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MIDI Capture & Multi-clip Editing In Live

Ableton Live Tips & Techniques
Published April 2018
By Len Sasso

Screen 1: The Captured drum riff (1) is edited and overdubbed four times (2 to 5) with the resulting loops used to create the arrangement shown at the bottom. Only Session view Capture recording was used.Screen 1: The Captured drum riff (1) is edited and overdubbed four times (2 to 5) with the resulting loops used to create the arrangement shown at the bottom. Only Session view Capture recording was used.

We explore Live 10’s new MIDI Capture and Multi-Clip editing features.

Live 10’s new MIDI Capture and Multi-Clip editing features are among my favourite improvements. They make working with MIDI clips much more convenient in both Session and Arrangement view. This month we’ll show you several ways to get the most out of them.

Live now archives all MIDI input to any track that is armed for recording or has its Monitoring mode set to ‘In’. Clicking the Transport’s new Capture button (the button with the four-corners logo in the Transport bar at the top of your Live set) inserts new MIDI clips holding the archived...

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Published April 2018