Ablenoob needs a hand

I'm doing the Beginners Live course through coursera.

Had the drumbeat going ok, then put a melody via midi keyboard into the bottom right corner box. Notes appeared. But couldn't get the melody to playback, even though the curser moves through it on a loop, and now the drumbeat won't playback either.

Dudes at the shop said output settings, but couldn't help much.

What audio output/input settings should I have in preferences? Is there something else I've stuffed up?


Thanks in advance.


Hyperconfidence 3 years ago | 1 comment

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  • Ron Rebellion
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    Hi. Sounds like you need to place an instrument into that midi track. Eg piano to the top of that track. Then your midi notes will sound out your melody. Swap for different instruments also.

    3 years ago | 0 comments
  • Hyperconfidence
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    Thanks Ron.

    Ableton is as awesome as it is frustrating at times.

    Massively rewarding when it works.

    3 years ago | 0 comments

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