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Ableton Live 8 Power!, The Comprehensive Guide

Ableton Live 8 Power!, The Comprehensive Guide

ISBN 13: 9781598639759

ISBN 10: 1598639757

Author: Jon Margulies

Pages: 432

Published: 10/20/2009

Print Book Price: $39.99 Add to cart

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Ableton Live 8 Power! is the all-inclusive guide to making music with Ableton's revolutionary live performance and studio software, Live 8. Written for all Live users, from digital audio beginners to seasoned pros, this book explores each fundamental feature in Live. The book provides power-user tips and insider tricks for integrating Ableton Live into your home or professional studio. But Live's in-studio capabilities are just the beginning. Every last feature, button, fader, instrument, and effect in Live 8 was also designed with the live performer in mind. Ableton Live 8 Power! is a book written for musicians by a musician who uses and teaches the software on a daily basis. Whether you use Live for producing, composing, DJing, or film and television, Ableton Live 8 Power! will help you put the fun back into making music with computers, while taking your music to the next level.
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  • Covers all of the very latest features of the newest version of the exciting and ever-improving application, Ableton Live.
  • A friendly, informal style combined with complete how-to information, tips, tricks, and user profiles, makes the book the complete source of information on Live.
  • Written by experienced authors who are experts on the software.
  • Takes readers to expert-user level.
Author Bio
Jon Margulies
Jon Margulies is a producer and performing artist who has been called the “Mr. Miyagi” of Ableton Live. A professional musician and computer wizard, Margulies has performed as “Hobotech” at festivals such as Coachella, SXSW, Winter Music Conference, and Burning Man. He is the author of Ableton Live 7 Power! and Ableton Live 8 Power!, and the co-author of Your Ableton Live Studio. Visit for Jon’s latest Ableton Live tips and music downloads.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Live 8;

Chapter 2: Getting Live Up and Running;

Chapter 3: Live Interface Basics;

Chapter 4: Making Music in Live;

Chapter 5: The Audio Clip;

Chapter 6: The MIDI Clip;

Chapter 7: Using Effects and Instruments;

Chapter 8: Live's Instruments;

Chapter 9: Live's Audio Effects;

Chapter 10: Live's MIDI Effects

Chapter 11: ReWire;

Chapter 12: Playing Live. . . Live

Chapter 13: Live 8 Power