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Q&A: Luke Vibert (Warp / Planet Mu / UK)

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 …

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Student Profile: LOUDUN

Watch: Douglas Simmons aka LOUDUN

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 …

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Q&A: Taylor McFerrin (Brainfeeder / Brooklyn)

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 …

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Photo Gallery: INPUT March 7th 2015

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 …

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Watch: Genius of Time (Sweden) Interview

In this video interview, Swedish duo Genius of Time take us through their hardware based live setup as well as revealing some of their studio and live performance workflows.

In just over 5 years, Swedish duo Genius of Time have perfected their own brand of hardware-driven house music. Alongside a handful of …

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Free Synth Pack #2: Korg MS-20 Multi-Sampled for Ableton Live

Taking inspiration from our free drum sample series, Liveschool trainers Francis Xavier (Motorik) and Yama Indra (Gloves) have been getting busy in Motorik’s studio again – sound designing and recording thousands of samples from Francis’ incredible synthesizer collection and turning them into Ableton Live ready multi-sampled instruments, which Liveschool and our friends at Stoney Roads …

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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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