DURATION

6 Sessions, 2 hours each (Total 12 hours)

 

CLASS SIZE

Private – 1 pax

Double – 2 pax

Group – 3 pax

 

COURSE DETAILS

Lesson 1: Introduction to Ableton Live

Learning Points:

– Introduction to Ableton as a music sequencer

– What distinguishes Live from other programs

– Getting to know the interface

– Getting to know the basics of a groove/song

– Understanding the basics of a Clip

– Variation with Clips

 

Lesson 2: Jamming with Clips and Scenes

Learning Points:

– Understanding song structure

– Create basic song structures using Scenes as building blocks

– Learning the basics of Ableton’s Warping feature

– Learn the basics of the Loop Brace in Clips

– Deeper exploration of the creative possibilities of Clip manipulation

– Using Loopmasters

 

Lesson 3: Introduction to Arrangement View and Audio Effects

Learning Points:

– Track View vs Clip View

– Understanding the fundamentals of the Simple Delay

– In-depth understanding of Autofilter as an effect and as a Spectral Isolating tool for Mixing

– Introduction to the Arrangement View

– Experience of performing with Ableton Live

– Recording your performance, mistakes and all

– Arrange View editing to correct mistakes and refine arrangement

– Arrange View editing for creative purposes, like Slicing and making Fills

– Recording Arrangements with Scenes and Clips

 

Lesson 4: Introduction to Midi, Drum Rack and Chords

Learning Points:

– The fundamentals of Midi needed to compose with Midi Clips and Virtual Instruments

– Understanding Synthesizers Bars, Beats and 16ths

– Introduction to the types of drum machines of the past

– Understanding the acoustic set up and basics of drums

– Introduction to Chords and its anatomy

 

Lesson 5: Operator, Low-end theory, Automations

Learning Points:

– In-depth understanding of Operator

– Creating Bass synths with Operator

– Introduction to Simpler and its possibilities with Drum Rack

– Track Automations

– The concept of transitions

 

Lesson 6: Basics of Mixdown, Reverb and Simpler

Learning Points:

– Use of Arpegiators with Chords to break down notes

– Introducing the 5 steps of basic Mixing

– Discuss concepts of Side-Chain Compressing

– Building custom Risers

– Introduction to Reverb and its importance

 

COURSE FEES

Private – S$1,080.00

*+3.9% handling fee for online payment



Double & Group – Please contact us for pricing. Thanks.  🙂

 

INSTRUCTOR

Aaron (Electronic Dance Music)

Koflow (Hip Hop)