How Ableton Live’s Clip Envelopes can add flair to your music

In this week’s Ableton Live Tutorial, Liam O’Mullane tells you everything you need to know about Clip Envelopes.

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Ableton Live‘s Clip View makes for an impressively intuitive sketchpad and performance tool. We’ve taken a look at how to apply automation to your tracks in Live’s Session View, but how can we affect our instruments in the same way in Clip View? In this week’s Ableton Live Tutorial, Liam O’Mullane demonstrates how to add automation and modulation to Clips with Clip Envelopes which can help you develop ideas and make interesting tweaks to your sounds to keep them interesting and engaging.

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Other lessons in our Ableton Live Tutorials series so far include:

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.

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