A Full Day of Official Ableton Demos featuring Soul Clap [5/17]

1PM-2PM : Collaboration Possibilities in Ableton Live w/ Soul Clap
2PM-3PM : Ableton Live 9 w/ Ben Cantil
3PM-4PM : Ableton Push w/ Loudon Stearns
4PM-5PM : Max for Live & Audio Reactive Visuals w/ Synnack & Oxf8
5PM-6PM : Taming Basslines in Ableton 9 w/ Leon J
6PM-7PM : Advanced Sound Design in Ableton Live w/ Wiggz


Collaboration Possibilities in Ableton Live w/ Soul Clap

1PM-2PM

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Eli Goldstein, of the praised house music outfit [and Together 2013 artist] Soul Clap, will expose the process of how they collaborate in Ableton Live. Eli will go through certain Ableton Live features that make the process of collaboration not only possible, but fun. He will then invite someone from the audience to come up with their laptop and jam with him, to start the process of collaboration by way of getting ideas recorded into Live from multiple sources. Once these ideas are hatched, Eli will dive into the process of refining the content by way of mixing & editing. A Q&A session will close the workshop.

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May 12-19, 2013


Ableton Live 9 w/ Ben Cantil

2PM-3PM

Encanti (Ben Cantil):

Ableton Live 9 Suite is the next generation of all-in-one music production and performance solutions.  In this workshop, we will learn about using LIve 9″s Audio-to-MIDI tools to take radical new approaches to writing and remixing.  In the process of producing some music we’ll take a look at all the new Live 9 devices and instrument expansions.  We will also cover some basic performance techniques, making a performance into a sequence and a sequence into a performance again, while taking into account the new Live 9 automation concepts & other workflow concepts. Ben “Encanti” Cantil is a Berklee grad and current Ableton Live 9 instructor at MMMMAVEN. He is also a music producer, synthesist, sound designer, performer, DJ, and VJ.

Audio to MIDI is one of the coolest new features in Live 9, allowing you to transform monophonic melodies, polyphonic harmonies, and drum beats, into MIDI clips. In this new tutorial video, we’ve provided some tips on how to get a more efficient workflow – with more accurate results – out of this powerful new feature:

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May 12-19, 2013


Ableton Push w/ Loudon Stearns

3PM-4PM

Berklee Associate Professor and Ableton Live Certified Trainer Loudon Stearns will present live performance techniques with Ableton Live 9 and Push. Join Loudon as he breaks down one of his live sets which includes a custom Max for Live image sampler that synchronizes with his musical performance. At the end of the workshop you can download the Max for LIve patch to use in your own performances.

Push is a new instrument that solves an old problem: how to make a song from scratch. With hands-on control of melody and harmony, beats, sounds, and song structure, Push puts the fundamental elements of music making at your fingertips – and it fits in a backpack alongside your laptop.

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May 12-19, 2013


Max for Live & Audio Reactive Visuals w/ Synnack & Oxf8

4PM-5PM

 

Synnack

Synnack

Musical innovators have always sought new ways of making unique, personal sounds. Today’s most creative computer musicians are pushing the boundaries with Max for Live, turning Ableton Live into their own customized instrument. Together 2013 hosts a unique lecture and demonstration of Ableton’s “Max for Live” by Clint Sand and video collaborator, Jennifer McClain. Clint is the creator and host of the largest free Max for Live device sharing platform at www.Maxforlive.com andperforms under the name “Synnack”. The session will cover the basic use of Max for Live for beginners, as well as a demonstration of more advanced Max for Live integration with a custom VJ system written in Max/Jitter for more experienced users. Following the set, McClain and Sand will present a a full technical breakdown and discussion of how the audio/visual demonstration was made. Every device, every patch, exposed.

Max for Live lets you build your own devices for use in Live. Create custom synthesizers, samplers, sequencers, audio effects, and much more. Max for Live also allows you to build devices that modify Live itself, including the properties of tracks, clips, and native Live devices.

Every Max for Live device includes an Edit button, allowing you to look at (or modify) how the device was made. And Max for Live comes with a collection of Live’s native interface elements, so you can build devices that look and feel just like Live.

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May 12-19, 2013


Taming Basslines in Ableton 9 w/ Leon J

5PM-6PM

Have you ever felt that your original production sounds cluttered or muddy? Have you ever fought to get your bass sounds to play nicely together in your mixdown? Join Ableton Certified Trainer and Slam Academy instructor Leon J for a crash course in sculpting audio. Learn how to take control of your basslines using new mixing & mastering tools in Ableton’s Live 9 software and leave the mud behind!

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May 12-19, 2013


Advanced Sound Design in Ableton Live w/ Wiggz

6PM-7PM

MMMMAVEN instructor, Wigbert Caro aka Moduloktopus shows us the infitinte possiblities behind Ableton’s unique way to blend sounds together out of basic instruments, MIDI, and audio effects to create mindblowing and complex sounds and flexible tools. Ranging from FX, Drum Racks, editing tricks, and advanced sampling. Learn how to piece together Ableton elements in a whole new way to create your unique voice in electronic music.

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May 12-19, 2013


Ableton Push & Live 9 Open House

Tuesday, May 14th, 6PM-9PM

Join Mmmmaven at 7pm to play with Ableton’s new uber-controller for Live. Push is a new instrument that solves an old problem: how to make a song from scratch. Push puts the fundamental elements of music making at your fingertips – and it fits in a backpack alongside your laptop.

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May 12-19, 2013

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