Making music is hard. We’ve all been there.

You get the itch, a sudden jolt of inspiration pops into your head, and you want to capture this fresh idea immediately.

But then technology gets in the way. You have to start clicking around with your mouse, and then you lose your enthusiasm. Ready to overcome that frustration?

In case you missed our first update a few weeks back, it’s time to consider levelling up your production and acquiring a Push. Watch it here.

Ableton has pulled out all the stops to provide the ultimate integration with Ableton Live and Push. With the recent Live 9.7 update, Push now has some epic new visual upgrades and capabilities.

Ableton Certified Trainer, Brian Funk aka. AfroDJMac shares part 2 of our series on the must know updates that become available with Live 9.7.

In this tutorial Brian will give you a full walkthrough of the new Push 2 visual upgrades, including how you can customize colours inside of Live’s user interface, directly from your Push! He also spill the beans on new clip phase visual indicators that have been added. Let’s take a look!

ableton push 2 jumpstartIf you want to get the most out of your Push, and get access to an unlimited world of music making possibilities, then we highly recommend checking out Ableton Push 2 Jumpstart with Ableton Certified Trainer, Brian Funk.

 

Ableton Push 2 Jumpstart is a brand new course built from the ground up. You get a comprehensive look at the ultimate way to integrate Push 2 and Live, an after taking Ableton Push 2 Jumpstart, you’ll know the Push inside and out! Watch free full length preview videos from the course and learn more here!

 

About Ableton Certified Trainer Brian Funk aka. AfroDJMac

instudioBrian Funk, aka AfroDJMac, is a multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter and Ableton Certified Trainer from New York.  He began his musical career with the guitar, playing in numerous rock bands, recording albums and embarking on tours of the East Coast of the United States.  In an effort to expand his studio’s capabilities and songwriting arsenal, Brian turned toward computer-based music in 2006.

As a guitarist and songwriter, he found Ableton Live to be the ultimate tool to unlock his creativity and bring his studio creations to the stage. A curious sound designer, Brian regularly releases free Ableton Live devices that challenge conventional sound-design-thinking, via his website and YouTube channel.  His series of Two Minute Ableton Live Tips earned him the title of true “a legend in the Ableton Community” (Ableton Blog 6/26/12).

As a writer and high school English educator, teaching Live and music production is the perfect marriage of two life passions.  Brian specializes in teaching Live for songwriters and rock musicians, home and professional studio application, and live performances.  His experience as a rock musician offers students a unique insight into bridging music of the past with the music of the future.

Brian has written, authored, and produced various courses on Music Production and Ableton Live. He teaches Advanced Music Production with Ableton Live at Berklee Online. Along with his own blog, Brian writes for various music publications on the web.