Enjoy this final video of 2013! Tom Oberheim talks about his amazing Two Voice Pro. He gets into his history in synthesizers, demos the sound and sequencing capabilities, and then goes into a discussion of synths in general. Filmed at our SF-EMM meetup at SAE San Francisco.
Ableton Live 9 – 101 by Lenny Kiser
Lenny Kiser gave us some great tips & tricks with Ableton Push at last night’s SF-EMM! On July 6th he will be offering an Ableton 101 Intro class over 4 days. This is a great opportunity to gain a full on understanding of Ableton production techniques from start to finish! Don’t have Ableton 9? The class… Continue reading Ableton Live 9 – 101 by Lenny Kiser
March 2013 Meetup Highlights: Dave Smith Instruments with Carson Day
At long last! If you missed our March meetup with Carson Day showing off the Prophet 12 from Dave Smith Instruments, here’s your chance to see and hear it! (Along with a Tempest and a Mopho x4.) Thank you to Pyramind for hosting and for the great support of the SF-EMM members that came down… Continue reading March 2013 Meetup Highlights: Dave Smith Instruments with Carson Day
Extent of the Jam (Louis Gorenfeld) and Revolt performing at DNA Lounge for 8bitSF
Check out the screamin’ performance of Extent of the Jam. Later local rap artist Revolt takes the stage with him to bust out the Sonic the Hedgehog Rap: or if you just want to jump directly to the rap bit:
Ableton Push is a “highly intuitive and fresh new musical instrument”
Certified Ableton instructor Antonio Sage writes about his experiences with Ableton Push and Live 9: I cannot recall the last time a device had been so highly anticipated as Ableton Push. With good reason. Push is not only a sleek, beautiful control surface for Ableton’s newly released version 9 but it is also a highly… Continue reading Ableton Push is a “highly intuitive and fresh new musical instrument”
Grant Marr demos Ableton-based beatboxing setup at February 2013 Meetup
A little blast from the past (meetup): take a listen to a live performance and demonstration of Grant Marr’s beatboxing rig.
Photos from the March 2013 SF-EMM meetup with Carson Day (of Dave Smith Instruments)
Thank you for coming! And if you couldn’t make it, check out these fantastic photos from Geoffrey Smith II and Terrence Taylor:
Next meetup featuring Dave Smith Instruments with Carson Day! Wednesday March 13, 2013!
It’s just a couple of weeks away! You MUST come to this amazing presentation featuring Carson Day of Dave Smith Instruments who will be demoing LIVE the all-new Prophet 12 polyphonic synthesizer. He will also have DSI’s Mopho x4 and a Tetra. Come hear the demo, participate in the Q&A, and stay for the awesome… Continue reading Next meetup featuring Dave Smith Instruments with Carson Day! Wednesday March 13, 2013!
Dimitri SFC’s presentation of Serge Modular synthesizers at SAE Institute SF
Here it is! If you missed the presentation of the amazingly flexible modular synthesizers from Serge you can now watch it here, and see the photos below too. More information: COA Modular: http://www.coa-modular.com http://www.facebook.com/dmitri.sfc Serge Modular Music Systems: (modular synthesizers) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serge_synthesizer http://www.serge.synth.net/ http://www.serge-fans.com/brochure_features.html SAE Institute SF: http://sanfrancisco.sae.edu/ San Francisco Electronic Music Meetup Group: http://www.meetup.com/sf-emm http://sf-emm.org
Serge Modular demo at the February 13th Meetup!
Dmitri from COA-Modular has agreed to come to our February 13th Meetup to discuss the Serge Modular and the workshops they are doing at Robotspeak on the third Saturday of every month (starting in February). This is a great opportunity to learn how to build your own Serge Modular and also hear what it sounds… Continue reading Serge Modular demo at the February 13th Meetup!