Get to know the different music-making elements Push puts at your fingertips. Choose topics you’d like to learn or watch them in order – they’ll take you from setting up your Push through to in-depth sampling techniques.

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General overview

Step sequencing beats

Playing drums

Playing drums - advanced

Creating drum variations

Sound design: drums

Play melodies

Play chords

Chromatic Note Mode

Sound design: melodic parts

Melodic Step Sequencer

Note Mode settings

32-Note Melodic Step Sequencer

Sampling: overview

64-Pad Mode

Sampling: Classic Mode

Sampling: One Shot Mode

Sampling: Slicing Mode

Sampling in depth: creative techniques

Sampling in depth: warping

Session View

Session View - advanced



Sound design


Clip View

Recording audio



Recording in the Arrangement View

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More video tutorials

See what Live and Push are capable of – check out these tips and tricks from artists and expert educators.

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Live & Push manual

Everything you need to know about Live and Push.

Check out the manual

Knowledge Base

Find help articles on all of our products plus support for your shopping and product licence questions.

Check out the Push 2 Knowledge Base

Certified Training

All over the globe, a growing group of trainers and institutions are offering approved Ableton teaching at all skill levels, both for individuals and groups.

Find training near you

Learn finger drumming

Practice your finger drumming skills with Melodics, a standalone app that offers a great way to learn and refine your playing. Its free to download and comes with 20 lessons to get you started.

Download Melodics for free

Learning Music

Learn the fundamentals of music making – beats, melodies, harmonies, basslines, and song structure – and make music right in your browser.

Get started making music

Learning Synths

Learn the fundamentals of synthesis at your own pace with a powerful but easy-to-learn synthesizer that runs in your web browser.

Get started making sounds

Making Music

Some tips from 74 Creative Strategies for Electronic Producers – Dennis DeSantis’ book on solving musical problems, making progress and finishing what you start.

Check out chapters from the book

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