As well as being a powerful music production tool, Ableton is also designed to take your music from the studio to the stage and is used by many DJ’s around the world. This course is designed for beginner to intermediate students looking to fully understand Ableton as a DJ and live performance tool.
Cost – $595
Duration – 6 weeks
Contact hours per week – 2
Tutor – Josh Pathon
- Introduction to Ableton Live
Learning the concepts of Ableton live and its capabilities
using the session and arrange views effectively
learn how to import, open and save your work properly
Integration and signal flow with DJ set up
Understand Ableton’s audio preferences and how to optimise your system
Learn how to route Ableton in to a typical DJ system
get to know the industry standard dj equipment such as the DJM900
Warping and editing audio
Learn how to edit songs, drum loops and other samples
Manipulate the tempo by time stretching and slicing audio
Learn how create bootlegs and remixes
- Launching/looping and arranging clips
Mapping MIDI controllers such as the Launchpad, Akai APC to Ableton
Learn how to trigger clips and scenes
Control volumes and effect parameters
Using EQ to help control your set
Understanding music structure and phrasing
Planning, performing and recording a live set
In this section of the course you will prepare and perform a 30 minute live set
Learn how to record, edit and master your set
Integrating and trouble shooting when connecting to a club system
Our tutors will help to get you ready for performing in a live environment
Learn about common problems that can arise when performing and how to overcome them quickly
When does this course run?
As this is a one to one course, you may start any time you like (subject to availability).
How many hours a week will I study?
We generally run one lesson a week at a set time but can also be flexible.
How do I book this course?
To book a course, please email or call us to enquire about availability.