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Creating a DJ Mix in Ableton Live

  • Number of Lessons: 41

Course Outline

Modern day music production software has become a key asset to DJs when it comes to creating a DJ mix. A huge proportion of professional DJ mixes will have been created using software and Ableton Live is the leader of the pack when doing this. If you want to create a professional DJ mix for radio or for promotion then understanding and learning this skill is a vital part of DJing.

This online course will take you deep into the process and show you just how the professionals create the perfect DJ mix. With everything from how to choose the right tracks to ordering the mix correctly this course will take you through the complete process. This course will also show you how to make your DJ mix stand out with processing the sound and adding FX to make the mix smooth and professional sounding.

This course contains over 5 hours of tutorials taking you through the full journey of Creating a DJ mix in Ableton Live and is a must for any DJ looking to learn how to create a professional sounding DJ mix.

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Course Content

  • Lesson 01
    Prepping Session View
  • Lesson 02
    Loading Tracks
  • Lesson 03
    Setting Up Return Track Effects
  • Lesson 04
    Auto Warp Preferences
  • Lesson 05
    Warping Part 1
  • Lesson 06
    Warping Part 2
  • Lesson 07
    Warping Part 3
  • Lesson 08
    Warping Intros Without Drums
  • Lesson 09
    Repeating The Warp
  • Lesson 10
    Previewing Mixes in Session View
  • Lesson 11
    Multi Tempo Selection Example
  • Lesson 12
    Developing The Running Order
  • Lesson 13
    Session To Arrangement View
  • Lesson 14
    First Mix Transition - Clip Edits
  • Lesson 15
    Phrasing and Detuning Songs
  • Lesson 16
    Longer mixes
  • Lesson 17
    Clip Fades and Curves
  • Lesson 18
    Basic Mixes Completed
  • Lesson 19
    Functional Effects - Compression
  • Lesson 20
    Creative Effects - Fade To Grey
  • Lesson 21
    Creative Touches - Audio Recognition
  • Lesson 22
    Transition EQ
  • Lesson 23
    Transition Samples
  • Lesson 24
    Pioneer Style Delay
  • Lesson 25
    Reverb + Delay
  • Lesson 26
    Sidechain Compression
  • Lesson 27
    Adding MIDI and Audio Elements
  • Lesson 28
    Transition FX - Beat Repeat
  • Lesson 29
    Recording Live Automation
  • Lesson 30
    Noise Sweep Machine
  • Lesson 31
    Spoken Word Acapella Intro and Filter Delay
  • Lesson 32
    Warping Rhythmic Acapella's
  • Lesson 33
    Tempo Changes Part 1
  • Lesson 34
    Tempo Changes Part 2
  • Lesson 35
    Finishing The Mix 1 - Track Levels
  • Lesson 36
    Finishing The Mix 2 - Export
  • Lesson 37
    Mastering - Checking Your Export
  • Lesson 38
    Mastering - Compression and Maximizing Volume
  • Lesson 39
    Comparing The Mixdown Export To The Master
  • Lesson 40
    Audacity Software
  • Lesson 41
    Publishing your mix - Mixcloud
  • Number of Lessons: 41

Course Instructor(s)

Jonny Miller

Jonny Miller

London’s Jonny Miller has spent the last twenty three years immersed in the underground electronic music scene, and brings his Ableton Live music production skills to SubBass.

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