- Watch Liina’s video to go over the topics covered in the last session. There is also a PDF Guide of the workflow available on her website. If you did Level 1, you may have already watched this video.
2. Freezing is a good technique to reduce CPU strain on your computer, and flattening is how you convert MIDI to Audio. Check out this video for a re-cap:
3. If your song is finished and you’re not planning on mixing or mastering it, a quick way to make is sound better is by putting a Mixing / Mastering Audio Effect Rack on the Master Track. Try out a few and listen to the difference it makes to your song by turning the Rack on and off (top left button).
4. When you’re ready to export your song, follow this guide. Ableton’s video below also gives a run-through of all the options in Live’s Export Preferences:
Share your music and get feedback from us:
We’d like to warmly invite you to share your track / snippet of music / whatever you’ve created! Our SoundCloud playlist is a kind, judgement-free zone. 😊 Just follow these steps before the deadline given on your end-of-course email (a few weeks after Session 4):
- Create a Soundcloud account if you don’t already have one. Check this guide for help getting started.
- Upload your music. If you set it to private, only Equalize teachers will hear your track. If you set it to public we’ll add it to our Equalize SoundCloud Playlist and may feature you on our Instagram.
- Email us the link to your music: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please write your name, course title + day in the subject line, e.g. ‘Emily Johnson, Level 1, Mondays’. Then we’ll listen, email you feedback and choose the Star Student. Woo! 😀