Learn How to Remix Any Song You Want and Get Noticed
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Learn How to Remix Any Song You Want and Get Noticed

Have your music take you somewhere! All the step you need to create a remix in Ableton Live from any song you want.
4.7 (41 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,207 students enrolled
Created by Liad Ben-Shimon
Last updated 3/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 5.5 hours on-demand video
  • 4 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Work with the audio and vocals from any song and create a remix
  • Identify the key and melody of a song and build notes on top of it
  • Properly add drums and samples on top of a song
  • Change the timing and structure of any song
  • Finish a remix and have it ready for a competition or to be shared online
  • Increase the loudness of a song without creating any distortion
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Requirements
  • You should have a working copy or demo of Ableton Live
  • A pair of speakers or headphones
  • A copy of NI Massive to get the most out of the sound design section
Description

**Over 1000 SUCCESSFUL STUDENTS HAVE ALREADY TAKEN THIS COURSE**

Build a following and have your music take you somewhere! This course will teach you every step to remixing any song and getting your music noticed.

Taking an original song and developing a remix is supposed to be fun but using the vocal or audio from another song can become extremely difficult without the right steps.

That's why I've decided to reveal all the secrets to remixing ANY song with almost no prior experience necessary. Simply follow the steps in this course and get your music to stand out from the crowd.

Find out all the secrets to remixing any song and get your music noticed fast

  1. Use any vocal or piece of audio using all of Ableton's unique warping capabilities.
  2. Pick out the key and notes of a song using one simple ableton feature.
  3. Create louder remixes by understanding perceived loudness and how to mix properly.
  4. End writers block using music theory steps that I'll show you
  5. Create a tighter low end with a simple tool I use on every track

...and much more!

I'm also giving you a few additional resources including

  • A list of affordable sound engineers that I'd recommend for mastering.
  • A special website I use on almost every remix I create!
  • A constantly growing number of presets you can download and use!

"The course is very detailed yet, spot on. I highly recommend it!" - Elian

This course will be especially helpful to you if your interested in signing up for a remix competition.

Take this course and get a head start on the competition!

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone using Ableton Live (full version or demo)
  • Anyone with an interest in music and a passion to learn!
  • No prior experience remixing is needed
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Curriculum For This Course
39 Lectures
05:25:20
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Welcome!
4 Lectures 17:03

Discover the layout and structure of the course and follow along a lot better from the start.

Preview 06:33

Find out how to prepare stems and audio before you jump into creating a remix. This will greatly benefit you if your interested in joining a remix competition and are unsure of where to start.

The Right Way to Get Ready for a Remix
08:22

Learn why many producers choose to begin their careers remixing and what the benefits of doing so are.

Preview 01:45

List of Remix Competitions
00:23
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Before We Get Started
4 Lectures 35:12

Refresh with a quick layout of Ableton Live and a breakdown of a few important features and functions for remixing. Great for students of all levels using Ableton Live.

Relearning the Important Parts of Ableton
12:16

Learn how to add drums on top of an existing piece of audio. An important step in working on any piece of audio with drums or interefering sounds in it.

Preview 07:46

Become more familiar with the formula and steps to creating a better arrangement for your remix.

Making Your Arrangement Work Better for a Song
07:48

A great introduction on the different types of audio you'll be working with in a remix. Become faster at working with loops and samples and save time searching for sounds later on.

Save Precious Time Working with Loops and Samples
07:22
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Understanding More About Music Theory
5 Lectures 47:23

Become more familiar with the major and minor scales which act as the backbone to all musical genres. Great for beginners and those interested in brushing up on music theory.

Getting Familiar With the Major and Minor Scales
11:59

Chords play an important role in structuring the melody and rhythm of a song. Learn how to properly structure them and create better sounding music.

Learning More About Chord Structure and How it Works
07:54

Become more familiar with the popular music analysis tool Melodyne and how you can use it to read and change the notes in a piece.

Bonus: How to Use Melodyne to Find Notes Fast
07:09

Use a unique Ableton Live only feature to identify the notes playing in a piece of audio. A fast way to get a better idea of the keys and composition of a piece before you start to remix.

Finding the Right Notes of Any Song in Ableton the Fast Way
14:08

Learn a few chord progression techniques that will help with writers block and finishing a melody.

Tips for Getting Past Writers Block Ruining a Song
06:13
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How to Use Ableton's Warping Feature
5 Lectures 42:59

Learn the background behind Ableton's popular warping function, which helps users work with and edit audio. A great tool for fixing the timing of a song and changing its speed.

Why Warping is so Important for Remixing
10:50

Move through a simple warping session and understand how to put the warping feature into practice. See the benefits for yourself first hand.

Preview 09:03

Learn the background behind Ableton's popular warping function which helps users work with and edit audio. (Part 2)

A Few More Quick Tips for Warping Audio
06:33

Different time stretching modes are important depending on the type of audio you use. Learn how each mode effects a different type of audio you may work with.

Complex or Complex Pro?
07:36

Learn Ableton's warp from here function. A unique auto warp feature that adjusts the transients in your audio to match the beat grid. An essential part of changing the timing and speed of a song.

Learning the "Warp from Here" Feature
08:57
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Using Outside Vocals/Audio In a Remix
5 Lectures 45:33

Learn how to use Ableton's auto warping feature to get simple and reliable warping done with minimal effort and skill.

Another great tool that opens up your versaitility when remixing.

Using a Slow Acoustic Track for a Dance Remix
08:34

Speed up slower vocals with variable timing into a faster paced song without changing the pitch. Very important in order to excel at remixing and open the doors to different songs you can remix.

Keep the Right Pitch While Making Vocals Faster
15:23

Learn how to properly warp multiple stems right out of a remix package at the same time. Important for keeping an entire track on time the easy way.

Warping Clips From a Remix Package
04:20

Learn how to apply certain audio effects and achieve a cleaner vocal sound overall.

Preview 08:42

Prevent drifting from taking away the pace of your audio. Keep your music on time and ready for beat matching.

Making Sure Your Vocals Stay On Beat
08:34
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The Right Tools You Need for a Better Sound
5 Lectures 48:20

Learn how to tighten up your low end using multiband dynamics. An important tool in getting a proper sound on a large system.

The One Tool I Use to Get a Tighter Low End
08:58

Learn how to use Ableton's limiter and properly turn up the volume of your track using perceived loudness.

Get a Louder Remix with One Audio Tool
07:19

Ableton's reverb tool is great for adding depth and character to a lead synth or background sound. Learn how to use this common audio tool.

How to Use the Reverb Tool in Ableton
10:21

Learn how to create wider sounding music by applying a delay tool onto any instrument. Great for spreading out sound.

Create A Wider Sound with Delay
09:25

Become more familiar with the equalizer. An essential audio tool for taking away and boosting frequencies and parts of your sound. Very important for creating a clean mix.

Understand the Spectrum and Cleanly Place Audio in a Song
12:17
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Learn More Sound Design Techniques
7 Lectures 58:01

Become more familiar with each part of Native Instruments Massive in order to create more powerful sounds.

All-In-One: How to Use NI Massive
09:58

Become more familiar with each part of Native Instruments Massive in order to create more powerful sounds. (Part 2)

All-In-One: How to Use NI Massive (Part 2)
12:45

Build Tension with Hard Hitting Bass (Future House) Part 1
11:53

Build Tension with Hard Hitting Bass (Future House) Part 2
08:33

Learn how to create more melodic pluck sounds. Great for progressive and tropical house style music.

Create Warm Sounding Plucks for Progressive and Tropical House
14:25

Download My Presets!
00:09

Great Place to Download Midi Files From a Song
00:18
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The Final Step Before We Finish
4 Lectures 30:06

Learn the benefits of using a reference track before completing the mastering on a song and how to increase the perceived loudness.

Understanding the Importance of a Reference Track & More
12:01

Learn the basics behind the difference between mixing and mastering a piece of music.

Become More Familiar With Mixing & Mastering
11:49

Become more familiar with the final steps needed before exporting a song out of Ableton.

The Final Step Before Exporting and Your Done!
06:09

List of Great Sound Engineers
00:07
About the Instructor
Liad  Ben-Shimon
4.6 Average rating
57 Reviews
2,088 Students
2 Courses
Music Instructor

I have been producing music for over 7 years on various music production programs including Ableton Live, Reason and Garage Band.

Music is a deep passion of mine and I hope to spread that passion with others, interested in music production.