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MIDI Programming in Ableton Live – On-demand

Level: Beginner By turning off the quantize function on his MPC  J Dilla ushered a new era of groove in electronic music production. Composing beats using both rushing and dragging feels while also making sure that notes remained musically coherent. This workshop intends to equip you with the skills to program hip hop beats and music ideas with a drunk drummerfeel inspired by producers and musicians such as J Dilla, Questlove, Flying Lotus, or Kaytranada. Session... Read More

Creative Riff Composition with MIDI – On-demand

Level: Beginner The riff by nature is repetitive so you get it, again and again, you get it reinforced and the rest of the song is built around it like the riff was the skeleton of the song. This workshop aims to provide you with the necessary abilities to begin composing riffs and arranging a composition around such an important musical element. Session Learning Outcomes By the end of this session a successful student will be able to: Apply critical... Read More

Creative MIDI CC’s in Ableton Live – On-demand

If you’d like to support the Music Hackspace to continue to build a program of free workshops, a voluntary contribution would be much appreciated.  Level: Intermediate Ableton Live offers a vast playground of musical opportunities to create musical compositions and productions. These include techniques to deploy MIDI Control Change messages (CC’s) to manipulate and transform musical ideas. In this workshop you will creatively explore and... Read More

Creative Audio and MIDI in Ableton Live – On-demand

If you’d like to support the Music Hackspace to continue to build a program of free workshops, a voluntary contribution would be much appreciated.  Level: Intermediate Ableton Live offers a vast playground of musical opportunities to create musical compositions and productions. These include converting audio based harmony, melody and rhythm to MIDI, alongside techniques such as slicing audio into sampling tools which can be triggered via MIDI.... Read More

Creative MIDI FX in Ableton Live – On demand

Level: Beginner Ableton Live offers a vast playground of musical opportunities to create musical compositions and productions. Live’s native MIDI FX provides a range of tools to allow the composer and producer to create ideas in a myriad of ways. Max For Live complements these tools and expands musical possibilities. In this workshop you will creatively explore and deploy a range of MIDI FX in a musical setting. This workshop aims to provide you... Read More

Getting Started with Max For Live – On demand

Difficulty level: Beginner In this series of workshops you will explore the Max For Live (M4L) ecosystem, empowering you to utilise them in your own music. Following these workshops you’ll be able build your own devices in the Max For Live environment! Ableton Live Suite is a powerful and creative DAW. Max For Live extends the vast range of creative opportunities that Live offers, allowing you to add third party devices or to create your own unique... Read More