How To Make A Launchpad Lightshow with Ableton: Three Different Methods

In this course, you'll get to learn how to use the Novation launchpad and make an awesome launchpad lightshow with it, without further ado let's jump right into it!

Good Noise Productions


How do you build a launchpad lightshow? What is a Novation Launchpad? If you have ever seen someone perform with a launchpad and you wondered how it actually works, then this class is for you!

Hey, It’s Javen here from Good Noise. I’m an experienced music producer, and I make music related contents including launchpad lightshows on varies platform. That’ll be the focus of today’s class! You’ll learn tips and tricks I use in creating a launchpad lightshow that you can incorporate into your workflow, to make a fantastic performance!

In this class, you’ll learn:

1. How setup your Ableton and Novation Launchpad for building your lightshow
2. How to setup your BPM or tempo in Ableton,
3. The 3 different methods for building your launchpad cover.
4. Some cool light effect ideas you can incorporate into your lightshow, and
5. Some plugins you can use to speed up the whole process.

The three different methods we’ll cover are:
With Midi Clips: This is the fastest and easiest way, though you technically can’t perform with this method. However, it’s a great introduction into how to the program works with the Launchpad.
With Midi Effects: A little more complicated, but the go-to method for actually performing a launchpad lightshow.
With Max For Live: Requires the plugin Max For Live, which really streamlines and simplifies the process of lightshow creation.

For your final project, you’ll be creating:

A one-minute launchpad lightshow using one of the three methods taught in this class.
This class is for all level musicians, producers, visual and music lovers, I will walk you through the process step by step, and give you all the tools and techniques you need to build a good launchpad cover!

So let’s get started – see you in class!

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  • 10 Lessons
  • Course Certificate