Go beyond the basics of Ableton Live with this book of audio-making and audio-mangling recipes, tips and mixing/mastering techniques. Ableton Live is undoubtedly the most flexible audio application available today: use it for sound design for music, film, theater, and games; composition; improvising with other musicians; live looping; DJing; and of course, mixing and mastering music.
Author, mastering engineer, certified Ableton trainer, and power-user Jake Perrine will inspire you to use Live in new ways, and to improve how you already use it. Striking a delicate balance of artistry and theory, he will expand your repertoire for both the studio and the stage.
From inspiring recipes for sculpting audio magic and mayhem to in-depth discussions of mixing and mastering that you would expect to learn in an audio production school, this book is designed to help you "out of your box" into a larger world. It will deepen, enliven, inspire, and improve your tracks, audio, and performance skills with Ableton Live.
QUICK PRO GUIDES
If you want to quickly start implementing professional techniques into your audio recordings and productions, the Hal Leonard Books Quick Pro Guides are designed for you. These straightforward, task-driven, and easy –to-understand books cover music industry topics in a way that gets to the point and helps maximize your creative and technical accomplishments. The Quick Pro Guides are efficient and accessible, and the included DVD-ROM provides audio and video demonstrations of key Quick Pro topics.
About the Author:
Jake Perrine began making bloops and bleeps with computers on an Apple II+ when he was 12. He has been an audio engineer for RealNetworks and a mastering engineer at RFI/CD, and has taught professional audio production for over a decade at the Art Institute of Seattle. He has written and directed a rock opera entitled Vamp, releases his own solo electronic music under the name Spire, and is one half of the electropop duo Bloom.
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