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  • Red Bull 3Style - 3rd Qualifying Night Recap
    Blakey from our Artist Relation team arrived in Poland on the night of the Red Bull 3Style 3rd Qualifier. It wasn't all…
    - 11 Feb 18, 8:24pm -
  • Watch The Sound - Our Favourite Routines
    The Beat Junkies not only contain the world's best turntablists but also invite some of the best into their HQ. Watch Th…
    - 8 Feb 18, 12:57am -
  • Happy Birthday J Dilla!
    February 7th is the day James Yancey aka Jay Dee or J Dilla was born. Heralded as one of the greatest hip hop producers…
    - 7 Feb 18, 9:43pm -
  • In The Mix: DJ Suga Shay
    A Philly and LA club favourite, Suga Shay​ is known in many circles for her fun open-format sets. She recently came by…
    - 7 Feb 18, 8:09pm -
  • Our Favourite Red Bull 3Style Sets
    This article shares our favorite routines from the past 8 years of Red Bull 3Style, that helped shape the competition to…
    - 25 Jan 18, 2:49am -
  • SeratoCast 71 - Nick Hook & DJ Earl
    Off the back of Nick Hook & DJ Earl releasing a joint album and touring the states, they've given us this mix to share w…
    - 23 Jan 18, 8:24pm -
  • Serato Sample Challenge Finalists
    The results are in! (Kind of) Here's what's happening with our Top 10 Serato Sample Challenge contenders.
    - 17 Jan 18, 10:47pm -
  • SeratoCast 70 - Bella Fiasco
    Bella Fiasco - An in-demand club DJ from L.A gets down on this SeratoCast. Listen in for a mix of funky and soulful edit…
    - 11 Jan 18, 12:53am -
  • SeratoCast 69 - Nick Bike
    Listen to Canadian Redbull 3Style finalist and everyone's favorite edit maker, drop a mix that covers a wide array of ge…
    - 14 Dec 17, 8:56pm -
  • The Youngest IDA Champ Ever - DJ K-Swizz
    Watch the IDA World Championship winning set from 14-year-old DJ K-Swizz.
    - 5 Dec 17, 9:14pm -
  • The Youngest IDA Champ Ever - DJ K-Swizz
    Don't let the age fool you, 14-year-old DJ K-Swizz is not only among the best battle DJs in the world but has now been c…
    - 5 Dec 17, 9:14pm -
  • How to Win the Serato Sample Challenge
    So, you've entered your beat in the Serato Sample Challenge. What next? Here is the low-down on how to give yourself the…
    - 5 Dec 17, 9:01am -
  • The Art Of DJing - Dave Clarke
    Techno legend Dave Clarke sat down with Resident Advisor last year and talked in detail about his 30-years inside the DJ…
    - 5 Dec 17, 4:06am -
  • The Mixfitz Win IDA Championship
    Belgium super team The Mixfitz took home the IDA Show category gold in last year's battle. Watch below as the 3 nail a f…
    - 4 Dec 17, 9:46pm -
  • Announcing the Serato Sample Challenge
    Entries are now open for the Serato Sample Challenge. Make a beat, film it and share it with the world for the chance to…
    - 4 Dec 17, 9:00pm -
  • Denon DJ Prime Series in Serato DJ
    We've now got support for the game-changing Denon DJ Prime Series.
    - 4 Dec 17, 1:59am -
  • Recording your sets with Serato DJ
    Share your set with friends, maybe the world, or just listen back to it yourself with Serato DJ's Record function. Our A…
    - 30 Nov 17, 9:48pm -
  • UKF On Air x Serato - Krakota
    Hospital Record's own Krakota throws down over an hour of Drum & Bass.
    - 30 Nov 17, 2:12am -
  • Where Can I Learn To DJ?
    We've compiled a list of educational resources we recommend for learning to DJ, so you can jump straight in and save you…
    - 28 Nov 17, 10:18pm -
  • How To Make A DJ Routine
    Knowing where to start when making a routine can be the most frustrating part of your DJ life. We've found a bunch of wa…
    - 28 Nov 17, 9:41pm -
  • How To Use Serato DJ's Sampler - DJ TechTools
    If you only use Serato DJ's Sampler for dropping air horns between tracks take a moment to learn it's true potential.
    - 28 Nov 17, 9:00pm -
  • In The Mix With DJ Kenzhero
    DJ Kenzhero is a veteran DJ from Johannesburg, South Africa. He recently visited our LA studio and threw down an exclusi…
    - 28 Nov 17, 3:48am -
  • Serato Sample 1.1 is Here
    Our first free update to Serato Sample is available. Now with Cue Output Routing, Undo/Redo functionality, Pad Number/MI…
    - 27 Nov 17, 9:00pm -
  • How A-trak Creates A Routine
    Step into A-Trak's studio, see his ideas and thoughts before they materialize into the polished performances we regularl…
    - 17 Nov 17, 2:43am -

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  • newwhat genre
    this has probably been asked 100 or 1000s of times Ive recently started dj and do this in the bedroom but am graduall…
    - 3 hours ago 25 Jun 19, 11:17am -
  • new#MynameisHappikat! Hello for the first time world!
    My name is Happikat, Ive been a huge fan of music for years, my headphones are on every second of the day I can have the…
    - 13 hours ago 25 Jun 19, 1:33am -
  • Innofader
    Anyone have a innofader for a vestax pmc 06 II for sale or the harnesses ?
    - 2 days ago 24 Jun 19, 12:16am -
  • Techno Sean Donnelly - Japan On Fire (Original Mix) [FREE DOWNLOAD]
    Listens and feedback are greatly appreciated!…
    - 2 days ago 23 Jun 19, 8:49pm -
  • Xone 96 upfader curve switch reversed??
    Hi, really important information ahead: I just realised today that the upfader curve switch is the wrong way around on…
    - 2 days ago 23 Jun 19, 1:46pm -
  • Do you like to book kids parties?
    When after its said and done. the best feeling is driving home with your gear with cash in your wallet. I normally AVOID…
    - 2 days ago 23 Jun 19, 8:40am -
  • External Volume Control
    I have an old, small Behringer mixer that I like to use for smaller setups. However, the only place to plug my computer…
    - 4 days ago 21 Jun 19, 6:10pm -
  • Mixer for NI Traktor
    Hi everyone, I am a beginner in this. I've read the theads about starting. I began working with FL studio, creating…
    - 5 days ago 21 Jun 19, 12:04am -
  • How does MK do this effect?
    Hi all, sorry for this one as im assuming its a simple questions and i cant figure it out. If you watch MK play my head…
    - 5 days ago 20 Jun 19, 5:03pm -
  • opinions on LED Vu meters?
    I saw it on Ebay. [url= https:// EBAY LINK REMOVED Video of product: ...
    - 5 days ago 20 Jun 19, 9:17am -
  • I'm hopeless & awkward
    What's up I'm a p o l l o ! I'm a bedroom DJ from CA. I've been daily dosing music ever since the womb. But been DJi…
    - 6 days ago 19 Jun 19, 9:34pm -
  • Best Tribal Beats to use as Bridge Tracks
    Evening guys, I'm looking for some tribal beats and percussion tracks to use as bridge tracks in my house mixes - dru…
    - 6 days ago 19 Jun 19, 2:03pm -
  • Using only Rane 72
    Hey guys, I was looking at upgrading my controller (Vestax VCI 380). I was leaning towards the Mixars Primo, and I also…
    - 7 days ago 18 Jun 19, 7:12pm -
  • Progressive To The Underground - TTU#20 [Deep, Melodic, Progressive, Tech]
    - 7 days ago 18 Jun 19, 3:05am -
  • Vestax Mixer Buzzing Problem
    Hi all, I've just picked up an old Vestax PMC-26 rotary mixer. Very nice sounding simple mixer which I'm enjoying usi…
    - 8 days ago 17 Jun 19, 1:44pm -


  • newCelebrating Pride with Jasmine Infiniti
    📍 New York, USA   Celebrating Pride month, we caught up with a series of artists on what’s happening in and aroun…
    - 2 hours ago 25 Jun 19, 12:07pm -
  • Celebrating Pride with Mae Happyair
    📍 Bangkok, Thailand   Celebrating Pride month, we caught up with a series of artists on what’s happening in and a…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jun 19, 8:05am -
  • Celebrating Pride with BAAST
    📍 South-West, UK   Celebrating Pride month, we caught up with a series of artists on what’s happening in and arou…
    - 5 days ago 20 Jun 19, 12:30pm -
  • Celebrating Pride with Violet
    📍 Lisbon, Portugal   Music would be nowhere without LGBTQ+ 🏳️‍🌈 This #PrideMonth we’re here to champion…
    - 8 days ago 17 Jun 19, 4:30pm -
  • World Record Store Day 2019
    This year, we celebrated World Record Store Day with our own 24-hour broadcast across our social channels, highlighting…
    - 72 days ago 14 Apr 19, 11:23am -
  • The New Charts: Discover Shows That Are Hot Around The World
    As our community of creators and listeners continues to grow and diversify, we’ve heard the need for the Mixcloud char…
    - 17 Jan 19, 1:00pm -

Ableton Blog

  • Juana Molina: What’s In My Bag?
    What's In My Bag? is an award-winning video series from Amoeba Music. The videos feature artists selecting music and mov…
    - 49 days ago 7 May 19, 1:39pm -
  • CV Tools for Live is coming soon
    Now in public beta is CV Tools, a new Pack of 10 Max for Live devices that generate or receive Pitch, Control, Clock and…
    - 60 days ago 26 Apr 19, 2:50pm -
  • Anomalie: Keys, Chords and Beats
    Is that a jazz ensemble playing in the pocket, or talented studio wizardry? For the aptly-named Anomalie, the answer is…
    - 60 days ago 26 Apr 19, 1:35pm -
  • Toni Blackman on the Wisdom of the Cypher
    At the most recent Loop summit, we invited participants to give short presentations on an aspect of music making from th…
    - 63 days ago 23 Apr 19, 2:54pm -
  • Live 10.1 is here
    Live 10.1 gives you new tools and features to support your creative process, from making and shaping sound to editing an…
    - 74 days ago 12 Apr 19, 1:48pm -
  • Tuamie: In a Place to Make the Music
    Long before putting out two instrumental releases through the Street Corner Music label, performing a live set at the Bo…
    - 78 days ago 8 Apr 19, 12:50pm -
  • Multi-channel audio as creative space: Inside Max 8’s MC
    Many of you will be familiar with Max for Live, the range of devices and instruments that let you customize and extend A…
    - 81 days ago 5 Apr 19, 11:06am -
  • Ally Mobbs: Beat Picnicking Around the World
    For a sound designer with as global a portfolio as Ally Mobbs, it was surprising to learn that the 2018 Loop event in Ho…
    - 83 days ago 3 Apr 19, 9:11am -
  • Rediscover Classic Effects: Flanger, Phaser and Chorus
    The Flanger, Phaser and Chorus devices are probably among the most under-used effects within Ableton Live – at least c…
    - 97 days ago 20 Mar 19, 9:38am -

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