DJing with Live 101
DJing with Live Essentials
DJ Kiva • 17 videos • 77 minutes •
Ableton Live is the DAW for DJs. But where do you begin? What setup techniques and skills do you have to master? No worries because this introductory course by the acclaimed DJ Kiva explains it all! Learn from the best: DJ Kiva!
“Awesome video course! Dj Kiva did an excellent job. He shows us a very detail path from a Classic DJ Rig to the Djing techniques, setings and functions on Ableton Live. Explains in detail and practica...”
“This is the best course I've seen so far for DJing with Ableton. Simple, clear and to the point. I'm looking forward to the next course by Kiva.”
You learn all about the required equipment and what makes a classic DJ rig. DJ Kiva is right there showing and explaining how to set up your controller, your decks and how to map your tunes. Then, he explains all about the essential cross fader, EQ controls, the interface and headphone cueing.
Now comes the fun part: Warping! Get the inside info on how to beat match. Watch as DJ Kiva reveals his blending and looping techniques. Then learn how to loop "on-the-go"! By the time you complete this course and practice your technique, you go will have all the tools and skills you need to start DJing with Ableton Live. But be aware that there's a bunch more to learn and DJ Kiva is already hard at work on the Advanced DJing course! Read More...
- 2Equipment Requirements (02:05)
3A Classic DJ Rig (01:52)Preview
4Controller Set-up (02:44)Preview
- 5Decks & Mapping (04:57)
- 6Crossfader Control (03:12)
- 7EQs & Mapping (04:15)
- 8Interface & Headphone Cueing (04:40)
- 9Warping for DJs Pt. 1 (09:37)
- 10Warping for DJs Pt. 2 (06:18)
- 11Basic Blending Techniques (03:56)
- 12Loops & Variations (06:17)
- 13Intermediate Blending Techniques (08:05)
- 14Looping On-the-Go (05:09)
- 15Soft Tempo Changes (04:12)
- 16Hard Tempo Changes (06:02)
- 17Review & Conclusion (02:02)
Awesome video course! Dj Kiva did an excellent job. He shows us a very detail path from a Classic DJ Rig to the Djing techniques, setings and functions on Ableton Live. Explains in detail and practical mode, every about controller set-up, decks, mapping, EQs and crossfader control. The importance of the Audio Interface and cueing on headphones. This tutorial , explains in depth the use and sense of Warping for Djs, as well as the concepts and applications of Blending & Looping.
This is the best course I've seen so far for DJing with Ableton. Simple, clear and to the point. I'm looking forward to the next course by Kiva.
Wow what a great teacher and an amazing class. Can't wait for the next one. His passion really shines through as he shares the knowledge.
I had DJ Kiva as a teacher at Dubspot. His teaching method is outstanding - and this course is no different. Perfect pacing and prompts to try out some of the techniques on your own between chapters. Highly recommend this DJing with Ableton course and looking forward to the Advanced class later on.
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