At the end of this 9-hour class, you will walk away with your own custom MIDI controller that is unique different
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 30, 2011
San Francisco music production school, RobotSpeak of Northern California has a busy schedule for the month of December and was ready and raring to go for the year’s final month. They will host a free clinic, live show and several classes during December and they are all open to the public.
The first event will be on Saturday, December 3 as RobotSpeak will host a class to learn how to build custom Arduino-based MIDI controllers.
“At the end of this 9-hour class, you will walk away with your own custom MIDI controller that is unique different,” says Steve Taomina of RobotSpeak.
For more information on this, or any, class, please visit http://www.robotspeak.com/html/catalog.html#diymidi.
Also on December 3, RobotSpeak will welcome in the Propellerhead crew for a special introduction to Reason 6 and their new hardware, Balance.
“We’re getting together for an audio interface shootout where we will compare Balance up against other devices,” says Mr. Taomina. “This will be an opportunity to let your ears be the judge as we conduct blind listening tests in the RobotSpeak studio.”
Gerry Basserman, director of North American Markets, will demonstrate the new features of Reason 6 and conduct a Q&A session. Kurt Kurasaki, sound design team, will present a quick overview of the updated sound and effects.
The event is free and will take place from 4:00 to approximately 6:15 p.m. Spots will fill up fast, so please RSVP @ info(at)robotspeak(dot)com.
On Monday, December 5 and Wednesday, December 7, RobotSpeak will host an Advanced Ableton 202 class. This course will pick up where Ableton 101 left off. The class will span four hours and offer unique tips and tricks that will help students break out of the more accessible features of Ableton Live.
Among the topics that will be discussed are the power of racks, designing dummy clips, getting more out of built-in Live Devices, advanced lopper techniques and hacks and effective mapping strategies.
The class runs from 7 to 9 p.m. on each night with a cost of $135 for both evening sessions. The class size is limited to 12, so please enroll today!
Ring in the weekend on Friday, December 9 with another free live show brought to the community by RobotSpeak. The in-store show will take place during the Lower Haight Art Walk and will commence at 6 p.m. Featured acts include Jonah Sharp (Spacetime Continuum) & Eo, Kush Arora, Nonagon and Moldover.
“We will have multiple acts and assorted mayhem,” adds Mr. Taomina. “It is free, live and will most likely be out of control.”
For more information on RobotSpeak, call (415) 230-0840 or visit them online at http://www.robotspeak.com. RobotSpeak is located at 589 1/2 Haight Street San Francisco, CA 94117.
Established in 2002 by Alan Stewart and Steve Taomina, RobotSpeak caters to the Bay Area’s expanding electronic music production and laptop performance scene. In addition to offering top-notch gear, San Francisco electronic music school, RobotSpeak provides education and technical support to computer musicians of every technical background. They also host free clinics with software specialists and industry icons, and offer classes in various programs, including musical instruments, DJ equipment, DJ classes and music production schools.