Ableton Live Performance Techniques

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
150 Mass Ave, Media Center
Although Ableton Live has for many become a first choice studio production environment, the original intent of the program was to enable musicians to bring computers on stage for performance. Live continues to excel in this role and empowers musicians, DJ’s and producers alike to leverage the power of their computers in performing their music. In this session, we’ll touch on features of Live useful in performance including:
  • Clip oriented techniques
  • Launch modes
  • Follow actions
  • Dummy clips
  • Essential effects
  • Series, parallel and master effects
  • Audio effect racks and macros
  • Incorporating MIDI keyboard controllers & pad controllers
  • Mapping controls
  • Using multiple controllers
  • Basics of MIDI sync