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17 Videos (1h 46m)
    • Trailer

      1:49
    • Volume, Pan, Mute, Solo, Crossfader, and Cue Out

      5:30
    • Return Tracks and Sends

      4:31
    • I/O and Routing Between Tracks

      4:52
    • Working with Live’s Audio Effects

      4:16
    • EQs, Filters, and Dynamics Processors 101

      9:31
    • Time-based Effects 101

      8:28
    • Other FX 101

      10:08
    • Automation 101

      5:19
    • Recording Automation in Session View

      5:29
    • Drawing and Editing Automation Envelopes in Clip View

      8:01
    • Recording from Session View to Arrangement View

      6:26
    • Back To Arrangement Button

      4:52
    • Copy & Paste Clips Into Arrangement View

      2:12
    • Editing in Arrangement View 101

      11:43
    • Automation in Arrangement View 101

      6:44
    • Exporting your Finished Song

      5:49

About This Class

Mix and export a final track. You can choose to use original recordings, audio samples, or both. Be creative and experiment with sounds you love.

Ableton Live is uniquely powerful audio software, equally strong in helping you create, produce, and perform music. This fourth, 1.5-hour class from audio engineer, musician, and producer Brian Jackson covers how to finish and export full tracks. Learn how to balance levels and add reverb in Mixer View. Play with adding Audio FX. Explore why Session View is great for live performance, while Arrangement View is ideal for remixing and production. Whether you’re a musician, producer, or DJ, you’ll have all the knowledge to polish and share a full track that shows off your musical vision.

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

7 of 7 students recommendSee All

I've taken all four classes and feel I am able to make the switch to Ableton as my main DAW. Great course if you're interested.
Torin Bell

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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.