AES San Francisco 2012
Live Sound Track Event PSE6

Saturday, October 27, 4:00 pm — 5:00 pm (Proj St EX)

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Project Studio Expo: PSE6 - Take Your Studio On Stage
Live Performance with Laptops, Looping Pedals, & Other Studio Techniques

Presenter:
Craig Anderton, Harmony Central / Electronic Musician - Santa Fe, NM, USA


Abstract:
Take Your Studio On Stage: Live Performance with Laptops, Looping Pedals, & Other Studio Techniques

For many musicians, as well as DJs and electronic acts, a 21st century live performance requires much more than just a mixer and a bunch of amps. This workshop takes a practical look at how to use technology on stage without being overwhelmed by it, ways to insure a smooth performance, and includes invaluable information on the “care and feeding” of laptops to insure optimum performance—and uninterrupted performances. Other topics include using controllers for a more vibrant live performance, performing with Ableton Live and dedicated control surfaces, improvisation with looping pedals and DAW software, and the evolution of DJ controller/laptop combinations into tools for a musical, complex new art form.


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EXHIBITION HOURS October 27th 10am – 6pm October 28th 10am – 6pm October 29th 10am – 4pm
REGISTRATION DESK October 25th 3pm – 7pm October 26th 8am – 6pm October 27th 8am – 6pm October 28th 8am – 6pm October 29th 8am – 4pm
TECHNICAL PROGRAM October 26th 9am – 7pm October 27th 9am – 7pm October 28th 9am – 7pm October 29th 9am – 5pm
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