Advanced Midi-Editing in Ableton Live

Hey guys longtime logic user here. Just did the switch to Live 9 suite. I have a lot of HW-Synths so i work a lot with midi. 

First: Are there any in-depth midi tutorials covering live 9?

Okay and here a few specific questions:

1) Is there Input-quatisation with q-swing?

2) Are there advanced quantisation option? Like q-strength, q-flam (this is so important for quantized chords) or q-range?

3) Are there midi-note transformation settings? Like e.g. a shortcut that makes all note same length that opens a transform-menu or something? This is nice with baselines where the notelength is very important for the groove. Is there a fast way to do it?? I dont want to paint them all in and manually set the length. I want to record something, then if i dont like it select all notes and transform all notes of the played sequence to the same length. After that i may want to transform to legato and adjust the gaps between the notes manually. Are there any workarounds for that? I have suite 9 so max4live is avalible. 

4) Is the Envelope tap something like the hypereditor in logic? Is it true that i can delete midi-cc-date in there or delete aftertouch if i dont like it??

5) Is there a note-overlap correction shortcut?

6) Is there a function where i can split a midi-region that plays a polyphonic chord in the means that i creates new midi-regions for each note of the chord?? Like separate midi-event by note pitch.

7) Is there something like the event-list in logic? This shows all note of the active midiregion in a row with position, type of midi-information (note or cc-data), channel, note-value, velocity and lenght + exact position in the grid. The selected notes are highlighted. When the sequence is played, the actual played notes gets highlighted. You can also sort the notes by any term in the row. Lets say you want to quickly find the longest note. then you sort by length. This feat. is very powerful and i would love to have it in live. Maybe there is a m4l device for that.

8) Are there advanced randomizer/transformer options for midi-events? Lets say you select all note of the sequence and want to transform there velocity. But you dont want them all have the same vel-value. Is it possible to define a vel-range and automatically set a random vel-value within that range?? This is nice to have some control and in the same time a bit human feel. 

 

And last but not least: Maybe there are some ex-logic users here and can share some midi-tricks live9 can do but logic cant or some special tips and tricks. 

 

THX a lot guys!

Cheers TJP

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The JackProject 1 year ago | 2 comments

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  • The JackProject
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    No one??

    1 year ago | 0 comments
  • The JackProject
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    From the ableton live forum:
    "Users' Help Exchange - closed
    UHE is now closed - please head to http://ableton.com/answers for help from other users.
    For Technical Support from Ableton, please go here: http://www.ableton.com"

    This is not Live9 issues only related! And the stuff i ask is not simple rtfm-stuff. Actually, if its thats simple someone could awnser my questions.
    Ive spent the last 2 days with this... Im not new to daws and stuff.... but still cant find a way to do these kind of tasks smoothly. Maybe you guys pencil in all your midi-data or simply use loops but i want to record performances and edit them in a fast and efficient way.

    1 year ago | 0 comments
  • Near Earth Object
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    Try the forum, read the manual, check some videos. There is so much info out there.

    1 year ago | 0 comments
  • Eunjihan
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    Come on Jack Project can stop asking stupid questions and expecting, nay demanding us to spoon-feed you. Sheesh. One question is okay, but a whole list of them? I think it's time to change your diaper.

    1 year ago | 1 comment
  • The JackProject
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    Cmon guy this would help me lot.

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  • pablorotter
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    dude you are in the wrong forum. this is for issues related to live 9.  Go on ableton forums. 

    Your questions are a waste of time here, LIves Midi funcionality is fully covered in the forums.  

    For you to post on here asking for a logic-live translation is BS, RTFM.

    1 year ago | 0 comments

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