Making Music with Ableton Live 11
Your complete step by step guide to making music with Ableton Live 11.
75 HD Videos
A multi-angled video series to help keep you engaged.
Follow along with multiple project files and resources.
Your Complete guide
From installation to exporting your music.
Start at the Start
Assuming this is your first experience with Ableton Live, we'll get you up and running from first downloading and installing.
Learn the Interface
Accessing what you need when you need it is one of the best ways to stay in the flow of making music.
Clear Explanation of Concepts
There's no point in explaining if you don't understand. Every step of the way clearly explained and demonstrated.
Set-up + Configuration
From a simple laptop + headphones set up right through to the ideal set up. Know what to buy and why.
Create the Right Environment
Environment often gets overlooked in music making which could be the one thing that holds you back.
Understand all Aspects of Music
Understand what makes it music and every step of the music making process as a whole.
Build Basic Ideas
Get started generating your own ideas and getting comfortable working in Ableton Live.
Learn Music Theory
A little theory can go a long way to help you on your journey. Understand melody, harmony and how they all work together.
Write Engaging Progressions
Once we learn a little theory we'll want to put those ideas to good use. What makes a good chord progression? How do we keep the listener engaged?
Sequence Drums + Percussion
Percussion plays a huge role in your music. But how do we make a track groove? How do we impact the listener?
Build on Your Basic Ideas
Take your ideas and start turning them into full loops. Learn about orchestration and layering multiple instruments together.
Synthesise Your Own Sounds
Synthesis + sound design is an invaluable skill to learn when it comes to making music. Make your own sounds and shape existing ones.
Integrate MIDI Controllers
Adding a MIDI controller to your set up can really help you to express yourself. Take your instruments and map them to a controller of your choice.
Learn the Power of Ableton Live
Ableton Live has some incredibly powerful tools to help you create. Explore some creative compositional techniques to stretch your creativity.
Record Your Instruments
Take your instruments and record them into Live. A sure-fire way to give your music that edge. This is one of the most fun ways to make music.
Enhance Your Sounds
Explore some of the most essential audio effects to bring your music to life. Add space, warmth, girt, colour and grunt!
Arrange Your Music
Once we've built on our ideas we'll want to flesh them out into an arrangement. Learn the workflows + shortcuts for arranging your music.
Export Your Demo
The most satisfying step in making music is sharing it with the world.
Meet YOUR instructor
For more than 10 years I've been fortunate enough to train thousands of DJs, producers and artists around the world, how to make and perform music.
Making music isn’t just for the gifted few who can harness “creativity”. It’s just a skill that can be learned and with enough hard work you can get pretty damn good at it.