There’s only one DAW that’s truly flexible enough to let you experiment with loops and ideas on the fly, arrange and produce full-blown tracks, mix with industry-standard tools, and take your songs to the stage. You guessed it: Ableton Live.
In our brand new course, Intro to Music Production in Ableton Live, you’ll learn the fundamentals of creating music and audio in this incredibly versatile and innovative digital audio workstation, and you’ll have turned a few random loops into a fully completed track! We’ll even introduce some of the most anticipated updates of Ableton’s exciting new version, Live 11.
We’ll look at strategies for recording and editing MIDI and audio, concepts related to arranging and composition to help you start creating solid musical ideas, and look at how to take a track from the studio to a live performance environment. (They don’t call it “Live” for nothing!)
This cutting-edge course, taught by Ableton Certified Trainer and music technologist Claire Marie Lim (dolltr!ck), contains all the tools you need to get started making amazing music with Ableton Live. We’ll look at strategies for recording and editing MIDI and audio, concepts related to arranging and composition to help you start creating solid musical ideas, and look at how to take a track from the studio to a live performance environment (They don’t call it “Live” for nothing!)
Alongside Claire Marie Lim’s navigation through the content, we’ll also be hearing from Soundfly Mentors Brandon Miranda and Sam Friedman, two Ableton experts who have been producing and performing using Live throughout their careers, and professional producer and composer, Antonio Sage. We’ll be checking out their favorite tools and strategies for using Live to support their tracks as well.
Learn more and preview a full lesson in Intro to Music Production in Ableton Live.
Meet Your Instructor
Born in Singapore and based in the US, Claire Marie Lim is a music technologist and multi-disciplinary artist who works with music and movement, both under her own name and the artist moniker dolltr!ck. She specializes in instruction for live electronic performance, production and programming, and is an advocate of womxn and Asian representation in music technology. As an educator, Claire is certified with Bitwig, Ableton, and Apple, instructing at 343 Labs and Beat Drop, and teaching at the City University of New York’s Brooklyn College and Berklee College of Music.
Classically-trained as a pianist, flautist, and composer, Claire slipped headfirst into the abyss of electronic music in college, emerging as a DJ, remixer, and live performance designer for numerous award-winning artists, including two-time Grammy nominees Alphabet Rockers, acclaimed keyboardist Rachel Z, My Brightest Diamond, and Nona Hendryx of Labelle. As dolltr!ck, Claire presents dynamic live sets of originals and remixes that meld electronica, pop, and dance music. Her performance content has been featured by Genelec, iZotope, Serato, and Aodyo Instruments. She was involved in the launch of Berklee College of Music’s groundbreaking Electronic Digital Instrument program, and has played at events by TEDx, Toyota, iHeartRadio, PayPal and KCON.
How does a Soundfly course work?
Great question! We offer two ways to experience our courses: with your subscription or with personalized coaching from a Soundfly Mentor.
It costs as little as $19 per month to subscribe to Soundfly. And with your subscription, you’ll get unlimited access to all of the premium course content on Soundfly.com, including this course, to go through at your own pace. This includes all the videos, tutorials, demos, quizzes, activities, downloads, and other materials that make our online courses one of a kind!
But that’s not all, subscribers receive an invite to join our private community Slack channel, exclusive perks from partner brands, and exclusive access to livestreams, office hours, and contests. Plus, you’ll be entitled to a 25% discount on custom mentorship sessions.
If you’d like personalized guidance, feedback, and support from a professional as you go through the course material, you can do that with one of our incredible Soundfly Mentors. Simply subscribe, and fill out a Mentorship Interest Form (found inside all our courses), or head here to learn more about what custom mentorship entails and to get in touch with us directly.
Without further ado, let’s get you signed up!