Ableton Live 8 and Suite 8: Create, Produce, Perform
Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub
Learn how to create, produce and perform a whole new way; prepare to unlock the power of Live!
In this brand new title for Ableton Live 8 and Suite 8 users, author Keith Robinson details exactly what Abelton Live can deliver. The book is engineered to follow Live's non-linear music environment - the book look and feels like the program! Its unique format utilizes the terms and creative features of Live - tabs, keys, pointers, and labels.
Packed with professional testimonials, concepts, definitions, hundreds of tips, tricks and hidden features, Ableton Live 8 and Suite 8 covers the software's nuts and bolts and creative technique to create, produce, perform and make music on the fly.
The accompanying website contains "Live sets" and web pointer information to sync and download as well as interviews, additional hints, tips and video
Project folder, which includes copying Library content if you so choose. You can also access the more detailed save options from the File Manager. One key difference with Live in regards to the saving process is in the Live Browser itself. You can simply drag a clip directly into one of the File Browsers to save your clip as a Live Clip. You can also drag a track(s) or an entire selection of clips to a File Browser as a Live Set (.als). Choose how you wish to copy your samples and assorted ﬁles
vocal layers in the Arrangement View using the Session View to playback the rhythm section or backing tracks as a guide while recording the lead elements directly into the Arrangement View. Once you’ve ﬁnished recording your lead and harmonic elements, you could then capture the backing tracks into the Arrangement View or move either the lead or harmonic elements – keyboard, guitar, or vocal part – or rhythmic elements manually into either view using the “drag and drop from view-to-view”
hooks. With all the Live 8 and Suite 8’s powerful features and devices, you can remix songs just like any other DAW. This is important to understand. Live is a linear production tool. That’s the beauty of the Arrangement View. Copy, paste, cut, or lengthen large song sections – verses, hooks, themes, motives, etc. – in unique ways. Automate effects and mixer parameters then copy and paste those too. Finally, master your entire production in the Arrangement View then bounce a ﬁnal mix. It does it
to remember! Clips can be launched at any time in whatever order you choose, but only one clip per track can play at the same time. In other words, you can play as many clips as you want simultaneously as long as they are not on the same track. The order in which clips are laid out in the session does not dictate or determine their playback order. Only you can determine that. This goes back to the nonlinear concept behind Live’s Session View. Let’s review these properties one more time because
envelope automation from Clip View, you will choose a device from the Device chooser and the speciﬁc parameters of that device from the Control chooser. Whichever device you choose, the associated control parameters will become available in the Control chooser. For audio clips, you will be able to select from Clip, Mixer, or a device in the track. For MIDI clips, you will be able to select between each device in the device chain, including each individual parameter or the Mixer. The three buttons