Here’s a podcast I did in April for Make Music New York with my fellow Dubspot instructor and Ableton Certified Trainer Adriano Clemente at the Cornelia St. Cafe in NYC. We talked about how digital technology and controllerism is shaping live performance and give a live demo of some of our instruments including the Ableton PUSH.
This Tuesday, July 22 the Dubspot NYC Ableton User Group is back with Brent Arnold.
With the news becoming unbearable to watch, here are some words that were shared by Tim McCarthy which I found incredible apt.
“Life is tragic simply because the earth turns and the sun inexorably rises and sets, and one day, for each of us, the sun will go down for the last, last time. Perhaps the whole root of our trouble, the human trouble, is that we will sacrifice all the beauty of our lives, will imprison ourselves in totems, taboos, crosses, blood sacrifices, steeples, mosques, races, armies, flags, nations, in order to deny the fact of death, which is the only fact we have. It seems to me that one ought to rejoice in the fact of death–ought to decide, indeed, to earn one’s death by confronting with passion the conundrum of life. One is responsible to life: It is the small beacon in that terrifying darkness from which we come and to which we shall return. One must negotiate this passage as nobly as possible, for the sake of those coming after us.”- James Baldwin.
I’ve known Matt for quite awhile. Fantastic musician. Here’s his description of how he uses Ableton Live to trigger tracks and sounds for Blondie.
Here’s a recent video I did that is the first of a series on different ways of using Ableton Live with analog instruments. Enjoy.
Here’s a nice little video made by AIMEC about what’s on the menu for the Dubspot/AIMEC workshops next week:
I’m really excited and happy to be returning to Brazil next month. Here are the details.