Training videos with practical uses?
I was watching some of the videos in the Abltone Blog and... I liked them. So I'm looking for free online training videos explaining things like layering a kick drum, to the basics of using effects in ABleton and especially instances in which I could use them in my music production. For example, in one of the Blog tutorials it explained how to make the bassline drop out when the bass drum hits. I thought that was real cool that he included that, I found that that's advice I wouldn't have ever guessed about how to do or maybe even thought about trying in the first place.
Thanks, multiple free sites are welcome! Or good Youtube vids too!
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Tom Cosm has made a lot of very good tutorials too ! I've learned a lot from him. In these tutorials, he's covering a wide range of Live's functionnalities from quick tips to very advanced functionnalities
I also like very much DJVespers.
They both explain very well.3 years ago | 0 comments
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http://www.youtube.com/user/pointblankonline has some nice tuts online
http://www.youtube.com/user/cosmcosm (has it's own site up with more in-depth info)
and of course http://www.youtube.com/user/dennisdesantis has some nice vids
for controllerism http://www.youtube.com/user/eangolden
to name just a few... ;)
i am still looking for videos talking about the workflow. i need to spice up my workflow. ;)3 years ago | 0 comments
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http://www.dennisdesantis.com/ -- Dennis is the head of Documentation for Ableton, so it stands to reason his tutorials would be good. All the same I've been an Ableton Live user for nearly a decade, and I learned new things when I watched them a few weeks back.
I know that people like video tutorials, but I think that a well written text tutorial can be more valuable from the standpoint that you can run it through Google Translate if it isn't written in a language you understand. There are far fewer good textual tutorials around.3 years ago | 0 comments
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here is my public playlist of Ableton youtube vids i've collected over the years.3 years ago | 0 comments
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http://www.youtube.com/mclismoscow - well, only little problem is language)3 years ago | 0 comments
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wow thanx GPLR, for tjhat list of tute sites. i was not aware of all of them... some, but not all.
there is one that wasn't mentioned tho.
it is a site called: audio.tuts+
this site is not strictly ableton, as it has tuts for a diverse range of music making products/software/hardware.
lessons are done in ableton, reason, logic, cubase etc etc.
and lessons are also on all manner of VST and VSTi's.
i have found almost every lesson, regardless of whether it is in logic or live, is transferable to your DAW of choice.
obviously a lesson on how to make a instrument in 'simpler' from basic waveforms, is not exactly reproducible in reason, but, i must stress, that the principles within the lesson, most certainly can be applied to another sampler in any DAW.
there is also a site that deals with NI massive, that has many tuts that are, once again, transferable to any synth or DAW. massivesynth.com.
quantize courses dot com run commercial ableton live courses. however, they do have a youtube channel that is well worth following.
affrodjmac is another interesting guy. he doesnt do tuts, but he does make amazing ableton instruments, that are available for free.
he has a you tube channel also
i will look thru my bookmarks on my older laptop and see what i find there, but, untill then, between my offerings, and those of other people, like gplr, and others, you should have enough to keep you occupied for months...
and remember, you can post any interesting links that you find also..
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Bill is one awesome tricky boy music kinda guy lots to learn there3 years ago | 0 comments
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You can check our awesome Voltage Lookup Table synth in action at3 years ago | 0 comments
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Here's a cool one about Upward bus compression with multiband dynamics.
Good to understand the process and
you can use/try this trick on almost everything.
This guy explains very well so go for watching his whole set of tutorial videos on youtube:3 years ago | 0 comments
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awesome! thanks much guys! i went on trip and finally got around to reading the responses here. Looks like enough to keep me going for a LONG time...! I wish I knew it all, I wanna get started! Thanks again, very valuable links it seems like.
To good music,!
Anthony3 years ago | 0 comments
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don`t know where you are coming from? i`m making in depth tutorials on youtube, but they are in german :-)
anyway, i`m planning to make english ones in the near future!3 years ago | 0 comments
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