevity :)

Recording Audio

Making MIDI Beats and Melodies

Session View

Arrangement View

The important final bit - Exporting Audio

These videos, along with the remaining hardware set-up videos, are all available here

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Re: Ableton - it had to happen sooner or later
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2020, 09:18:42 PM »
Hey schrocket. I’ve had a M-audio midi keyboard about 2 years but only just got round to installing Ableton 9 Live (it’s taken me about 6 how’s to get the damn thing to download).

Anyway I’ll Check out your video tutorials. Wonder if I can import GarageBand projects. I’ll see how I find it and might buy the entry level version (currently £48).