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Overview

This course is “5-Star Certified” by the International Association of Online Music Educators and Institutions (IAOMEI). This course has been independently reviewed by a panel of experts and has received a stellar 5-star rating.

100% Answer Rate! Every single question posted to this class is answered within 24 hours by the instructor.

For years I’ve been teaching Ableton Live in the college classroom. As a University Professor, my classes are sought after, and, frankly, expensive. I believe Ableton Live can be learned by anyone, and cost shouldn’t be a barrier. This class uses the same outline and syllabus I’ve used in my college classes for years, at a fraction of the cost.

This version of the class contains all parts 4, 5, and 6. 

This is a really deep class – tons of content, tricks, and tips. I’m giving you tons of complete sessions to play around with. One of them (the first one in part 3) is even a finished, published complete track of mine. We are going to be covering how to produce using Ableton Live, starting from working with clips and going all the way up to some advanced production techniques. Topics include:

  • Synthesis Basics

  • Types of Synthesis

  • Physical Modeling Synthesis

  • Elements of Synthesis

  • Live’s Analog Instrument

  • Live’s Collision Instrument

  • Live’s Electric Instrument

  • Live’s Impulse Instrument

  • Live’s Tension Instrument

  • Live’s Operator Instrument

  • Live’s Simpler Instrument

  • Live’s Sampler Instrument

  • Multisamples and Zones

  • Sampler Orchestras

  • Racks!!!!

  • Instrument Racks

  • Chain Selector

  • Macros in Racks

  • Drum Racks

  • Choke Settings

  • The External Instrument

  • MIDI Effects

  • Arpeggiator

  • Chord MIDI Effect

  • MIDI Effect Racks

  • Note Length MIDI Effect

  • Pitch MIDI Effect

  • Random MIDI Effect

  • Scale MIDI Effect

  • Velocity MIDI Effect

  • Audio Effects

  • The three types of Audio Effects

  • ALL Ableton Audio Effects (and how to use them!)

    • Simple Delay

    • Ping Pong Delay

    • Filter Delay

    • Grain Delay

    • Chorus

    • Flanger

    • Reverb

    • Beat Repeat

    • Looper

    • EQ Three

    • EQ Eight

    • Auto Filter

    • Amp

    • Cabinet

    • Corpus

    • Dynamic Tube

    • Erosion

    • Frequency Shifter

    • Overdrive

    • Phaser

    • Redux

    • Resonator

    • Saturator

    • Vocoder

    • Compressor

    • Glue Compressor

    • Limiter

    • Multiband Dynamics

    • Gate

    • Auto Pan

    • External Audio Effect

    • Vinyl Distortion

    • Spectrum

    • Tuner

    • Utility

  • Audio Effect Racks

  • Using Effect Rack Presets

  • Building our own Effect Racks

  • Parallel Processing

  • Fade To Grey

  • Performance Racks

  • Controllers and Controllerism

  • MIDI Mapping

  • The Ableton Push Interface

  • The APC40 Interface

  • Follow Actions

  • Legato Mode

  • Launch Modes

  • Launching Clips in Performance

  • Effects Setup for Performance

  • The Crossfader

  • Mapping Controllers for Performance

  • … And much more!!!

Dr. Jason Allen is an Ableton Certified Trainer and a Ph.D. in Music Composition and master of Electronic Sounds. His music has been heard internationally in film, radio, video games, and industrial sound, as well as the concert hall and theater. His 2015 album, Aniscorcia, reaching the CMJ Top200 Charts and radio broadcasts nationwide. In 2014 he was named a semi-finalist for the Grammy Music Educator Award.

He currently is an adjunct professor of composition at the University of St. Thomas, and the CEO of Slam Academy in Minneapolis.

Praise for classes by Dr. Jason Allen:

“Without a doubt the best explanation and east of use that one can get. It leaves you enough room to go explore. The classes go by quickly, so you can be on your way at being proficient. What are you waiting for!”

“Amazing – Seriously Loved It! I took all his courses and have to say I’m so happy! Learned loads! Jason is an awesome teacher!”

“I have never had any formal training in music at all. Trying to learn all the notes and how everything translated was a serious challenge. After going through this class, Dr. J has totally brought down the barriers. The content was very useful and was easy to grasp for me.”

“I like these courses because you can get up and running quickly without having to spend hours of time wading through TMI (too much information!). Jason hits the high points but shows you what you need to know. Thanks!”

“I’ve watched many other videos on scales and chords before, however, this one has been the best. I now understand minor scales and chords and even how to analyze songs. It really gave me the confidence to start producing music because I feel like I have some structure and guidelines to follow. AWESOME!”

“Clear and Informative – Jason has a clear uncluttered style (with the important dashes of humor) of presentation that is focused on the important key aspects of this course. Recommended for those starting out!”

“Dr. Allen does it again with his music theory series. This course really opened up everything I learned from the 1st section, and now I understand more about the composition side of things for music. I highly highly recommend this
course to anyone!!! Really opened my eyes to many things I wasn’t aware of.”

“The Best Teacher Ever, who makes you understand the ins & outs of Music Theory by all means without giving what you don’t want to know.”

Expected Outcomes

  1. Produce music using Ableton Live
  2. Use drum samples to edit, arrange, and create unique drum beats of your own.
  3. Work inside Ableton Live for completing full tracks
  4. Kickstart your productions with my tracks – full sessions included in this class!