Combining instruments and effects into a single device


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Combining instruments and effects into a single device

Layering synth and sampler parts in most DAWs requires multiple tracks. Let's take a look at how Live racks can be used to combine multiple instruments and effects into a single device capable of delivering complex sounds on a single track. So there are existing presets that are instrument racks. If I go up into the Instruments category here in the Live Devices browser, you will see that there's an Instrument rack folder right here at the top. I'll go into one of these subfolders, and I will grab one of these presets and drop it out here.

And I know that this is a rack because I see the macro that's part of this, and we'll talk about macros in a later video. And if I click on the Show/Hide Chain List--actually in this one, there is only one virtual Instrument; there are probably more effects that are part of this if I drag this over. Yeah, we can see that there is a Reverb and Chorus. But these Instrument racks can also include multiple virtual instruments. So let's ...

Combining instruments and effects into a single device
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Combining instruments and effects into a single device 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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