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Beats and Basslines Workshop

Beats and Basslines Workshop

This is an introductory course that will teach you how to make original beats and music in Ableton Live.


Creating Beats

  • Activity: Create your first beat with the 808 drum machine (10 Mins)
  • Drum Programming and Drum Racks
  • Learn the Interface and Navigation Tour
  • What are Clips and Scenes?

Using Loops, Instruments, and Effects

  • Activity: Write Your First Bass Line, Work with Loops, and Get Creative with Audio Effects
  • Working with Loops
  • Adding Audio Effects
  • Using Live’s Instruments to Write Music
  • Putting the Pieces Together to Make a Song

Finalizing Your Track

  • Activity: Perform Your Song into the Arrangement