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Ableton Live 9 Power!: The Comprehensive Guide, 1st Edition

  • Jon Margulies
  • ISBN-10: 1285455401  |  ISBN-13: 9781285455402
  • 400 Pages
  • © 2014 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $33.75
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Ableton Live, now in version 9, is the music creation/recording/performing software that revolutionized the way modern music is made, both in the studio and on stage. Live's intuitive interface makes it easy to get started making music, but there are great depths to explore--and you'll be amazed by the powerful, inspiring tools that await you there. For many years, Ableton Live Power! has been your best guide to this ground-breaking program. In this completely updated edition, ABLETON LIVE 9 POWER! THE COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE, you'll learn the software's functions in depth, and you'll get the lowdown on all the latest version 9 feature updates, including clip automation, a redesigned browser, and improved MIDI and envelope editing. The book also includes coverage of Max for Live and Push, Ableton's new controller. Popular producer, teacher, and Ableton Live expert Jon Margulies takes you beyond Live's many features and opens up the music-making process itself. He shows you Live's capabilities in context and provides a wealth of real-world tips and techniques that will deepen your understanding of the software--from setup through recording, mixing, and using Live on stage. Open up the power and creativity of your music, and master this astounding software from top to bottom, with ABLETON LIVE 9 POWER! THE COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE.

Features and Benefits

  • Includes coverage of all features new to Live 9.
  • Includes coverage of Live's intruments and effects.
  • Includes a chapter on using Live on stage.
  • Functions as a comprehensive reference to Ableton Live 9.

Table of Contents

1. Live 9.
2. Getting Live Up And Running.
3. Live Interface Basics.
4. Making Music In Live.
5. The Audio Clip.
6. The MIDI Clip.
7. Using Effects and Instruments.
8. Live's Instruments.
9. Live's Audio Effects.
10. Live's MIDI Effects.
11. ReWire.
12. Using Live On Stage.
13. Ableton Live Power.

What's New

  • Covers setup and interface basics.


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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.