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Ableton Live Tutorial

Setting Up Ableton Live for DJing

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  • Introduction 3:38


    Josh Bess opens up the Live Webinar with an explanation of the topics for the day, along with welcoming new and returning guests to the live-webinar event.

  • Setting Up Ableton Live for DJing (Lesson) 19:58

    Setting Up Ableton Live for DJing (Lesson)

    Josh Bess takes you under the hood of his live setup with Ableton Live and explains how he DJs and performs live for his own club events.

  • Warping 3:18


    Josh answers a question abut warping tracks when he DJs.

  • Original Songs vs. Other Artist Songs 4:21

    Original Songs vs. Other Artist Songs

    Josh discusses what type of songs he uses in his sets.

  • Master Channel Effects 0:58

    Master Channel Effects

    Josh talks about the effects he places on his master channel.

  • Performing the Drum Rack Live 3:02

    Performing the Drum Rack Live

    Josh discusses performing with his live drum track, recording the drums into loops, and incorporating them into his set.

  • Mixing the Songs in Your Set 6:01

    Mixing the Songs in Your Set

    Josh talks how he mixes between the Deck A tunes with the Deck B tunes or simply goes from one track to another.

  • Song Order 4:06

    Song Order

    Josh answers a question regarding if he pre-plans the song order in his set or improvises.

  • The Auto-Pan, Sidechain Trick 1:57

    The Auto-Pan, Sidechain Trick

    Josh explains a personal trick from his live-performance set.

  • Launch Control XL MIDI Mappings 0:52

    Launch Control XL MIDI Mappings

    Josh answers a question regarding the MIDI mappings of his Launch Control XL.

  • The Audio Interface 1:42

    The Audio Interface

    Josh talks about the audio interface he has been using for a few years.

  • Webinar Outro 2:07

    Webinar Outro

    Josh closes out the live webinar, and explains how to tune into the upcoming free live-webinar event.

Product Overview

In this course, Josh Bess opens up his own personal live-DJ performance setup in Ableton Live, and explains how to set up, perform, and incorporate your own personal music and style into a live-club event. Josh discusses many ways to get started building your own setup, along with other tips and tricks to incorporate into your own live performance, no matter what style of music you are creating and DJing with.

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