A few weeks ago we welcomed Australian DJ and vlogger DJ Ravine to study with us in London. Due to his excellent YouTube channel and series of demos and instructional videos we were delighted to collaborate with him last year on an introduction to Ableton video. We enjoyed it so much that we invited him back to study with us this year, and he kindly agreed to keep us in the updated on his progress on his educational journey. He’s never had any formal training, so he’s studying Intro to Music Production, as well as courses in Music Composition and Sound Engineering. Check out these modules, plus our other combinations of study topics at our London school’s webpage. Here’s week five.
In a jam-packed week, Ravine first sits in with some second-year Sound Engineering students as they record the strings for a project working with Sister Sledge’s disco classic: ‘Thinking of You’. Next, in his own Sound Engineering class, a session musician lays down some drums for their cover project they began last week, a drum and bass version of ‘Wonderwall’ by Oasis. With another live layer added, the project is beginning to take shape. He was also treated to a lesson in Ableton’s Push 2 with Thomas Glendenning, one of PB’s resident Abelton-certified instructors, showing off some of the new features of Ableton 10, all without using the computer at all.
Next term, all classes will be upgraded to use Ableton 10, so why not enrol today? Take a look at our full list of production courses in London and Online. For more info and to talk to a course advisor, call us on +44 20 7729 4884, and don’t forget to check back next week for the next instalment of Ravine’s vlog.
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