This course is made for beginners. In 4 weeks you will be able to put together a DJ Set, a podcast, or a digital mixtape. You will learn the latest techniques in creating and curating sets for digital shows. Create your own podcast series on ITUNES. Prepare a DJ set for Mixcloud. Publish your content on Beatport DJs, submit it to your local radio station or share it with friends.
What’re these sessions about?
These sessions will cover and focus heavily on the warping functions in Ableton Live. Discovering and creating the effects that you would need to mix your songs. Automate any parameters to create smooth transitions. Record your voice if you want to, and create radio like vocal effects. Monitor your levels and polish your mix to various broadcast standards.
What equipment do i need?
We always take the shoestring approach, it has proved to be the best. Get the minimal setup to start with and then the experience will guide you what you need to get later on to take you to the next level. A laptop with Ableton Live and an inexpensive microphone if you will record your voice.
Why learn Podcasting with Ableton Live?
Podcasting or radio shows has kept many generations entertained since the first AM waves hit the streets. Nowadays its everywhere, Youtube, Mixcloud, Beatport, ITUNES and self hosted sites are taking advantage of this content creation self marketing tool. You got something of value? Then put it in a Podcast, create a DJ set or a digital mix tape 🙂
Why do it with Ableton?
Well 🙂 Its inexpensive, its hands on, its much easier and efficient than the next best alternative. You might decide to use Ableton Live for other crafts; music production, recording, live performance, mashups, etc…
Who is running these creative sessions?
The sessions are delivered by an Ableton Certified Trainer. There are about 250+ Ableton Certified Trainers in the world. ACT’s are individuals that have an extensive educational and academic background, know Ableton really well, have a creative approach to making music and are able to communicate and transfer the message across.
ACTs are primarily heavily involved with music technology and are active in the scene. Some ACTs are artists, music-tech entrepreneurs and media creators. Costas Papa is the only Ableton Certified Trainer in the region.
Costas also hosts community meets up around Dubai as well, to raise awareness, share ideas and network with the creatives of Dubai and across the region.