Step by Step: Prepare to Record MIDI With Ableton Live 9


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Preparing to record MIDI

Before recording midi, you'll want to check the midi connections with your keyboard, load a sound and set a tempo. So let's walk through those steps. I want to make sure that I've got signal from my midi keyboard. If I press a key on my midi keyboard, I should see this button in the upper right hand corner of Ableton light up. So let me press a key here. That's looking good. Now if yours is not responding as mine is, you'll want to go into preferences which on a Mac, is in the Live menu. Preferences, that'd be on the Options menu on a PC. And select the Midi Sync tab. And make sure that the button under the track column is enabled for your device. That allows you to send and receive midi messages.

Okay let's close out of there. Now we can load a preset or device to this track, by going over into our browser. I've got the sound category chosen. And I'm going to go into the pad category and come down here and just grab something like, the ...

Preparing to record MIDI
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Preparing to record MIDI provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Rick Schmunk as part of the Ableton Live 9 Essential Training

Subject:
Audio + Music
Software:
Ableton Live
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