Ableton Workflow: Simple Recording/Mixing | Will Edwards | Skillshare

Ableton Workflow: Simple Recording/Mixing

Will Edwards, Artist. Creative Problem Solver. Musician

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10 Videos (36m)
    • Selecting Instruments

    • Setting Key, Tempo and Beat

    • Recording Chords/Harmony

    • Recording a Chord Tone Melody

    • Session View and Bass Line

    • When/How to Use Reverb and EQ

    • Simple Workflow for Live Recording/Mixing

    • Compression Quickstart Settings

    • Side-Chain Compression Basics

    • Limiting Basics


About This Class

This short course demonstrates the process of recording a complete track using Push 2.  The track is very simple, but it is useful for students who what to develop a workflow on Push that incorporates the technology while producing a piece of music that is actually using music theory principles.  Steps include: 

  1. Instrument Selection
  2. Setting a key and tempo
  3. Recording chords using triad pad shapes
  4. Composing/Recording a basic melody
  5. Using Session View to create track sections
  6. Record in Arrangement View
  7. Export
  8. FX Overview: Compressors, Reverb, EQ and Limiting





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Will Edwards

Artist. Creative Problem Solver. Musician

I am a full-time professional musician who has broad teaching experience with guitar & bass students in rock, blues, jazz and many other genres. I perform live on bass, guitar and keyboards.  In addition, I perform live electronic music improvisation.  I've devoted over 26 years to my own well-rounded musical education, focusing on a mastery of all aspects of modern music - from music theory to ear training; from live performance to composition and practice routines.<...

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