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DJ Techniques With Ableton Live: Introductory Class

Learn to DJ with Ableton Live, J. Anthony Allen, and world renowned DJ James Patrick in this one-of-a-kind class!
Instructor:
Jason Allen
3,845 students enrolled
English [Auto-generated]
DJ and Perform music using Ableton Live
Create a dynamic set for getting a crowd dancing
Use effects and transitions to keep the music flowing
Effect Racks
Parallel Processing
Performance Effect Racks
Controllers
MIDI Mapping
The Ableton Push Interface
Follow Actions
Legato and Launch Modes
Crossfader Setup
Mapping Controllers

** UDEMY BEST SELLING INSTRUCTOR **

This is an introductory class that leads to the complete DJ Techniques With Ableton Live: The Clear and Simple Guide.

Welcome to the COMPLETE DJ Techniques Guide!

This is a class designed for the average person who is ready to dive in to making music LIVE!  Whether you are a beginning musician, an active musician, or an aspiring musician – this class is perfect for you!

For years I’ve been teaching Ableton Live in the college classroom. As a University Professor, my classes are sought after, and, frankly, expensive. I believe Ableton Live can be learned by anyone, and cost shouldn’t be a barrier. This class uses the same outline and syllabus I’ve used in my college classes for years, at a fraction of the cost.

In this class we are going to focus on using Ableton Live for DJing and Performing. I’m assuming that you already know your way around Ableton Live pretty well, and now you want to take your techniques to the stage. In this class I’ll walk you through all the basics of using controllers, Audio Effect Racks, and some other tricks.

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!!!

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. 

Throughout this class, If you get stuck, you can review the videos or post a question, and I’ll back to it as fast as possible. 

And of course, once you sign up for this course you automatically get huge discounts to all the upcoming parts of this class.

You will not have another opportunity to learn DJ Techniques in a more comprehensive way than this. 

All the tools you need to successfully learn DJ Techniques 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 launch your music career today.

** I guarantee that this course is the most thorough DJ Techniques course available ANYWHERE on the market – or your money back (30 day money back guarantee) **

Closed captions have been added to all lessons in this course.

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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 obsorbed 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. 

Course Overview

1
Introduction
A quick introduction - showing some music we are going to cover in the class, as well as the techniques in action!
2
A Quick Note
A brief note before we continue on.

Audio Effect Racks

1
What are Audio Effect Racks?
In my other Ultimate Ableton Live classes, we've seen 3 other kinds of racks: MIDI Effect Racks, Instrument Racks, and Drum Racks. Audio Effect Racks are one more iteration of this theme - and to me, the most powerful.
2
Setting up an Effect Rack
Now we know the basics, lets build one of our own.
3
Parallel Processing
The secret sauce to these effect racks is something called Parallel Processing.
4
The Fade To Grey Example
This is a build-in preset that you should have already in your library, and is a popular tool for DJs to use for transitions.
5
Performance Effect Racks
There is a whole folder of audio effect racks in already in your Ableton Library. In this section I'll take a look at a few of them.

DJ Performance with Controllers

1
How To DJ With Ableton Live: DJ Techniques Clear and Simple

We've only scratched the surface!

2
Bonus Lecture: The World of Controllers

Say good bye to your allowance money, and hello to the world of controllers.

3
Bonus Lecture: Discount Offers & Mailing List

There is so much more to learn!

You can view and review the lecture materials indefinitely, like an on-demand channel.
Definitely! If you have an internet connection, courses on Udemy are available on any device at any time. If you don't have an internet connection, some instructors also let their students download course lectures. That's up to the instructor though, so make sure you get on their good side!
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