San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2012
“Summer classes are in full swing at the shop,” ROBOTSPEAK’s Steve Taormina said. “We just finished our Analog Modular Synthesis theory class and completed our first class in our ongoing Serge Modular Synth Build workshop. Participants built a 1970s era Serge filter and once a month will continue with another Serge component.”
Fundamentals of Audio Recording
ROBOTSPEAK’s July classes begin with Fundamentals of Audio Recording. The class, which will run from 7 to 9 p.m. on July 9 and July 11, is designed to give the home studio musician fundamental skills for making audio recordings using minimal gear. The class will give students a firm grasp of concepts such as signal flow, microphone selection and technique, file management, mixing basics and the ability to properly prepare a completed recording for mastering. The two-session class costs $150. Details: http://www.robotspeak.com/html/catalog.html#audiorecording101.
From 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. on July 10 and July 12, ROBOTSPEAK is hosting its audio mastering class. The audio mastering class costs $160 and delves into the basics and not-so-basics of audio mastering. Learn how to best prepare a multitrack mixdown for the two-channel mastering process using multiband compressors, equalizers, maximization and much more. The class is not software- or hardware-specific but one that deals with the universal concepts of mastering. The students’ mastering scenarios will be covered in the class. Details: http://www.robotspeak.com/html/catalog.html#audiomastering.
Ableton Live 101
On July 23, July 25, July 30 and Aug. 1, from 7 to 9 p.m., ROBOTSPEAK’s Ableton class is being held. The eight-hour class covers basic and advanced Ableton features, and costs $250. This class is an excellent way to quickly get a thorough understanding of Ableton Live. Details: http://www.robotspeak.com/html/catalog.html#ableton101.
The Many Dimensions of Livid Controllers
To close out the month, ROBOTSPEAK is hosting a free clinic featuring all of Livid Instruments controllers on July 28 at 1 p.m. Livid's Peter Nyboer will be giving an overview of the Code, block, OhmRGB and CNTRL:R, and the new LIVID Modular hardware, elements showing the possibilities and promise of computer music. All Livid hardware is now in stock at ROBOTSPEAK.
To reserve a spot or for more information about any of ROBOTSPEAK’s products or services, call 415-554-1977 or view its gear, classes and clinics on the Web at http://www.robotspeak.com. For the most recently updated information, try ROBOTSPEAK on Facebook. ROBOTSPEAK is located at 589 1/2 Haight St. in San Francisco and is open on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from noon to 6 p.m., and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. ROBOTSPEAK is also available by appointment.
ROBOTSPEAK is a school located in San Francisco that specializes in teaching basic to advance electronic music, such learning music production. Its classes are designed to empower the home and project-studio musician with real-world skills, enabling them to make better music now with gear and musical instruments they actually own.