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 Live basics
  • Using Scenes to build Performances
  • MIDI / Clip Editing Techniques
  • Automating Clips in Session and Arrangement
  • Recording Clips and Arrangement
  • Quick Bouncing Audio, Resampling
  • Signal Routing and Monitoring
  • Controller Mapping
  • How to Warp Clips / Tracks and Why it matters
  • Browser / Library Management
  • Mixing strategies
  • Preparing Exports for Mastering
  • Live 9 Features – Session Automation, Convert Audio to MIDI, New Devices
  • Live 8 Features – Instrument, Audio FX and Drum Racks
  • Sampler/Simpler Deep Dive
  • Live DJ Glitch Techniques
  • EQ Techniques
  • Ableton Groove Pool
  • Reverse Envelopes
  • PUSH (1&2) Instrument training – Deep Dive

Advanced Topics

  • Performing Live with Ableton
  • Ableton Live Suite Instruments
  • Vocal Auto-Tune
  • MAX for Live topics
  • Wavetable Synthesizer Techniques – Serum
  • Sidechaining and Gating
  • Multiband Dynamics, Compression styles
  • Mastering Techniques using Ozone
  • ClyphX Automation
  • Quantized Automation using Dummy clips
  • LIVE10 Hardcore training – Deep Dive
  • Remixing Tracks with Audio to MIDI
  • Ableton / Serato DJ integration – Using Ableton Link
  • Serato Sample VST sampler
  • EQ & Gestalt Perception Mixing
  • Using Live to queue sound effects for theatre
  • Sound FX design for games and music
  • Access Virus Total Integration TI2 Synth Setup
  • Native Instruments Komplete suite training – MASSIVE, Reaktor, Kontakt, Maschine
  • Resolume Video Mixing / M4L Integration
  • Touch Designer Ableton Live integration
  • Livid Instruments Advanced presets/mapping (Ohm64)

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.