The Comprehensive Guide

Author: Jon Margulies

Publisher: Nelson Education

ISBN: 128545541X

Category: Computers

Page: 335

View: 2893

Ableton Live, now in version 9, is the music creation/recording/performing software that revolutionized the way modern music is made, both in the studio and on stage. Live's intuitive interface makes it easy to get started making music, but there are great depths to explore--and you'll be amazed by the powerful, inspiring tools that await you there. For many years, Ableton Live Power! has been your best guide to this ground-breaking program. In this completely updated edition, ABLETON LIVE 9 POWER! THE COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE, you'll learn the software's functions in depth, and you'll get the lowdown on all the latest version 9 feature updates, including clip automation, a redesigned browser, and improved MIDI and envelope editing. The book also includes coverage of Max for Live and Push, Ableton's new controller. Popular producer, teacher, and Ableton Live expert Jon Margulies takes you beyond Live's many features and opens up the music-making process itself. He shows you Live's capabilities in context and provides a wealth of real-world tips and techniques that will deepen your understanding of the software--from setup through recording, mixing, and using Live on stage. Open up the power and creativity of your music, and master this astounding software from top to bottom, with ABLETON LIVE 9 POWER! THE COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE.
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Author: Keith Robinson

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1136111506

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 456

View: 4631

Never has there been music production software that so closely emulates the human mind and the demand for delivering music through a computer than Live. With an imaginative design and a forward-thinking mission, Ableton continues their legacy with Live 9, a software package that drives music production to the cutting edge while squarely meeting the needs of the composer, producer, perform, songwriter, DJ, and beyond. With such a progressive approach to its development, some of you may feel a bit disoriented or even intimidated at first sight of Live’s unconventional design, especially those of you coming from a traditional Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) background. If you are new to DAWs, DJ style programs, or software music production in general, then you’ll soon be right at home with the "parallel concept" of Live’s Session and Arrangement Views. For the rest of you, you’ll have to rethink your approach to composing, arranging and producing music just a bit; but it will be a worthwhile adjustment. That is why this book has been written: to help reinvent the experienced software-based music producer and to unleash the new user. The goal here is to build and cultivate a strong understanding of Live 9’s concepts and to provide material that will engage all DAW users alike. With this goal in mind, at the end of each reading you should feel that your current skills and knowledge base have been elevated to the next level. For the current Ableton Love user – yes, you - there is plenty here to unlock! After all, there is still a little "new user" inside us all. Now it is time to learn how to Create, Produce and Perform with Live 9 – all you have to do is decide what your needs are, because it’s all here. First published in 2013. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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The Comprehensive Guide

Author: Jon Margulies

Publisher: Muska/Lipman

ISBN: 9781285455402

Category: Computers

Page: 318

View: 6495

Ableton Live, now in version 9, is the music creation/recording/performing software that revolutionized the way modern music is made, both in the studio and on stage. Live's intuitive interface makes it easy to get started making music, but there are great depths to explore--and you'll be amazed by the powerful, inspiring tools that await you there. For many years, Ableton Live Power! has been your best guide to this ground-breaking program. In this completely updated edition, ABLETON LIVE 9 POWER! THE COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE, you'll learn the software's functions in depth, and you'll get the lowdown on all the latest version 9 feature updates, including clip automation, a redesigned browser, and improved MIDI and envelope editing. The book also includes coverage of Max for Live and Push, Ableton's new controller. Popular producer, teacher, and Ableton Live expert Jon Margulies takes you beyond Live's many features and opens up the music-making process itself. He shows you Live's capabilities in context and provides a wealth of real-world tips and techniques that will deepen your understanding of the software--from setup through recording, mixing, and using Live on stage. Open up the power and creativity of your music, and master this astounding software from top to bottom, with ABLETON LIVE 9 POWER! THE COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE.
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Strategies Using Ableton Live and Max for Live

Author: V. J. Manzo,Will Kuhn

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199973822

Category: Music

Page: 252

View: 1402

Interactive Composition empowers readers with all of the practical skills and insights they need to compose and perform electronic popular music in a variety of popular styles. The book begins by introducing all of the tools involved in creating interactive compositions through the software Ableton Live and Max for Live. The following chapters then put the tools to use by both describing particular musical styles and also teaching readers how to compose and perform within these styles using the software. As readers progresses through the book, they will learn to use the software to facilitate their own unique compositional objectives. This book takes readers through all of the steps in designing interactive music compositions. It is geared toward both beginners as well as intermediate and advanced readers, and so readers with even little experience working with digital audio software will quickly learn how to design powerful systems that facilitate their unique compositional ideas. A particular feature of this book is that it discusses the historical context of several electronic music styles used by DJs, electronic musicians, and other artists, and then describes, using software, the technical process used in the composition and performance of these styles. Each chapter leads readers to create an original composition in a given style and also discusses the techniques that can be used to perform the piece in an idiomatic fashion.
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Master Ableton's Music Production and Live Performance Application

Author: Jake Perrine

Publisher: Hal Leonard

ISBN: 1480390232

Category: Music

Page: 300

View: 4143

(Power Tools). Ableton Live 9 is a groundbreaking music production and performance application whose uniquely nonlinear and incredibly flexible features set it far apart from all the other digital audio applications. It is equally adept at making beats, remixing, live recording, DJing, live looping, sound design, electronic music, hip-hop, and much more. Unlike other books about Live that simply explain its features like a second manual, this hands-on-centric book contains a series of exercises that walk you through all the features you need to produce professional-sounding music with Ableton Live 9. As a fundamental instructional component to Power Tools for Ableton Live 9, certified Ableton instructor Jake Perrine guides you through the creation of an actual track from start to finish. In addition, you get plenty of practice using Live with the included audio content, video tutorials, exercises, audio samples, and third-party plug-in demos. A substantial appendix section offers discussions of important non-Ableton-specific topics, including digital audio basics, components of a producer's studio, considerations when buying a DAW computer, and more.
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Author: Jim Aikin

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781435460041

Category: Computers

Page: 285

View: 6774

A thorough overview of the uniquely powerful (and free) Csound system for music synthesis, CSOUND POWER offers new and existing users a clear, step-by-step guide to making music, designing sounds, and developing complete pieces. Throughout each chapter, author Jim Aikin offers user-friendly tutorials, code examples, diagrams, and tips designed to take Csound users from the essentials of sound synthesis, compositional techniques, and programming to advanced features that unleash amazing new musical possibilities.
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Author: Gervais

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1435457188

Category: Music

Page: 352

View: 5308

With the advances in digital technology, musicians can now produce their own music. But the gear is only part of the equation when it comes to recording and mixing. The next part is finding a soundproof room that you can produce it in. Unfortunately, any old room in your house will not suffice for a quality recording. Without a decent room, you'll never be able to record a studio-quality recording you'll be proud of and excited to have other people hear. So how do you go about creating a space in your home that has similar acoustics to that of a world-class studio? How do you soundproof this room to keep your sound in and outside noise out? How do you construct or modify the room so that its size and shape best complement its function? HOME RECORDING STUDIO: BUILD IT LIKE THE PROS, SECOND EDITION teaches you how to do all these things, from building a professional home studio to saving thousands of dollars in the process. This book teaches you how to design and understand your room – how to treat it, wire it, and condition it – while using widely available materials. Each step features visual aids to illustrate underlying concepts, as well as professional tips and examples from actual studios. Everything is covered, from room design to electrical considerations, from room treatments to codes, permits, special needs, and more.
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Music Production, Recording, Editing, and Mixing

Author: Mike Collins

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 113612294X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 400

View: 2365

A new edition of this definitive guide to the Pro Tools system for new and professional users. Extensively illustrated in colour and packed with time saving hints and tips the book takes a real-world approach and shows how to build the right system to suit your needs. Detailed chapters on recording, editing and mixing blend essential knowledge with tutorials and practical examples from actual recordings. This edition features a wealth of new and updated material, including HD systems and Pro Tools 8 software.
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Expert Advice, Made Easy

Author: Flame Tree Studio,Ronan Macdonald

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781786647733

Category:

Page: 128

View: 1944

Ableton Live is designed to work as a live performance tool, as well as meet the needs for recording, arranging, mixing and mastering. It gives the performer the beatmatching and crossfading capabilities of a traditional DJ or turnablist, and more. This new guide takes a step-by-step to the programme, with projects, tips and examples throughout.
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Author: Bob Stanley

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393242706

Category: Music

Page: 640

View: 330

"[Stanley is] as clear-eyed about music as he is crazy in love with it." —Mikael Wood, Los Angeles Times A monumental work of musical history, Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! traces the story of pop music through songs, bands, musical scenes, and styles from Bill Haley and the Comets’ “Rock around the Clock” (1954) to Beyoncé’s first megahit, “Crazy in Love” (2003). Bob Stanley—himself a musician, music critic, and fan—teases out the connections and tensions that animated the pop charts for decades, and ranges across the birth of rock, soul, R&B, punk, hip hop, indie, house, techno, and more. Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! is a vital guide to the rich soundtrack of the second half of the twentieth century and a book as much fun to argue with as to quote.
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Author: Peter Kirn

Publisher: Backbeat Books

ISBN: 1617134465

Category: Music

Page: 256

View: 5568

(Keyboard Presents). From its roots in 1970s New York disco and '80s Detroit techno to today's international, mainstream explosion of such genres as house, trance & dubstep, electronic dance music has reshaped the popular musical landscape. This book digs deep through the archives of Keyboard magazine to unearth the insider history of the art and technology of the EDM movement, written as it happened. We hear from the artists who defined the genre (Jean Michel Jarre, Depeche Mode, Deadmau5, BT, Kraftwerk and more). Revisit the most significant synths, beatboxes, and musical tools that made the music possible, through the eyes of those who first played them. Learn the history, then the expert techniques behind the music, so you can apply the same craft to your own music and mixes.
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Author: Martin Russ

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136115099

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 464

View: 4656

Sound Synthesis and Sampling provides a comprehensive introduction to the underlying principles and practical techniques applied to both commercial and research sound synthesizers. This second edition has been rigorously updated throughout and includes a new chapter on performance, examining how synthesizers have become embedded within more sophisticated musical performance instruments. Martin Russ' highly readable and non-mathematical approach makes the subject accessible whatever your level of experience. The book features: · Detailed illustrations to aid your understanding · Topics presented in bite-size sections within each chapter · Additional notes in the margin to reinforce important points · Examples of representative instruments and software · Time lines showing the development of a topic in its historical context · Questions at the end of each chapter for checking your comprehension · A glossary for quick reference · A jargon guide to demystify the varied terminology As such, the book is particularly suitable for students of music technology, audio engineering, acoustics, electronics and related courses. Musicians, engineers and multimedia specialists will also want to keep a copy to hand for reference. .
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Author: Richard Wentk

Publisher: Nelson Education

ISBN: 1305108957

Category: Music

Page: 209

View: 9361

If you've tried learning music theory before, only to be put off by archaic concepts delivered in a stuffy tone, this is the book for you. HANDS-ON MUSIC THEORY teaches you practical contemporary music theory in contemporary terms--without all the classical nostalgia for methods that are hundreds of years old. Written in fresh, accessible language, and illustrated with examples that draw on modern tools such as sequencer piano rolls and guitar tabs, this book offers practical, hands-on, easy-to understand instruction on key points of modern pop, rock, jazz and electronica music theory. You'll find a wealth of practical examples and familiar references, with links to music that you can listen to online. Learn today's music theory in today's language, with HANDS-ON MUSIC THEORY.
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How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars

Author: Dava Sobel

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 069814869X

Category: Science

Page: 336

View: 4545

New from #1 New York Times bestselling author Dava Sobel, the "inspiring" (People), little-known true story of women's landmark contributions to astronomy "A joy to read.” —The Wall Street Journal Named one of the best books of the year by NPR, The Economist, Smithsonian, Nature, and NPR's Science Friday Nominated for the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award In the mid-nineteenth century, the Harvard College Observatory began employing women as calculators, or “human computers,” to interpret the observations their male counterparts made via telescope each night. At the outset this group included the wives, sisters, and daughters of the resident astronomers, but soon the female corps included graduates of the new women's colleges—Vassar, Wellesley, and Smith. As photography transformed the practice of astronomy, the ladies turned from computation to studying the stars captured nightly on glass photographic plates. The “glass universe” of half a million plates that Harvard amassed over the ensuing decades—through the generous support of Mrs. Anna Palmer Draper, the widow of a pioneer in stellar photography—enabled the women to make extraordinary discoveries that attracted worldwide acclaim. They helped discern what stars were made of, divided the stars into meaningful categories for further research, and found a way to measure distances across space by starlight. Their ranks included Williamina Fleming, a Scottish woman originally hired as a maid who went on to identify ten novae and more than three hundred variable stars; Annie Jump Cannon, who designed a stellar classification system that was adopted by astronomers the world over and is still in use; and Dr. Cecilia Helena Payne, who in 1956 became the first ever woman professor of astronomy at Harvard—and Harvard’s first female department chair. Elegantly written and enriched by excerpts from letters, diaries, and memoirs, The Glass Universe is the hidden history of the women whose contributions to the burgeoning field of astronomy forever changed our understanding of the stars and our place in the universe.
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Tips & Tools for Motion and Pattern Detection

Author: Jared St. Jean

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449361234

Category: Computers

Page: 280

View: 663

Create your own innovative applications in computer vision, game design, music, robotics, and other areas by taking full advantage of Kinect’s extensive interactive, multi-media platform. With this book, you get a step-by-step walkthrough of the best techniques and tools to come out of the OpenKinect project, the largest and most active Kinect hacking community. Learn dozens of hacks for building interfaces that respond to body movements, gestures, and voice, using open source toolkits such as openFrameworks, the Processing IDE, and OpenKinect driver library. Whether you’re an artist, designer, researcher, or hobbyist, this book will give you a running start with Kinect. Set up a development environment in Windows 7, Mac OSX, or Ubuntu Build special effects apps with tools such as Synapse and Cinder Create gestural interfaces to integrate and control digital music components Capture the realistic motions of a 3D model with NI mate, Blender, and Animata Design gesture-based games with the ZigFu SDK Recreate the dimensions of any room in realtime, using RGBDemo Use gestures to navigate robots and control PC interfaces
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The Comprehensive Guide

Author: Steve Pease

Publisher: Nelson Education

ISBN: 1435454693

Category: Music

Page: 309

View: 9254

Get ready to master the power of FL Studio with FL STUDIO POWER: THE COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE! Due to its instant overview and loop-friendly appeal, musicians and producers are flocking to FL Studio (formerly FruityLoops) in droves. But many musicians and prod
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Create, Produce, Perform

Author: Keith Robinson,Huston Singletary

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136121501

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 304

View: 5576

Learn how to create, produce and perform a whole new way; prepare to unlock the power of Live. This book and DVD combination shows, if you get it right, exactly what Ableton Live can deliver. Engineered to follow Lives non linear music environment the book looks and feels like the program, its unique format utilizes the terms and creative features of Live- tabs, keys, pointers, and labels to learn the littlest things that make the biggest difference. Packed with professional testimonials, concepts, definitions, hundred of tips and tricks and hidden features the book covers the software's nuts and bolts and creative technique to create, produce, perform and make music on the fly. The accompanying DVD contains ?Live sets? and web pointer information to sync and download as well as interviews, further hints and tips and video
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Author: David Felton

Publisher: Sample Magic

ISBN: 9780956446039

Category:

Page: 312

View: 5766

(Book). The world's leading electronic music production magazine delivers the definitive guide to making cutting-edge dance music. Featuring 312 color pages packed with technique, tips, illustrations and hands-on walkthroughs, The Secrets of Dance Music Production pulls together everything you need to take a mix from concept to club-ready master whether you make house or techno, 2-step or D&B, EDM or trance. Topics include studio fundamentals, the golden rules of mixing, essential techniques, improving writing chops, bigger beats, learning from the masters and more.
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