How To Chop Drums In Ableton

Drum loops are great for adding texture and background but if you use full loops your limited in what you can actually do in the mixing stage with panning, volume, EQ, effect sends and more. Today I share how I use Ableton’s clip automation to slice up loops and give me more control in the mixing stage.


0:00 Start
00:37 Introduction
02:37 Using Clip Automation


  1. Introduction – An introduction explaining how drum loops can be limiting.
  2. Using Clip Automation – With clever clip automation you can slice up drum loops and extract samples.

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