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Overlap Education - Intro to Max for Live
Sat, March 12, 2016, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM PST
Intro to Max for Live
Max For Live gives you the power of customized digital signal processing and intricate controller mapping within Ableton Live. In this class you will be introduced to a bunch of devices and learn how you can begin to customize and adapt your own devices, catered to your specific needs.
What is the benefit of Max for Live
How to edit Max for Live devices
Adapting a pre-existing device
Building a device from scratch
Instructor: Christopher Willits
Time: 12- 4 PM
Location: The Dojo - 3435 Cesar Chavez, San Francisco, CA*
Seats Available: 15
*Remote attendance is available using Skype
Christopher Willits is a musician, artist and teacher based in San Francisco who believes that music and art can catalyze inner change. Willits focuses on meditative ambient electronic music created with guitar, immersive audiovisual experiences, and landscape photography, Awarded a masters in electronic music from Mills College, he has been dubbed ‘the Picasso of sound’, using his self-designed software tools to paint sound pictures with his guitar, crafting mesmerizing, intricate electronic soundscapes and lush audio-visual performances of weaving patterns, texture, and harmony. Willits creates immersive experiences of overlapping sound and light that speak to listeners on a spiritual yet down-to-earth level. His music on labels such as Ghostly International has garnered critical acclaim, sending him on continuous tours around the world for over a decade. Multiple solo albums and collaborations with the likes of Japanese legend Ryuichi Sakamoto and Tycho, have accounted for a diverse catalog with over 25 releases over the last 15 years. Willits is the founder of the creativity catalyst Overlap, and ENVELOP, a 3D immersive audio platform currently constructing a venue in San Francisco that is positioned to influence the future of music production.