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:
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”
A little blast from the past (meetup): take a listen to a live performance and demonstration of Grant Marr’s beatboxing rig.
Coming up on Monday October 29 is the San Francisco Roots Music Association (SFMRA) performance of Portishead’s amazing “Dummy” album. They’ll giving the Great American Music Hall (GMAH) a trip-hop bath. Better yet, SF-EMM member Antonio Sage is laying down the bass in the band! Go check it out and get tickets before they sell… Continue reading Portishead’s “Dummy” played by SFRMA at GMAH, Mon Oct 29
Yep! We have a couple of SF-EMM members playing: Extent of the Jam, and ANI. Come on down Saturday October 27. Get tickets + artist info at: http://codame.com!
Thank you to McKay Garner (of doppio), CleverCQ/CCQ, Bitwise (Christopher Arnold), Extent of the Jam (Louis Gorenfeld). And also thanks to SAE Institute San Francisco for hosting us!
McKay Garner of the band “doppio” gives an in-depth tutorial on “keyboard drumming”: using a drumKAT MIDI controller with Ableton Live to create the beats and melodic lines heard on their latest self-titled album. McKay also talks about the band’s creative process and their participation in the Music Video Race. Brought to you by the… Continue reading (S1E4) McKay Garner of doppio performance and interview – Electronic Music Makers Video Podcast
The next installment of the Mobile Music Meetup will be happening Monday September 17 at the Morac Lounge on 16th St near Valencia. This isn’t our (SF-EMM) event but they’re kind of a sister group to us. Even better: a few people (including moi) are playing music straight from iPads and iPhones!
p.s. Sorry about the audio. The volume was so loud it just crushed all the frequencies. The amazing guitar + drums duo Doppio performs a set at The Rickshaw Stop in San Francisco at the Music Video Race Screening Party event. The 48-hour video competition paired Doppio the band with the team The Outer Avenues… Continue reading Doppio (McKay Garner, Adam Tenenbaum) at the Music Video Race Screening Party
Posting some member gig news: MSP 包山節 with Warren Stringer’s visual synth @LSG (Thu 28 Jun, 8pm) + Glou-glou (9pm) “This all-laptop show will feature luminous and dark harmonic spectra, and doppler’d / computer-restructured time — especially time-warped and processed sound from my field recordings of the excited crowds, street percussion, snatches of Cantonese opera,… Continue reading Joe Lasqo at Luggage Store Gallery on June 28