Join Yeuda Ben-Atar for an in-depth discussion in this video Quantizing with the Global Quantization Engine, part of Ableton Live 9 for Live Performance.
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In this video we'll see how to use Live's Global Quantization Engine.…Quantization is an automatic alignment function that allows us to correct human timing error according to a musical grid.…If we go into Ableton Live and turn off the Global Quantization Engine using this…dropdown menu and choose None, I'm going to launch a clip by hitting the Play button next to…the clip, and then I'm going to launch the second clip in the same track and see what happens.…(music playing)…Let's also hit the Stop button. As you can hear everything happens instantly.…
If we change the Global Quantization Engine to, let's say 1 bar and launch the clips again, see what happens.…(music playing)…So as you can see, everything that I do in the session view, which is launching clips,…stopping clips, and starting recording clips will be quantized according to the…Global Quantization Engine, which right now is set to 1 Bar. Let's change it to 16th note, just to see how it sounds.…
I am going to do the same thing just launching both clips and then stopping them.…
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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