Project Description

Ableton Live 9 Essentials & Push the Envelope

You want to get the hang of Ableton Live and Push quickly? With this course bundle you get two courses with more than 8 hours of video tutorials as well as lots of additional PDFs and useful links to get you going in no time and with ease. And save more than 10% in the process.

Ableton Live 9 Essentials

Produce your first track in Live alongside this course.

Ableton Live 9 Essentials helps you master producing your own music right from the start. Learn the functions and features of Live. Apply them right away to transform your own musical ideas and creativity.

Master producing your own music with Ableton Live quickly and efficiently.

Learn universal production techniques that you can use in all styles of music. After completion you will have a thorough foundation in music production with Ableton Live.

Sample Video: Clip Essentials

What you get:

  • 36 hands-on true HD tutorials / over 5 hours total runtime
  • Almost 70 MB of samples and loops
  • Useful links (free software helper tools, free audio and MIDI files)
  • Works with all internet browsers on computers and mobile devices


  • For all beginner to intermediate Ableton Live 9 users
Add to Cart/Checkout for €45*
Add to Cart/Checkout for $54*
Payment via credit card (Visa, MasterCard or American Express) or PayPal

Course Content

All course videos and additional files will be available from Your Account. You will receive an email how to access it after the purchase.

1. Unlocking Live (3:38)

Learn how to authorize the any version of Live on your computer to enable saving and exporting.

2. Audio Setup (9:47)

Step-by-step instructions for the audio settings on Windows and Mac OS X . Understand how to set up an audio interface or the sound card of your computer with Live.

3. Live's User Interface (7:11)

An introduction to the graphical user interface of Live and its individual elements.

4. Live Sets & Live Projects (7:37)

Learn how to create, save and open so-called Live Sets, as well as which files are created where in the process.

5. Session View & Arrangement View (7:04)

Discover the two views in Live, the differences and uses and how they interact with each other.

6. Working With The Browser (10:50)

Learn how to find your way around the browser and how to add files and presets to the Live Set from it.

7. Launching Clips (12:40)

Learn about clip launching and how to configure the launch behaviour of your various Session View clips.

8. Clip Essentials (9:37)

Discover the different types of clips, Live's building blocks and how to use them.

9. Audio Clips (11:30)

Learn about the features of audio clips and how to edit them.

10. Time-Warping (11:00)

Discover how elastic audio is due to Live's Warp Engine and how to stretch or shrink audio with the help of warp markers.

11. Converting Audio To MIDI (5:32)

Learn all about the functions that you can convert audio to MIDI with and how to use them creatively in music making.

12. Converting Drums To MIDI (5:46)

See how you can utilise the Convert Drums to MIDI function as a starting point for a musical idea.

13. Converting Harmony To MIDI (5:13)

Discover how you can turn polyphonic sounds into any sound you want with Convert Harmony to MIDI.

14. Converting Melody To MIDI (4:42)

Learn how you can quickly get a bass line out of your head into Live with Convert Melody to MIDI.

15. Converting Audio To MIDI Used The Wrong Way On Purpose (5:23)

Madeleine shows how you can achieve interesting results by using the "wrong" Convert Audio to MIDI function on audio clips.

16. MIDI Clips (13:29)

See how you can edit MIDI clips in various ways in Live's MIDI editor.

17. Using Grooves (3:45)

Learn how you can change the timing and feel of audio and MIDI clips with grooves.

18. Routing (12:47)

Discover how you can route audio and MIDI into, within and out of Live and monitor the sound.

19. Recording Audio (9:44)

See how you can record audio in Live's Session View.

20. MIDI Controller Setup & MIDI Mapping (13:05)

A step-by-step guide for setting up any MIDI controller or keyboard in Live to play and/or control parameters.

21. Computer Keyboard As A MIDI Controller (3:52)

Learn how you can use the computer keyboard instead of a MIDI controller or keyboard.

22. Recording MIDI (10:50)

Learn about the different ways in which you can record MIDI.

23. Using Devices (9:39)

Madeleine explains how to work with the instruments and effects included in Live and Max for Live as well as plug-ins.

24. Simpler (10:45)

Discover all the things you can do with the sampler instrument and its features.

25. Impulse (14:10)

See how you can transform or refine the sound of samples for beats and beyond with the modulation capabilities in Impulse.

26. MIDI Effects (10:03)

Get to know the various MIDI effects in Live and learn how to manipulate outgoing MIDI notes with them.

27. Audio Effects (17:48)

Discover the built-in audio effects and how to use them.

28. Device Racks (11:18)

Learn about the different types of racks and how to work with them.

29. Mixing & Send Effects (14:15)

Understand how to mix in Live and in the process use audio effects in a meaningful way.

30. Envelopes (Automation & Modulation) (13:43)

Madeleine shows how you can record and edit automation as well as clip modulations in Session View.

31. Arrangement View (17:08)

Learn how to work, edit and arrange in the Arrangement View.

32. Exporting (6:43)

Find out how you can render your songs/tracks or single tracks, so they can be used elsewhere or burned to CD.

I. Merging Live Sets (3:08)

Discover how you can combine complete or parts of Live Sets.

II. Locating Missing Files (5:06)

Step-by-step instructions on what to do if audio files are displayed as missing in Live Sets.

III. Live As Rewire Master (Rewire W/ Reason) (3:33)

Learn how Reason can be used in combination with Live.

IV. Live As Rewire Slave (Rewire W/ Logic) (6:00)

See how Live can be used as a ReWire slave with Logic as an example.

Push the Envelope

Become a Pro on Ableton Push

Make music production and live performance with Ableton Push more immediate, hands-on and fun. Learn quickly and effortlessly how to integrate it into your workflow.

From recording and step sequencing beats, melodies and harmonies to mixing and automation. This video course shows you all the tips and tricks in the Session as well as the Arrangement View. 'Push the Envelope' also reveals several free options to enhance the features of Push even further.

Sample Video: Beats I - The Layout

What you get:

  • 16 hands-on true HD tutorials / over 3 hours total runtime
  • Useful links & PDFs
  • Works with all internet browsers on computers and mobile devices


  • Basic knowledge of Ableton Live 9 required
Add to Cart/Checkout for €45*
Add to Cart/Checkout for $54*
Payment via credit card (Visa, MasterCard or American Express) or PayPal

Course Content

All course videos and additional files will be available from Your Account. You will receive an email how to access it after the purchase.

1. Overview (14:45)

Get an overview of all the elements of Ableton Push.

2. Browse (5:10)

Learn how to access presets on Push with Browse.

3. Beats I - The Layout (5:35)

Become familiar with the Drum Layout.

4. Beats II - Step Sequencing (8:02)

Create a first beat with Push's built-in Step Sequencer.

5. Beats III - Real-time Recording (8:40)

Record further beats live and get to know the Repeat function.

6. Key Layout I - Real-time Recording (11:56)

Get to know the Key Layout and how to play and record harmonies and chords.

7. Key Layout II - Scales (8:40)

Learn about the different scales and layouts available on Push.

8. Key Layout III - Step Sequencing (11:29)

Become familiar with the Melodic Step Sequencer.

9. Live Devices, Plug-ins & Tracks (16:34)

Learn how to add and control instruments, audio and MIDI effects as well as tracks and how to use plug-ins with Push.

10. Mixing (8:53)

Become familiar with the different mixing functions on Ableton Push.

11. Automation (12:37)

Learn how to record automation in real-time and how to step-sequence it.

12. Session Mode & Clips (18:18)

Get to know the Session Mode and discover what's possible with clips.

13. User Preferences & User Mode(15:48)

Become familiar with the User Mode and see how you can adjust settings in the User Preferences.

14. Push in Arrangement View (13:48)

See what's possible on Push when working in the Arrangement View.

15. Push & Max for Live (17:11)

Discover how you can enhance Push's features with the help of Max for Live devices.

16. Push & MIDI Remote Scripts(9:25)

Learn about available MIDI remote scripts that add extra functionalities to Ableton Push.