Synopses & Reviews
Ableton Live, now in version 9, is the music creation/recording/performing software that revolutionized the way modern music is made, both in the studio and on stage. Used by hobbyists and professionals around the globe, Ableton Live has played a key creative role in successful productions in every genre. If you're ready to learn this astounding software from top to bottom, ABLETON LIVE 9 POWER! is the one-stop resource for you. Live's intuitive interface makes it easy to get started making music, but there are great depths to explore--and you'll be amazed by the powerful, inspiring tools that await you there. Popular producer, teacher, and Ableton Live expert Jon Margulies takes you beyond Live's many features and opens up the music-making process itself. He shows you Live's capabilities in context and provides a wealth of real-world tips and techniques that will deepen your understanding of the software. Open up the power and creativity of your music with Ableton Live and ABLETON LIVE 9 POWER!
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
1. Live 9. 2. Getting Live Up And Running. 3. Live Interface Basics. 4. Making Music In Live. 5. The Audio Clip. 6. The MIDI Clip. 7. Using Effects and Instruments. 8. Live's Instruments. 9. Live's Audio Effects. 10. Live's MIDI Effects. 11. ReWire. 12. Using Live On Stage. 13. Ableton Live Power.