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Ultimate Ableton Live: Part 1 - The Interface & The Basics

Jason Allen, PhD, Ableton Certified Trainer

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26 Videos (2h 33m)
    • Ableton1 0 Overview

    • Ableton1 1Session Vs Arrangement

    • Ableton1 2 ArrangementOverview

    • Ableton1 3 SessionOverview

    • Ableton1 4 GettingAroundIntro

    • Ableton1 5 InfoView

    • Ableton1 6 HelpView

    • Ableton1 7 Navigation

    • Ableton1 8 ArrangementNavigation

    • Ableton1 9 SessionNavigation

    • Ableton1 10ClipView

    • Ableton1 11 AddingContentIntro

    • Ableton1 12 Preferences

    • Ableton1 13 Browser

    • Ableton1 14 SignalFlow

    • Ableton1 15 Recording

    • Ableton1 16 RecordToArrange

    • Ableton1 17 Deconstruction1

    • Ableton1 18 EditingINTRO

    • Ableton1 19 Editing and Looping Audio

    • Ableton1 20 EditingMIDIand Quanitizing

    • Ableton1 21 Automation

    • Ableton1 22 GroovePool

    • Ableton1 23 Deconstruction2

    • We Interrupt This Class...

    • Ableton1 24 WrapUp


About This Class

For years I've been teaching Ableton Live in the college classroom. As a University Professor, my classes are sought after, and, frankly, expensive. I believe Ableton Live can be learned by anyone, and cost shouldn't be a barrier. This class uses the same outline and syllabus I've used in my college classes for years, at a fraction of the cost.

This is Part 1: The Interface.

I will be making 6 (six!) complete classes in order to bring you the most comprehensive manual on Ableton Live production techniques ever created. Each class has Sets, sessions, and experiments for you to try on your own and follow along with.

And of course, once you sign up for Part 1 - The Interface, you automatically get huge discounts to all the upcoming parts (the next 5!) of this class.

You will not have another opportunity to learn Ableton Live in a more comprehensive way that this. Start here.

J. Anthony Allen is an Ableton Certified Trainer, and a PhD in Music Composition and master of Electronic Sounds. His music has been heard internationally in film, radio, video games, and industrial sound, as well as the concert hall and theater.

He currently as an adjunct professor of composition at the University of St. Thomas, Macphail Academy of Music, and the CEO of Slam Academy in Minneapolis.

Praise for other classes by J. Anthony Allen:

  • "Dr Allen does it again with his music theory for electronic musicians series. This course really opened up everything I learned from the 1st section and now I understand more about the composition side of things for music. I highly highly recommend this course to anyone!!! Really opened my eyes to many things I wasn't aware of."

  • "The Best Teacher ever, who makes you understand the ins & outs of Music Theory by all mean without giving what you don't want to know."
  • "I have never had any formal training in music at all. Trying to learn all the notes and how everything translated was a serious challenge. After going thru this class, Dr. J has totally brought down the barriers. The content was very useful and was easy to grasp for me."

8 of 8 students recommendSee All

Just amazing. So helpful. There is an art to being a teacher in online tutorials and this guy is Rembrandt.
WOW! You sir are awesome! I've been using Abelton for about 5 months now. I had a general idea as to how things worked, but watching your videos has opened my eyes to so much more that I could be doing. Looks like it's time for me to learn more on Recording! I'm off to Session 2! If you want to learn more on Abelton, follow Jason's class. The sessions are long, but you'll grow to appreciate it because he doesn't rush through things. Great teacher. You can tell he's done this before.
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Jason Allen

PhD, Ableton Certified Trainer

J. Anthony Allen has worn the hats of composer, producer, songwriter, engineer, sound designer, DJ, remix artist, multi-media artist, performer, inventor, and entrepreneur. Allen is a versatile creator whose diverse project experience ranges from works written for the Minnesota Orchestra to pieces developed for film, TV, and radio. An innovator in the field of electronic performance, Allen performs on a set of "glove" controllers, which he has designed, built, and programmed by himself. When ...

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