Syncing via MIDI to perform with other musicians


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Syncing via MIDI to perform with other musicians

As computer musicians, it can sometimes get lonely on stage. Live allows us to perform with other musicians using computers or hardware by sending and receiving MIDI clock for synchronization. First, we need to decide which computer will be the master. The master will have the control over the transport and global BPM. Then we can connect as many computers or hardware devices capable of sending and receiving MIDI clock as we like, as long as our interface can support it. Usually the MIDI inputs and outputs on the interface are on the back, mine are here.

To sync between two computers, we will have to connect a MIDI cable between interfaces where the master computer sends a signal, MIDI out, and the slave computer receives the signal, MIDI in. Let's check it in Live. Let's go under Preferences, if you are on Windows, the Preferences is under Options. And we will go to MIDI Sync tab, up until now we only used the track and remote communications. Now let's use the sync. If you want a compu...

Syncing via MIDI to perform with other musicians
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Syncing via MIDI to perform with other musicians provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Yeuda Ben-Atar as part of the Ableton Live 9 for Live Performance

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Audio + Music
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Ableton Live
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