Ableton Live | Drum Programming | GPP Masterclass

Music Production | Unleash Grooves | Master Ableton Live Drums
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439 students
Created by Ross Geldart

What you'll learn

  • Master crafting captivating drum patterns and grooves in Ableton Live, elevating the rhythm of your music productions.
  • Develop precision in EQ and saturation techniques to shape sounds, adding character, warmth, and professional polish.
  • Explore creative fun with drum racks, discovering unique sound combinations that add personality to your tracks.
  • Analyze professional tracks and implement the “steal like an artist” approach, making techniques your own for exceptional music production.
This course includes:
4 total hours on-demand video
0 articles
1 downloadable resources
28 lessons
Full lifetime access
Access on mobile and TV
Certificate of completion

Course content


  • Access to a computer or laptop capable of running Ableton Live software.
  • Reliable internet connection to access course materials and resources.
  • Ableton Live software installed on your computer (the latest version is recommended but not essential)
  • No previous experience or knowledge of Ableton Live is required.
  • This course is designed to accommodate beginners and those new to resampling techniques.
  • Willingness to learn and explore creative possibilities in music production.


Welcome to the inspiring Ableton Live Drum Programming and Sound Design GPP Masterclass! This comprehensive course is designed to spark your creativity and elevate your drum programming game in Ableton Live, while also delving into the transformative power of EQ and saturation.

Discover the art of crafting mesmerising drum patterns that drive your tracks with infectious rhythm. Unlock the full potential of Ableton Live’s Simpler device to shape kick patterns, infusing them with depth, character, and punch that captivate listeners.

Enhance your grooves with the technique of ghost kicks, adding subtle variations and groove nuances that elevate your drum sequences to a whole new level of creativity. Develop a keen sense of rhythm and timing as your drum grooves come to life with dynamic flair and intrigue.

Learn the secrets of using EQ and saturation to breathe life into your sounds. Shape your drum elements and other musical elements with precision, carving out resonant frequencies and adding bite and character. Master the art of saturation to impart warmth, harmonics, and an inviting analog-like feel to your music.

As a bonus, indulge in creative fun with drum racks, exploring unique and experimental sound combinations that add personality to your music. Additionally, learn how to analyse professional tracks, and “steal like an artist” to make these techniques your own, elevating your productions to the level of industry-leading tracks.

Enroll today and witness the transformation in your drum programming and sound design skills. Whether you’re a seasoned producer or just starting your music production journey, this course will ignite your creativity, up your drum programming game, and empower you to create music that stands out from the crowd. Embrace the power of Ableton Live and become a master of rhythm and sound, taking your music to unprecedented heights of creativity and professionalism.

Who this course is for:

  • This course is designed for a wide range of learners, from beginners to advanced users, who possess an open mind towards creativity and a strong willingness to learn new techniques. Whether you’re just starting out in music production or already have experience with Ableton Live, this course offers valuable content that will benefit you. Beginners will appreciate the step-by-step guidance provided, ensuring a solid foundation in building grooves from scratch. You’ll learn the fundamentals, explore creative possibilities, and gain confidence in using Ableton Live for building your drum groovesg. Advanced learners will discover innovative approaches and advanced methods to take their drum processing skills to the next level. The course delves into complex arrangemnt, advanced routing, and creative applications of effects, encouraging you to push boundaries and explore new horizons. Ultimately, this course welcomes learners who are passionate about music production, eager to unlock their creativity, and interested in harnessing the power of Ableton Live. No matter your skill level, as long as you possess an open mind and a desire to expand your skill set, this course will provide you with valuable knowledge and techniques.
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