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Setting Up Ableton Live for DJing

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    Introduction (3:38)


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


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    Warping (3:18)


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    Original Songs vs. Other Artist Songs (4:21)


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    Master Channel Effects (0:58)


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    Performing the Drum Rack Live (3:02)


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    Mixing the Songs in Your Set (6:01)


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    Song Order (4:06)


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    The Auto-Pan, Sidechain Trick (1:57)


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    Launch Control XL MIDI Mappings (0:52)


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    The Audio Interface (1:42)


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    Webinar Outro (2:07)


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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JOSH BESS is a percussionist, electronic performing artist, and Ableton Certified Trainer. Performing with multiple artists and employing a wide variety of styles, he is experienced in jazz, funk, Latin, pop, rock, and more. In addition to performing, Bess developed an interest in music production and went on to earn his college degree in audio engineering and jazz commercial performance. He has fused his knowledge and his ear for audio production with his percussive background to develop an efficient and creative electronic workflow—a combination that he regularly puts to work in his compositions and live performances. For more information, visit www.joshbess.net.

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