10 Essential Shortcuts to Speed Up Your Workflow in Ableton Live (Video Tutorials)

By | January 5th, 2016|Ableton Live Tutorials|

I'm a huge fan of working with shortcuts. In fact, I utilise a little app called Alfred to enable the use of even more shortcuts on my computer. And the reason why I love them so much is that they save me a lot of time. Every day. And shortcuts can save you a ton of time in Ableton Live as well. So here are ten essential ones to keep you in the flow while making music.

5 Tips To Speed Up Your Workflow in Ableton Live Drum Racks

By | November 20th, 2015|Ableton Live Tutorials|

Most of us never have enough time to make music. So it's vitally important that when we have some, we don't spend it on things that we could do a whole lot faster. Here are 5 videos helping you to get a more effective workflow when working with Drum Racks in Ableton Live.

Ableton Live 9 Quick Tips: Reset Parameters

By | October 13th, 2015|Ableton Live Tutorials|

This episode of the Ableton Live 9 Quick Tips brings you another workflow tip in the form of a shortcut. This time I will show how you can quickly reset device parameters to their default value. This can be extremely handy when you play around with a preset and notice that some things haven't turned out for the better.

Ableton Live 9 Quick Tips: Show/Hide Live Set Overview

By | September 7th, 2015|Ableton Live Tutorials|

If you often work with Live Sets that contain a lot of tracks, you should definitely add this shortcut to your workflow which allows you to quickly hide or show the overview.

Ableton Live 9 Quick Tips: Toggle Between Drum Rack and Pad

By | August 24th, 2015|Ableton Live Tutorials|

In this installment of the Ableton Live 9 Quick Tips I've got a handy shortcut for you to seamlessly switch between a Drum Rack and the last selected pad in it. This way you're much faster, when you're tweaking your drums.

Ableton Live 9 Quick Tips: Finer Resolution When Dragging Clips or Breakpoints

By | August 10th, 2015|Ableton Live Tutorials|

There are a lot of things you can do in Live to improve your workflow. And nothing's more annoying than losing the flow when creativity hits you. This tutorial shows you a shortcut that allows for a finer resolution when dragging clips or automation/modulation breakpoints in the Arrangement View in Live.

Ableton Live 9 Quick Tips: Switch Fast Between Clip and Device View (Video Tutorial)

By | July 30th, 2015|Ableton Live Tutorials|

This time I have one tip for you in Ableton Live that can save you a lot of time in the long run. Whether you already know that there's a handy shortcut to switch between the Clip View or the Device View of a track, it bears repeating. Use it!

Ableton Live 9 Quick Tips – Quickly Transpose Parameters by an Octave (Video Tutorial)

By | December 6th, 2013|Ableton Live Tutorials|

Today's episode of the 'Ableton Live 9 Quick Tips' shows you handy shortcuts to quickly transpose various Pitch and Transpose parameters in Live by an octave. You might already know the shortcuts, but you probably didn't realise for how many things they can be used.

Ableton Live 9 Quick Tips – Show/Hide Windows in Live with Shortcuts (Video Tutorial)

By | July 1st, 2013|Ableton Live Tutorials|

This episode of the "Ableton Live 9 Quick Tips" deals with the shortcuts to show or hide sections or windows in Live's interface. Try to use them regularly to speed up your workflow and save yourself unnecessary mouse-work.

Ableton Live 9 Quick Tips – Press Zero To Deactivate (Video Tutorial)

By | June 17th, 2013|Ableton Live Tutorials|

Today arrives the first part of my new video tutorial series, "Ableton Live 9 Quick Tips" that will show you little tricks when working with Live 9. Number one is all about zero. This time, I tell you what you can de- and also reactivate again by pressing 0 on the computer keyboard, which can be rather useful for the workflow in music productions.

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