Audio Clips & Warping

The fundamental building blocks of Live are Audio Clips & Warping and they are the Heart of what makes this powerful DAW great.

No more wasting time watching amateur YouTube videos. Ableton Certified Trainer Isaac Cotec takes you through 40+ HD video lessons that deliver the goods on Warping and get you up to speed on how to make ANY Audio Clip do your bidding.

$29.00 USD

Additional information

Video Episodes

41

Total Length

2.5 hours

DAW Used

Live 8

Skill Level

Beginner

Product Description

Audio Clips & Warping: Getting to Know the Heart of Live

The fundamental building blocks of Live are Audio Clips & Warping and they are the heart of what makes this powerful DAW great.

There are a wide variety of tools inside of Live that vary the playback of Audio Clips and knowing what they are, and how to use them, is essential to you writing better music fast. Live’s Warping engine gives you a unique and elegant arsenal of audio mangling weapons to stretch and warp audio like a rubber band so you can add unique effects to your samples.

Introduction to Audio Clips and Clip Panels

What You’ll Learn

In this course Ableton Certified Trainer Isaac Cotec will teach ONLY the core concepts of Audio Clips and Warping inside of Ableton Live. No shortcuts will be taken, no stones will be left unturned. After watching the 40+ HD videos in this course you will be able to make ANY Audio Clip do your bidding. You will be able to Warp audio samples on the fly and correctly select the Warp mode that works best for different types of signals. Here is a breakdown of the topics covered:

  1. The Clip Panel and Navigating Clip Properties
  2. The Clip Box
  3. Time Signature and Grooves
  4. The Launch Box
  5. Launch Modes, Velocity and Follow Actions
  6. The Sample Display Box
  7. Transpose, Detune, and Gain
  8. Loop Settings
  9. The Envelope Box and Working with Envelopes
  10. Warping, Warp Modes and Warp Markers


…and much, much more. Click on the Course Curriculum tab at the top of this window to see the entire list of topics covered.

Introduction to Warping


What You Get

  • Over 2.5 hours and 40+ HD videos of high quality lessons taught by Ableton Certified Trainer Isaac Cotec
  • Each video is concise and covers a key topic. It’s to the point, no blathering or disjointed tangents here
  • Student discount pricing (20-60% off) on third-party software from our partners!

 

Envelope Editor and Quick Chooser

About Your Instructor

Isaac Cotec started producing electronic based music in 2005, while working with a project called Psyche Sonics. Psyche Sonics was an experimental group working with the science and research of binaural beats, and altering consciousness through sounds. Through managing the label, and his own musical career, Isaac Cotec has stood out for his ability to balance the business side of music with his own creative passions. Over the years, while working on his own music, Isaac began teaching recording techniques, sound design, and Ableton Live to private students. For over 5 years he’s helped producers step up their game and succeed as musicians. In 2012, Isaac joined the Warp Academy to teach Live through their cutting-edge online music academy. For more information visit Isaac’s trainer profile:

Trainer Profile: Isaac Cotec
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Course Requirements

  • Access to a computer with a broadband internet connection.
  • A working copy of Live 8/9 (standard) is recommended, although almost all of the course can be done with Live 9 Intro. Live 9 Suite is not required (but is a lot of extra fun!).
  • Headphones and/or studio monitors.

Audio Clip Properties

  • Introduction to Clip Panels
  • Navigating Clip Properties

The Clip Box

  • Clip Box Overview
  • Clip Activator
  • Clip Name and Color
  • Time Signature
  • Groove Overview
  • Nudge Sample
  • Working with the Clip Box

The Launch Box

  • Launch Modes
  • Legato Mode
  • Launch Clip Quantization
  • Launch Velocity
  • Follow Actions
  • Working with the Launch Box

The Sample Display Box

  • Sample Display Box Introduction
  • Navigating the Sample Display
  • Sample File Settings
  • Transpose, Detune, and Gain
  • Warp Settings Overview
  • Start and End Settings
  • Loop Settings
  • Working with the Sample Box

The Envelope Box

  • Envelope Box Overview
  • Envelope Editor and Quick Chooser
  • Device Chooser and Control Chooser
  • Linked and Unlinked Envelopes
  • Working With Envelopes

Introduction to Warping

  • Introduction to Warping

Warp Modes

  • Introduction to Warp Modes
  • Beats Mode
  • Tones Mode
  • Texture Mode
  • Repitch Mode
  • Complex and Complex Pro Mode
  • Working with Warp Modes

Warp Markers

  • Introduction to Warp Markers
  • Creating Warp Markers
  • Transients and Warp Markers
  • Warp From Here
  • Working with Warp Markers

What skill level is this course?
Beginner. You don’t need to be a pro or know anything about Live, this course is designed to teach you the fundamentals of Live and get you familiarized with Live’s features.

Is this course applicable to my genre?
In a word – yes. The techniques we teach can be applied universally to virtually any electronic music genre.

How long can I access this course and the videos?
You have access to this course and the videos in your My Courses / My Library area for 12 full months after your purchase date.

Are there downloads or templates for this course?
No downloads for this course.

What if I don’t like the course?
We want you to be as excited about your course as we are. If for any reason you’re not 100% happy with it, we offer a no-hassle, no-BS, super easy 30 day satisfaction guarantee. Any time within the first 30 days after purchase we will refund your money.

What version of Live do I need to use the course?
This course is done in Live 8, and you can use either Live 8 or Live 9. All of these techniques can also be done in Live 9 Intro & Live 9 Suite. A demo of Live 9 is available at https://ableton.com, though be sure and wait until the course begins if you go this route as it will expire after 30 days.

What if I have trouble viewing the streaming videos?
Important: To get the best experience, we highly recommend you use the most updated version of Google’s free Chrome browser. This functions best with our streaming video players: Google Chrome

Can I download the videos?
No, but you have full access to all the video content for 12 months after signing up. You can also access the videos from virtually any mobile device.

Are there any system requirements?
Yes, a broadband internet connection and computer are required. Minimum requirements are obviously the ability to run Ableton Live 8/9 so any computer with Mac OS 10.5 & Windows XP or newer should do just fine.

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$29.00 USD

Additional information

Video Episodes

41

Total Length

2.5 hours

DAW Used

Live 8

Skill Level

Beginner