Join Yeuda Ben-Atar for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating momentary effects, part of Ableton Live 9 for Live Performance.
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In previous chapters we have seen how to use the Clip Launch Box to change the individual…quantization of the clip which allows you to override the global quantization.…Let's go back to the launch box and see how we can change the launch mode of the clip to achieve momentary effects.…First, let's load another effect on to the Bus track.…I am going to go to Audio Effect and choose Auto Pan.…I am going to set the Auto Pan so we can achieve a gate effect, which sounds something like this.…
(music playing)…Cool. Let's map the On/Off button of this device to my MIDI keyboard.…I am going to go into MIDI mapping mode, Command+M or Ctrl+M, click on the ON/Off button,…and click one of the keys on my MIDI keyboard.…Exit MIDI Map mode, play the music, and to turn on the effect I will have to press the key.…To turn off the effect, I would have to press the key again.…
Momentary Effects, allows us to press the key to turn on the effect and to turn off…the effect by just letting go.…So we can achieve that with Clip Envelopes and changing the Launch mode of the clip.…
Along the way, Yeuda reveals many live performance tricks using control surfaces and custom MIDI controllers that he's built, plus tips for playing and syncing up with other musicians and recording your live performance.
- Using Ableton Live or third-party controllers
- Choosing songs for a DJ set
- Building your decks
- Using EQ and gain to emulate mixer hardware
- Knowing when to use headphones
- Mapping the crossfader, EQ, and gain to MIDI controllers
- Looping with Beat Repeat
- Setting up multiple instruments on one track
- Creating a bus track for master effects
- Preparing your original productions for the stage
- Using commercial and custom MIDI controllers
- Live looping and live sample cutting
- Recording your live performance
Skill Level Intermediate
Ableton Live 8 Essential Trainingwith Rick Schmunk7h 20m Beginner
Foundations of Audio: EQ and Filterswith Brian Lee White2h 29m Appropriate for all
Remixing Techniques: Arranging and Song Formwith Josh Harris2h 44m Intermediate
Ableton Live 9 Tips and Trickswith Michael Kiraly1h 7m Intermediate
1. Choosing a Controller
2. DJing with Ableton Live
3. MIDI Mapping
4. DJing Techniques
5. Performing Live with Original Songs
6. Live Performance Techniques
7. Advanced Live Performance
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