Ableton Live Tips w/ Thavius Beck Pt 14: Essential MIDI + Key Mapping – ‘Did You Know?’

Dubspot instructor, Ableton Certified Trainer, and electronic musician Thavius Beck returns with a brand-new season of Did You Know? We launched the series back in January, and for eight consecutive Mondays, Thavius shared invaluable production advice, tips, tricks, and techniques and examined some of the less explored and slightly hidden features in Ableton Live. In the latest installment of the series, Thavius shares an extremely helpful tip for performing or DJing with Live; he explains how to create essential key or MIDI mappings in Live.

In addition to his work with Dubspot, Thavius Beck is a prolific producer and remixer, and his latest album The Most Beautiful Ugly will be released September 11th by pioneering Los Angeles label Plug Research. He has also released music on labels such as Mush and Big Dada and collaborated with the likes of Saul Williams, Nine Inch Nails, Nas, and Busdriver. The Most Beautiful Ugly is Thavius’ first album in three years. You can pre-order the album here; it will be available in a limited colored vinyl edition as well as CD and digital .

Check out the track “Imma Get So” below and download it for free here.

Thavius Beck – Imma Get So on Plug Research

Our music production program is custom-tailored to fit your musical style. You can choose from several Digital Audio Workstations including Ableton Live, Logic Pro, or Propellerhead’s Reason.

After completing this program, you will leave with 4 completed tracks, a remix entered in an active contest, a scored commercial to widen your scope, and the Dubspot Producer’s Certificate in Ableton Live.

What’s Included:

  • Ableton Live Level 1: Shake Hands with Live
  • Ableton Live Level 2: Completing Your First Track
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  • Ableton Live Level 4: Sound Design & Instrumentation
  • Ableton Live Level 5: Advanced Composition & Production
  • Ableton Live Level 6: Taking Your EP Global
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