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What is Ableton?

Ableton is a digital audio workstation that allows for manipulation of prerecorded sounds, synthesis of new electronic music, and playing the keyboard in sync with your sounds. Ableton has been out since 2001 when it was released by its founder, Gerhardt Looijen (Nathan Herring). It was originally designed for studio work but has expanded to…

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What is a Digital Audio Workstation?

A digital audio workstation, or DAW for short, is a device that allows you to create music or podcasts using computer software. A typical DAW will allow you to record different tracks of audio at the same time and store the recorded data in a “sequencer” which can then be edited and mixed by manipulating…