Make instruments from audio clips in this week’s Ableton Live Tutorial
Transform existing audio into parts for melodic playback on stage or in the studio.
In this week’s Ableton Live Tutorial, Liam O’Mullane demonstrates how to turn audio clips into playable instruments in Ableton Live 10. If you want to snag a sample and replay a melodic part with it, this function is incredibly useful.
Other lessons in our Ableton Live Tutorials series so far include:
- Exploring the interface
- Arrangement and session view
- Choosing instrument sounds
- MIDI clip recording and editing
- MIDI clip programming
- Using Audio Clips
- Understanding Warp Modes
- Learn insert effects
- Introduction to the mixer
- Slicing audio clips to MIDI
Those of you who already know Live inside and out, but are looking to explore other DAWs may want to check out our Logic Tips Series, following a similar pattern to this course.
Liam O’Mullane is an Ableton Live expert and has been working with us for quite some time now, and was even previously Features Editor for MusicTech. He has offered his expertise over at dBs Music and Ask Audio, and has played out as a DJ on BBC 1Xtra radio and won many DJ competitions under the alias The Scratch Technician.