YOUR ABLETON LIVE STUDIO will show you step-by-step how to use Ableton Live as the central component of your home-based audio-production studio. What’s more, YOUR ABLETON LIVE STUDIO will help you create a mobile-based studio so you can take your music to the people. You’ll discover what you need to do and buy to create your Ableton Live studio in both scenarios. Once you have your studio’s computer in place, you’ve chosen the version of Live you want, and you’ve decided which audio interface will do your bidding, it’s time to fill in the rest of the essential hardware. You’ll look deeply into what kind of speakers you’ll use to listen to your productions as well as what headphones you should have. You’ll also learn about microphones, MIDI controllers, and the many little things that play a huge role such as cables, adapters, and much more. After your physical studio is set up, this book teaches you how to use Ableton Live to make and record music. Everything is covered, including Live’s interface from top to bottom, MIDI, assembling and launching clips, audio manipulation, editing, and mixing, Live’s built-in devices, automation, creating arrangements, exporting your production, ReWire, Max for Live, and much, much more.
You’ll even learn to set up a mobile studio and how to optimize Live and your computer for
About the Authors:
Chris Buono has been called many things: arcane improviser, sound diabolist, fearless composer, content junkie, video stunt guitarist, crazed educator–the list goes on. In simpler terms, he is a recording artist (Lava/Atlantic, Lion Music, LNR, E-Magine Music, RKM/Kindred); sideman (Karsh Kale, Rodney Holmes’ Lithium Tree, Graham Haynes, Bumblefoot, and more); music journalist/columnist (Guitar Player, Guitar One, Just Jazz Guitar magazines to name a few); educator (Berklee College of Music, National Guitar Workshop); author (Course Technology PTR, Alfred); video clinician (TrueFire, Guitar One); product clinician (M-Audio, First Act, Source Audio, Pigtronix); and more. Whatever you call him, this cat is busy! With a guitar in hand and a slew of gadgets within arm’s reach, Chris Buono infiltrates the modern world of guitar from all directions and shows no signs of slowing down.
Jon Margulies is a producer and performing artist who has been called the “Mr. Miyagi” of Ableton Live. A professional musician and computer wizard, Margulies has performed as “Hobotech” at festivals such as Coachella, SXSW, Winter Music Conference, and Burning Man. He is the author of Ableton Live 7 Power! and Ableton Live 8 Power!, and the co-author of Your Ableton Live Studio. Visit hobo-tech.com for Jon’s latest Ableton Live tips and music downloads.