Inner West Soundsystem

The Inner West Disco Reggae Machine Story

Sound system culture is not something that usually goes hand in hand with Sydney or even Australia for that matter. Popularised in Jamaica in the 1950’s then exported by Caribbean communities who immigrated to the UK shortly after, sound system culture, reggae music and parties are all inextricably linked. The …

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Inside RÜFÜS’ Live Performance Setup

RÜFÜS’ James Hunt and Jon George take us and the live audience at INPUT behind the scenes of their live performance setup.

Watch and learn in these three videos about RÜFÜS’ creative process and the technical solutions they used to solve some of the most common challenges in live on-stage performance.

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Photo Gallery: INPUT November 29th 2014

Thanks to everyone that came to last Saturday’s INPUT: Ableton Production Masterclass, including our amazing presenters – Mike Huckaby, Jensen Interceptor, Moon Holiday, Philipp Lange and Tom Cosm.

INPUT is the public face of our ongoing quest to develop local music culture. By connecting the most current music innovators to those who will be the …

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Q&A: Pantha Du Prince Interview

Ahead of his performance at Sydney’s OutsideIn festival on the 29th November, Henrik Weber (aka Pantha Du Prince) had a philosophical conversation with Ableton’s Adam Maggs about the concepts and processes behind his music.

For the uninitiated, Pantha Du Prince has released three celebrated albums of avant garde electronic music, self …

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Recreating the Roland SH-101 in Ableton Live

In this tutorial I’ll quickly show you how to recreate the core of the Roland SH-101 in Ableton Live using the instruments from Liveschool’s free Roland SH-101 multisample synth pack.

The result will be a template preset you can use to start designing your own SH-101 style sounds in Ableton Live.

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Sound Design: Layering noise, textures and vinyl crackle

An age old struggle in working within the realm of electronic music is that our sounds are often sonically too clean, sterile and direct. It’s a problem that’s especially apparent when working within a purely “in the box” set up, using software synthesizers as the primary sound source.

So much of …

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Watch: Live interview with RÜFÜS at INPUT

Jon and James of RÜFÜS gave an amazing presentation at our INPUT event, talking the audience through the process behind the ARIA #1 album “Atlas” and the inner working of their on-stage Ableton Live setup.

Check out the video below in which they take questions from the live audience there on …

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