Over the past 2 years, Liveschool have released an extensive series of free drum samples and racks created with our friends at Studios 301. In that time we’ve sampled up a Linndrum, Korg Volca, Roland TR-808, Roland TR-8 and Vermona DRM-1, all recorded through some amazing boutique gear: SSL and powered by …Read More
For a very limited time the lower floor of Liveschool has been transformed into “The Record Dungeon” – a pop up record store selling stacks of black wax from the overflowing collections of two of Sydney’s most notorious selectors – Barney (aka Kato of FBi Sunsets) and Angus Gruzman (aka …Read More
A huge thanks to everyone that came to last Saturday’s INPUT event focused on production for live performance, including our presenters – Daedelus, Joel Farland, MXXWLL, Adam Maggs and Toby Pike. Thanks also to Store DJ for hooking us up with some prizes and congratulations to Jahteen and Olympia on …Read More
Edit: This event happened on June 27th, 2015. See what events are coming up here.
For our 10th INPUT event we’ve lined up something very special – a production masterclass on Live Performance.
Legendary Californian producer Daedelus will grace us with his presence to deliver a 1hr presentation breaking down his live …Read More
Josh Giudice and Rupert Howarth are two exciting young producers (Rupert is killing it at just 14!), as well as being recent graduates of our Produce Music course. The two go by the artist names Son.der and Perto respectively, and since meeting at our recent OUTPUT event have been collaborating together as Fand.tom - watch this space, we can’t wait to share the new …Read More
News: 16 Students & Trainers featured in InTheMix’s “100 Greatest Australian Dance Tracks Of All Time”
Gotta say we’re pretty stoked with this!
Liveschool students and trainers make up a whopping 16 (SIXTEEN!!) of the “100 Greatest Australian Dance Tracks Of All Time” as curated by InTheMix and voted by Triple J, Inertia, Vicious, Astral People, Purple Sneakers, Future Classic, Onelove, Ministry of Sound, Starfuckers, BBE, Vamp, Lucky …Read More
Dave Norris aka Dizz1 is one of those producers who other artists constantly geek out about – and 2015 looks to be the year of Dizz1 - he’s just dropped debut album “In Sickness and in Health” on the Tru Thoughts label, as well as an EP “Get Em Up” earlier in the year.
We caught …Read More
In this track breakdown, Liveschool trainer Elizabeth Rose takes us through the arrangement and song structure of her latest single Another Earth, covering the techniques her and co-producer Chrome Sparks employed along the way to make each section of the song hit it’s mark.
Before we get into breaking down the arrangement, let me …Read More
More than just a legendary name in house music, Matthew Herbert is one of the more original and authentic musical artists of our time.
Herbert’s new album The Shakes sees him returning to his house music roots after a 9 year hiatus from the Herbert moniker. That’s not to say the man hasn’t …Read More
Using Sends & Returns in Ableton Live allows some creative and mixing advantages over using an effect’s Dry/Wet controls, but Sends & Returns also come with the major disadvantage that you can’t save a set of them as a single preset in your User Library.
This tutorial walks through a clever a way to …Read More
Perth based producer Laura Jane Lowther’s futuristic musical output as KUČKA has quickly evolved from a solo bedroom based project, to a nationally touring three piece band with a record deal – being the first signing for Inertia music’s new imprint “Midnight Features”.
KUČKA stopped by Liveschool HQ recently to perform their track Recovery as …Read More
OUTPUT is a free event for graduates of Liveschool’s Produce Music course.
It’s an opportunity for our graduates to share and discuss the music that they’ve been working on, hear what other students are up to, and network with other Produce Music graduates (students across multiple classes attend).
Our first ever OUTPUT event was held on the 26th March 2015 at Studios 301. We …Read More
From humble beginnings with his primarily sample based first album Chinoiseries, accomplished French based hip-hop producer Onra is about to release his 5th album Fundamentals.
Fundamentals finds Onra exploring a futuristic re-interpretation of his teenage obsession with 90s RnB / Hip-Hop, alongside a forward-thinking entourage of talented collaborators – including Oliver Daysoul, Daz Dillinger …Read More
It’s fitting that the the founders of the Multi Culti record label hail from as distant cities as Montreal and Sydney.
With a roster of artists and producers hailing from Sao Paolo, Burkina Faso, Israel, Morocco and beyond, Multi Culti’s Angus Gruzman and Thomas Von Party have threaded together a sound …Read More
Outside of taking our students through the ins and outs of music production, our Trainers are always releasing music, touring the world and working on exciting projects.
Here’s a run down on what the Liveschool Trainers have been up to recently.
George Nicholas (Seekae/Cliques)
- Seekae released their third album The Worry on …Read More
Detroit DJ and producer Mike Huckaby has not only had a illustrious career as an artist, he’s also globally renown for his tireless enthusiasm in sharing his knowledge and wisdom with others. This has led to him presenting numerous workshops not only in his hometown of Detroit, but also worldwide …Read More