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13 Nov 09 DubSpot’s Ableton Live 8 Tour hits Austin

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(Editor’s Note: The following is a Press Release by Steve Rickinson for DubSpot.)

Austin – November 14 & 15, 2009: DubSpot’s Ableton Live 8 US Sessions Tour is coming to Austin! Join us for a unique series of interactive workshops, Q&As and live performances from a diverse pool of talented artists, instructors and established musicians. Experience a weekend full of daily sessions, each specially designed to developed and enhance a diverse range of your production and performance abilities. Our tour will showcase just how far-reaching the capabilities of Live 8 are, and why it is the most advanced piece of music software on the planet.

Come learn from Ableton Live experts, world-class artists & veteran producers and who will be coming together to help take your skills to the next level! This one-of-a-kind series of interactive workshops features world-class artists as educators. These experts will share their secrets on drum programming, instrument and effect rack management, sequencing, automation, creating melody, harmonic awareness, mixing and mastering principles, sound stage management, synth programming, PA/DJ hybrid setups, controllers, live instruments in Ableton, efficient set management, looping, routing, licensing, and much more.

The Ableton Austin tour stop crew:

Francis Preve (Different Pieces, Toolroom, Armada)
Christopher Willits (Ghostly, 12k, Overlap)
Daniel Wyatt (Sonica Media, Atlantic, Dubspot)
Jon Margulies (Heatercore, Hobotech, Dubspot)
Barry Cole (Spot Music & Blue Mountain Publishing)
Michael Hatsis (Track Team Audio, Dubspot)
Pailo (Outofthebag, Walking Stick Worldwide, TXP)
Hosted by Dubspot instructor Jon Margulies – (Heatercore & Hobotech, author of Ableton Live 7 & 8 Power!)

*Workshops hosted by established, world-class artists.
*Specific focus on cutting-edge production and performance techniques.
*Open-ended panel discussions.
*10 workshops or discussions over the weekend.
*A wide variety of styles and backgrounds.
*The most dynamic environment for expanding musical knowledge available.

Each unique event represents everything that is revolutionary about the Dubspot Experience, and the future of music education. The Parish Room will be our Austin classroom. Anyone, of any skill level, is welcomed to join our community – we’re looking forward to joining yours…

ABLETON LIVE 8: Austin Saturday, November 14th – 15th, 2009
Live 8 Weekend Pass $195 | Saturday Day Pass $110 | Sunday Day Pass $110
Please visit for more details.

The Parish Room 214 E. 6th St. Austin, TX 78701 (512) 479-0474 Also on Saturday November 14th is the FunkAid For Africa: Benefit For NextAid w/ DJ Obah & Special Guests Ocote Soul Sounds, Akina Adderley & The Vintage Playboys, Daetron Vargas @ The Independent at 501 Studios Dubspot 348 West 14th Street – MEZZ New York, NY 10014 1-877-DUBSPOT (382-7768)

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