Do you work in audio recording, loop-based songwriting, or synth and sound design? Are you looking for a kickstart to learn to work effectively with Ableton Live? In this course, music professor Rick Schmunk walks you through all the essentials of using Ableton Live 11. Rick shows you how to set up your system and use the Ableton Live user interface. He explains how to work with the browser, the Arrangement view, and the Session view. After going over how to use the MIDI Editor, how to record and edit audio, and how to work with arrangements, Rick covers plug-ins, effects racks, the live mixer, and mapping. Then he demonstrates how to make your life easier by automating graphics, editing, and clips, including real-time automation. Rick concludes with some practical advice on managing your files.