Here I am, 2 weeks into my Ableton Live course, and all I can say is wow! I enrolled with the hope of improving my live show and, even though the focus of this course is geared more towards music production, it’s been very helpful.
I’d advise anyone looking to learn the software to try 1 of these (FREE!!!) online courses. Youtube videos are useful, but a structured course has the...
What a difference a few days make! As practically the default application for live music performance, I bought a midi controller and accompanying Ableton Live software in hopes of expanding my onstage repertoire with some fancy improvisations! Alas, the manual just proved too daunting to delve into by myself.
Luckily my buddy Fruit Vendor recommended an online introductory course on the Ableton...
And we’re back! I wrote this list a year ago and, since it’s that time again, I thought I’d make this an annual piece. Like last time, this isn’t a list of my favourite albums from last year – some of the releases on this list are older than 2014. Instead, these are the 10 albums I listened to most often over the course of 2014. So, in no particular...
What a time we had at the Sunday Night Live variety concert. I got down with some of the jazz musos in the house – nervy stuff!
Jerome Rex jam session with Juju Domingo, Fruit Vendor, Dennis Stander, Glenn Robertson
In case you missed it, I got myself a hardware controller recently. My idea at the time was to play it like an instrument, using it to trigger my instrumentals and backing vocals when I perform live on stage. Here’s an update!
It’s a few months since I got my Launchpad Mini but, despite that, I’ve only really had a few hours of practice in total – hopelessly too little...