Ableton Live Workshop (Formerly DC 336)
Ableton Live is a Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) software designed for recording, manipulating, and playing back audio and MIDI tracks both linearly and nonlinearly. Students will learn the basics of working within the Live interface to create musical arrangements, sound design, sequence MIDI instruments and samples, score Video, create DJ mixes, drum patterns, automate effects and mixing parameters. The course includes hands-on, guided demonstrations of the Live interface and tools for complex compositions, mixing, and live performances in any musical style. The course projects will emphasize exploration and experimentation.