6 Week course starts November 4th 2021
Special offer Only €275! + booking fee

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Lessons Delivered by tutor Laurie Appleblim!
Appleblim has been a mainstay of Bass Music, House, & Techno for many years, with releases on legendary labels such as Ninja Tune, R&S, Ostgut Ton, and ran seminal Dubstep label Skull Disco with Shackleton, and his own Apple Pips imprint. His recent solo album 'Life in a Laser' is out now Sneaker Social Club.
Alongside his busy music career, Appleblim has been teaching Ableton and delivering courses at University and Colleges in the UK and Berlin for the past 10 years. 

Course Details:
6 x 2 hr sessions Thursday evenings
November 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th
December 2nd, 9th
7pm - 9pm (CET)

In this Ableton based online creative production course, Appleblim will take you into his world of sampling and synthesis, show you new skills, broaden your sound palette and help enable you to create your own unique sonic signature, that will make your productions stand out, show your personality and add creative depth to your music. It will be a lot of fun, with 1 to 1 mentoring as well as group sessions, and a lot of support and encouragement from fellow music obsessives. 

Week 1

Advanced beat programming with Midi, Clips, and Scenes.
Using non-traditional audio to create percussive sounds and rhythmic loops.
Resampling audio. 

Week 2

Melody & Harmony tips & tricks
Creative use of Subtractive & FM synthesis
Midi FX & racks
Creating spacial Pads & harmonic material  

Week 3 

Creating original Percussion & Rhythmic Movement.
Exploring FM to generate randomised percussive lines and Detroit style bass.
Using filters to create movement, interest and rhythmic patterns across all parts in a track. 

Week 4 

Creative Sampling.
Create unique riffs, stabs and pads out of unlikely source material.
Get creative with LFO's, Envelopes, Modulation, and creative routing methods.

Week 5 

Experiment with Max for live devices
Explore modular style fx chains
Automate and perform with MIDI mappings to create interesting textural and harmonic patterns and drones. 

Week 6 

Playback your work to the class and Ireen for constructive feedback. 
Q & A 

12 hours of live coaching and teaching from Appleblim and his years of experience in music production.
Mentoring and feedback on your music & progress. 
Access to an online drive full of resources, reading material, sounds, and lesson slides. 
An interactive online classroom environment with other like minded students from all over the world.
Regular tasks and activities during class and for homework. 
Access to the Ramp Alumni group to stay connected and share ideas with classmates. 
*Classes are recorded and viewable online for the duration of the course. 

Your own laptop and headphones with Ableton Live 10, or 11 installed.
Max4Live Essentials 
A decent internet connection in a quiet environment to learn. 
A free account with Zoom. 

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