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Thursday, March 19

12:00pm CDT

Ableton & Dubspot Present: Ableton Spaces

Join Ableton & Dubspot for their day of workshops. Free & open to the public. All ages & skill levels are welcome

12:00pm: Jam With Yourself – Generating Worthy Musical Ideas with Ableton Push

Alongside special guest artist Decap, Dubspot instructor and Ableton Certified Trainer Adriano Clemente aka CapCom will demonstrate creating a beat from scratch with Ableton Push. He will first build a rhythmic foundation and then explore different melodic ideas via improvisational jamming over the beat. Topics of discussion include beat sequencing, adding and manipulating instruments, working with effects and automation, improvisation, arrangement and incorporating external hardware.

1:30pm: Group Therapy – Ableton Live for Stage Performance

Joined by special guest artist Paul Brenner, drummer of the NY band Joywave, Dubspot instructor and Ableton Certified Trainer Dan Freeman aka CØm1x will demonstrate how to integrate Ableton Live 9 into a live band or ensemble performance setup. Topics of demonstration and discussion include synching drums to Live, processing instruments and vocals, integrating a computer into a band context, bringing studio productions to stage, and live performance with Push in an ensemble setting.

3:00pm: Next Level Status – Ableton Artist Panel Discussion

Developments in digital technology have provided musicians more tools than ever to create music and express themselves in interesting new ways. In a world with so many options, how do you find your unique workflow to express yourself? How is it possible to keep pushing the boundaries and find avenues to achieve new styles and next-level creativity? Moderated by aforementioned Dubspot instructors and Ableton Certified Trainers Adriano Clemente and Dan Freeman, panelists and special guest artists Kode9, Ikonika, DJ Spinn & Kastle will explore these questions and more. Topics to include workflow, live production and performance techniques, collaboration, creative constraints and how to get past them and more.

4:30pm: Ableton Trivia Game Show
COME ON DOWN! Partake in this interactive game show (or just watch from afar) where audience members that submit participation forms [submit yours here: https://docs.google.com/a/ableton.com/forms/d/1naciMEbM9HbXdeOn2srpNIWePc_QQjtM2idiDzTjPBE/edit] will be chosen at random for a chance to compete for cool prizes and mad respect. Show off your Ableton knowledge in this Jeopardy-meets-Price Is Right[-ish] style trivia game, learn some crucial background info and tips & tricks, and have a laugh with fellow enthusiasts.

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Thursday March 19, 2015 12:00pm - 6:00pm CDT
Empire Control Room