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Who uses Ableton?
Who uses Ableton?

Who uses Ableton?

Ableton Live is a tier-one DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) that is more Hip Hop, EDM and Live DJ centric than its counterparts. Ableton Live strengths include sequencing, manipulating sounds and sampling. Out-of-the-box, Ableton Live boasts an impressive variety of audio and MIDI effects and comes equipped with a boat-load of samples and instruments. Additionally, Ableton Live makes electronic creation, live performance and improvisation easy.

Who uses Ableton Live? Hip Hop Artists, EDM Producers, EDM Artists, Live DJs and Club DJs.

If you judge a product by the company it keeps, Ableton Live has great credentials. It is the DAW of choice for many a famous EDM producer, performer or DJ. A list of top Ableton Live users reads like the Who’s Who of EDM.

Who Uses Ableton? Skrillex, Deadmau5, Diplo and Flume to name a few. Wikipedia lists 139 name artists who use Ableton Live and the Ableton website lists many more.


How do you become proficient in Ableton? One way is to do like the old joke says, “Q: How do you get to Carnegie Hall?” A: Practice.” Like any DAW, Ableton Live is a tool. What matters is the skill and talent of the person using the tool and how proficient they are at creating the sound they are looking to achieve and then having that sound resonate with the public.

There are numerous online tutorials that can get you started with Ableton. Through taking tutorials and reading articles you can gain basic knowledge of how to create music in Ableton. If you’re serious about pursuing EDM, DJing, or Hip Hop music creation, you will likely benefit from interactive instruction to round out your Ableton skills and help put what you’ve learned from tutorials into a bigger context. Being able to ask questions and get practical answers from a professional music maker or DJ who works with Ableton on a professionally can help you elevate your skills and abilities. Unfortunately, due to their one-sided nature, online tutorials are not good at this.

The Recording Connection offers a variety of music recording and creating programs based on the mentor/externship model of education. This interactive component (mentor/extern relationship) of the programs works because of the in-person, hands-on, one-on-one lessons–taught by accomplished music professionals–which facilitate this interaction. These programs enable you to ask questions and have the answers demonstrated in real-time by an Ableton virtuoso.

The Recording Connection offers three programs in Ableton Live: Ableton Electronic Music Production, Advanced Ableton Electronic Music Production and Live DJ. These programs are designed to teach you how to arrange, compose, and sound synthesize in Ableton so you can bring to life the music that’s in your head and create those unique tracks.

If you are looking to create your own style and pursue a career in music through licensing of your songs, performing your own DJ sets, or by publishing your own music, or via all of those avenues, then Recording Connection’s Ableton programs may be an option for you.

The Ableton Electronic Music Production program is a 24-week music creator course. The Advanced Ableton Electronic Music Production program is a 36-week music creator course that is designed to get your music in front of decision makers in the EDM world in addition to learning how to use Ableton as a music creator.

In either Ableton Music Production course you will learn the following:

Hardware and Equipment
· Analog and digital consoles
· Outboard compressors
· Preamps
· FX processors

· Ableton Live Suite

Music Creation
· Arranging
· Sampling
· Basic harmony and melody
· Composition

The Advanced Course includes lessons on how to build relationships with music professionals including the following:

· Music producers
· Artists
· A&R
· Music directors
· Music publishers
· Record labels

In the Live DJ course you will learn the following:

*The Live DJ program is a 20-week program that focuses on how to use Ableton for live performances.
Hardware and Equipment
· DJ mixers
· Turntables
· PA systems

· Ableton Live Suite
· Serato DJ

Music Creation
· Arranging
· Sampling
· Basic harmony/melody
· Composition

Ableton Live is a highly versatile and popular DAW that is more than capable of being the backbone to your music creation and performance needs. If electronic music is what you create, the Recording Connection has an Ableton program designed to help you elevate your skills so that you can make music and build the music career you want to have.

Learn more about our Ableton Music Production course.

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