Enter To Win A Free Copy Of The Music Producer’s Survival Guide

shockleewebpic_brianbookcontestWe are giving away 3 copies of the The Music Producer’s Survival Guide: Chaos, Creativity, and Career in Independent and Electronic Music a new book by Brian Jackson, which offers tips for today’s music producers. The book covers a variety of topics and features some wisdom from our own Hank Shocklee on creating the right environment for developing your projects.

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The Music Producer’s Survival Guide: A New Book On Chaos, Creativity & Career Features Interview With Hank Shocklee

shockleewebpic_brianjacksonbookThe Music Producer’s Survival Guide: Chaos, Creativity, and Career in Independent and Electronic Music is a new book by our Ableton Advanced Users Meetup collaborator Brian Jackson, which offers tips for working creatively and successfully in today’s computer-centric music production environment. As a bonus, the book also features a lengthy interview with our own Hank Shocklee with additional thoughts and advice on creating the right environment for developing your projects. The book is available now and would be a great addition to your book collection. Check it out!

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Robert Henke: I Really Do Everything Myself

shockleewebpic_henkeidoeverythingComputer music creator and Ableton Live co-developer Robert Henke talks about some things in this new video by 6sept13 which many digital music makers can relate to, mainly, how it can be hard to make musical decisions with so many options at your fingertips.

How do you avoid a career of ‘producing an arbitrary output of exchangeable stuff’? Robert shares his thoughts on this and gives us a look at his new project, Lumière.

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Play With Your Music: Free Online Music Course Starts November 1st

shockleewebpic_playwithyourmusiccourseIf you’re interested in music production and audio engineering check out this free 6-week online course, a project organized by the folks at NYU and MIT that will take you through the basics of working in a DAW, editing, remixing and mixing. It all begins November 1st.

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Sub Focus Documentary Shows Off His Live Audio/Visual Setup

shockleewebpic_subfocusdocuAttention A/V nerds, London based Sub Focus takes us on a tour of his audio/visual live show setup in this short documentary that features a behind the scenes look with his team and tour footage from earlier this year.

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[NYC] Thurs. October 17th: Producing Across Generations Panel At AES 135th International Convention

shockleewebpic_AES2013If you’re in the NYC area and into sound stop by the AES pro audio convention next week for a panel on a very interesting topic featuring our own Hank Shocklee.

You can attend AES for free if you register in advance before October 14, 2013.

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[NYC] Thurs. October 17th: Ableton Advanced Users Meetup — RSVP & Come Network!

shockleestorypic_AA_POSTCARDSQ_10_13The next installment of our Ableton Advanced Users Meetup is taking place on Thursday October 17th, the same day AES kicks off in NYC. This is also the very last meetup for 2013 so don’t miss this last chance to catch up on all the audio buzz. Featuring guest hosts and resident presenters Hank Shocklee, Ben Casey from Tekserve and Brian Jackson from Devotion Learn alongside some dynamic and fun presentations from very special guests.

Get in on the action and RSVP now!

We’ll be live streaming it here 7:00-9:30 EST / 4:00-6:30pm PST / 1:00-3:30 CEST – tune in & join the chat!

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[NYC] Sat. Sept. 28th: Register Now For IMSTA FESTA – NYC’s Biggest Free Audio Tech Event

shockleewebpic_IMSTAFESTA2013wideRegister now for NYC’s biggest audio technology event, IMSTA FESTA taking place on Saturday, September 28th at SAE’s brand new headquarters in Chelsea. This is our 4th year at SAE and all the previous years have been filled to capacity and tons of fun.

Come hang out with top music technology companies such as Native Instruments, Ableton, Propellerhead, IK Multimedia, Akai, M-Audio, Steinberg, Cakewalk, Celemony + many more.

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IMSTA FESTA Is Coming To NYC September 28 – Save The Date

shockleewebpic_imstafesta2013IMSTA FESTA NYC’s largest audio technology conference is coming to the brand new expanded SAE NY campus on Saturday September 28th.

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This Week’s #freesamplefriday Roundup

shockleewebpic_FSF100Out to all the music creators…sound designers…musicians…composers…songwriters.. #freesamplefriday continues to hook you up on a weekly basis with free sounds, samples, tools and new experimental instruments. This roundup is a big one – packed with the last few weeks worth of goods.

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