Building automation patterns


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Building automation patterns

The ability to change Mixer and Effects settings in real time is one of the most powerful functions of computer-based music production systems. Let's take a look at how you view and add both graphical and real-time automation to tracks in Live. So if you've never used automation, probably seems like a pretty big deal, but it's simply recording the movement of any one of the parameters on your mixer or any devices that you might have in the session, like virtual instruments or audio effects or MIDI effects. And you record those in real time, and then when you play the track back, you will actually get those changes.

So this area over here under the track title bar is where we see the controls that allow us to choose the parameters that we want to automate. The top of these two buttons is the device chooser. If I go in on the bass audio track, I'll choose the Mixer in this case, and then the bottom chooser allows me to choose the specific parameter that I want to work with....

Building automation patterns
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Building automation patterns provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Rick Schmunk as part of the Ableton Live 8 Essential Training

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Audio + Music
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Ableton Live
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