Tag: Ableton Live

Ableton live 10 workflow enhancements for music producers.

My 10 Favorite Workflow Enhancements in Ableton Live 10

Ableton Live 10 is an exciting update that brings with it many upgraded features and great new devices. While I love the new WaveTable Synth, The Drum Bus, and The Echo plugin, I’m finding that some of my favorite new features are focused on improving workflow. I like to break down my workflow into two categories: Administrative and Creative. This new version release packs lots of punch into both categories so I thought it would be helpful to break them down into some of my favorites and show just how helpful they are.

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First look at Ableton Live 10, a versatile music production program perfect for aspiring music producers.

First Look at Ableton Live 10

Ableton Certified Trainer Dustin Ragland walks us through the new devices and features of Ableton Live 10, released November 2nd, 2017. Today, he’ll be taking a look at new devices and updates in Live 10 such as: 

  • Ableton Wavetable – the brand new wavetable synthesizer in Ableton Live
  • Ableton Echo – A vintage tape-style delay device
  • Ableton Pedal – A handy guitar-pedal-style distortion device

Plus, Dustin we’ll be taking a look at new workflow improvements and features like the new “Capture” feature and other refinements. We hope you’re as excited as we are to explore what Ableton Live 10 has to offer!

Interested in learning to produce music with Ableton Live? We’ve got you covered with online Ableton classes1-on-1 Ableton mentors, and San Francisco Ableton classes

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Designing a pad for live performance with Ableton Push, tailored for beatmaking and music production.

Designing a Pad for Live Performance with Ableton Push | Dustin Ragland

In this sound design tutorial, Pyramind mentor and Ableton certified trainer Dustin Ragland gives you helpful pad designing tips. He uses Ableton’s Operator and Analog to build the foundation of the pad, then adds several effects to shape the overall expression—all within an instrument rack. He maps the effect controls to his Ableton Push, allowing for more physical control over the sound. The pad instrument rack is made up entirely of Ableton stock devices, making it easy for producers to follow along at home.

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A music producer sitting at a table with a laptop on his lap, using a music production program for beatmaking.

Elite Session with Harley Rayner from Mt Eden | Video Recap

Harley Rayner from Mt Eden and KNAME joined us for an Elite Session at our SF campus. Signed to Ultra Records, Harley is half of the production duo Mt Eden and they have garnered millions of views and plays across social media (Their Sarah McLachlan remix has 20M views on YouTube alone). There’s so much you can learn from this talented producer.

Approaching 250K subscribers on YouTube, Mt Eden has made a massive impact on the electronic music scene. Watch our video recap of the event to learn more about Harley’s career background, how he produces in Ableton, and the secret way he writes his buildups.

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Creating a vibrant community in the music industry through online music production programs.

Community in the Music Industry | Producing Out Loud Ep. 4 ft. Ableton Brand Manager Javad Butah

Welcome to Producing Out Loud, our series where we discuss a wide range of topics related to music production, business, and technology.

In this episode, Pyramind’s Jeff Straw and Chris Gear are joined by Ableton brand manager Javad Butah as they discuss the importance of community in the music industry. They discuss how music producers, educators, and software developers interact to form the immense, dynamic ecosystem we know as the music industry.

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