In this session, Ian McIntosh will walk you through how he uses Ableton Live and Reason for keys sounds. He’ll share tips and tricks he’s learned as a keys player.
0:05 Bus Tracks in Ableton
2:32 PRO TIP: Use Buses to Group Tracks and add effects to all your Content
3:14 PRO TIP: Use a MIDI Controller to make your sounds and playing Dynamic
4:32 Effects on Buses
6:19 MIDI Input Bus
10:50 PRO TIP: Use Ableton's Velocity effect to control the response of your MIDI Controller
13:44 Using Freeze on Effects
16:46 PRO TIP: Assign Ableton's Freeze effect to sustain pads and transform your sounds
17:09 Creating Great Piano Sounds in Reason
20:21 PRO TIP: Add Compression to your Piano sound to add sustain
25:16:00 Creating a Great In-Ear Mix
28:25:00 PRO TIP: Creating a od In-Ear mix will improve your playing on stage
26:42:00 Adjusting Sounds based on your Venue
27:38:00 Layering Sounds
35:53:00 Using Compression in Reason
37:38:00 How Do you Decide what to Play Live?
43:14:00 What's the Order of your Effects?
44:12:00 Why do you use Ableton & Reason together?
45:18:00 How do you mix the levels of your Pads?
47:20:00 Does Front of House EQ your Sounds?
48:25:00 Do you have any more tips for mixing In-Ears?
50:07:00 How many channels do you run live?
50:24:00 How do you get the Shimmer effect?