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Learn about live recording, setup, and support. Tutorials include how to use music production software like Reason; how to choose the right laptop for stage performances; and how to supply backing vocal tracks and click tracks to help performers with timing.

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  • view course page for Up and Running with MainStage 3

    Turn your laptop into a live-performance instrument, and learn to play backing tracks, process vocals, and loop sounds with MainStage.

    2h 47m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Live Sound Engineering Techniques: On Tour with Rush

    Follow a top-tier live sound engineer around the setup for a Rush concert in a 12,000-seat arena show in Denver, Colorado.

    1h 18m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Programming Beats in Ableton Live 9

    Learn how to make beats for house, dubstep, drum and bass, juke, trap, and hip-hop tracks, with Ableton Live.

    2h 27m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Making Music with Ableton Push

    Compose melodies and basslines, arrange music, mix and master your tracks, and perform live—away from the computer—with the colorful, intuitive Ableton Push controller.

    1h 46m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for The Creative Spark: Iyeoka, Recording Artist and Poet

    Recording artist Iyeoka explores her roots in Boston and her evolution from a pharmacist who dreamed of being an artist to a successful songwriter and poet.

    9m 16s
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Ableton Live 9 for Live Performance

    Shows how to use Ableton Live on stage for performing original music with or without other musicians, recording live performances, and taking your DJ set to the next level.

    2h 20m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Reason and Record for Live Performance

    Shows how to take Reason and Record from the studio to the stage, using the features as live performance tools.

    1h 59m
    Intermediate
     
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