How to connect External Hardware Effects in Ableton Live
Are plug-in effects not satisfying your sonic needs? Let us show you to route your sounds to external effects.
Thankfully, we live in a world where your laptop running Ableton Live can easily communicate with hardware audio gear. Now that we know how to connect external instruments, we can look at doing the same with external audio effects. In this week’s Ableton Live Tutorial, Liam O’Mullane shows you how to set up external routing in Live 10, how to compensate for latency, recording the external processing and more.
Other lessons in our Ableton Live Tutorials series so far include:
- Understanding Warp Modes
- Gating and sidechaining
- Auxiliary effects understood
- Creative Sidechaining
- Saving CPU
- Converting audio to MIDI
- Using Drum Rack
- Finding the root key of audio
- Understanding Reverb and Convolution Reverb
- Arpeggiator MIDI effect
- Clip envelopes
- Hooking up MIDI controllers
- Using Cue Mode
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.