Tag: how to make a beat in ableton live

  • Creating Your Own Default Template in Ableton Live

    Creating Your Own Default Template in Ableton Live

    + Master the tools and techniques of producing pro-level electronic music and audio in Ableton Live with Soundfly’s course, Intro to Music Production in Ableton Live. Part of having a good workflow is maximizing the time you spend producing. Investing time to create a default template of your own allows you to start a session and instantly […]

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  • How to Make Your First Beat in Ableton Live – Welcome!

    How to Make Your First Beat in Ableton Live – Welcome!

    Hello there! We’re trying something new here. For one entire calendar week, we’re pausing our regular schedule of irrefutably awesome, can’t-live-without-them, like-nothing-else-out-there articles on Flypaper in order to bring you a week-long, free course on how to make a beat in Ableton Live using the Drum Rack! At the bottom of each article, you’ll be able […]

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  • How to Create and Use a Drum Rack in Ableton Live

    How to Create and Use a Drum Rack in Ableton Live

    This is the second lesson in our multi-part course series, How to Make Your First Beat in Ableton Live. To follow along from the beginning, click here, or check out our Mainstage course, Beat Making in Ableton Live, for a more in-depth mentor-assisted experience! Let’s start by familiarizing ourselves with the beat-making tools in Ableton. First, I’d like to point […]

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  • Exploring the Drum Rack in Ableton Live

    Exploring the Drum Rack in Ableton Live

    This is the third lesson in our multi-part course series, How to Make Your First Beat in Ableton Live. To follow along from the beginning, click here, or check out our Mainstage course, Beat Making in Ableton Live, for a more in-depth mentor-assisted experience! In the video below, we go through a quick overview of the basic controls of the Drum Rack […]

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  • Making a Sound and Recording a MIDI Clip in Ableton Live

    Making a Sound and Recording a MIDI Clip in Ableton Live

    This is the fourth lesson in our multi-part course series, How to Make Your First Beat in Ableton Live. To follow along from the beginning, click here, or check out our Mainstage course, Beat Making in Ableton Live, for a more in-depth mentor-assisted experience! Making a Sound Ready to make some noise? Let’s get started. One way to start making sound is […]

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  • Using the MIDI Clip to Build a Beat in Ableton Live

    Using the MIDI Clip to Build a Beat in Ableton Live

    This is the fifth lesson in our multi-part course series, How to Make Your First Beat in Ableton Live. To follow along from the beginning, click here, or check out our Mainstage course, Beat Making in Ableton Live, for a more in-depth mentor-assisted experience! The performance you’ve recorded is stored in what Live calls a MIDI Clip. In session view, it looks […]

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  • How to Overdub a Hi-Hat Into Your Beat in Ableton Live

    How to Overdub a Hi-Hat Into Your Beat in Ableton Live

    This is the sixth lesson in our multi-part course series, How to Make Your First Beat in Ableton Live. To follow along from the beginning, click here, or check out our Mainstage course, Beat Making in Ableton Live, for a more in-depth mentor-assisted experience! Adding Other Elements Let’s hop back to that kick-and-snare loop from earlier. What if we wanted to […]

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  • Quick Tracks Nº 2: Make a Beat

    Quick Tracks Nº 2: Make a Beat

    Welcome back to the dance floor, Quick Trackers! Once a month, we hook you up with a short production or songwriting challenge, aimed at helping to up your musicianship. To respond to the challenge, just email us, leave a comment, or post to social media with the hashtag #quicktracks and tag us @learntosoundfly. Beats are the best. Whether […]

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