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Automation provides a way to control changes in parameters over time in an arrangement. In Ableton Live, automation can be accessed by pressing the letter "A" on the keyboard when in arrangement view. There are tons of techniques that can be used to write and record automation, so let’s jump in and explore them! Selecting Your Parameter Ableton users…
  • Ableton, Live, Automation, Arrangement, Editing, Sequencing, Mixing
  • May 18th, 2022
One of the most distinctive aspects of Ableton Live is its beautifully crafted “Session View.” Ableton LIVE gets its title from this live-looping-based interface which can be used in a multitude of different ways, all super awesome for workflow, composition, arranging, songwriting, beat making, and performing.  Many people have the false belief that…
  • Creative Technology Center, Knowledge base
  • May 18th, 2022
Ableton Live is known for its powerhouse live performance functionality (hence the name “Live”), and provides an array of options for controlling projects without ever touching the mouse. Nowadays, many MIDI controllers come with preset mapping/control scripts that automatically map parameters in popular DAWs to different MIDI CC controls on a given…
  • MIDI, Map, mapping, control surface, Ableton, Live, Live Looping, Electronic Performance
  • April 14th, 2022
Written by Maya and Javi MIDI Mapping is a great way to control parameters and effects in reat-time. Once set up, it allows for more accurate and creative automation recording as well as tons more options for MIDI performance aspects!   Opening Controller Assignments Open the Controller Assignments window by either: Using key command SHIFT + ALT…
  • Creative Technology Center, Knowledge base
  • April 14th, 2022