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Queer Feminist Music/DJ Skill Share: Abelton & Logic Pro | SF

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Sunday, January 11, 2015 - 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Secret Studios | 2200 Cesar Chavez St, San Francisco, CA

Event Details

Got something to say with music? Learn the first few skills for using audio software to write, record, mix and master your music.

Free, but an RSVP is required.

This workshop will provide some basic skills for using Logic Pro and Ableton Live, as well as working with a multi-channel audio interface to record in Ableton. For the recording portion of the skill share you’ll record yourselves in the studio. The audio interface you’ll be using is a Focusrite Scarlett 18i8.


  • 3 pm: Arrive, introductions, re-introductions, snacking
  • 3.30 pm: Basics of Logic Pro
  • 4.15 pm: Basics of Ableton Live
  • 4.45 pm: Recording with Ableton Live + Focusrite Scarlett
  • 5.30 pm: Wrap up, follow up questions/discussion
  • 5.45 pm+ on: Room and music equipment open for jamming

What to Bring

  • Eats/Drinks: BYO a snack to eat and pass around, please! Chips, fruits, veggies, etc. BYO drinks of all sorts, esp for jamming at the end /if the spirit moves you
  • Equipment: If you can, bring a laptop with Logic Pro and/or Ableton Live. Trial version of Ableton Live can be downloaded here. Logic Pro: it’s kind of an advanced version of Garage Band, so you can start there, if you’ve got a Mac.

This workshop will be led by queer feminist skill share members with basic to intermediate skills. They are:

  • Meg Anderson: Basics of Logic Pro
  • Ari Lacenski: Basics of Ableton Live
  • Steph Nelson: Recording with Ableton Live + Focusrite Scarlett

Other participants with experience in using these programs or recording are encouraged to contribute as well. Future skill shares will seek out advanced users/experts to provide additional audio software knowledge to members.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

Cost: FREE
Categories: Club / DJ, Lectures & Workshops, Live Music, San Francisco
Address: 2200 Cesar Chavez St, San Francisco, CA