InstructorSimon Stokes
TypeOnsite Course
DateJul 28, 2018 - Jul 29, 2018
TimeSaturday & Sunday, 10:30am - 6:30pm
PlaceShoogle Studios, Glasgow
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Course Overview

Course Schedule




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Can’t make it to our weekly evening courses? Our Ableton Live: Weekender courses are all about learning electronic music production at a time which suits you. This intensive course split over 2 days is designed to get you deeper into Ableton Live’s features to take your productions to the next level. You will be taught by Ableton Certified Trainer and Soma Records artist Simon Stokes (Petrichor) in the art of creating music using Ableton Live 10 – the very best software for electronic music production.

Focussing on advanced topics and demystifying the finer points of music production, the course will cover areas that often create confusion such as compression and side-chaining, synthesis, building drum, instrument and audio effects racks as well as using Ableton for DJing and live performance. You’ll also get a FREE online course worth £85 with over 9 hours of content! Check out the Course Schedule tab to see what else is on offer.


– Compression Masterclass

– Side-chaining Techniques

– Drum, Instrument, Audio Effect Racks

– Macros and Using Them Effectively

– Introduction to Operator Synth

– Advanced Sound Design with Operator


– Advanced audio techniques

– Audio to MIDI

– Working with Groove

– Arrangement Techniques

– DJ & Live Performance

– Max for Live Introduction

You will be guided into the world of music production by Ableton Certified Trainer Simon Stokes. Having worked as an Ableton tutor since 2007, and with releases on record labels worldwide including legendary techno label Soma Records and international touring experience as a DJ and live act you will be learning from an industry professional.

Simon’s passion for music and friendly, engaging teaching style will have you creating your own tracks in no time.

  • 16 hours of tuition time with a Soma Records artist
  • Skills and knowledge to build a full track from start to finish
  • FREE Shoogle Studios online course with over 9 hours of content, worth £85!
  • 40% Educational discount on Ableton Live
  • Exclusive Facebook group for help between sessions
  • A custom USB stick with a sample pack, example projects and further reading
  • Comprehensive course material with a ring binder for storage
  • Student discount card for Rubadub for 10% off all equipment and music

You will need a laptop for this course. Either a Macbook or a PC will be fine for this. You will also need a copy of Ableton Live:

Minimum: Ableton Live Intro plus Operator

You can get a fully functioning demo of Ableton Live Suite that lasts for 30 days here.

Ableton Live: Producer [Weekender]

12th & 13th May 2018 | Saturday & Sunday – SOLD OUT!

28th & 29th July 2018 | Saturday & Sunday | 10:30am – 6:30pm