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Oxy Musicians: Free Electronic Music Workshop at Beat Lab Academy 2/15/2015 7-9pm

Oxy Musicians: Free Electronic Music Workshop at Beat Lab Academy 2/15/2015 7-9pm   Calling all the beatmakers, button pushers, DJ’s, producers at Occidental College. We have a workshop just for you! In collaboration with RAW Records and the SuperSonic club, we’re hosting a free Ableton workshop on Sunday February 15, 2015 just for Oxy musicians. Beat Lab is located at 2501 Colorado Blvd., across the street from Spitz. Space is limited, so please RSVP here. Our workshops tend to fill up quickly. To sign up for information on our free workshop series, go here. To understand why continuously driving excellence in music education is important, click here.  

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Side Brain and Paul Dateh Perform at Low End Theory LA

Side Brain and Paul Dateh Perform at Low End Theory LA   Ever since moving to LA from Israel back in 2010, Yeuda’s dreamed of performing at the legendary Low End Theory. Low End has become to be one of the most influential venues in LA for electronic music and up-and-coming musicians, with the added bonus of seemingly random drop-ins by music legends, like Thom Yorke or Erykah Badu. So you can imagine Yeuda’s excitement when he was invited to play there with Paul Dateh. They pulled out all the stops for the show: In true Side Brain fashion, that means lots of controllers, including his original Nintendo 8-button and Power Glove. Paul debuted a fierce track called Incomplete from his upcoming album, here’s the video below.   What a thrill. Thank you to everyone who made it to the show!

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Side Brain and Paul Dateh Open for Steve Wozniak at NAMM Show 2015

Side Brain and Paul Dateh Open for Steve Wozniak at NAMM Show 2015     The NAMM Show is one of the biggest music industry conferences in the world. For those who are not familiar, it’s basically the CES of music. Yeuda and Paul were honored to be invited to perform in arguably the most sought-after slot at the conference: Opening for keynote speaker, Steve Wozniak, AKA #thewoz. He’s the cofounder of a tiny unknown company. So Yeuda and Paul we basically the keynote for the keynote. 3,000 people, standing room only, at 8am..only at NAMM. When we were done, Steve thanked me and said that we gave exactly the kind of opening performance he was looking for. We got you, woz! Click the image below to watch the video at NAMM.org.  

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Free Ableton Project from Side Brain

Free Ableton Project from Side Brain   Our instructor Yeuda Ben-Atar AKA Side Brain did an interview for Splice.com. Splice is an online service that’s lets you share and collaborate with other Ableton Live users (now also supports Logic and FL Studio users). Think of it like Dropbox but specially programmed for your DAW. What’s cool about Splice is that it keep tracks of all the changes each collaborator has done. So it’s easy to manage projects with multiple participants without worrying of someone deleting a good part of the track. It also keep track on the plugins you are using so you can tell which plug-ins you need to Freeze. As part of the interview Side Brain released a free Ableton Live project you can download. Check it out here it’s a Remix for Paul Dateh – Incomplete which is a song out of his new Album. Check out Paul’s youtube channel,

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Pensado’s Place host Beat Lab’s Instructor Yeuda Ben-Atar

Pensado’s Place host Beat Lab’s Instructor Yeuda Ben-Atar On Wednesday, Yeuda Ben-Atar AKA Side Brain was a guest on the popular web show Pensado’s Place. They talk about Ableton, Custom Controllers and Yeuda’s work as an Ableton Live Expert. Check out the intriguing interview.   Check out more episodes from Pensado’s Place

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10 Free Multi-Platform Plugins You Need

10 Free Multi-Platform Plugins You Need Everybody loves free plugins and in the last couple of years we start to see more and more quality freebies that don’t fall short compared to their commercials equivalents.   Here is a list of 10 multi-platform plugins you can download for free all plugins support 32 or 64 bit:   1. Camel Audio – Camel Crusher (Distortion) Camel Crusher is a free distortion plugin from Camel Audio. It features 4 modules. Distortion, Filter, Compression and Master volume and dry/wet control. The presets that come with them are a great starting point for some distortion work. This Plugin is the younger brother version of Camel Phat which holds more modules and modulation capabilities. If you’re looking for a free distortion plugin that just sounds good and easy to use check out Camel Crusher. Get it Here 2. Tokyo Dawn Records – Feedback Compressor II

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