Ultimate Ableton Live: Part 3 - Producing & Editing Premium class

Jason Allen, PhD, Ableton Certified Trainer

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33 Videos (3h 6m)
    • Intro

      2:31
    • Arrangement Editing Intro

      1:03
    • Timeline Commands

      12:07
    • Moving Clips

      7:44
    • Tempo And Time Changes

      12:33
    • Downloading A Session

      5:47
    • Session Editing Intro

      1:00
    • Setting Up Loops

      7:59
    • Editing Clips

      12:01
    • Tempo Changes In Session View

      5:21
    • Time Changes In Session View

      3:58
    • Adding Harmony And Basslines

      11:57
    • Back To Arrangement Button

      3:43
    • Record To Arrange

      5:23
    • Beats Intro

      1:21
    • Working With Loops

      7:47
    • Chopping Up Loops

      8:03
    • Consolidating

      3:46
    • Slice To New Midi Track

      9:52
    • Working With Drum Racks

      6:17
    • Creating Your Own Drum Racks

      6:42
    • Recording Drum Racks

      5:00
    • Synths Intro

      1:38
    • Layering Synths

      10:08
    • Freezing And Flattening

      3:15
    • Audio Effects Intro

      0:39
    • Basic Audio Effects

      7:18
    • Automatiting Effects

      2:40
    • Advanced Production Technques Intro

      1:08
    • Side Chaining

      6:20
    • Bussing

      4:37
    • Resampling

      3:48
    • WrapUp

      2:30

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 3: Producing & Editing

This is a really deep class - tons of content, tricks, and tips. I'm giving you SIX sessions to play around with. One of them (the first one) is even a finished, published complete track of mine. We are going to be covering how to produce using Ableton Live, starting from working with clips and going all the way up to some advanced production techniques. Topics include:

  • Looping
  • Locators
  • Key Mapping
  • Reversing Clips
  • Time Signatures Changes (session and arrangement)
  • Meter Changes (session and arrangement)
  • Adding harmony
  • Working with vocal samples
  • Creating beats
  • Working with one-shots
  • Slice to MIDI for beat production
  • Drum racks (!)
  • Consolidating
  • Recording/Writing Drum grooves
  • Layering Synths
  • Freezing & Flattening
  • Audio Effects
  • Automating Effects
  • Side-Chaining
  • Routing & Bussing
  • Resampling
  • ...and much more!

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 any part, 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."

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excellent course.... if you are a music producer.... you must wacht it..

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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 he’s not working as a solo artist, Allen is a serial collaborator. His primary collaborative vehicle is the group Ballet Mech, for which Allen is one of three producers.

In 2014, Allen was a semi-finalist for the Grammy Foundation’s Music Educator of the Year.

J. Anthony Allen teaches at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN., and is an Ableton Live Certified Instructor. He has a PhD in music composition, 2 Master’s degrees in music composition and electronic music, and a bachelors degree in guitar performance. Through his academic travels, Dr. Allen has received numerous awards along the way.

Born and raised in Michigan, Allen has worked with many forms of interactive media including audio, video, installation and dance. Mr. Allen’s work has been experienced all over the world, and has been called “a study in ominous sound and motion,”(Baltimore Sun) “An aural hallucinogen,” (Minnesota Public Radio) and “A beautiful and engaging use of technology. ” (Cogapp: The Art and Science Blog). In 2003 Allen joined the team of the Spark Festival of Electronic Music and Art where he was the assistant director and lead producer through 2009.