Novation Launchpad Pro explained!
Novation’s Launchpad Pro is a formidable piece of kit that acts as both instrument and controller and can drastically improve your production workflow both creatively and practically. At the same time it has a LOT of features, which just go to waste if you don’t fully know what you’re doing.
This 9-part course led by experienced tutor and producer TAETRO walks you through exactly how the Launchpad Pro functions with Ableton Live. Whether you’re a producer, a performer, beginner or a more experienced artist, get going with Novation Launchpad Pro today!
Make the most of your session time with Novation Launchpad Pro
In this course TAETRO delivers a comprehensive overview of the functionality of the Launchpad Pro in a way that is accessible to beginners but valuable to seasoned artists. The course gives you an overview of how the Launchpad Pro functions with Ableton Live and outlines specific use cases for producers as well as performers.
- Watch, Listen and Learn – our easy to follow video instruction introduce you to classic techniques and technical insights
- 9 walkthrough videos each providing a mandatory lesson on getting the most out of Launchpad Pro.
- Total runtime 90 minutes
- Practical instruction by an experienced tutor
- Learn at your own pace, watch as many times as you need to learn the lessons
ABOUT YOUR TUTOR
TAETRO is an electronic music artist, producer, songwriter, mentor, video creator and teacher living just south of Boston, MA.
TAETRO holds a BA in Music and has been creating original music with Ableton Live for over 10 years. He also creates live electronic music performances and tutorials on YouTube.
- Lesson 1 Unboxing & Firmware Update
Unboxing the launchpad pro, contents explained, and updating the device’s firmware.
- Lesson 2 Basic Ableton Live Setup & Note Mode
Configuring preferences for the Launchpad Pro with Ableton Live and Note Mode explained
- Lesson 3 Ableton Live Functionality
An overview of the Launchpad Pro’s native integration and functionality with Ableton Live.
- Lesson 4 Clip Launching
Using the Launchpad Pro to create and perform with ‘clips’. Includes a clip launching performance demo with a complete explanation.
- Lesson 5 Beat Making Workflow: Drums/Percussion
The workflow of creating beats and percussive loops with the Launchpad Pro.
- Lesson 6 Beat Making Workflow: Melodic/Harmonic Instruments
Adding layers to your beat by creating melodies and harmonic progressions using the Launchpad Pro.
- Lesson 7 Live Performance
Combining the elements of clip launching and beat making workflow to create a dynamic electronic music performance.
- Lesson 8 Custom Mappings for Live Performance
Creating custom mappings in the Launchpad Pro’s User Mode to enhance live performances.
- Lesson 9 No Laptop Required
Exploring ways of using the Launchpad Pro with no computer. An overview of the Launchpad App and iOS connectivity as well as controlling external gear with the Launchpad Pro.