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.
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Instructed by Liad Ben-Shimon Music / Production
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  • Lectures 39
  • Length 5.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 3/2015 English

Course Description


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!

What are the 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

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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

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

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Welcome!

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


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.


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

List of Remix Competitions
Section 2: Before We Get Started

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.


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.


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


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.

Section 3: Understanding More About Music Theory

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.


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.


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.


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.


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

Section 4: How to Use Ableton's Warping Feature

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.


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


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


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.


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.

Section 5: Using Outside Vocals/Audio In a Remix

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.


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.


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.


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


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

Section 6: The Right Tools You Need for a Better Sound

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


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


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.


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


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.

Section 7: Learn More Sound Design Techniques

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


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

Build Tension with Hard Hitting Bass (Future House) Part 1
Build Tension with Hard Hitting Bass (Future House) Part 2

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

Download My Presets!
Great Place to Download Midi Files From a Song
Section 8: The Final Step Before We Finish

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


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


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

List of Great Sound Engineers

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Instructor Biography

Liad Ben-Shimon, 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.

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