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Inside the Ableton LIVE MIDI Note Editor

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School of Synthesis' Ableton Live certified trainer Mike Callander explains the basics of midi editing in Ableton Live's MIDI Note Editor.

When you click into a MIDI Clip, you’ll see the MIDI Note Editor. If the Clip is blank (that is, it has no notes inside, as it should appear the first time you create a Clip) and the MIDI Track on which the Clip sits is also empty (that is, no Instrument has been added to it) the MIDI Note Editor will look something like this:

 

1 – MIDI Note Editor with no instrument loaded onto the MIDI Track

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School of Synthesis Maschine Student Goes Nuts!

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When SOS Student Strofik decided to show off his finger drumming skills we were blown away. One of the best in the business!

Watch his deft ability in these videos. Many of our students have gone on to do some great things and our Maschine course tutored by Davide Carbone and Arsenio Fabay is the only one of its kind in Australia.

Here's a link to Strofik's FB page if you want to share some love or get in touch 

https://www.facebook.com/djstrofik

 

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Let's Warp in Ableton Live

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Ableton Certified Trainer Mike Callander explains the basics of warping in Live.

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Playing notes from your computer keyboard in Ableton Live

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Playing notes from your computer keyboard into Ableton Live can become confusing. We're here to help... 

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Three CDJ2000 features I couldn't live without

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Katie Drover explains the reasons she can't live without three features from Poneer's CDJ2000 DJ deck.

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Choosing a Major or Minor Key

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The Key of a Track can have an important effect on its emotional impact. Choosing whether to use a Major or Minor scale will determine which notes sound “in key” and will define how you write the elements of your track.

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Inside Ableton Live

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An Ableton Live, 'road map' to assist in the navigation of Ableton Live by Ableton Live certified trainer Mike Callander.

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SOS Student Creates Track In Class

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The Production Masterclass has spurned some pretty cool tracks from our students with the most recent class providing a highlight.

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Davide Carbone Demystifies Audio Compression

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Compression. In my experience it's probably the most misunderstood dynamic effect in music production. What is it for and how do you use it? I'm going to explain the basics but I'd also like to explain compression in practice rather than just in theory.

 

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Making Music for Film - Part 1

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During a series of posts, SOS tutor Shaun Keyt discusses how he created music and sound design for an Australian feature film called EXIT.

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