Ableton Live 101: An Introduction to Ableton Live 10 (Paperback)
Learn the basics of producing music with Ableton Live software. Ableton Live has become one of the most popular platforms for music production since its introduction in 2001. Its intuitive interface allows beginners to make music right away, while offering deep functionality to satisfy even the most advanced user. Ableton Live 101 and the included online media files will guide you through the fundamentals of music production, including: studio setup and configuration, using basic Ableton Live controls, creating Ableton Live sets, importing and working with audio and MIDI files, recording audio and MIDI, making selections and navigating, editing audio and MIDI, and basic mixing and exporting. Mastering these basic skills is the first step toward becoming an Ableton Live expert. Get started on your path to modern music production today with Ableton Live 101.
Eric Kuehnl (Berkeley, CA) is Director of Partner Programs at NextPoint Training, Inc., an Avid Master Instructor, and Co-Director of the Music Technology Program at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills, California. Kuehnl is a composer, sound designer, and educator. Previously, he was an Audio Training Strategist in the Avid Education Department, and a Senior House Engineer for Sony Computer Entertainment America. He holds a Master's degree from California Institute of the Arts, a Bachelor's degree from Oberlin Conservatory, and studied composition at the Centre Iannis Xenakis in Paris. Andrew Haak is a San Francisco-based producer, sound designer, and engineer who is passionate about the infinite possibilities of digital audio. A graduate of Pyramind's Sound for Pictures and Games program, he's currently pursuing his artist career as an electronic music producer and helping fellow musicians and producers express their creativity as a sound design instructor. Formerly a full-time communications and PR professional, Andrew took a sudden turn into the realm of music after discovering the potential for self-expression and learning that modern music DAWs enable -- and hasn't looked.