Join Yeuda Ben-Atar for an in-depth discussion in this video Organizing your tracks, part of Ableton Live 9 for Live Performance.
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We've seen how you can deejay by inputting songs into Ableton Live and create a DJ set.…In this Chapter we'll see how we can take original tunes and create a live performance.…The first thing I'm going to show you is how to group the different elements in your…songs and export them to your computer as audio files.…Take your time with this process.…It might be the longest step in preparing your live show.…In Ableton Live, I've loaded one of my projects. Let's take a listen.…
(music playing)…As you can see, we're in a different view that we've been so far.…This is called the Arrangement View.…This is where we're going to arrange our ideas after we lay them down in the Session View.…If you want to switch between two views, you can hit the Tab key, or you can use the View…Selectors to the upper right of the screen.…
First, let's start by marking the different segments of the songs by adding Locators.…To add a Locator, I need to right-click on the Play bar and choose Add Locator. Let's call this Intro.…I'm going to move it by dragging it to the start.…
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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