Synopses & Reviews
Ready to unleash the awesome power of Ableton Live 7? As its name suggests, Ableton Live 7 was designed with the live performer in mind, but it goes well beyond that. You can integrate this live performance and studio software into your existing home or professional music studio to produce, compose, DJ, and much more. But how? "Ableton Live 7 Power!" is the key you need to revolutionize your studio by incorporating Live 7. Written for musicians by a fellow musician who uses Live on a daily basis, this useful guide explores fundamental and advanced Live features, and provides insider tips, tricks, and interviews with Live power users to provide you with a comprehensive overview of the ins and outs of this powerful software. Whether you are a beginner in the digital audio field or a seasoned pro, "Ableton Live 7 Power!" is the reference you need to take your music to the next level.
Ableton Live 8 Power! is the all-inclusive guide to making music with Ableton's revolutionary live performance and studio software, Live 8. Written for all Live users, from digital audio beginners to seasoned pros, this book explores each fundamental feature in Live. The book provides power-user tips and insider tricks for integrating Ableton Live into your home or professional studio. But Live's in-studio capabilities are just the beginning. Every last feature, button, fader, instrument, and effect in Live 8 was also designed with the live performer in mind. Ableton Live 8 Power! is a book written for musicians by a musician who uses and teaches the software on a daily basis. Whether you use Live for producing, composing, DJing, or film and television, Ableton Live 8 Power! will help you put the fun back into making music with computers, while taking your music to the next level.
About the Author
Jon Margulies is a producer, DJ, guitarist, and the creator of Hobotech. A professional performer since the age of eleven, he has appeared in a wildly diverse array of contexts and styles ranging from Coachella to Carnegie Hall. As the man behind Hobotech, he fuses roots Americana with big bass dance floor whomp and has toured around the U.S. and performed with artists such as Bassnectar, David Starfire and AN-TEN-NAE. As a leading expert on Ableton Live, Jon has developed curricula, taught classes and workshops for cutting-edge music school Dubspot, and is the author of 365 Live Tips, available at jonmargulies.com.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Live 8; Chapter 2: Getting Live Up and Running; Chapter 3: Live Interface Basics; Chapter 4: Making Music in Live; Chapter 5: The Audio Clip; Chapter 6: The MIDI Clip; Chapter 7: Using Effects and Instruments; Chapter 8: Live's Instruments; Chapter 9: Live's Audio Effects; Chapter 10: Live's MIDI Effects Chapter 11: ReWire; Chapter 12: Playing Live. . . Live Chapter 13: Live 8 Power