Ableton at We Are Robots @ The Old Truman Brewery, London [from 2 to 5 November]

Ableton at We Are Robots


1121
2 - 5
November
12:00 - 19:30

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The Old Truman Brewery
91 Brick Lane, E1 6QR London, United Kingdom
Come and join Ableton at the Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London for the WE ARE ROBOTS Conference.

Access to our space within the exhibitors area is free. You can find out how to get there here: wearerobots.org.uk/day/exhibitors/

You’re invited to a series of workshops, tutorial sessions and an exciting fun park packed full of interesting ways to interact with music – all within our Ableton Space with Product Specialists, Ableton Certified Trainers and VR!

Our workshops are also free to attend, on a first come, first serve basis. Times and workshop details may change slightly closer to the event date. Please check back here for updates.

We're also hosting a night of stunning live shows at 93 Feet East – details and free signup here: bit.ly/Ableton93FeetEast

Workshop Program

Thursday 2nd November

11:00 — 12:00: Discover Ableton Live with the Producergirls –
Producergirls is a collective of music producers who run free DIY music production workshops for girls around the UK. This one-off session is open to anyone — come along if you are a complete beginner looking at how to get started making beats. Led by founders E.M.M.A. and Nightwave

12:30 — 13:30: Ableton Live under the radar — Ableton Product Specialist Jesse Abayomi takes us on a journey through some of the hidden features and workflows that make Live so fast and intuitive.

14:00 — 15:00: Rachel K Collier — Riffs, Builds and FX from voice recordings — YouTube sensation Rachel invites you to create riffs and melodic patterns using only Ableton’s Simpler and voice recordings as your starting point.

15:30 — 16:30: Simon Stokes — Just one synth! — Certified Trainer, Artist and owner of Shoogle Studios will show how to create every sonic element of your track using only one of Ableton Live’s built in synthesizers. An excellent opportunity to learn how to get so much more from Live’s devices.

17:00 — 18:30: Learn to Link: Make Music Together — Learn how to bring your ideas together with other music makers and jam like a band. From basic Apple/Android apps to synchronizing a room full of computers and other music making devices, these sessions will provide you with a clear overview of what is and how to start your own, “Link jam.”


Friday 3rd November — Education/Student Day

11:00 — 12:00: Ableton Live under the radar — Ableton Product Specialist Jesse Abayomi takes us on a journey through some of the hidden features and workflows that make Live so fast and intuitive.

12:30 — 13:30: Education Partner Sessions — SSR London — Learn with Tutors from SSR London. Take part in an educational session focusing on Oscilliot and Ableton Live — more details to follow.

14:00 — 15:00: Education Partner Sessions — Max Wheeler: New Genres, Beats and Traditional Music Too! – Max will lead a workshop on using Ableton Live and Push to create new genres like Grime, Afrobeats and Trap to engage students. The session will be hands on, industry-relevant and will also look at ways this approach can work alongside traditional or classical music teaching.

15:30 — 16:30: Dr Milton Mermikides & Phelan Kane — Dr Milton and Ableton Certified Trainer Phelan will look at some less than conventional ways to generate rhythms and sound. Using Live and custom Max for Live devices, they will show you how to generate polyrhythmic patterns and use a scientific approach to create new musical ideas.

17:00 — 18:30: Learn to Link: Make Music Together — Learn how to bring your ideas together with other music makers and jam like a band. From basic Apple/Android apps to synchronizing a room full of computers and other music making devices, these sessions will provide you with a clear overview of what is and how to start your own, “Link jam.”

Saturday 4th November

11:00 — 12:00: Dr Milton Mermikides — Ableton Live meets the Classical Guitar — Continuing with more sonic experiments, Milton will conduct a workshop and walkthrough of a classical guitarist’s performance routed into Ableton Live. Using the guitar as a sound source he will be manipulating and capturing sound in many interesting ways.

12:30 — 13:30: Ableton Live under the radar — Ableton Product Specialist Jesse Abayomi takes us on a journey through some of the hidden features and workflows that make Live so fast and intuitive.

14:00 — 15:00: Thomas Glendinning: Creative Strategies for Music Production — Certified Trainer Thomas brings a whole range of expert tips and tricks for overcoming creative roadblocks and maximising your studio time. If you're having trouble finishing tracks and not sure where to start then he will provide you with some great ideas and inspiration to get you back on track in no time.

15:30 — 16:30: Chagall — Performing with the mi.mu gloves — Performance artist/Tech developer and music producer Chagall, breaks down her live show that combines the innovative mi.mu gloves and Ableton Live to create her amazing performances. Want to know how to make electronic music more visual and physical? Come along and find out how.

17:00 — 18:30: Learn to Link: Make Music Together — Learn how to bring your ideas together with other music makers and jam like a band. From basic Apple/Android apps to synchronizing a room full of computers and other music making devices, these sessions will provide you with a clear overview of what is and how to start your own, “Link jam.”

Sunday 5th November

11:00 — 12:00: Ableton Live under the radar — Ableton Product Specialist Jesse Abayomi takes us on a journey through some of the hidden features and workflows that make Live so fast and intuitive.

12:30 — 13:30: Guest Artist — TBC

14:00 — 15:00: Martin Delaney: The power of MIDI in Ableton Live — Certified Trainer and Music Tech journalist Martin Delaney will focus on creating musical parts, sequences and progressions using Ableton Live’s powerful, seldom explored MIDI creation tools.

15:00 — 16:00: Halina Rice – Halina Rice is a London based avant-electronic producer/artist known for her vivid and eclectic style. Halina will be in discussion with Ableton Certified Trainer Martin Delaney and will perform and provide an insight to her music making process. With a strong emphasis on sampling, using multiple effects to create original and experimental sounds, Halina will share her journey of the creation of her forthcoming album REDUX

17:00 — 18:30: Learn to Link: Make Music Together — Learn how to bring your ideas together with other music makers and jam like a band. From basic Apple/Android apps to synchronizing a room full of computers and other music making devices, these sessions will provide you with a clear overview of what is and how to start your own, “Link jam.”

Details about WE ARE ROBOTS here: wearerobots.org.uk/
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