While making a tune have you ever lost track of what you're doing, where you've been or where you're going? In an age of digital music production this is an all too common problem faced by producers. The incredible strength of DAWs like Ableton is they present an infinite number of tools and avenues for producers to explore. The irony of the situation is that all these possibilities have the potential to hijack your workflow and send you down blind alleys. In this article we'll look at five ways you can speed your workflow, avoid detours and ultimately finish tunes.