Courses

  • 4 Lessons

    3-part Framework for Using Tracks

    In this course, you’ll be introduced to the 3-part framework for using tracks in Ableton Live. While there are many ways to run tracks in Live, none of them provide the flexibility, stability, and efficiency that using this framework provides. You’ll learn the common language that will be used throughout all the tracks content on the site.

  • 23 Lessons

    Ableton Live Control Types

    In this course, you’ll learn the various types of control used for hardware and software, and how to send those control types from Ableton Live. Consider this a foundational course that you can reference whenever you’re attempting to control hardware or software with Ableton. The course is software/hardware agnostic and instead of focusing on how to control a specific software or hardware, focuses on the foundational knowledge needed to control any type of software or hardware.
  • 12 Lessons

    Audio routing for live performance

    In this course, you’ll learn how to route audio in Ableton Live. While the concepts apply for many uses, our primary goal is understanding audio…
  • 12 Lessons

    Controlling Ableton Live

    In this course, you’ll learn how to control Ableton Live via your computer keyboard and a MIDI controller. You’ll learn when to use each type…
  • 17 Lessons

    Controlling Ableton Live with TouchOSC

    Learn how to create the perfect MIDI controller using TouchOSC.

  • 5 Lessons

    Controlling Luminair with Ableton Live

    In this course, you’ll learn how to control Luminair with Ableton Live. Luminair is an excellent solution for controlling lights from an iPad or iPhone. Controlling it with Ableton Live allows you to sync your lights to your click or tracks so that your light looks will be perfect every time, and perfectly in time.
  • 10 Lessons

    Controlling OBS with Ableton Live

    In this course, you’ll learn how to control OBS with Ableton Live. This will allow you to pre-program your live stream. From switching scenes in OBS, to starting and stopping recording and more, you’ll learn how one person can program their entire live stream in OBS, and create a high quality production that looks like you have a whole production team involved. You’ll also learn how to use the included Bome MIDI Translator Pro and Keyboard Maestro templates to control OBS with Ableton Live.
  • 20 Lessons

    Controlling ProPresenter 7 with Ableton Live

    In this course, we’ll discuss how to control ProPresenter 7 with Ableton Live. In this course we’ll discuss why and how to send MIDI notes from Ableton Live to control ProPresenter to create a flawless production.
  • 18 Lessons

    Controlling ProPresenter with Ableton Live

    In this course, we’ll discuss how to control ProPresenter with Ableton Live. ProPresenter is a lyric projection software that allows you to easily create lyrics and control them live. Think of it like “Keynote Plus”. It’s used primarily by churches to show the lyrics of the songs for the congregation to sing along. Even if you’re not a worship leader or musician in a church, it’s an incredibly useful software to know, for a lyric confidence monitor for an artist, keynote Plus for a corporate gig, or even simple playback. In this course we’ll discuss why and how to send MIDI notes from Ableton Live to control ProPresenter to create a flawless production, only do the work once, and have freedom and flexibility to jump around a song and have the lyrics follow.
  • 5 Lessons

    Controlling PTZ Cameras with Ableton Live

    In this course, you’ll learn how to control PTZ cameras from PTZ Optics using Ableton Live. You’ll learn how to setup the PTZ Optics App, connect to it via the IAC Driver, or Network MIDI, and how to program cues in Ableton Live. This will allow you to pre-program camera adjustments in your Ableton Live set.
  • 6 Lessons

    Controlling PVP with Ableton Live

    In this course, you’ll learn how to control PVP with Ableton Live. You’ll learn how to use timecode to trigger cues in PVP. How to use timecode “trigger” commands to launch non-timing specific clips and how to use timecode “follow” commands to have video “chase” timecode from Ableton. You’ll also learn how to use ProPresenter and PVP together so you can automate your lyrics via MIDI in ProPresenter and have perfectly sync’d videos in PVP.
  • 6 Lessons

    Controlling Qlab with Ableton Live

    In this course, you’ll learn how to control Qlab with Ableton Live. You’ll learn how to use MIDI notes from our Qlab Cues template to assign to cues in Qlab and to trigger video effortlessly in Ableton Live.
  • 13 Lessons

    Controlling Resolume with Ableton Live

    In this course, we’ll discuss how to control Resolume Arena with Ableton Live. The allows you to keep your videos in perfect sync with your audio using LTC. We’ll discuss how to connect two machines using audio interfaces to send LTC from Ableton to Arena. We’ll discuss how to use a striped LTC track in Ableton Live to send arrangement location and data at all times to Resolume. We’ll discuss why you’ll likely want to also control Resolume with MIDI and how to connect your machines via MIDI. Finally we’ll look at 2 different approaches to using these programs in combination for your sets.
  • 9 Lessons

    Controlling Vista with Ableton Live

    In this course, you’ll learn how to control Vista from Ableton Live. Whether you’re using a Jands console, or simply running Vista 3 on a laptop, we’ll discuss the various ways you can control Vista from Live. We’ll discuss how to connect Ableton to Vista to control it 4 different ways, and we’ll discuss when to choose each type for ultimate control of your lighting in Vista.
  • 8 Lessons

    Creating Great Sounds in Ableton Live 10

    In this course, you’ll learn how to create the sounds you hear in your head, in Ableton Live 10. We’ll discuss important settings, effects and techniques to create incredible sounds in Ableton Live 10. (As a side note-sorry for the formality of the intro bit here! I shared this course with a friend of mine to use on his platform as a promo, and I needed an intro, so I decided to keep it for this course as well).
  • 11 Lessons

    File Management for Live Performance

    In this course, you’ll learn how to properly manage songs and sets for live performance. From properly saving and sharing live files, to using a…
  • 24 Lessons

    Getting Started with Ableton Live 11

    In this course, you’ll get a deep dive into the new features of Ableton Live 11 and how you can integrate the new features in…
  • 8 Lessons

    Getting Started with Live 10.1

    In this course, you’ll learn how to quickly master the new features of Live 10.1. From new devices, automation improvements, and workflow enhancements, you’ll work…
  • 11 Lessons

    Making the Connection

    In this course, you’ll learn how to connect Ableton Live to other computers, and production gear. You’ll be able to connect a computer running Ableton…
  • 25 Lessons

    Navigating and Understanding Live

    In this course, you’ll get a roadmap of Live’s interface and get a basic understanding of every feature of Live’s interface.
  • 8 Lessons

    Setting up and Using a Talkback/MD Mic

    In this course, you’ll learn how to have superpowers! The kind that allow you to communicate perfectly with the band on stage-without anyone in the…
  • 13 Lessons

    Tracks 101: Using Tracks in Ableton Live QuickStart

    In this course, you’ll learn how to quickly get up and running with running tracks in Ableton Live. You won’t learn how to do everything,…
  • 30 Lessons

    Tracks 201: Using Tracks in Ableton Live

    In this course, you'll learn a systematic process for using tracks in Ableton Live that is flexible, efficient, and stable.
  • 29 Lessons

    Tracks 301: Advanced Tracks in Ableton Live

    In this course, you'll learn advanced concepts for using tracks in Ableton Live.
  • 6 Lessons

    Transitioning to ProPresenter 7

    In this course, we’ll take a look at how we can transition from ProPresenter 6 to ProPresenter 7. If you’re experienced with automating ProPresenter but want a quick overview of the new automation features in ProPresenter 7, this course is for you!
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