Yarra Library Workshops

Throughout May and June, I ran a series of free Audio Manipulation Workshops at some of the City of Yarra Libraries. The focus was on techniques that you can use within Ableton Live to work with and manipulate audio.    

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Ableton Certified Trainer

Well, to round off a pretty crazy year, I recently became an Ableton Certified Trainer. I’ve been using Live since 2004, and this has been a pretty big milestone for me to achieve as a music and music tech educator. There are just shy of 300 Ableton Certified Trainers in the world, and it’s an […]

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MESS PPG Wave 2.3

I spent some time recently sampling the amazing PPG Wave 2.3 at the wonderful MESS Foundation. It is a fantastic organisation with an extensive Vintage Synth collection, and very reasonable subscription rates which allows you to access some amazing pieces of Electronic Music’s history. The PPG Wave 2.3, is a visually striking and aurally exciting […]

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The Mouth & Razor FX Racks

If you’ve downloaded my “Vocoder for Push” racks, then you should understand the concept behind these racks… basically they’re performance orientated racked instruments that hack the external instrument and external effect devices to be able to pre-map the audio routings. By default audio input 1 is used as the mic source, but you can change this […]

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