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Intro to Automation Copy

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Ableton’s automation is a powerful way to create variety and movement throughout a song to keep things interesting. Today’s best producers and audio engineers use a good amount of automation in their music production, and know how to use the right amount in the right places of the song.

When working with Live’s mixer controls, you will want any movements to tastefully add to the music. The automatic movement of a control across the song timeline or Session clip is called automation. Nearly every control in Live can be automated, including the project tempo.

Live gives us the ability to create automation in both individual clips and tracks. In this video, we’ll get familiar with using automation to take our tracks to a whole new level of creativity…