Welcome to the second installment of our Ableton Live 9 how-to!

In Part 2, multitalented musician Damien Verrett continues showing you how to use your keyboard (instead of a MIDI controller) to enable live looping within Ableton Live 9, the premier software employed in professional music production.

Now hear this! Damien continues showing you how to use your keyboard as a DIY MIDI controller.

Covered in this DMA how-to tutorial:

  • Pairing channels and instruments
  • How to link controller buttons to a keyboard’s keys
  • Quantization, or aligning beats to a grid

(Read Part 1 of this series.)


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Multifaceted musician Damien Verrett is a singer/songwriter/producer from Sacramento, Calif. He performs under the stage name So Much Light.