Jon Margulies


Producer/DJ Jon Margulies is one of the world’s leading experts on Ableton Live. He is the author of Ableton Live Power! and co-author of Your Ableton Live Studio. Jon is also the contributor of numerous articles for Music Tech magazine and the author of the only video training series ever to be sold on the Ableton website. In 2010 he created the ambitious project “365 Live Tips” in which he published one Live tip for each day of the year on his website.

As a musician, Jon is best known as the man behind Hobotech. Since it’s fireside conception in 2007, Hobotech has steadily grown in popularity, with Jon’s schedule including an appearance at Coachella, opening for Bassnectar with collaborator Haj (Sub Swara), and shows which have found him sharing the stage with luminaries of bass music including ill.Gates, David Starfire and AN-TEN-NAE. His EP, “This Is The Place” was described as “like George Clinton meets Datsik” on, and was included as a featured download from, alongside releases from Kraddy, MartyParty and NiTGriT.

Jon’s latest musical project is Tiny Machines, a Los Angeles-based indy pop band featuring four vocalists, electronic beats, and an impossibly panoply of instruments including vibraphone, harmonium and clarinet.