1st Edition

Ableton Live 9
Create, Produce, Perform

ISBN 9780240817897
Published December 16, 2013 by Routledge
456 Pages 592 Color Illustrations

USD $59.95

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Book Description

Learn how to create, produce, and perform your music at the next level by unlocking the power of Ableton Live 9. This book and web combination shows, if you get it right, exactly what Live can deliver.

Engineered to follow Live's non-linear music environment, the book looks and feels like the program. Its unique format utilizes the terms and creative features of Live – tabs, keys, pointers, and labels—to help you learn the littlest things that make the biggest difference.

Packed with professional insight, concepts, definitions, and hundreds of tips, tricks, and hidden features, author Keith Robinson covers the software’s nuts and bolts, while never neglecting creative techniques for creating, producing, performing, – all the tools for making music on the fly.

The accompanying website contains bonus chapters, Live Sets and clips to sync and download.

Ableton Live 9

* Features step-by-step tutorials, useful web-based media (Sets, Clips, Loops, and Samples) designed to perfect your techniques

* Identifies key concepts and definitions, and uncovers hidden features of Live 9

* Its unique graphic format, mirrors Live's structure, terms, and creative features, so you can get into a "Live frame of mind" as you read

Table of Contents

Scene 1 – Live 9: Create, Produce, Perform

Scene 2 – Overview: Live 9

Scene 3 – The quick way to start making music!

Scene 4 – Global Recording: Arrangements on the fly

Scene 5 – Session View Concepts

Scene 6 – Arrangement View Concepts

Scene 7 – Clips

Scene 8 – Recording

Scene 9 – Working with Scenes

Scene 10 - Automation

Scene 11 – Grouping Tracks

Scene 12 - Groove

Scene 13 – Warping your mind!

Scene 14 – Loops, Slicing, & More Looping

Scene 15 – Instruments & Effects

Scene 16 – Device Racks

Scene 17 – Controlling your universe

Scene 18 – ReWiring the Digital World

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Keith Robinson is a composer, sound designer, audio engineer, and producer living in New York City. He is also a lecturer at The Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music, New York University, specializing in Producing Music with Software & MIDI. Keith’s music has been used in numerous commercials and multiple feature films. Currently, Keith serves as Vice President and developer for the sample library company Sample Logic LLC. His company’s award-winning products are heavily used throughout music for film, TV, and the gaming world. Keith is a member of ASCAP and holds a Bachelors degree in Music Education & Trumpet Performance and a Master’s degree in Music Technology: Scoring for Film and Multimedia from New York University.