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
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
“Music Theory” – these two words sure can sound rather dry & academic to a lot of music-makers, but what it’s really about is turbocharging your music-writing options & capabilities. While electronic music can be created without any music theory knowledge, learning even just the basics will save you time, give you more control …Read More
A true veteran and legend of electronic music, Luke Vibert has done (and no doubt seen) it all. He’s also created it all – from abstract instrumental hip-hop, through to jungle and then coming back to acid house as a strong theme on his most recent album, 2014′s Ridmik.
Liveschool trainer Thomas …Read More
Douglas Simmons is a recent graduate of our Produce Music course that goes by the artist name Loudun.
His latest track “Gold” is a collaboration between Douglas (Loudun) and his friend Tashka – a fellow Liveschool student he met while studying here. In just one month, “Gold” has already won a Triple J …Read More
Since dropping his debut album ‘Early Riser’ on Flying Lotus’ Brainfeeder label last year, Taylor McFerrin has been globetrotting non-stop with his improvisation based live show.
Liveschool’s Josh Panakera-Molony (aka Setwun) caught up with Taylor to discuss how he’s improvised his way out of on-stage laptop crashes, the process of working his ”200-ish demos” down to a 12 song album, how …Read More
A couple of weeks back Ableton released Live 9.2 Beta as a free update to all registered Live users.
Liveschool’s Music Theory trainer Yama Indra (aka GLOVES) was pretty excited about one of the new features in particular – the addition of a Tuner device. So excited in fact that he put together …Read More
With so many amazing artists and producers dropping by Liveschool every second day, we decided it was time to start a series of impromptu live performance sessions with them here at the school.
Perth based producer Katie Campbell (aka Catlips) – one of the most exciting emerging artists from Australia’s most …
Thanks to everyone that came to last Saturday’s INPUT: Music Production Masterclass, including our amazing presenters – Jono Ma, Elizabeth Rose, Eric J Dubowsky and Mr. Bill.
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 next …Read More