In this Audio Course you will be introduced to the music production aspects, using Ableton Live. You will begin this tutorial by learning how to set up your DAW then transitioning into midi, audio recording and settings, exploring how Beats are made, why Ableton is so up to date in terms of creativity and freedom hence the two different modes, Session View and Arrangement View both covered thru out this tutorial, you will learn to create, arrange, mix and master you own songs, ending everything on one important aspect, which is, often, neglected, exporting your Audio.
1.0: Audio Interface Setup ( 3:40 min );
Connecting your Audio Interface and having the best setting your PC(or MAC) can handle is something every producer is faced with; you will learn how to use your sound card (audio interface) how and what cables to use, how to, very important, take care of your monitors when installing everything and many more insights into the basics of audio setup.
1.1: How to Record Midi ( 2:56 min );
In this tutorial we are going to have a look at how to set up your midi controller with Ableton Live.
1.2: How to Record Audio ( 2:49 min );
This episode is essential for every Music Producer, since we are covering how to record Audio, simple shortcuts that can help you move more freely around your DAW, using the correct audio cables for your audio interface.
2.0: How to Make Beats ( 3:55 min);
After you set your audio interface, you know the basics of recording midi and audio, it’s time to put everything together, and what better way that creating some Beats and Melody. Of course a bit of midi theory but just enough to have a greater understanding of how and why things work in Ableton Live.
3.0: Session View ( 3:24 min );
Essential facts in regards to how to get the most out of Ableton Live. Session View is one of Ableton’s greatest feature as you can easily make musical improvisations and arrangements without worrying about time signature (to much), and come up with amazing compositions.
4.0; Arrangement View ( 3:04 min );
The Arrangement View is a great way of getting your songs polished and have a better understanding of how things are in regards to the timeline, measure volume, tempo and so on.
5.0; Optimizing your Audio Interface ( 4:00 min );
In this part of the tutorial we are going to cover a few aspects that might help you optimize your audio interface even more. (and a bit of more theory)
6.0; Creating your first Track ( 13:50 min );
Exploring sampling, melodies, live instruments, sidechaining and so many more creative musical ideas, a real treat for every upcoming Music Producer.
7.0; Arranging Your First Track ( 07:33 min );
One essential part in every great song is the Arrangement, once you’ll see how we transformed our song from a “static phase” into the arrangement, you will surely have a better comprehension in regards to your music productions.
8.0; Mixing Your First Track ( 9:20 min );
Working with the track we composed and arranged in the previous parts we are going to explore the aspects of mixing everything together, exploring different styles of EQ-ing, compression, panning, sidechaining, volume controller, delays, depth of field and many important tools to have in your arsenal for every music producer.
9.0; Mastering Your First Track ( 3:08 min );
In this part of the tutorial we are going to explore the basics of mastering your tracks, the workflow and the way a master bus should be arranged. Having a better understanding on how and why you should use certain settings for different aspects as well as not over doing them.
10; How to Export Audio ( 3:10 min );
Different aspects you need to keep in mind when exporting Audio from your DAW, in this case Ableton Live.
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