Join Yeuda Ben-Atar for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a new set, part of Ableton Live 9 for Live Performance.
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I have taken the time to export all of the different segments of my song as individual audio files,…one for each of my four groups, Kick, Bass, Music, and Snare & Percussion.…As you can see, I decided to name the segments using more traditional song structural terms…like Intro, Verse, Chorus, Chorus 2, and Outro.…You are free to name your segments anything you like.…So the first thing I am going to do is to create a New Live Set.…Let's go, click File > New Live Set.…
Let's delete the two MIDI tracks because we don't need them at this moment.…I am going to click on the title and hit Delete, Delete.…I am going to create two more audio tracks by hitting Command+T or Ctrl+T twice.…Let's rename all the tracks according to our group names, Kick, Snare & Percussion, Bass, and Music.…Let's go back to my Finder window. Now I am going to import everything, Intro, Verse.…
Right now everything is imported to one track.…If I hold Command, it will import to all the tracks.…Let's import to Chorus, holding Shift, selecting all Audio files, holding Command,…
Along the way, Yeuda reveals many live performance tricks using control surfaces and custom MIDI controllers that he's built, plus tips for playing and syncing up with other musicians and recording your live performance.
- Using Ableton Live or third-party controllers
- Choosing songs for a DJ set
- Building your decks
- Using EQ and gain to emulate mixer hardware
- Knowing when to use headphones
- Mapping the crossfader, EQ, and gain to MIDI controllers
- Looping with Beat Repeat
- Setting up multiple instruments on one track
- Creating a bus track for master effects
- Preparing your original productions for the stage
- Using commercial and custom MIDI controllers
- Live looping and live sample cutting
- Recording your live performance
Skill Level Intermediate
Ableton Live 8 Essential Trainingwith Rick Schmunk7h 20m Beginner
Foundations of Audio: EQ and Filterswith Brian Lee White2h 29m Appropriate for all
Remixing Techniques: Arranging and Song Formwith Josh Harris2h 44m Intermediate
Ableton Live 9 Tips and Trickswith Michael Kiraly1h 7m Intermediate
1. Choosing a Controller
2. DJing with Ableton Live
3. MIDI Mapping
4. DJing Techniques
5. Performing Live with Original Songs
6. Live Performance Techniques
7. Advanced Live Performance
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