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Welcome to the 8th and final episode in our series focussed on using Ableton's Live software for live performance. As you may know many people use it as the basis to live performing in many ways. This series is designed to give you some ideas and pointers in the many ways it is possible to incorporate it into your own live setup.
Moving from your studio session into something that you can use to perform live that can be achieved in many ways. In this part, Tom takes us through his method for transitioning into a performance setup. Taking the Arrange view of the final mix and creating scenes and assigning parts to live instruments.
Your guide through this complex and flexible journey is Tom Lonsborough - he's a member of the live act 2 Billion Beats and also an Ableton Certified Trainer working out of the Manchester MIDI school, a very knowledgeable guy when it comes to working with Ableton Live.
When performing with the trio 2 Billion Beats, Tom uses live to allow him to combine live electronic instruments, (Moog Minitaur, Dave Smith Tetra 4, Vermona DRM MKII, AcidLab Bombass) with Lives flexible in-the-box capabilities for certain elements, live input processing and automation.
We sat down with Rob to discuss the creative process and what lead him to using a modular
Eurorack module puts General MIDI sound set under creative CV control