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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 routing, for Live performance.


  • Understand how to connect your audio interface to Ableton Live.
  • Understand how to deal with latency and “crackiling” audio.
  • Understand how audio tracks work in Live.
  • Understand monitor modes in Ableton Live and when to use each.
  • Understand pre/post track settings for audio tracks.
  • Understand how to route audio to your audio interface.
  • Understand how to route tracks to your master track.
  • Understand how to route tracks to outputs on your interface.
  • Understand how to group tracks and use groups for audio routing.
  • Understand how to use bus tracks for audio routing.
  • Understand how to use sends and returns for audio output in Live, and why it’s the perfect solution for audio routing for live performance.
  • Playback Academy

    A 2-day, Ableton Live intensive, to enhance your live show, expand your skill set, and help you
    get and keep the gig.

    November 8 & 9 2019
    Austin Texas