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Foundations: Ableton Live – Part 1

Poppy Roberts

Foundations: Ableton Live – Part 1

About the course

Poppy Roberts is a talented musician and Ableton Live Certified guru who will take you through a detailed walkthrough and guide of Ableton Live, covering all of the essential features to allow you to start making music right away. Then, with your foundations in place, watch as Poppy breaks down advanced features and time-saving tips & tricks to improve your workflow in easy-to-follow episodes.

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Poppy Roberts

Poppy Roberts

Poppy Roberts is a vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, producer, tutor and Ableton Certified Trainer from Manchester, UK. Poppy’s interests in music started at a young age growing up in a household listening to Opera, Jazz and Street Soul, and she started performing and writing her own compositions from the age of 14. Since graduating from the University of Salford with first-class honours, she has worked with a broad range of clients and collaborators including Wolf Music, Apollo R&S, Audio Network, The North Quarter, Dub Phizix, Zed Bias and Swing Ting.

What you'll learn

This easy to follow, user-friendly course will teach you everything you need to know to start making music in Ableton, covering both its basic and more advanced functions.

Poppy uses Ableton Live 11 and stock plugins throughout this course, but many of the techniques taught can be used in other music making software.

Are you ready to achieve your full potential with Ableton Live?

Sign up to learn:

  • Ableton navigation, understanding the display and how to start making music straight away
  • How to install Ableton Packs and 3rd party VSTs
  • How to use Ableton’s Session and Arrangement Views to get your initial ideas down and build upon them
  • Synthesis and how to create your own sounds from scratch using Ableton’s stock instruments
  • MIDI programming, how to use MIDI effects, editing the Grid and using Grooves
  • How to mix your tracks in Ableton, understanding Ableton’s creative and dynamic effects and how to use sends and returns
  • How to use Ableton’s Warp function to timestretch and manipulate audio.