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ableton live, producing, DJ techniques, DJing, controllers, producing music
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Ableton Live 10, Part 6: DJ Techniques & Controller

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Course Description

Welcome to ULTIMATE ABLETON LIVE 10 COMPLETE: PART 6!

In this course, we will use the real-world experiences of the award-winning instructor and university music business professor Dr. Jason Allen. But don't be worried - Dr. Allen is best known around campus for keeping things simple, accessible, and useful.

Dr. Allen is a professional musician, top-rated Udemy instructor, and university professor. In 2017 the Star Tribune featured him as a "Mover and a Shaker," and he is recognized by the Grammy Foundation for his music education classes.

He is also an ABLETON LIVE CERTIFIED TRAINER.

In this class we are going to focus on using Ableton Live 10, and every aspect of the program. We will focus on how to do everything possible in Ableton Live, and you will finish this course as an expert in Ableton Live 10. Whether you have experience already in music production or not, this is the ultimate class to learn how to use the Ableton Live 10 software for any genre of music.

ULTIMATE ABLETON LIVE 10 COMPLETE: PART 6 is is everything you need to DJ, perform, and produce in Ableton Live 10!

Also in the class I have a really special surprise. I've invited my friend James Patrick to show some of his techniques as well. James is a DJ that has toured the world, and is known internationally for his engaging performances. He is going to be IN this class, and has contributed several exclusive videos for this class.

Topics include:

  • Audio Effect Racks
  • Using Effect Rack Presets
  • Building our own Effect Racks
  • Parallel Processing
  • Fade To Grey
  • Performance Racks
  • Controllers and Controllerism
  • MIDI Mapping
  • The Ableton Push Interface
  • The APC40 Interface
  • Follow Actions
  • Legato Mode
  • Launch Modes
  • Launching Clips in Performance
  • Effects Setup for Performance
  • The Crossfader
  • Mapping Controllers for Performance
  • ... And much more!!!

I will be making 6 (six!) complete classes in order to bring you the most comprehensive manual on Ableton Live production techniques ever created. Each class has Sets, sessions, and experiments for you to try on your own and follow along with.

And of course, once you sign up any part, you automatically get huge discounts to all the upcoming parts (the next 5!) of this class.

You will not have another opportunity to learn Ableton Live in a more comprehensive way that this. Start here.

The course is a roadmap to MAKING STUNNING TRACKS with Ableton Live 10.

All the tools you need to produce great tracks are included in this course and the entire course is based on real-life experiences - not just academic theory.

Please click the "Take This Course" button so you can start making better tracks today.


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Praise for Courses by Jason Allen:

"It seems like every little detail is being covered in an extremely simple fashion. The learning process becomes relaxed and allows the complex concepts to get absorbed easily. My only regret is not taking this course earlier." - M. Shah

"Great for everyone without any knowledge so far. I bought all three parts... It's the best investment in leveling up my skills so far.." - Z. Palce

"Excellent explanations! No more or less than what is needed." - A. Tóth

"VERY COOL. I've waiting for years to see a good video course, now I don't have to wait anymore. Thank You!" - Jeffrey Koury

"I am learning LOTS! And I really like having the worksheets!" - A. Deichsel

"The basics explained very clearly - loads of really useful tips!" - J. Pook

"Jason is really quick and great with questions, always a great resource for an online class!" M. Smith

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Students who register for this course will receive ongoing exclusive content and discounts to all future classes in the series.

schedule

This course is in adaptive mode and is open for enrollment. Learn more about adaptive courses here.

Session 1: Audio Effect Racks (December 17, 2019)
It's time to learn Audio Effect Racks - the super powerful secret weapon built in to Live.
6 lessons
1. Intro
2. What Are Effect Racks
3. Setting Up Effect Racks
4. Parallel Processing
5. Fade To Grey
6. Performance Effect Racks
Session 2: Controllers (December 24, 2019)
Get ready to blow your paycheck on controllers. In this section we will look at the wide world of controlling Live with other "stuff".
5 lessons
1. The World Of Controllers
2. Connecting Controllers
3. MIDI Mappings
4. The Ableton Push Interface
5. Wavetable And Echo On Push
Session 3: Follow Actions (December 31, 2019)
There is a hidden little section of the clip window that we haven't seen yet. In it lies the follow actions.
3 lessons
1. What Are Follow Actions
2. Legato Mode
3. Setting Up Follow Actions
Session 4: DJ Techniques and Performance (January 7, 2020)
In this section we will go through building a full performance template that you can use with your tracks.
10 lessons
1. A Little Help From Friend
2. Ableton Live 10 Performance Series Part 1: DJ Template
3. Effect Setup Options
4. Spectral Effects
5. Live 10 Performance Series Part 2: Spectral Returns
6. Live 10 Performance Series Part 3: Echo Distortion
7. Crossfader Setup
8. Live 10 Performance Series Part 4: Crossfader Organization
9. Stems
10. Live 10 Performance Series Part 5: Live Remixing
Session 5: More to Check Out (January 14, 2020)
We've only scratched the surface on DJ Techniques, so I've compiled a few other resources for you here.
2 lessons
1. More To Explore
2. My Performance Setup
Session 6: Wrap Up! (January 21, 2020)
Thats it for now - I have a few extra goodies for you in this section, though. Be sure to check it out!
2 lessons
1. What Next
2. Thanks, Bye
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What You Need to Take This Course

Students should be ready to produce music, but do not need to be experienced musicians. No prior experience is needed in music theory or production.

Access to Ableton Live will be required. Using the trial version (free for 30 days) would be a great way to start.

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