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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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  • MBP17” Late 2011 16G Ram 750G HD may need a new logic board
    Hello everyone, My MBP decided to not boot up yesterday and left me with a grey screen. I tried all the resets and fi…
    - 4 days ago 17 Jul 19, 7:08pm -
  • Mixcloud deleted my mix
    ---Quote--- Mixcloud Sun 07/07/2019 23:09 Hi, Thanks for using Mixcloud, it's great to have you on the platform…
    - 4 days ago 17 Jul 19, 12:19pm -
  • How old is too-old to DJ nightclubs ?
    Just something i had a conversation with someone recently. These are COMMERCIAL NIGHTCLUBS playing chart, edm, RnB e…
    - 4 days ago 17 Jul 19, 11:05am -
  • 75" TV install
    About 15' in the air. Image: https://www.controlbooth.com/attachments/tv2019-1-jpg.18200/
    - 6 days ago 15 Jul 19, 6:35pm -
  • FS: 3 Month Pioneer DJM S9 DJ Mixer 1350 OBO
    Decided to switch speeds on equipment and as a result I'm looking to sell my S9 that purchased towards the end of April.…
    - 6 days ago 15 Jul 19, 5:51pm -
  • How is called he who only holds the mic and push people to dance without DJing?
    Hello, I have seen in some clubs and parties sometimes a person holding the microphone and just saying things like: put…
    - 8 days ago 13 Jul 19, 6:09pm -
  • Technics feedback issue
    Let me ask you all a quick question. I noticed sometimes when the needle on my Technics are on the time coded vinyl, and…
    - 9 days ago 13 Jul 19, 2:14am -
  • Reggae Blue Mountain Session
    A comprehensive mix of Dancehall and Reggae. ranging from early 80s Dancehall and Reggae artists Ninja Man and Barringto…
    - 11 days ago 10 Jul 19, 5:27pm -
  • Material upgrade/expansion
    Hi all For many years I own the following 2x OEM turntables used mainly with Serato SL1 controlled by a Denon HC10…
    - 11 days ago 10 Jul 19, 5:24pm -

Mixcloud

  • 7 ways to get heard on Mixcloud
    Get the most out of Mixcloud with these simple tips and tricks.
    - 5 days ago 17 Jul 19, 4:28am -
  • Celebrating 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…
    - 26 days 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…
    - 29 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…
    - 31 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…
    - 34 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…
    - 98 days ago 14 Apr 19, 11:23am -

Ableton Blog

  • Yeuda Ben-Atar on the Beauty of Repetition
    At the most recent Loop summit, we invited participants to give short presentations on an aspect of music making from th…
    - 44 days ago 7 Jun 19, 8:17am -
  • Control your modular with Live 10 Suite
    CV Tools is out now. The Pack is included in Live 10 Suite when you run the free 10.1 update or above. If you own Live 1…
    - 45 days ago 6 Jun 19, 10:43am -
  • DeLaurentis: Classical French Touch
    As a company that makes musical instruments, we’re always fascinated (not to mention very gratified) when we see an ar…
    - 65 days ago 17 May 19, 9:22am -
  • Join us in July for a brand new community event
    Ableton Spaces is a one day event that brings together diverse members of the creative community to share insights and i…
    - 75 days ago 7 May 19, 3:17pm -
  • 5 Things We Learned From Timbaland
    “Look at Quincy Jones – he was 50 when he did Thriller! What’s my Thriller? That’s the goal.” These exact word…
    - 75 days ago 7 May 19, 1:48pm -
  • 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…
    - 75 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…
    - 86 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…
    - 86 days ago 26 Apr 19, 1:35pm -
  • 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…
    - 12 Apr 19, 1:48pm -

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