Ableton Live Online

Course Price: £199

On this live interactive online course you will learn to produce and perform electronic music using Ableton Live. 

As well as being a perfect introduction for beginners, our lessons also serve more experienced self-taught Ableton users. Our instructors are active electronic artists in London’s thriving scene.

Total class time is 20 hours, where you can watch demonstrations, ask questions, share your projects and get feedback.


10:00 – 14:30 UK BST Time

(30 mins lunch break)



Starts: 29th August
Finishes: 26th September


Classes will be held remotely via video conferencing with the ability to ask questions of your tutor, audio/screen share and interact with other students.

Book online today or contact us for more information.

Course Information:

Getting Started
  • Understanding your goals
  • Getting set up: audio and the preferences window
  • Session view vs. arrangement view: applications of each
  • Live concepts: clips / scenes / browser / library
  • Ableton’s unique warp engine
  • Launching clips
  • Intro to FX
  • Intro to instruments
Creating with Audio & MIDI
  • Warping in practice
  • Quantising audio
  • Clip view and clip properties
  • Making beats with drum racks and simpler sampling
  • Live’s effects
  • Basic routing and resampling
  • Creating dynamic changes in your arrangements
Sound Engineering & Recording
  • Group tracks and advanced uses of routing
  • Introduction to sound waves, frequency, and amplitude
  • The recording patch in detail, introduction to gain structure
  • EQ and compression for recording
  • Foldback, headphone mixes, and latency
  • Digital, analogue, sampling rate and bit-rate
  • Overview of microphones and stereo techniques
  • Recording specific aspects of Ableton
  • Brand new Live audio-to-midi features
MIDI & Virtual Instruments
  • Sampling using Simpler
  • Drum rack
  • Using and controlling third-party virtual instruments
  • Grooves + groove extraction
  • Setting up a MIDI keyboard or drum pad controllers
  • Getting creative with MIDI effects
DJ-ing & Live Performance
  • Preparing (warping) whole tracks and harmonic mixing
  • DJ effects
  • Using MIDI controllers effectively
  • Push 2
  • Grouping tracks and basic routing
  • Structuring your sets and using loops
  • Recording your performance
  • Editing the arrangement view
  • Bouncing yours tracks
Advanced Techniques
  • Advanced warping
  • Multi-track warping
  • Clip envelopes
  • Using multiple automations
  • Intro to racks & chains
  • Mixing tips and techniques
Additional Information
  • This course supports Ableton for PC. 
  • Once you book you will receive a receipt and a member of our team will make contact with you to welcome you to the course.
  • You will then receive a welcome email with Zoom links 48 hours before the start of course.
  • This course is aimed at beginner to intermediate Logic users.
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