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Creative vocal tricks in Ableton Live

Singing might not be your strong point, but at some point on your production journey, the chances are that you’ll want to add some vocals to a track.

Live has plenty of tools that will help you in this regard; whether it’s sorting out timing problems or coming up with ear-catching effects, you can do it in Ableton’s DAW. Here’s how.

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