6 week Ableton Live Training course

Beginners Ableton Course


6 WEEKS OF ABLETON TRAINING

Learn Ableton

and improve your musicianship

  • Software: Ableton Live 9 (Full or Trial Version)
  • Difficulty: Beginners + New Ableton users
  • System: Mac or Windows PC
  • Hardware: Headphones / Speakers, Microphone , Drum Pads or Keyboard, Guitar, Audio Interface (optional)

INTRODUCTION DEMO

WEEK 1

Learning Drum Patterns

WEEK 1: LEARNING TO DRUM

This week we will focus on installing and setting up Ableton and learning how to play and record drum patterns.

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WEEK 2

Learning Bass Patterns

WEEK 2: BASS PERFORMANCE

This week we will focus on learning, performing and recording bass patterns. This is a key development to your production skills.

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WEEK 3

Learning Bass Patterns

WEEK 3: Keyboard Skills

This week we will focus on learning, performing and recording Piano patterns and well as consolidate a lot of the information from past lessons. In these lesson, we will also delve further into music theory!?

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WEEK 4

Learning Bass Patterns

WEEK 4: Guitar Skills

This week we will focus on learning, performing and recording Guitar chord progressions and strumming patterns. Also, we will be learning basic techniques for recording audio and looking further into how Ableton Live deals with audio processing.

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WEEK 5

Arranging and Melodic improvisation

WEEK 5: Arranging and Melodic Improvisation

This week we will be looking at how we work in Ableton Live’s arrangement view and moving between Session and arrangement views. This workflow suits our next musical skill which is melodic improvisation.

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WEEK 6

Arranging and Melodic improvisation

WEEK 6: Mixing Techniques

This week we will finish off by looking at some basic processing for mixing and bouncing down your mixes and arrangements. Remember: Even though this is the last week you should be recapping the things that you don’t quite understand and be practicing for at least 15 minutes each day.

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