Moog Music Workshop, Aug. 30

From a press release:

Moog Music Workshop, Aug. 30

Moog Music Workshop
Synthesis 101 / Ableton Live / Sound Design
August 30th, 2014; 4-7PM
The Moog Store; 160 Broadway St., Downtown Asheville

Register now for this educational and hands on Moog workshop featuring Moog Music trainers Paul Gaeta and Rob Gray.

For starters, we will teach you the basics of synthesis and demonstrate how you can make virtual instruments from your recordings using the world’s most flexible recording and performance software, Ableton Live. This installment will also feature a 1 hr. paid masterclass from nationally recognized electronic musician David Krantz (Futexture) who will be demonstrating how he uses control voltage with analog hardware to craft sounds for his cutting edge productions. This workshop is aimed at beginners and professionals alike.

If you are looking to get the warmth and character of the analog effects and synths that Moog Music is so famous for, in a digital audio workstation environment, then this workshop is for you!

Space is limited to 30 participants!
Cost: • Synthesis 101 and Ableton Live portions are Free
• 1 hr. Masterclass is $20.00
Call: 828-239-0123 to register or RSVP to (Include name and contact info)

Outline of Workshop

Synthesis 101 (45 mins.) with instructors Paul Gaeta, Andy Hughes

Learn the basic components, definitions, and functionality of Moog
synthesizer. No longer will you be intimidated by the knobs, buttons and switches on the front panel of a synth!  Learn how to shape your sound from scratch to bring your personal touch to your recordings.  These techniques apply to software synths too, so if you don’t own any hardware, you can still use these techniques to get the most out of your digital instruments.
Beginner to intermediate level; Free.

Recording Analog Synths into Ableton Live (30 mins.) with instructor Rob Gray

Learn how to use the Moog Werkstatt-01 or any other instrument as a sound source to create multiple instruments within Ableton.  We will cover the basics of recording into Live and show you how to make virtual instruments out your recordings.
Beginner to intermediate level; Free.

Sound Design with Control Voltage – Masterclass (1 hr.) Paid Session, $20 with instructor David Krantz (Futexture)

David Krantz, aka Futexture, is known for his intelligent, complex, and evolving sound design in his musical productions. The internationally recognized producer will be showing us how to create these soundscapes using a Moog Sub Phatty in conjunction with a CP-251 and VX-351. Aimed at those of you who are interested in getting your feet wet with control voltage, and/or modular synthesis. This is a paid masterclass.
Intermediate to advanced levels; only $20


Call (828)-239-0123 or email
to reserve a seat!  RSVP is necessary as the workshop will fill up.  (Limited capacity of 30 participants)

About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall has lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. She is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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