Mondays 6PM — 9PM
from April 1
to May 13
7 class sessions
+ student showcase on June 1
2015 East Riverside Dr
Building 7B, Studio A
Austin, Texas 78741
WHY WE <3 ABLETON LIVE
Music production in Ableton Live offers incredible versatility for a wide variety of artists and performers, from traditional instrumentalists to sample choppers to live loopers, DJs, and installation artists.
CREATE DIGITAL SOUNDS / MUSIC
Advance your skills in Ableton Live
This class presents an opportunity for those already familiar with producing in Ableton Live to deepen their skillset. Complex drum programming, advanced synthesis concepts, sound design strategies, generative techniques, and complex signal flow will all be explored. Ableton Certified Trainer Adam Fangsrud (Flatliner, Kro) will guide students through all of the necessary steps to bring your production to the next level!
WHO IS THIS CLASS FOR?
This course is for producers who are already familiar with the basics of Ableton Live and are eager to expand their skillsets.
The class culminates with each student creating an individually or collaboratively designed digital performance or interactive work to display at the dadageek showcase. You can check out past showcase performances here.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
- The geometry of rhythm and polymeric techniques
- Custom wavetable synths and physical modeling
- Advanced mixing and bussing techniques
- Breakbeat manipulation and automated glitch processing
- Analog modeling and warmth
- Advanced M4L devices
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?
Laptop with Ableton Live Standard or Suite installed
We will provide each student with an Arturia MiniLab Universal MIDI Controller for class use (available for purchase at a discounted cost)
WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW?
An introductory exposure to Ableton Live
Adam is a co-organizer of the Austin Ableton User Group and can often be found lecturing at Ableton related events and meetups.
Adam Fangsrud is an electronic musician, audio engineer, and Ableton Certified Trainer. He is the owner and head engineer at Red Sun Mastering, and plays in the retro synth duo Flatliner (Holodeck Records) as well as the solo hardware techno project Kro.
He is also a sound designer specializing in generative music, with an emphasis on evolutionary computing, artificial life, and genetic algorithms.