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Audio Editing, Production and Sound Design with Ableton Live

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Gateway Center Plaza 2

283-299 Market Street

Newark, NJ 07102

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This course will offer a comprehensive survey of techniques and creative approaches to producing music with Ableton Live. Lessons will focus on the fundamentals of sampling, sequencing, and synthesizing new sounds from the ground up. During this seven-week class, students will recreate classic examples of sample-based music, complete hands-on projects to workshop new skills, and work on creative pieces of their own. The course will take place on Tuesday evenings, 7PM-9PM from October 10th to Novemer 21st.


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Week 1: Basics of DAW environment. Ableton session and arrangement view.

Week 2: Sequencing and MIDI. Programming drum machines.

Week 3: History of sampling. Chopping, looping, breakbeats, contemporary approaches.

Week 4: Pete Rock: T.R.O.Y. - recreating a classic.

Week 5: Audio effects, compression, mixing. Creative audio editing and tape collage.

Week 6: Practical synthesis. Using VSTs and plug-ins. Sound design.

Week 7: Student projects, open workshop, group critiques


ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Matthew D. Gantt is a composer and sound artist based in New York City. He is an active collaborator, and has performed at the New Museum, Roulette, the Stone, IRCAM Academy (Paris), Outpost Artist Resources, Fridman Gallery, Knockdown Center, Abrons Art Center, Silent Barn, Panoply Performance Laboratory and countless DIY spaces across the US. He has been an artist-in-residence at Signal Culture (NY), released music with Orange Milk Records and presented virtual reality work at Time Media, Inc. He holds an M.M. from CUNY Brooklyn College, teaches music technology to a diverse group of students through Face The Music at Kaufman Center, and currently works as a studio assistant to electronic pioneer Morton Subotnick.

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