Live Mixing a Drum Rack

I use the drum rack feature a lot in Ableton. It's awesome. I often use it as an instrument in live performances. Currently one project I have is putting assigning audio samples to each button. These samples are things like ambient noise, people talking, sound effects, crowd noise, etc. On the recorded version these samples weave in and out of clarity through the use of panning and automation.

I know how to use panning and automation in the recorded track, but is there a way to use panning and automation during a live performance? Each button will change volume a few times during the live performance ideally.




sethlk 2 years ago | 0 comments

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    Did you try using clip automation? So change volume settings inside a clip: so when you want to fade or pan you simply play the clip that has automation inside.

    1 year ago | 0 comments

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