Pencil Tool and Recording MIDI in Real-Time

Now that we have a basic understanding of the layout of Live and how to create new MIDI clips, let’s make some music.


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Shortcuts to remember:
Pencil Tool = CMD + B
Adjust MIDI notes octave up/down = Shift + arrow key up/ down
Duplicate = CMD + D or Hold option + Click & drag

*For most shortcuts substitute: CMD for Mac, and Cntrl for PC