Ableton Live

Ableton Live is a sequencer and digital audio workstation for both Mac OS and PC. It can be used as an instrument for both live performing, recording audio/midi and mixing.

Ableton Live är en sequencer för musik och en DAW(Digital Audio Workstation) för både macOS och Windows. Det kan användas som ett instrument i liveframträdanden, men det är också ett verktyg för ljudinspelning, komposition, arrangering, mixning och mastering.


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Audio Interface Setup

This video will go through the basics of hooking up an external audio interface and getting started with recording audio. Video from Ableton Live’s own team.

Midi Controller Setup

How to set up your external MIDI controller and mapping it the way you want. This video will help you getting started with your external controllers and look at the settings in the software preferences. Video from Ableton Live’s own team.

Record Audio

A short intro in how to record audio in Ableton and optimizing your settings for your external audio interface. Video from Ableton Live’s own team.

Midi Making Beats

A quick look at how you can get started making beats in MIDI. Video from Ableton Live’s own team.

Extensive guide and tutorial for beginners in Ableton Live

A longer more extensive tutorial for beginners going through the layout and how to become comfortable using the software. Timestamps in the comment section of the video.

Full playlist of Ableton getting started tutorials

A link to the full Getting Started playlist from Ableton Live’s official channel.


Link to Official Ableton Website

Good source for FAQ and tons of videos helping you improve for both novice and more experienced users.

Free Plugins and Loops

As you improve your skills in Ableton the stock instruments and effects might not be enough. Here is a good source of free VST-plugins and Loops to elevate your music creation.