Join Yeuda Ben-Atar for an in-depth discussion in this video Adjusting loops using Clip mode, part of Making Music with Ableton Push.
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As you may know, we cannot produce music in Live without clips. …If audio and midi clips are not yet familiar to you, you may not want to …check out Up and Running with Ableton Live 9, or Ableton Live 9 Essential …Training on Lynda.com. In order to edit, create, and view your …clips from the push, you have to enter Clip Mode. …I have an audio clip and a midi clip loaded up in Live. …So let's take a look at the clip mode. I'm going to hit clip.…
And a display will update. With midi clips, you can turn loop on and off. …Right here. When loop is off, you can change the clip …start, clip position, and clip end. When the loop is on, you can change the …loop start, loop position, and loop end. So, for example, I have an eight bar …musical phrase I made with the piano. (MUSIC) Now if I change the loop start, …we can see that the loop that I get is only looping the last two bars, seven and eight.…
(MUSIC) If the loop is turned off on the push, we can also change the clip length …or the starting marker, and the end marker. …
First, Yeuda demystifies the many trigger pads, knobs, and buttons on the Push and shows how to map the device to Ableton Live. Next, learn to browse and load sounds and create drumbeats with the step sequencer. Humanize the sound of these beats by changing individual note velocity, length, and position and adding in quantization and swing. Then, learn to play Push like a pitched instrument, and use it to remotely control a Live set and Live devices. Along the way, Yeuda offers valuable lessons about basic music theory—concepts like notes, chords, scales, and time signature—that will make your experience with Push more rewarding.
- What is Ableton Push?
- What's new in the Push 2?
- Comparing Push 1 and Push 2
- Browsing and loading sounds
- Programming beats
- Recording drums in real time
- Adding quantization and swing
- Controlling the mixer
- Controlling Live devices
- Adding custom LED feedback
- Step sequencing melodies
- Browsing and loading third-party plugins