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PERFORMING ELECTRONIC MUSIC LIVE

 

Lesson 1: Performing with Launchpads

 

Requirements: Students must bring own laptops, and install the 30-day Demo of Ableton Live 9 Suite (available from the Ableton website)

Instructor will provide MIDI controllers, and demo files for students to practice with

 

  1. Performing with Loops / Clips
    1. Setting up Ableton Live 9 software, Session View
    2. Setting up Novation LaunchPad controller (or equivalent)
    3. Playing with different types of Clip Launch
    4. Playing with Audio Effects
  1. Performing with finger-drumming
    1. Setting up Ableton Live 9 software, Drum Rack
    2. Setting up MIDI Fighter controller (or equivalent)
    3. Playing beats on the pads
    4. Playing chords, riffs and effects on the pads
    5. Playing with Audio Effects
  1. Review
    1. Jam session with instructor
    2. Plan sounds to use for Lesson 2

 

Lesson 2: Performing with your own sounds

Requirements: Same as previous session

  1. Setting up Loops / Clips
    1. How to load and edit your recorded clips in Simpler
    2. Where to get other free, legal, loops and clips
    3. Playing with Audio Effects
  1. Setting up finger-drumming
    1. How to load your own recorded sounds into Drum Rack
    2. Where to get other free, legal, loops and clips
    3. Playing with Audio Effects
  1. Review
    1. Jam session with instructor

Fee $700