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DUBSPOT ‘ABLETON LIVE’ WORKSHOP SATURDAY FEBRUARY 25 Public Works 161 Erie Street, San Francisco Upstairs Stage 4:30PM–5:30PM

Thavius Beck and Professor Steve Nalepa with special guest B. Bravo explore and share new and creative ways to use THE ever-versatile music performance and production software Ableton Live. Topics include: Performance & compositional workflow, production techniques, and a special improvised performance to top it all off. This live music educational experience is designed for all levels - Dubspot proves everyone can make music!

Thavius Beck and Professor Nalepa will  take you on a journey, answering your questions and exploring new and creative ways to use the versatile music performance and production software and includes:

Ableton Live Video Tutorial: How To Use Clip Envelopes w/ Thavius Beck

Ableton Live Video Tutorial: Vocal Effect Techniques (Radiohead, Nosaj Thing) w/ Professor Nalepa

About the Instructors:

Thavius Beck is a composer of mercurial soundtracks for uncertain times conjoining various strains of electronic music to arrive at a daringly ambitious sound. An exceptional programmer, engineer, multi-instrumentalist and certified Ableton Live instructor, Thavius Beck’s many talents allow him to take music from idea to completion with an uncompromising vision and ear.

Professor Steve Nalepa is an LA-based producer, professor, Dubspot Instructor and Ableton expert who has been teaching Live for over seven years. He’s produced tracks and collaborated with everyone from legends like Bill Laswell and Pharoah Sanders to rising electronic music artists Nosaj Thing and The Glitch Mob. He designed Dubspot’s online Ableton Live curriculum and is currently producing a weekly series of Ableton tutorial videos for our blog.

 At Dubspot, we believe that everyone can make music, regardless of past training and experience. We are focused on helping students of all ages achieve their music and personal enrichment goals, which sets us apart from other audio engineering and DJ schools.