Ableton Live is a specialist music software designed to work as a live performance tool, as well as meet a composer / sonqwriter's needs for recording, arranging, mixing and mastering. Because of its origins as a live instrument it gives the performer unparalleled beatmatching and crossfading capabilities, with all the techniques used by a traditional DJ or turnablist, and more. This new essential guide takes a step-by-step approach to the programme, with projects, tips and examples throughout. Part of Flame Tree's successful Everyday Guides Made Easy series on a range of computing and app titles. AUTHOR: Ronan Macdonald has worked as a technical music journalist since 1989. He has written features and reviews as a freelance contributor to a plethora of magazines, including Future Music, The Mix, Hip-Hop Connection and Guitarist. He has also occupied the editor's chair on Rhythm, the UK's leading drummer magazine, and currently edits Computer Music, the world's only dedicated music software magazine. SELLING POINTS:
Part of a practical series of technology guides this features the basics of Ableton Live.
Super basic, ideal for beginners, with some intermediate tips.
Clean, modern, easy-to-follow layout, including bullets and Hot Tips. 120 colour illustrations