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The Music Producer's Creative Guide to Ableton Live 11

By : Anna Lakatos
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The Music Producer's Creative Guide to Ableton Live 11

By: Anna Lakatos

Overview of this book

The Music Producer's Guide to Ableton Live will help you sharpen your production skills and gain a deeper understanding of the Live workflow. If you are a music maker working with other digital audios workstations (DAWs) or experienced in Ableton Live, perhaps earlier versions, you’ll be able to put your newfound knowledge to use right away with this book. You’ll start with some basic features and workflows that are more suitable for producers from another DAW looking to transfer their skills to Ableton Live 11.2. As you explore the Live concept, you’ll learn to create expressive music using Groove and MIDI effects and demystify Live 11’s new workflow improvements, such as Note Chance and Velocity Randomization. The book then introduces the Scale Mode, MIDI Transform tools, and other key features that can make composition and coming up with melodic elements easier than ever before. It will also guide you in implementing Live 11's new and updated effects into your current workflow. By the end of this Ableton Live book, you’ll be able to implement advanced production and workflow techniques and amplify live performance capabilities with what the Live 11 workflow has to offer.
Table of Contents (23 chapters)
Part 1: The Live Concept and Workflow
Part 2: Creative Music Production Techniques with Ableton Live 11
Part 3: Deep Dive into Ableton Live


We have finally arrived at the end of Chapter 12!

In this chapter, we explored the world of MPE and how to get started with it, with or without a physical MPE controller. We took an extensive look at how we can input/draw and edit envelopes within the Expression Editors, and we gained an understanding of some of the additional Max for Live MIDI effect choices that can be used to add some more fun to the process.

By now, you should have some great ideas on how you can implement and use the best MPE to create more expressive and interesting sounds and musical parts.

In the next chapter, we are going to have a lot of fun looking at Tempo Follower, Follow Action, and Max for Live, which are all truly unique features in Ableton Live!