In this 9 minute screencast we demonstrate Ableton 9’s Sampler instrument and how to use your voice as an oscilator to shape a waveform suitable for a kick drum. We use the pitch envelope, filter envelope, transposition and ADSR envelope to create and edit a kick drum from a few recorded words.
This video shows Ableton Live’s arrange view for a track born out of some Synth patches & Drum Rack patches I created. I also used a chord effect from an excellent tutorial from Danny J Lewis, check it out here http://youtu.be/JgCmADNG_rQ
I used Operator, Drum Rack, Max For Live’s Mono Sequencer and MIDI LFO’s as the main effects, tools and sounds…
This 15 minute video shows how to create a simple filter sweeping pad in Ableton’s Operator Synth using Frequency Modulation, Pitch Envelopes, LFO’s and Auto Filter.
This 14 minute video explains how to set up and edit a multi sample instrument using a selection of pitched samples. It shows how to change the root notes of the zones and how to edit the sound including envelopes, oscillator, filters and pitch envelopes.
This 15 minute Screencast shows you how to load durmast into Ableton’s Drum Rack Sampler Player. It also shows you how to edit the drum hits and set up the rack to gain realistic drum sounds such as choking and filter velocity.
This 11 minute video demonstrates the basic set up for warping your music. This allows you to Beat Match 2 tunes. I still DJ using decks but I will use Ableton if I am compiling a DJ mix for comercial release or a Mini-Mix.
This 14 minute video shows how to group an instrument with effects and how to use and automate Ableton’s Macro knobs. The first 04:25 of this video is a a recap of viseo 1 of 2. It creates a Bass sound using Operators Oscillators, Envelopes & Pitch Envelopes.