Learn how to produce a track from start to finish in Ableton Live.
Learn how to produce a track from start to finish with Ableton Live.4 hour pro class taking you through the full process. (Beginner & Intermediate).
Starting with the basics & finishing with mixing + mastering a complete track. What you’ll learn in this course: Learn how to produce a professional sounding track from scratch without getting stuck along the way. This course is for beginners.
We are using Ableton – only!
This course focusses on production. Our other course is focussing on chord progressions and harmony. Over 21 sessions and around 4 hours of content! Produce and complete a professional sounding track using Ableton Live
Create unique sound designs using Ableton instruments
Use samples to edit, arrange, and create unique tracks and beats of your own.
How to achieve great soundscapes using audio effects
Hands on course showing you a producers workflow. Focus on sound design and technique
Kickstart your productions with our material – full template session and samples included in this course! What are the requirements? We’re using Ableton Live 9 Suite only. If you don’t have a copy of Ableton Live 9 Suite, a great way to start would be using the trial version (free for 30 days). We won’t be using any third party plugins in this course
If you’ve opened a DAW like Ableton, Logic or FL Studio before and know that hitting the space bar will start and stop the playback, that would be great.
Having spent a couple of minutes in Ableton to check out the basic interface
You want to know how to produce a professionally sounding track from the start to the fully mixed and mastered product. Is it for you? You want to see the complete production process step by step
You want a comprehensive understanding of Ableton Live
You are interested in producing tracks, beats, sound designs, or any other music on your own in a professional way
You’re looking to understand the deeper levels of Ableton Live
You like to see how to start from scratch going all the way to the finished, mixed & mastered product. Producing a modern and fresh sounding track from start to finish This is a very hands-on and deep class showing you how to produce a track from scratch – with tons of content, tricks, and tips on production, workflow, beat design, sound design, mixing and mastering. You’ll be getting the complete finished track as template session you can play around with. Additionally you’re getting a bunch of drum samples and MIDI files to work with. We are going to be covering how to produce using Ableton Live, starting from working with clips in the session view and going all the way up to some very advanced production techniques using the arrangement view
00 – Introduction and PrerequisitesII. Basic Beat
00 – Download Course Files
01 – Interface, Session vs Arrangement View, Loading MIDI and Audio, Basic Beat
02 – Using Instruments, Creating a Bass, Setting up a Sidechain
03 – Basic Bass Sound Design – Basic EQing
04 – Loading Ableton Packs – Adding a GuitarIII. Basic Sound Design
05 – Creating a Background Pad Sound with Operator
06 – Creating a Saw Lead Sound with Operator
07 – Creative Sound Design: Smooth Saw
08 – Building Custom EffectsIV. Adding More Song Parts
09 – Producing a Break
10 – Adding another Beat & Bass Pattern
11 – Adding Vocal Effects
12 – Adding Drum Effects
13 – Adding an “LFO” Pad
14 – Generating Intro Ideas V. Arrangement
15 – Setting up a Basic Arrangement
16 – Arrangement Details – Adding TransitionsVI. Mixing
17 – Mixing Basics – Frequency Spectrum
18 – Mixing Instruments and EffectsVII. Mastering
19 – Mastering Basics and Chain Setup
20 – Mastering – Chain Finish and BalanceVIII. Finals
21 – Exporting the Track and Final ThoughtsBonus Videos
Bonus: Making a Deep House Track from Start to Finish (62:14)
How to use Ableton Live 9.2 Simpler vs. Simpler in Live 9.5 (7:53)
Example files: Present
Video Format: MP4
Video: AVC, 1920×1200, 30 fps
Audio: 44.1 KHz, AAC LC, 2 ch