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Echo In Ableton Live

Ableton Live Tips & Techniques
Published November 2018
By Len Sasso

Screen 1: Echo’s default settings are shown at the top with four variations below.Screen 1: Echo’s default settings are shown at the top with four variations below.

We delve into Live’s sophisticated new audio delay effect, Echo.

Echo, Live’s newest and most sophisticated audio delay effect, opens the door to sound design possibilities beyond the reach of Live’s other delays. And owing to the advanced graphics in its user interface, Echo is also one of the easiest to use. For coverage of Live’s other delay‑based effects check out the December 2010, January 2012, March 2014 and May 2017 SOS Live columns.

Early Reflections

Echo’s control panel is split into three sections. On the left you’ll find typical delay settings along with a couple of less obvious options. On the right is an output section that also offers reverb and the choice of stereo, ping‑pong or mid/sides processing modes. The large graphic...

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Published November 2018