I've been using Ableton Live for over two years. I can't imagine life without it now. There is a lot I can say about Ableton, but for today I want to simply focus on creating great click tracks and a resource for loops.
Loops In Worship - Foundations Metronome
Foundations is a product that cost $10 – it is worth it. It makes it very easy to quickly create click tracks in Ableton. A couple of things that make it great:
- It is midi-based in one track, creating a small footprint that doesn't use a lot of memory
- It is easy to control subdivisions, accents, and and the actual sound of the click
I can type a bunch of words to explain it, or I can let Will explain it.
Loops In Worship - Elements Loops
Loops In Worship also offers collections of loops that you can easily fly into Ableton. I didn't have a lot of success with the "Synthetic" or "Electronic" elements package, but I definitely recommend the following:
Check out an example of the 6/8 Elements below.