Sampling from Internet Radio

One fun thing I do when running workshops or teaching is sampling internet radio stations in real time. As this is all real-time, you never really know what you’re going to get, and it will often lead to some really amazing, funny ideas. The Radio VST plugin is the simplest way to to this. You […]

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Teenage Engineering #EMS Mentor

Some of the workshops I’ve been doing lately have been focused on the unique workflows of Teenage Engineering’s awesome portable devices, the OP-1, OP-Z and Pocket Operator series. I’ve been a huge fan of Teenage Engineering products for a long time since I first bought my OP-1 seven or so years ago. So, I’m really […]

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Changes Ableton Workshops

Changes Festival has been a fantastic addition to Melbourne’s musical landscape over the last two years. The focus is on getting a snapshot at what the music industry currently looks like, and is all about having a conversation about where to next… In terms of technology, inclusivity, the environment and basically a big ‘where to?’ for […]

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Yarra Library Workshops

Throughout May and June, I ran a series of freeĀ 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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