Ask Video Ableton Live 408 Live Performance Looping Techniques [TUTORIAL]
Ableton Live is a powerful DAW, but did you know it’s also a live looping powerhouse? It IS, and you can learn all about it with Rishabh Rajan this 20 tutorial course!
Pioneering musicians such as Robert Fripp and Adrian Belew were among the first to embrace the art of live looping. If you’re eager to delve into this world of layering audio, whether in a studio setting or during your live performances, look no further. This course by trainer and musician Rishabh Rajan reveals all the essential techniques you need to know for crafting perfect musical loops!
In the opening videos, you’ll explore the historical evolution of live looping, from the early days of tape loops to using hardware pedals and DAWs like Ableton Live. Then, Rishabh demonstrates how to loop both MIDI and audio in Live’s Session view. You learn to create organic ambient layers of sound using unquantized live looping techniques for an authentic stompbox-style looping experience. You also discover advanced techniques such as multi-layer looping, quantization, as well as how to incorporate audio, MIDI and automation seamlessly into your live looping setup.
As you progress through the course, you learn to expand your looping possibilities using Live’s Looper device and the Max for Live Quad Looper. In the final video, Rishabh demonstrates the techniques you learned in a live looping performance.
Leave behind the constraints of linear music creation and immerse yourself in the boundless world of loops with this course, elevating your music-making capabilities with Ableton Live to new heights!
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