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How to Teach Music Production Online With High Quality Audio

Hi everyone:  As everything gets crazier, more people are going to have to spend more time essentially locked into their houses.  We’ve taken our classes online here at DJLab in San Jose, Costa Rica and through trial and error, have [...]

Tips For Teaching Online, Particularly Music Production

  BACKGROUND:  In 2005, shortly after my son was born, I realized that I needed another source of income.  I had been making somewhat of a living playing gigs around New York City as a bass player which included playing [...]

ABLETON’S DENNIS DESANTIS: LEARNING MUSIC PRODUCTION AND SOLVING CREATIVE PROBLEMS

  By Paola Sánchez Q If you've used Ableton Live, you've most likely used the Ableton manual.  This document, found in every copy of the software, lays out the most important aspects of the software and is powerful not only [...]

Future Musical Instruments – Say ‘Hi’ to Blinky

https://youtu.be/FPNTn27nYSY A year ago, I had the pleasure of working with the great jazz pianist Rachel Z in my studio in Gowanus, Brooklyn.  I showed her my live set-up, which at the time looked like this, and complained that, as [...]