Audio Clips & Warping

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Current Status Not Enrolled Price Closed Get Started Take this Course Audio Clips & Warping: Getting to Know the Heart of Live The fundamental building blocks of Live are Audio Clips & Warping and they are the heart of what makes this powerful DAW great. There

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Audio Clips & Warping: Getting to Know the Heart of Live

The fundamental building blocks of Live are Audio Clips & Warping and they are the heart of what makes this powerful DAW great.

There are a wide variety of tools inside of Live that vary the playback of Audio Clips and knowing what they are, and how to use them, is essential to you writing better music fast. Live’s Warping engine gives you a unique and elegant arsenal of audio mangling weapons to stretch and warp audio like a rubber band so you can add unique effects to your samples.

Introduction to Audio Clips and Clip Panels

What You’ll Learn

In this course Ableton Certified Trainer Isaac Cotec will teach ONLY the core concepts of Audio Clips and Warping inside of Ableton Live. No shortcuts will be taken, no stones will be left unturned. After watching the 40+ HD videos in this course you will be able to make ANY Audio Clip do your bidding. You will be able to Warp audio samples on the fly and correctly select the Warp mode that works best for different types of signals. Here is a breakdown of the topics covered:

  1. The Clip Panel and Navigating Clip Properties
  2. The Clip Box
  3. Time Signature and Grooves
  4. The Launch Box
  5. Launch Modes, Velocity and Follow Actions
  6. The Sample Display Box
  7. Transpose, Detune, and Gain
  8. Loop Settings
  9. The Envelope Box and Working with Envelopes
  10. Warping, Warp Modes and Warp Markers

…and much, much more. Click on the Course Curriculum tab at the top of this window to see the entire list of topics covered.

Introduction to Warping

What You Get

  • Over 2.5 hours and 40+ HD videos of high quality lessons taught by Ableton Certified Trainer Isaac Cotec
  • Each video is concise and covers a key topic. It’s to the point, no blathering or disjointed tangents here
  • Student discount pricing (20-60% off) on third-party software from our partners!


Envelope Editor and Quick Chooser

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About Your Instructor

Isaac Cotec started producing electronic based music in 2005, while working with a project called Psyche Sonics. Psyche Sonics was an experimental group working with the science and research of binaural beats, and altering consciousness through sounds. Through managing the label, and his own musical career, Isaac Cotec has stood out for his ability to balance the business side of music with his own creative passions. Over the years, while working on his own music, Isaac began teaching recording techniques, sound design, and Ableton Live to private students. For over 5 years he’s helped producers step up their game and succeed as musicians. In 2012, Isaac joined the Warp Academy to teach Live through their cutting-edge online music academy. For more information visit Isaac’s trainer profile:

Trainer Profile: Isaac Cotec

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Course Requirements

  • Access to a computer with a broadband internet connection.
  • A working copy of Live 8/9 (standard) is recommended, although almost all of the course can be done with Live 9 Intro. Live 9 Suite is not required (but is a lot of extra fun!).
  • Headphones and/or studio monitors.


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- Tom Frampton | Audio engineer | CEO, Mastering the Mix

Warp Academy is ideal for someone to learn from the ground up and at their own pace. They have some of the best instructors and are experts at everything related to music production. I always learn something new when I watch their videos. Warp Academy represents the “music production masterclass” concept at it’s very best.

- David Starfire | Music producer | SUBPAC Ambassador

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- Jesse Brede | Gravitas Recordings & Gravitas Create Founder