All posts by Mikey Backpack

EboSuite Update 1.7! Masterclass with EboSuite and Yeuda Ben-Atar

EboSuite Update 1.7! Masterclass with EboSuite and Yeuda Ben-Atar We’re back with ANOTHER free Masterclass featuring our beloved Beat Lab Head of Education and Ableton Certified Trainer, Yeuda Ben-Atar. In this collaboration with MaxforLive developers – EboSuite – Yeuda and company go over the newest features in the device and blow our minds. Watch the awesome Masterclass below, and check out our original article on EboSuite here.  

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Teacher Spotlight | Gabe Lehner | Songwriting + Live Tech

Teacher Spotlight | Gabe Lehner | Songwriting + Live Tech Gabe Lehner is one of Beat Lab’s newer instructors, but he is no stranger to the industry. He has been producing, performing, and engineering professionally for 24 years under the moniker: 9 Theory.     Gabe’s love for guitar and songwriting slowly evolved into an obsession as he became proficient with producing, recording, and making beats. Gabe has come into his own after working with numerous bands and on musical projects as a producer with a knack for effectively blending genres across electronic music, indie rock, and hip-hop. The result is a wholly original, unique sound that he is renowned for.     This unique style of head-bobbing genre-blending has also led to a number of official remixes for various artists including Jason Mraz, Emancipator, and Zion I. Gabe has yers of experience as a charismatic performer playing hundreds of …

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Teacher Spotlight | Danielle Thwaites | Certified Trainer

Teacher Spotlight | Danielle Thwaites | Certified Trainer In this Teacher Spotlight, we give a proud shout-out to one of our instructors, Ableton Certified Trainer, Danielle Thwaites. Danielle is a Los Angeles based producer, songwriter, and performing artist. Danielle’s career so far has been a total powerhouse in the world of music production and education. She has a dual major Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Production & Design and Contemporary Writing & Production from Berklee College of Music in Boston. She can’t get enough knowledge, and she brings that passion for education here to Beat Lab.     Danielle has been teaching for years, and this year she passed the Ableton Live certification and officially became one of the few female Ableton Certified Trainers in all of the US! She is more than deserving of the title with her incredible teaching experience and understanding of Live. Danielle is part of the …

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Production Insight: Yeuda Ben-Atar on Live Production Online Podcast

Production Insight: Yeuda Ben-Atar on Live Production Online Podcast Beat Lab founder and Head of Education Yeuda Ben-Atar joined the Live Production Online podcast for an hourlong interview about his insight son music production. With years of experience in the industry from production, performance, and live show consultation Yeuda certainly has lots of insight to offer. Listen to the podcast below!     Book a Class Visit If you want to see what class is like with Yeuda at the helm, come drop in for a FREE class visit! You can come in for socially-distant classes, or participate virtually online.     Yeuda has loads of experience making incredible music, check out his reviews of industry-leading plugins below!    

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Teacher Spotlight | Mike Parvizi | Producer Skills

Teacher Spotlight | Mike Parvizi | Producer Skills In this Teacher Spotlight we’ll cover one of our veteran instructors: Mike Parvizi. Mike has been with us since the beginning and has years of experience under his belt. He is a recording artist, session musician, co-founder of a massively successful artist collective, and an incredible mentor to students. Parvizi developed his skills early on at art school in the California Bay Area. His main tool – the bass. With his mastery of music theory he has gained in all his years, it was only natural for him to display that prowess in the studio.     When he isn’t teaching, Mike works as a professional session musician and has written with artists such as Clams Casino, 12th Planet, Mr. Carmack, Djemba Djemba, Diplo, Alison Wonderland, Busdriver, Nocando, and many more. He co-produced Mad Decent vocalist LIZ Y2K’s 2014 hit ‘Don’t Say’ …

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Online VS. In-Person Classes: Which is Right for You?

Online VS. In-Person Classes: Which is Right for You? Social distancing is all the rage right now and schools are offering online options like never before. The question is: are online classes right for you? Even though we’re practicing social distancing, Beat Lab Academy is still able to offer in-person classes. Beat Lab offers online, and Live Online courses as well. With all that flexibility it can be hard to choose. In this article, we’ll help you know the options a bit better. Online Flexibility One of the benefits of online courses is that you can take them anytime, and anywhere. You aren’t limited by the physical classroom. That sort of flexibility comes at the cost of some options you may prefer, like live instruction and dedicated study spaces. With the flexibility of online courses, you are more in control of your education. Online courses are mostly self-lead, self-directed, and …

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