Building background parts with the Chord and Scale effects


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Building background parts with the Chord and Scale effects

Oftentimes you need additional background parts to add depth to a song. Let's take a look at Live's chord and scale effects and see how they can be used to quickly create simple background parts, and also see how they can be combined with other devices to create interesting effects. So I am going to go to the Live Device browser and locate my MIDI Effects, and I am going to grab the chord effect, and I am going to drag this down onto this brass track. Now remember, that MIDI effects have to be added before the virtual instrument. So if I try and drag this and put this over here on the right of the instrument, or on the output, you'll see that we get that warning message down in the bottom that tells us, "Insert MIDI effects before instruments." Go back over there.

It turns gold, and I can let it go. So the chord effect is pretty simple. I have a number of Shift knobs here that I can actually transpose an incoming pitch. So, if I grab one of these, I'll put that u...

Building background parts with the Chord and Scale effects
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Building background parts with the Chord and Scale effects 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
Software:
Ableton Live
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