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Ableton Live Group Course Spring 2016

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A step by step introduction to the bare necessities of Live! Make music with Ableton Live production software. Two group course for beginners by Brighter Sound at Band on the Wall.

In just five weeks of small group learning you will gain the knowledge and skills to create tracks using Ableton, the software package of choice for composition, songwriting, recording, production, beatmaking, remixing and live performance.

Under the direction of Producer / DJ Mike Richardson you will learn:

  • Overview – the session and arrangement views
  • Working with Audio (recording)
  • Working with Midi
  • Processing: FX, EQ & Compression
  • Mixing & Mastering

All equipment and laptops are provided.

“I learned the basics of music production and the course has given me the confidence to produce and record my own music.”

Tutor – Mike Richardson: The last six years have been a busy time for Mike. Starting out on the internet radio station ‘Unity Radio’ in Manchester, he is now gigging all over the UK and overseas and releasing his own productions and remixes on a variety of labels; his last release – ‘Stubborn’ received rave reviews.

“Mike is a great teacher and extremely good at making the topics taught in the course interesting and bringing out the enthusiasm in us.”

Have a listen to LOOKING BACK by Mike Richardson & Howard Sessions feat KT Forrester (Lost My Dog Records) to whet your appetite.


Additional information

Course 1 (Jan-Feb)

Full course dates: Weds: 13, 20, 27 Jan. 3, 10, Feb.

Times: 6-7.30pm

Course 2 (Feb-Mar)

Full course dates: Weds: 24 Feb.  2, 9, 16, 23 Mar.

Times: 6-7.30pm