Ableton At Sxsw 2015 Workshops

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From March 16-20, Ableton will be in Austin, Texas at the South By Southwest Music festival, producing a handful of curated events. On Thursday, March 19th, together with our friends from Dubspot, we’ll be hosting a day of workshops and panels at the Empire Control Room & Garage. Live and Push specialists and Certified Trainers will be on hand, and participating special guest artists include Decap, Joywave, Kode9, Official Ikonika, DJ Spinn, and Kastle. Come by if you're in town - there'll be free refreshments, Push units to try out, plus an Ableton Trivia Game Show to take part in (signup form linked below). #AbletonSpaces #SXSW2015 NOTE: This event is open to the general public, SXSW badge not required. Full details: 12:00pm: Jam With Yourself – Generating Worthy Musical Ideas with Ableton Push Alongside special guest artist Decap, Dubspot instructor and Ableton Certified Trainer Adriano Clemente aka CapCom will demonstrate creating a beat from scratch with Ableton Push. He will first build a rhythmic foundation and then explore different melodic ideas via improvisational jamming over the beat. Topics of discussion include beat sequencing, adding and manipulating instruments, working with effects and automation, improvisation, arrangement and incorporating external hardware. 1:30pm: Group Therapy – Ableton Live for Stage Performance Joined by special guest artists Paul Brenner and Daniel Armbruster (drummer and vocalist of the NY band Joywave, respectively), Dubspot instructor and Ableton Certified Trainer Dan Freeman aka @CØm1x will demonstrate how to integrate Ableton Live 9 into a live band or ensemble performance setup. Topics of demonstration and discussion include synching drums to Live, processing instruments and vocals, integrating a computer into a band context, bringing studio productions to stage, and live performance with Push in an ensemble setting. 3:00pm: Next Level Status – Ableton Artist Panel Discussion Developments in digital technology have provided musicians more tools than ever to create music and express themselves in interesting new ways. In a world with so many options, how do you find your unique workflow to express yourself? How is it possible to keep pushing the boundaries and find avenues to achieve new styles and next-level creativity? Moderated by aforementioned Dubspot instructors and Ableton Certified Trainers Adriano Clemente and Dan Freeman, panelists and special guest artists Kode9, Ikonika, DJ Spinn and Kastle will explore these questions and more. Topics to include workflow, live production and performance techniques, collaboration, creative constraints and how to get past them and more. 4:30pm: Ableton Trivia Game Show COME ON DOWN! Partake in this interactive game show (or just watch from afar) where audience members that submit participation forms [submit yours here:] will be chosen at random for a chance to compete for cool prizes and mad respect. Show off your Ableton knowledge in this Jeopardy-meets-Price Is Right[-ish] style trivia game, learn some crucial background info and tips & tricks, and have a laugh with fellow enthusiasts. 12:00pm - 6:00pm Empire Control Room 606 E 7th St Austin, TX 78701 Free and open to the public All ages and skill levels are welcome For full details on Ableton's 2015 SXSW events, visit:

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