eBook Going Pro with Ableton Live, 1st Edition

  • G. W. Childs IV
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  • ISBN-10: 1305488628
  • ISBN-13: 9781305488625
  • DDC: 781.34536
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 160 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released September 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Ableton Live’s popular loop-based digital audio workstation has in recent years evolved into a full-fledged product that commands the respect and attention of...everyone. This streamlined manual is dedicated to professionals and advanced hobbyists in search of quick and easy answers (in the form of step-by-step instructions) to any and every question recording engineers, producers, and artists will ask about using this powerful software. GOING PRO WITH ABLETON LIVE’s illustrated, workflow-oriented set of tutorials addresses the issues most commonly encountered in both the professional and home studio, giving sound professionals the tools they need to optimize each performance according to that artist’s unique needs and specifications.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Author.
1: Setup.
2: Ableton Production Basics.
3: Arrangement and Session View.
4: Session and Envelopes.
5: Mix and Effects.
6: Instrument Racks.
7: Drum Racks.
8: Specific Needs.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

G. W. Childs IV

G. W. Childs IV has not only published several books on Reason (Reason 7 Power, Going Pro with Reason), Ableton Live (Going Pro with Ableton Live) and sound design (Creating Music and Sound for Video Games), but he was also a sound designer on Reason itself. He’s also had a highly successful career in designing sounds for games like Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic: The Sith Lords, Star Wars: Battlefront, and more. As a remix artist he’s remixed major acts like Gene Loves Jezebel, Ray Charles, James Brown, and more.