Ableton Live III: Shape Your Own Audio & Beats Premium class

Brian Jackson, Music Producer, Audio Engineer, Musician, Author

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14 Videos (1h 21m)
    • Trailer

    • Audio Preferences and Dealing with Latency

    • Recording Audio in Session View

    • Recording Audio in Arrangement View

    • Beats Mode in Detail

    • Other Warp Modes in Detail

    • Sample Box Parameters

    • Warp Options in the Context Menu

    • Intermediate Warping Techniques

    • Cropping Clips

    • Clip To Sample Instrument

    • Impulse and Simpler 101

    • Drum Racks 101

    • Saving Custom Presets


About This Class

Create a 30-second song. It can be from scratch or using a combination of MIDI sounds and Live's sample instruments. Experiment with the sounds you like best.

Ableton Live 9 is uniquely powerful audio software, equally strong in helping you create, produce, and perform music. This third, 79-minute class from audio engineer, musician, and producer Brian Jackson is all about working with audio samples. It’s perfect for learning how to record and import sound, work with a wide range of samples, make beats, and warp full tracks. The class culminates with a practical, thorough look at using Live’s sample instruments so that you can achieve the sound you want. Whether you’re a producer, musician, or audio enthusiast, you’ll have all the knowledge you need to create your very own short song.

Ready to learn more? Check out all 4 classes in Brian's series:

Ableton Live I: The First Steps of Digital Music Production

Ableton Live II: MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface)

Ableton Live III: Shape Your Own Audio & Beats

Ableton Live IV: Finishing a Track





Brian Jackson

Music Producer, Audio Engineer, Musician, Author

Brian Jackson is an internationally released electronic musician and audio engineer. He was one of the first Ableton Certified Trainers, is the author of both The Music Producer's Survival Guide (2013) and The Music Producer's Survival Stories (2014), and specializes in one-on-one training in audio engineering and music production for beginners and Grammy winners alike.

In addition to recording, producing, and teaching out of his Williamsburg, Brooklyn-based studio Form Labs, Brian is also a partner and Director of Education at Devotion Gallery, Brooklyn's first Ableton Certified Training Center. Leading both of these venues, Brian bring together a diverse range of artists, musicians, and teachers—all specializing in computer-based music, audio production, and creative visual media. Specialities include MIDI, synthesis, mixing, recording, mastering, music theory, sound design, digital DJ, Mac-based DAWs, and much more.