In this video we'll record a guitar into Ableton Live.…To record any amplified instrument we need an audio interface.…I am using the Duet by Apogee.…I plugged in a quarter-inch cable to input number one.…So let's set it up in Ableton Live.…I am going to go to Live > Preferences and again, if you are on Windows, it's…going to be under Options.…Let's go to the Audio tab and under on the Audio Input Device, I am going to…select from the List my audio interface, which is the Duet USB.…Let's also go to Input Config and make sure all of the inputs are turned on.…
You might have more if you have a different on interface with more inputs.…Hit OK and let's close this window.…Now let's open up the Input Output section using the view selector to the right…marked with a small i and o. We can the Audio From and Audio To.…Audio To goes to the master, which is exactly what we want, and Audio From…we would set to Ext. In and input number 1, because that's where I plug my guitar to.…Now if I play my guitar, we can see the level meter is changing.…
- Setting up plugins and projects
- Creating a drumbeat
- Converting audio to MIDI
- Recording vocals
- Warping and editing clips
- Adding effects
- Using time commands
- Working with the mixer
- Using side chain compression
- Adding reverb and delay
- Mixing dynamically with automation
- Mastering a song
Skill Level Beginner
1. Setting Up
5. Finishing the Song
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