Ultimate Ableton Live 11, Part 2: Recording & Warping

By Jason Allen, Producer, Composer, Educator

Language: English

This course is for you

This course is "5-Star Certified" by the International Association of Online Music Educators and Institutions (IAOMEI). This course has been independently reviewed by a panel of experts and has received a stellar 5-star rating.

Welcome to ULTIMATE ABLETON LIVE 11, PART 2: Recording & Warping! In this course, we will use the real-world experiences of the award-winning instructor and university music production professor Dr. Jason Allen. But don't be worried - Dr. Allen is best known around campus for keeping things simple, accessible, useful, and fun. Dr. Allen is a professional musician, top-rated online instructor, and university professor. In 2017 the Star Tribune featured him as a "Mover and a Shaker," and he is recognized by the Grammy Foundation for his music education classes. He is also an ABLETON LIVE CERTIFIED TRAINER. In this class, we are going to learn Ableton Live 11, and every aspect of the program. We will focus on how to do everything possible in Ableton Live, and you will finish this course as an expert in Ableton Live 11. Whether you have experience in music production already or not, this is the ultimate class to learn how to use the Ableton Live 11 software for any genre of music. ULTIMATE ABLETON LIVE 11, PART 2 is everything you need to start making great tracks! This is a really deep class - tons of content, tricks, and tips. Throughout the different "parts" of this class (there are six total) I'll go through literally everything I know about Ableton Live 11, and everything it took for me to become a Certified Trainer. I'll share some of my own tracks, and give you some full sessions from my library to play around with and get you started. In this part of the class, we are going to cover how to use the Live 11 software for recording and warping. Including: Audio Recording Fundamentals Microphone Selection and Microphone Placement MIDI Controller Shopping Multitrack Recording Overdubbing, or "Punching in" Recording Multiple Takes and "Comping" Working with Effects Recording MIDI Velocity Mapping Warping for Editing Warping Beats Warping Whole Tracks for Remixing Full Track Deconstructions And Much, Much, More! I will be making 6 (six!) complete "parts" in order to bring you the most comprehensive manual on Ableton Live production techniques ever created. Each class has Sets, sessions, and experiments for you to try on your own and follow along with. You will not have another opportunity to learn about Ableton Live in a more comprehensive way than this. The course is a roadmap to MAKING STUNNING TRACKS with Ableton Live 11. All the tools you need to produce great tracks are included in this course and the entire course is based on real-life experiences - not just academic theory.

Course overview - 40

  • What Is An ACT

  • What We Will Cover Here

  • Intro To Audio Recording

  • Hardware Needs

  • Audio Interface Shopping

  • Microphones

  • Microphones Shopping

  • Hardware Setup

  • Latency

  • Microphone Placement

  • Monitor Modes

  • Tracking in Arrangement View

  • Multitracking in Arrangement View

  • Mono and Stereo Tracks

  • Comping

  • Tracking & Multitracking in Session View

  • Overdubbing and "Punching In"

  • Effects

  • MIDI Recording Fundamentals

  • Hardware Needs for MIDI

  • MIDI Controller Shopping

  • Hardware Setup

  • MIDI Signal Flow

  • Recording MIDI in Arrangement View

  • Recording MIDI in Session view

  • Velocity

  • MPE Editing

  • Intro to Warping

  • What is Warping

  • Warping Beats

  • Warping Tracks, Method 1

  • Warping Tracks, Method 2

  • Warping for Editing

  • Warping Multiple Tracks at Once

  • Warp Modes

  • Granulation Techniques

  • Grouping Tracks

  • Linked Tracks

  • What Comes Next?

  • Wrap Up

Meet your instructor

Jason Jason
Jason AllenProducer, Composer, Educator
** J. is a #1 best-selling music teacher on online. He is the author of the #1 best selling music theory online course, "Music Theory Comprehensive" (21 parts), and Music Theory for Electronic Musicians (3 parts), which have been purchased by more than 300,000 students in 11 languages in 196 countries.**   ** He is a PhD in music, and a best selling music producer. He brings this authenticity to all of his online courses. ** Jason Allen (better known as J. Anthony Allen) has worn the hats of composer, producer, songwriter, engineer, sound designer, DJ, remix artist, multi-media artist, performer, inventor, and entrepreneur. Allen is a versatile creator whose diverse project experience ranges from works written for the Minnesota Orchestra to pieces developed for film, TV, and radio. An innovator in the field of electronic performance, Allen performs on a set of “glove” controllers, which he has designed, built, and programmed by himself. When he’s not working as a solo artist, Allen is a serial collaborator. His primary collaborative vehicle is the group Ballet Mech, for which Allen is one of three producers. J. Anthony Allen teaches at Augsburg University in Minneapolis, MN, where he runs the Music, Media, and Management program. He is also an Ableton Live Certified Trainer,  co-founder, owner and CEO of Slam Academy, a multimedia educational space in downtown Minneapolis, the CTO of Ion Concert Media, and sole owner and producer of music education courses under the umbrella of Punkademic Courses. Recently, Allen founded Hackademica – an innovative net-label for new music. J. has a PhD in music composition, 2 Master’s degrees in music composition and electronic music, and a bachelors degree in guitar performance. Through his academic travels, Dr. Allen has received numerous awards along the way. If you run into him on the street, he prefers to be addressed as J. (as in, Jay.)