Higher Education

Ableton Live 7 Power!: The Comprehensive Guide, 1st Edition

  • Jon Margulies
  • ISBN-10: 1598635220  |  ISBN-13: 9781598635225
  • 432 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2007, 2006, 2005
  • © 2008 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $30.00



Ready to unleash the awesome power of Ableton Live 7? As its name suggests, Ableton Live 7 was designed with the live performer in mind, but it goes well beyond that. You can integrate this live performance and studio software into your existing home or professional music studio to produce, compose, DJ, and much more. But how? "Ableton Live 7 Power!" is the key you need to revolutionize your studio by incorporating Live 7. Written for musicians by a fellow musician who uses Live on a daily basis, this useful guide explores fundamental and advanced Live features, and provides insider tips, tricks, and interviews with Live power users to provide you with a comprehensive overview of the ins and outs of this powerful software. Whether you are a beginner in the digital audio field or a seasoned pro, "Ableton Live 7 Power!" is the reference you need to take your music to the next level.

Features and Benefits

  • Covers all of the very latest features of the newest version of the exciting and ever-improving application, Ableton Live
  • Takes readers to expert-user level
  • Written by experienced authors who are experts on the software
  • A friendly, informal style combined with complete how-to information, tips, tricks, and user profiles, makes the book the complete source of information on Live
  • Companion website available here: http://www.delmarlearning.com/companions/index.asp?isbn=1598635220

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Live 7
Chapter 2: Getting Live Up and Running
Chapter 3: Live Interface Basics
Chapter 4: Making Music in Live
Chapter 5: The Audio Clip
Chapter 6: The MIDI Clip
Chapter 7: Using Effects and Instruments
Chapter 8: Live's Instruments
Chapter 9: Live's Audio Effects
Chapter 10: Live's MIDI Effects
Chapter 11: ReWire
Chapter 12: Playing Live...Live
Chapter 13: Live 7 Power

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Jon Margulies

Jon Margulies is a producer and performing artist who has been called the “Mr. Miyagi” of Ableton Live. A professional musician and computer wizard, Margulies has performed as “Hobotech” at festivals such as Coachella, SXSW, Winter Music Conference, and Burning Man. He is the author of Ableton Live 7 Power! and Ableton Live 8 Power!, and the co-author of Your Ableton Live Studio. Visit hobo-tech.com for Jon’s latest Ableton Live tips and music downloads.