You've got the tunes. Check. You've got the venue. Check. But your Ableton Live set still needs organizing? No problem. Tadhg Leonard shows how to vanquish the stress before your DJ set.
Hollin Jones is no stranger to big tours. During the summer of 2013, he accompanied a very well known band to Glastonbury and other venues, and decided to share some of his secrets from the road.
Take a tour of Ableton Live 9's features that make transforming your studio masterpieces into perfect live performance sets a breeze. Tadhg Leonard explores all you'll need to get started.
It's time to go beyond just setting up Traktor... it's time to get creative and take your audience on a musical journey they'll never forget. Sara Simms shows you how.
Playing live soon? G. W. Childs pipes in with some timeless advice on how to make sure everything goes smoothly with your sound guy and to help you play an excellent set.
You may be surprised to learn how easy it is to change the tempo of your songs on the fly in Apple's MainStage. Well, it's easy if you know how, and David Earl shares his tap tempo know-how here.
It’s just you up there, making the crowd groove... with just your iPad! Native Instruments’ Traktor DJ for iPad is powerful indeed! In this Hollin Jones shares 10 excellent tips for Traktor DJ users.
Calling all DJs: It's time to scratch that (Serato) Itch! Tadhg Leonard shares his 10 most essential tips for Serato ITCH. Do yourself a favor and get clued up with these DJing tips now!
Sara Simms is here to take you beyond the techniques in her recent article on creating MIDI mappings in Traktor Pro. Learn how to create 2 advanced mappings in NIs Traktor Pro.
Seems that most everything about Ableton has been designed with it being extremely playable in some way. And that's also true of Drum Racks in Live 9. G. W. shares tips on how to optimize them.
A well chosen set list can turn a good performance of songs into a memorable live experience. In this article G. W. Childs shares some tips to help you turn a good gig into a stunning set.
Part 2 of this feature guide on how to build your own MIDI Controller using Livid Builder. G. W. Childs explores how aesthetics are as vital as functionality.
There’s a myriad of ways to set up Traktor to do just about anything you want. These eight tips will help you tame Traktor and stay in control, so you can concentrate on DJing like a pro.
Keith McMillen's QuNEO has really taken off since its launch. I saw it being performed with across NAMM 2013. In this tutorial Tadhg Leonard shows how to use it for Momentary Effects in Ableton Live.
Ableton is best known for live performance, and is the favored platform for DJs over traditional DAWs like Logic Pro. Gary Hiebner shares timeless tips on performing a project from any DAW in Live.