Creative composition & production in Ableton Live

with John Watson

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Intermediate 14 lessons (1h 38m) Backing tracks included

John Watson has been a producer & DJ for over a decade, working with clients such as Channel 4, BBC, Sony, touring extensively and composing with Patrick Wolf, and releasing his own music under the 'Johnathan Krisp' moniker for labels like Cookshop Music. He also teaches music production at London's Point Blank music school.

In this course, you'll learn how to produce a track from beginning to end using Ableton Live & external instruments, watching John walk you through each step of the process, in detail:

  • Setup
  • Generating ideas in MIDI
  • Recording audio and defining the structure of the track (session view, arrange view)
  • Mixing - EQ & Compression
  • Spatial & Modulation effects

John's gear includes:

  • Korg Microkorg
  • Doepfer Dark Energy synth II
  • Korg Electribe
  • Macbook pro with Ableton Live
  • Stereo sound card with MIDI interface

At any time, feel free to contact John for 1-on-1 help and tutoring using our tutoring feature in the right-hand column on this page.

Player reviews

“Thanks. Nice course! Like it a lot! Nice setting and very easy and clear teaching! Hope you make more in this genre!!??”

Mark

What's included?

14 lessons (1h 38m) Advanced video features Bonus audio content Mobile, tablet & desktop access 100% satisfaction guarantee