Capture Your Ideas and Create Songs without Touching the Computer

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The best way to get up and running with Push 2 and Live 10.

Making music is hard. To stay in the flow, you have to capture your ideas quickly, and you need technology to stay out of the way. Push is the best of both worlds. It's a powerful, expressive instrument that integrates tightly with Ableton Live.

Take this course and learn how to unlock creative possibilities and make music without touching your computer.

High Quality Content

This course includes 37 in-depth HD videos. You get lifetime access to over 4 hours of online training.

Hands-On Approach

Learn how to use Push in context. You start with a blank project and create a song from scratch.

Downloadable Files

We provide you with all the Ableton project files and samples you need to complete the course lessons.

Your Instructor

Stefanie Andersen
Stefanie Andersen

Stefanie Andersen (DJ Step1) is a co-owner and instructor at Sequence One Music School in Oakland, California. She’s been DJing for 15 years and has been using Ableton Live for over a decade. In 2007, she established herself as a fixture in the turntablist world with the release of "Bikini Wax," the first scratch record ever produced by female DJs. She’s known for her performances that combine live production on the Push 2, finger drumming, and turntablism.

Stefanie co-organizes the Bay Area Ableton User Group in San Francisco, and she also volunteers in schools to teach music production to kids.

What You'll Learn

Push 2 is so much more than a MIDI controller. Are you ready to go beyond the basics? This 4-hour course will help you integrate Push 2 into your creative workflow, whether you’re brand new to the instrument or just looking to maximize its potential.

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By the end of the course, here's what you'll be able to do with Push 2:

  • Navigate your Ableton projects, browse and load sounds, and control Live devices
  • Customize drum racks and record beats in real-time
  • Sequence drums, add processing, and humanize your beats
  • Create trap-style pitched hi-hats
  • Apply effects, adjust parameters, and record/edit automation
  • Play melodies and chords
  • Understand basic and advanced chord shapes on Push
  • Create a gliding bassline and apply sidechain compression
  • Structure and arrange your songs
  • Create interesting transitions between song sections
  • Mix down your songs
  • Generate musical ideas by jamming and experimenting

Expand the full curriculum below to access free previews of a few of the video lessons.

Class Curriculum

We'll give you a refund within 30 days if you're unhappy with your purchase.

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What Students Are Saying

"I have just finished this course, and it is definitely the best Ableton/Push course I've ever seen. Straight to the point, production-oriented tricks. You did an amazing job with the lessons. In my opinion, Ableton 10 is a must if you like using the Push controller. A huge thank you!"

- Mario N.

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It's a completely self-paced online course. You decide when you finish.
What are the prerequisites?
You should already have a working knowledge of Ableton. This course focuses specifically on the Push 2. If you're new to Ableton, you might want to enroll in our Introduction to Ableton course before taking the Push 2 course.
What software version do I need?
This course was created with Ableton Live 10. If you don't have Live 10 yet, you can still watch the videos and follow along because most of the content applies to Live 9, as well.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like—across any and all devices you own.
What if I'm unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you're unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we'll give you a full refund.