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Advanced DJing with Ableton Live

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    Introduction

    Continuing from the DJ'ing with Ableton Live tutorial, this video introduces the advanced series and talks about what to expect from the videos to follow.

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    Performing with a MIDI Controller

    This video goes over how to set up and perform with a controller as opposed to the click of the mouse.

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    Custom Mapping with a MIDI Controller Pt. 1

    Learn how to apply custom mappings to the controller for a DJ set.

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    Custom Mapping with A MIDI Controller Pt. 2

    This video continues to show the basics of custom mappings with a controller.

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    Delay

    This video goes over delay and how to apply it to a DJ set using real-time parameter control.

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    Reverb

    Learn how to use reverb to not only alter the sound being processed but to create new environments for each sound being played.

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    Sends & Returns

    Learn how to apply audio effects to a DJ set using send and returns.

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    Dummy Clips

    This video talks about what dummy clips are and how to create and route them to automatically move parameters during a live performance.

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    Track Automation with Dummy Clips

    In this video you will learn how to use dummy clips to control track automation.

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    Audio Effect Automation with Dummy Clips

    Continuing with dummy clips, here you will learn how to use them to automate audio effects.

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    Loops

    Josh gives an in-depth look at creating and launching loops.

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    Follow Actions

    Josh explores using Follow Actions in Ableton Live.

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    Labeling Loops Follow Action Clips

    Josh explains how he labels and color codes his clips.

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    Saving Loops & Follow Action Clips

    In this video Josh discusses saving loops and follow action clips.

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    Creating Saving A Custom DJ Template

    Josh discusses creating a custom DJ template that can be open any time as well as saving the template.

Product Overview


In this Hal Leonard Music Pro Guide, DJ extraordinaire Josh Bess continues where he left off with "DJing With Ableton Live" and explains how to go further when DJing with Ableton Live, along with providing advanced tips and tricks to incorporate into your live DJ performances.

Josh starts by demonstrating Techniques and essential Advanced Features to incorporate in a live DJ set, such as utilizing a MIDI Controller, customizing MIDI Controlled Parameters, and Audio Effects Processing.

Josh then demonstrates how to incorporate a Microphone, explains Advanced Dummy Clip tricks, Loops, Follow Actions, Creating a Custom Dj Template, and much more.

Wrapping it up, Josh discusses How to Apply Specific Ideas to Ableton Live to not only Perform a DJ Set live, but to Customize and Create Your Own Set, Performance Method, and Original Sound.

If you're looking to further your art of DJing with Ableton Live, this is the series for you.


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mustafa
Submitted 2 years ago

Good

Very east to understand. Good information. Than you very much. im waiting for full live performans video. like hardware used hybred set, how to make a midi program change for outboard gear. or how can we create fully live ready project. that^ll be great. peace.


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MarceloVitor
Submitted 2 years ago

Practical Examples

I was waiting for more examples of actually mixing tracks. All the information was good and I liked the course, but maybe a little more of actual practice of djing would also be nice. It could as well be done in another tutorial.

I am a: Beginner, Student


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mustafa
Submitted 2 years ago

Good

Very east to understand. Good information. Than you very much. im waiting for full live performans video. like hardware used hybred set, how to make a midi program change for outboard gear. or how can we create fully live ready project. that^ll be great. peace.

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MarceloVitor
Submitted 2 years ago

Practical Examples

I was waiting for more examples of actually mixing tracks. All the information was good and I liked the course, but maybe a little more of actual practice of djing would also be nice. It could as well be done in another tutorial.

I am a: Beginner, Student

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Josh Bess is a music producer and educator, born and raised in New York, currently based in Tokyo, Japan. 
Josh Bess is an Amazon Books Top Selling author in the music category with his book, Electronic Dance Music Grooves published with Hal Leonard Corporation. 
 
Josh has music production, composition, and artist credits with Disney, Nickelodeon, MTV, Amazon Fashion Week TOKYO, and more, along with original music releases with electronic music labels, such as Armada Music, Bosphorus Underground Recordings and Naschkatze Underground Recordings.
 
Josh offers private teaching to aspiring music producers on his website, http://www.joshbess.live.

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    Advanced DJing with Ableton Live

    In this Hal Leonard Music Pro Guide, DJ extraordinaire Josh Bess explains how to go further when DJing with Ableton Live, and provides advanced tips and tricks to incorporate into your live DJ performances.

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    Building Your Own Custom Audio-Effect Rack

    In this Josh Bess Ableton Live Webinar, you’ll learn how to create useful custom audio Ableton Live effect racks, making a powerful sonic tool for both your own original music productions and live performances.

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    Creating a Natural Drum Sampler

    In this course, Josh Bess explains how to create a natural sounding and feeling drum sampler, from the use of pre-recorded samples. Josh demonstrates how to quickly build this tool and provides a fully detailed explanation of how to apply this idea to your own creation process.

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    Creating a Song Inspired from a Vocal Sample

    In this Josh Bess Ableton Live Webinar, you’ll see how to create a full song from a simple one-shot vocal sample including how to get started, progress, and finish as well as other helpful techniques!

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Advanced DJing with Ableton Live is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 2 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Good Very east to understand. Good information. Than you very much. im waiting for full live performans video. like hardware used hybred set, how to make a midi program change for outboard gear. or how can we create fully live ready project. that^ll be great. peace.
Date published: 2017-07-19
Rated 3.0 out of 5 by from Practical Examples I was waiting for more examples of actually mixing tracks. All the information was good and I liked the course, but maybe a little more of actual practice of djing would also be nice. It could as well be done in another tutorial.
Date published: 2017-02-17
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