Ableton Live 12

Online 121 – 16 Hour Crash Course

Learn Ableton.

Learn how to create professional music in this Ableton Live 12 online course using programmed MIDI instruments, audio editing and audio effects with no music production or music experience required. 

This course is designed to teach you how to use Ableton Live to create professional sounding music from start to finish.

During the 16 hours you will progress from learning about simple MIDI programming and audio editing, through to being able to use audio effects to mix and master your music.

Ableton is perfect for anyone looking to create electronic music but it does feature extensive audio editing capacities, take folders and a wide selection of audio effects useful for recording, editing and processing live instruments too. 

Course Goal: Create a 3 minute song in Ableton with multiple programmed instruments.

Lesson Plan

1 – Ableton Overview, Drums Pt.1

An overview of Ableton Live 12 followed with some basic MIDI drum programming in the session view.

2 – Drum Programming Pt.2

A continuation from the previous lesson exploring drum programming, sound selection and genre specific drum patterns and tempos. 

3 – Instrument programming and Midi FX

Melodic instrument programming with some basic music theory and an introduction to Midi FX. 

4 – Audio tracks and recording

Audio tracks and how they differ from Midi including importing and recording audio files with time stretching and basic editing. 

5 – Audio effects and Automation

An exploration into the stock audio effects for Ableton Live and automation to create flow within your songs.  

6 – Arrangement View

Using arrangement view to arrange your ideas into a basic structure and the differences between this view and session view. 

7 – Simple Mixing Pt.1

A quick look at mixing using volume and EQ to help your instruments blend together and sound professional. 

8 – Simple Mixing Pt.2 + Exporting

How to use sends and returns to add reverb and delay effects, plus limiting and exporting your finished piece. 

How it works…

Step 1

After purchasing your course you will receive a receipt for your purchase to your email address and your tutor will be in contact with you within 48 hours.

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Step 2

Arrange your lessons with your tutor.
We have 1 and 2-hour lesson slots available 7 days a week, daytime and evenings, to fit your schedule.

Ableton Live 11 Online 121 Course

Step 3

Upon completion of your course you will have video recordings of each lesson to watch back in your own time and email support from your tutor.

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Ableton Live 12 Crash Course – 16 Hours (Online 121)

The Ableton Live 11 Crash Course contains 16 hours of Online 121 learning that will take place over Zoom. Software Required: Ableton Live 11 A good stable internet connection is required to get the best experience. If you have any questions please get in contact before booking.


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Additional Modules

If you’re looking for a more complete experience, take a look at our advanced modules here.

You can add extra modules and create a custom package to fast track your learning. Please get in contact with us here to create your custom package.

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