DJing with Ableton Live

Master DJing skills in our 2-hours Ableton workshop.

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From £69

DJing with Ableton

  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Pre-requisites: basic knowledge of Ableton
  • 1-2-1 / 1-2-2 workshops available


From £69

DJing with Ableton

  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Requisites: basic knowledge of Ableton
  • 1-2-1 / 1-2-2 workshops available


Welcome to our 2-hour workshop designed to transform your DJing skills using Ableton Live, one of the most versatile and innovative platforms in music production and performance. Whether you’re a beginner DJ wanting to understand the basics or an experienced performer looking to integrate Ableton into your sets, this workshop offers a comprehensive journey through the tools and techniques that make Ableton an exceptional choice for DJs.

Ableton Live stands out for its flexibility, allowing DJs to blend tracks seamlessly, manipulate live elements, and create dynamic performances that go beyond traditional DJing. Our workshop is tailored to unlock these possibilities, guiding you through the process of using Ableton not just as a tool, but as an extension of your creative expression.

Workshop Syllabus

Introduction to DJing with Ableton

  • Getting to Know Ableton Live: An overview of Ableton Live’s interface, focusing on features crucial for DJing, including Session View, Warping, and Audio Effects.
  • Setting Up Your DJ Template: Learn how to create a custom DJ template that suits your style and workflow, making setup for future performances quick and efficient.

Warping and Mixing

  • Warping Tracks: Master the art of warping tracks in Ableton, ensuring that all your songs play in sync and in time, a crucial skill for seamless mixing.
  • Creative Mixing Techniques: Explore creative ways to mix tracks using Ableton’s crossfader, EQs, and filters. Learn how to use transitions to maintain energy on the dance floor.

Effects and Live Elements

  • Using Audio Effects: Dive into Ableton’s vast array of built-in audio effects. Learn how to apply them to enhance your DJ sets, from subtle coloration to dramatic transformations.
  • Incorporating Live Elements: Discover how to integrate live instruments, vocals, and MIDI controllers into your DJ sets, adding a unique live performance aspect to your shows.

Performance and Workflow

  • Building Your Set: Tips on organising your music library within Ableton for quick access during performances. Learn how to structure your set to keep the audience engaged.
  • Advanced Performance Techniques: Strategies for using Ableton’s Looper and MIDI mapping functionalities to add spontaneity and complexity to your performances.

Learning Takeaways

  • Ableton Live Proficiency: Gain a thorough understanding of Ableton Live’s interface and tools, with a focus on features directly applicable to DJing.
  • Warping Mastery: Learn the ins and outs of warping tracks perfectly, a foundational skill for any DJ using Ableton.
  • Creative Expression: Unlock new possibilities for creative expression through advanced mixing techniques, live elements integration, and the use of audio effects.
  • Efficient Workflow: Develop an efficient and personalised workflow within Ableton, allowing you to focus more on performance and less on technicalities during your sets.
  • Performance Readiness: Equip yourself with the skills to perform live, using Ableton’s unique capabilities to deliver dynamic and memorable DJ sets.

Our DJing with Ableton workshop is designed to empower you with the knowledge and skills to elevate your DJ performances, offering a blend of technical instruction and creative inspiration. Whether you’re looking to perform at clubs, festivals, or private events, this workshop will prepare you to take your DJing to the next level with Ableton Live.

By the end of this workshop, you’ll not only be familiar with Ableton’s powerful tools for DJing but also be inspired to explore new creative avenues in your performances. Sign up today to start your journey towards becoming a more versatile, creative, and confident DJ with Ableton.

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