Ableton DJ

Ableton live is the ultimate platform for being able to DJ in a way never imagined before. Create unlimited channels of audio tracks, effects, loops, samples while being able to mangle and perform them in real time. Restructure and re-edit existing tracks on the fly to take your audience by total surprise. Build your own effects racks to have complete control. Incorporate the NI Maschine to program live drums & sampling on the fly.

• DJ : Role / Responsibility / Ethics
• Overview of Audio Interface & MIDI
• Interface, functions and navigation
• Audio setup and routing
• Beat Matching theory and demonstration
• Counting music with beats and bars

• Ear training for rhythm
• Quantisation for clip launch
• Session / Arrangement view
• Warping a track & warp modes
• Creating a DJ template

• Track structure and composition
• EQ
• Building a custom effects rack
• Effects Send & Return channels

• Run through all Ableton effects

• Fundamentals of harmonics and keys
• Ear training for key clashes
• Tricks for mixing out of key

• Introduction to Push 2

• Improvisational rhythm programming
• Improvisational melody programming

• Creating custom effect chains
• Making a mash­up / re­edit

• Introduction to iPad based apps
• Custom MIDI Mapping
• Creating macros knobs

• External audio routing and processing
• Syncing with other gear and software
• Performance techniques

• Music appreciation (understanding genres)
• Essential tools for organising music
• Seeking new music

• Social media strategies and artist development
• Writing your biography
• Pitching to promoters
• Introduction to the local scene

For producers/performers and musicians to be able to mix their own stems in a unique manner, to be able to incorporate an instrument or a live element into your sets, understating the interface from a performance angle, to warp and set cue points within the software, to be able to build your customized DJ set up for a more flexible live oriented performance.

• Pioneer CDJ-900

• Denon SC3900 CD Player

• Denon X1600 DJ Mixer

• Native Instruments Kontrol X1 MK2 Controller

• Native Instruments Maschine

• Allen & Heath Xone K2 Controller

• Korg Monotribe Synthesizer

• Korg MicroKontrol MIDI Keyboard

• Tannoy Reveal 502 Monitors

• AIAIA TMA-2 Young Guru Headphones

• Nocs Audio NS900 Headphones

• 15” Apple MacBook Pro

• 32” Sony LCD TV


• Ableton Live

• Logic X

• Mixed in Key

• Traktor DJ

• Sample Magic : Bloq

• Sonic Faction

• Sonic Charge

• Max For Cats

Is there an eligibility criteria for these courses ?
Being a creative course that’s hands on, there’s no academic grade requirements. Pretty sure you love music already, meeting all the requirements!
What are my timings ?
We offer weekday and weekend batches, all our modules are 40 hours in duration, split between 24 hours of practical / theory classes, 8 hours of group classes with students from other courses, and 8 dedicated hours with the trainers for individual clarification and practice. Classes are 2 hours each with 3 classes on alternate days for weekday and 2 classes on Saturday and Sunday for weekend batches, with a batch size of 2 for DJ courses and 4 for EMP courses.
What are the fee payment options ?
Fees can be paid in two easy instalments, which have to be completed during the tenure of the course. Students willing to pay the full fees can also avail a special discount.
When should I enrol ?
We have batches that start during the beginning and middle of the month, you can reserve your seat a month prior by paying a small fee that will be adjusted against your course fee at the time of joining.
Do you provide accommodation ?
We have established a network of homes and paying­guest accommodations suiting various budget and food requirements, our counsellors will be glad to assist you. However you may need to inform us a month prior to your arrival.
Do I need to invest in any gear or equipment ?
No. Our studio is well equipped with all the gear you need for work and practice, and we have endorsements with some of the best brands enabling discounts for students for their future requirements.
What happens after I finish the course ?
The DJ students get a practice session every week to further hone their skills, producers get additional 8 hours for a one on one with the faculty to show their work and receive critical feedback. When you’re ready with your finished work, we facilitate opportunities for our students to perform and release their music.
What are my career prospects with music ?
There are ample opportunities in this industry for those who strive to be original and creative, ranging from resident DJs to sound designers and audio mixing engineers. However like any other field, it takes consistent practice and experience to start making this into a viable living. Our counsellors will be glad to explain this in person depending on your area of interest with the music.
Why are the courses split into modules ?
This format ensures the most effective learning process, by keeping modules specific we are able to provide both practical and theory knowledge in­depth. We recommend a break after each course so the students can revise their lessons, show their work to the faculty and then proceed forward with the next module.
Do I get any course material ?
Students will be provided with a huge library of videos for their post course revision.
Do I get a certificate ?
All students will get a certificate of completion.
I have a question that isn’t listed here.
Please feel free to call or write to us we’ll be glad to assist you with anything that isn’t mentioned here!


Improved learning experience with not more than 6 students per batch.


Practicals + Theory : 24 Hours
Group Classes : 8 Hours
Practice : 8 Hours

Installment Option

Pay for each course in two easy installments.

Work from our students - During and After their courses.