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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How To Be Creative: Navigating The Creative Process

shockleewebpic_howtobecreativePBSThe mysteries of creativity are similar to the mysteries of the universe; seeking to understand these require constant exploration, open-mindedness, constantly chasing down leads that may not go anywhere, sometimes you come across a great discovery, achievement or ‘happy accident’ and sometimes it’s the journey of the experience which teaches or enlightens you to things you may not have discovered otherwise.

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This Is No System Failure: The Art Of Glitch

This short documentary piece from the Off Book series produced by PBS examines glitch art and its punk aesthetic answer to today’s hyperrealistic, super high resolution imagery. Artists Phillip Stearns, Scott Fitzgerald, Anton Marini and Daniel Temkin explain.

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The Future Isn’t What It Used To Be: Listen To This Historic Steve Jobs Speech From 1983

This talk was given by Steve Jobs on June 15th, 1983 at the International Design Conference [IDCA] in Aspen, Colorado where the theme appropriately was, The Future Isn’t What It Used To Be.

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Clay Shirky: How The Internet Will Transform Government

What happens when a new medium like the internet suddenly puts a lot of new ideas into circulation? According to Clay Shirky, it usually means more arguing and if you’ve been to most sites recently and looked at the comments section it’s easy to see a whole lot of it taking place.

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