Ableton Live Certified Training

Professional instructor led training for beginner and advanced Ableton Live users in Austin, Texas. Lessons are designed by Certified Ableton trainer Tom Carlile. Intro lessons are available or we can deep dive into a particular issue you are having. The goal is to advance you along the learning curve and have fun making music with powerful software.

Now fully certified by Ableton to train you up on the latest and greatest Ableton Live 10! Wavetable, Drum Buss, Echo, Capture and more features are all jam packed into L10 and available now.

On location training sessions are available in Austin areas. Skype/Hangouts are an option for remote lessons.

Ableton Live Standard Lesson Topics:

  • Arrangement and Session views – Ableton DAW basics
  • MIDI / Clip Editing Techniques
  • Controller Mapping, Signal Routing and Monitoring
  • Browser / Library Management
  • Mixdown topics, preparing tracks for Mastering
  • Live 9 Features – Session Automation, Convert Audio to MIDI, New Devices
  • Live 8 Features – Instrument, Audio FX and Drum Racks
  • How to Warp Clips / Tracks and WHY
  • Using Scenes to build Performances
  • Quick Bouncing Audio, Reverse Envelopes
  • Quantized Automation using Dummy clips
  • Ableton Groove Pool
  • Sampler/Simpler Deep Dive (included with Suite)
  • EQ & FX Techniques
  • Live DJ Glitch Techniques
  • Live Looper Recording and Overdubbing

Advanced Topics

  • PUSH (1&2) Instrument training – Deep Dive
  • LIVE9 Hardcore training – Deep Dive
  • Remixing Tracks with Audio to MIDI
  • Ableton / Serato DJ integration – Using Link to keep sync
  • Serato Sample VST sampler
  • EQ & Gestalt Perception Mixing
  • Multiband Dynamics, Compression styles
  • Sidechaining and ill Gating
  • Using Live to queue sound effects for theatre
  • Sound FX design for games and music
  • Ableton Suite Instruments
  • Access Virus Total Integration TI2 Synth Setup
  • MAX for Live topics
  • Mastering Techniques using Ozone
  • Native Instruments Komplete suite training – MASSIVE, Reaktor, Razor, Kontakt
  • Livid Instruments Advanced presets/mapping
  • Resolume Video Mixing


Payment Options

  • 1 Hour Standard $50.00 USD
  • 2 Hours Standard $90.00 USD
  • Workshop or Conference Presentations: $50 USD / hr




Let me know what other topics would be of interest. Thanks to everyone for the support and good vibes.