Quantizing with the Global Quantization Engine


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Quantizing with the Global Quantization Engine

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.

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Quantizing with the Global Quantization Engine
Video duration: 1m 54s 2h 20m Intermediate

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Quantizing with the Global Quantization Engine provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Yeuda Ben-Atar as part of the Ableton Live 9 for Live Performance

Subject:
Audio + Music
Software:
Ableton Live
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