Fanu presents Ableton Live Basics video (4.5 hours)

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Ever wanted to fully understand Ableton Live?
I’m letting you know that my Ableton Live basics video course is done.
4.5 hours of essential content from a certified trainer and a producer to teach one how to make music with it.

Buy from the webshop:
https://fanumusic.com/shop/


As you know, I've been making all my music with Ableton Live for many years now, and I'm also officially an Ableton Certified Trainer.
I wanted to make this video to help YOU, too, to grasp how Ableton Live works and make music with it.

This video covers a 4.5-hours long session that first covers the main tools and techniques and then records the song from Session to Arrangement.
See post below for all topics that the video covers. I drop many little tips and tricks and thoughs between the main topics, too.
(NB: This is NOT a video about songwriting; this is a video that helps you use a very popular music-making software).

Video is suitable for both beginners as well as more experienced users who want to learn how to use Ableton Live.
 
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bloody hell, that looks good! it could be an idea to get on ableton with this, maybe that would bring about the inspiration i need to get started again
 

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This has been going to 12 countries now, and the feedback has been great.
Thanks to all who've bought it!
 

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Get my full video – Ableton Live Basics by Fanu: http://fanumusic.com/shop/

This is a short excerpt from my Ableton Live tutorial video that’s 4.5 hours long.

The full video covers everything you need to get going with Ableton Live, understand all its central topics and tools, and make music in no time, literally.
I made this course for all those who want to get familiar with how Ableton Live works. The video contains lots of small tips in addition to all its main topics.
To see what the full video covers, see the product listing at http://fanumusic.com/shop/

This excerpt covers:

• How to play a midi track / instrument
• Record a midi clip in two ways
• Creating a clip using the Capture feature
• Clip start and loop
• Grid in clips
• Creating midi notes
• Record midi notes
• Using record quantization
• Correcting midi note placement with quantization
• Midi note editing

I am an Ableton Certified Trainer, an electronic music producer with nearly 30 years of electronic music experience, and a mixing and mastering engineer.

I have been teaching how to use Ableton Live for years.

More about me: www.fanumusic.com
 

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Thanks man!

Over 120 videos sold.

Finished filming Advanced course this week; editing now.
Out soon!
still didnt buy it, but i still didnt switch to abletons. how much is the video, did you mention the price yet?
 

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still didnt buy it, but i still didnt switch to abletons. how much is the video, did you mention the price yet?
Did you click on the product page?
 

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Being a Certified Ableton Trainer, I love teaching the use of Ableton Live to people.
I always say that the biggest selling point to me years ago was the Scenes in Live.
Before working with Live, I always worked with traditional, linear timelines only.
I did get a lot of music done with those, too, but when I got hooked on the Scene workflow, the game was changed for me.
These days, whenever I start a song, I put quite a lot of time in working on one “megascene” where I pile up a lot of ideas.
These are synths, instruments, drums, and whatever, which all contribute to the main theme.
I also do a few variation clips of drums etc.
This means I always work on the main idea for as long as I feel I have all the necessary ideas needed for a song.
By doing this, I avoid the pitfall of working on a loop that will not result in a song.
I always use the analogy of not trying to bake the cake (make a song) before all the ingredients (all the ideas, sections etc needed for a song) are there in front of me.
This has definitely helped me with my productivity, and I don’t end up with just loops: I make those loops work properly before I get into the song-writing stage.
When I have this one super busy scene, I only have to spread things out, and it’ll give me a song – in a nutshell.

To me, getting the "core" or the main sections, the busy section right is what matters the most. I usually don't have that much trouble getting the intro done and so on, but before Ableton Live, I always started working on the song by creating 16-bar sections starting with the intro, with no real idea of what the main thing would be.
Often this worked, as I was working towards the main idea, but as many times I did fail and get frustrated, looking at the timeline like, "Ahh shit it's only 1.5 minutes long and I don't know where this song should go."
So these days, this workflow ensures I will at least get the main vibe and supporting elements for it.
There's also a psychological factor at play here: at least for me, this stage of working on ideas is _always_ fun and doesn't feel like work, but when you take it over to the linear timeline, it's when the work begins.
So I try to put a lot of energy on the "fun" part because it is easy and benefits the creation of the song!

What’s your way of working?

PS: My Ableton Live Basics (where I demonstrate this, too) has now sold over 120 copies worldwide, and my 4-hour Advanced video is now being edited…coming soon!
 

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Did you click on the product page?
i did not, but i have since. nice price, id get it in an instant if i was going to convert to ableton
 

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In true early Black Friday fashion, my Ableton Certified Basics and Advanced masterclasses as well as bundle with both are now -50% off for November only.

CODE: blackfriday50
SHOP: http://fanumusic.com/shop/

A few hundred videos sold worldwide, so thanks to everybody supporting.
Learning from a professional 100% guaranteed – over 9 hours of content in total.
 

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I've been meaning to get my head around Abelton Live for a while now and these look like just the ticket to help me get stuck in. Purchased the bundle using the blackfriday code. Big ups!
 
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