Welcome to part 6 in our series focused on using Ableton's Live software for live performance. As you may know many people use it as the basis to live performing in many ways. This series is designed to give you some ideas and pointers in the many ways it is possible to incorporate it into your own live setup.
In this episode Tom looks at the importance of monitoring and making sure that you are prepared for a variety of possible options which may come up in a live situation.
Your guide through this complex and flexible journey is Tom Lonsborough - he's a member of the live act 2 Billion Beats and also an Ableton Certified Trainer working out of the Manchester MIDI school, a very knowledgeable guy when it comes to working with Ableton Live.
When performing with the trio 2 Billion Beats, Tom uses live to allow him to combine live electronic instruments, (Moog Minitaur, Dave Smith Tetra 4, Vermona DRM MKII, AcidLab Bombass) with Lives flexible in-the-box capabilities for certain elements, live input processing and automation.