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DAN FREEMAN: PRODUCTION WITH ABLETON LIVE 9 – SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA

//DAN FREEMAN: PRODUCTION WITH ABLETON LIVE 9 – SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA

DJ LAB ,BKDIGICON AND DUBSPOT INTERNATIONAL PRESENT: PRODUCTION AND PERFORMANCE WITH ABLETON LIVE 9

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1 – FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2016, 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM – 30 HOURS

LOCATION: DJ LAB, (Calle 33 Ave 1A #3350, Barrio Escalante, San José, Costa Rica)

LANGUAGE: SPANISH

MAXIMUM ATTENDEES: 20

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Product Description

Brooklyn Digital Conservatory

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DJ LAB (Costa Rica) and The Brooklyn Digital Conservatory (NYC) partnered on this Ableton course from February 1 – 5, 2016 between 3 PM  and 9:00 PM at DJ LAB (Calle 33 Ave 1A #3350, Barrio Escalante) San José, Costa Rica.  It was an amazing week that included a visit from Luca Iacomino, Ableton’s director of marketing in Latin America and Europe.

The course covered the following topics:

Part I: Building Beats

  1. How to construct beats with Ableton Live’s Drum Rack
  2. Building kicks with synths
  3. Techniques for writing great beats
  4. Mixing and sound designing beats
  5. Beat making with the Ableton PUSH

Part II: Building Bass Lines

  1. How to sound design a bass sound on an Analog synth using Ableton’s Analog and the Moog Minitaur
  2. How to write a good bass line
  3. Techniques for fattening up bass
  4. Recording and using electric bass

Part III: Pads, Stabs. Melody

  1. How to create dynamic and interesting pads and stabs using Ableton’s Operator, Analog and Instrument and Audio Effect Racks.
  2. Designing lead sounds using Ableton’s Sampler instrument and multisampling
  3. Utilizing external synths in your production
  4. Reverb and Delay techniques for space.

Part IV: Vocals

  1. Students will focus on techniques for recording and mixing vocals in Ableton Live 9.
  2. Students will learn about compression and EQ techniques for vocals
  3. Students will learn how to build a vocoder.

Part V: Mixing & Performance

  1. Students will learn how to mix a track in a laptop studio
  2. Students will learn how to set up and prepare a mix
  3. Proper mix effect chains
  4. Saturation, EQ, Compression and Delay
  5. Setting up mix reverbs and delays
  6. Mix bus effects.
  7. How to set up a live set in Ableton Live.
  8. Students will receive a basic mix template.
  9. Performance techniques with the Ableton PUSH

 

For more information about production courses in Costa Rica, contact DJ LAB at: http://www.djlabcr.com/ or call +506 2283 5522.

For more on the course, visit the Facebook event page