How To DJ with Ableton Live

Learn how to DJ with Ableton and create your own custom midi mapped template.
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  • Lectures 10
  • Length 36 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 5/2015 English

Course Description

This course will teach you to turn a blank Ableton Live project into a reusable template. You will learn how to warp songs so they are mixable.

Included is a Free Copy of the completed template from the course.

This course will take about 1 Hour to complete.

You will learn:

  1. How to create the template layout
  2. How to add effects
  3. How to add EQ
  4. How to midi map your controller to the template
  5. How to warp your tracks
  6. DJing Walkthrough and Example
You should take this course if your are interested in using Ableton Live to DJ or for Live Set usage!

What are the requirements?

  • You will need a computer (Mac or PC) with a running copy of Ableton Live ( I will be using version 9)
  • You will need some sort of Midi capable controller, I will be explaining the set up using an AKAI MPD32, but any basic midi controller with pads and faders will work

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Create versatile and re-usable DJ template for Ableton Live
  • Set up effects for DJing with Ableton
  • Warp Tracks for DJ use

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is meant for people with a slight understanding of how to DJ, as well as some knowledge as to how Ableton Live works

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Course Introduction
Introduction to the course!
Section 2: DJ Template Set Up
Creating Your New Project
Setting Up Your Track Decks
Section 3: Setting Up Effects and EQ's
Adding Effects to Each Track Deck
Adding EQ's to Each Track Deck
Section 4: Midi Mapping
Midi Mapping Track Decks
Midi Mapping Effects and EQs
Section 5: Warping Your Tracks
Warping Tracks
Section 6: DJing Walk-Through
DJing in Ableton
Section 7: Conclusion

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Instructor Biography

Samuel Kissee, Music Producer/DJ

I have been producing for the last 3 years solely using Ableton Live. I have been DJing for the past 5 years using everything from Vinyl, CDJS, Traktor Controllers, Serato Controllers and Ableton Live. I produce and DJ professionally under the name, Kissee. Feel free to look me up on Soundcloud!

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