Envelopes & Automation

USE THE FRIGGIN’ MOUSE

So, I’m back into plugging away at a remix today. Didn’t have long to work, so I just pulled my computer out of my gig bag and setup in my studio as quickly as possible, taking no time to reconnect MIDI controllers, except for an Oxygen 8 that stays on my desk at all times. […]

SAVE A COPY

This is a good one. Live has a few different options for saving: Save (save changes to the current version), Save As (save changes to a new file and open the new file) and Save A Copy (save changes to a new file, but keep the current file open). On a day to day basis, […]

PUNCH IT!

For a long time, I was largely uninterested in Live’s punch-in/punch-out controls: That’s because I was thinking of punching in the traditional sense, the way I used it in Pro Tools – namely, to replace bits and pieces of a live recording when working with musicians in the studio. That sort of thing isn’t a […]

UNDERSTAND THE ENVELOPE

One of the most misunderstood features of the Auto Filter is the Envelope section. I’m gonna show you a couple of fun things to do with it, but first you’ve gotta know how it works. The Envelope section is used to detect the volume of the incoming signal and use it to control the filter’s […]