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Check out these recent and upcoming Beat Lab workshops!

Ableton Live 101 with Dustin Ragland

Wednesday, October 27, 2021
4:00 – 5:30pm
Beat Making Lab – Hill Hall 109
  • Learn about Ableton Live’s unique approaches to music creation and performance
  • Walk through a Live set to gain insight into production techniques, and inspiration to discover your own creative workflows
  • Get hands-on with Ableton Push and put Live’s creative inspiration under your fingertips
  • Learn about new features and sounds in Live 11
About the Artist: 
As a touring + session drummer since 2003, Dustin has built up connective tissue between the hands-on act of music creation and textual explorations into sound and technology. He has presented sound installations and lectures at Ableton Loop 2018 in Los Angeles, OK Contemporary Gallery, and OKC Museum of Art. He writes and performs music as Young Weather. Dustin was a professor of music production at the Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma from 2010-2019, has been an Ableton Certified Trainer since 2014, and is an active studio engineer, live, and session musician. He now lives in Atlanta, and works for Ableton as Brand Manager for the Southeast U.S.

Experimental Beatmaking with Suzi Analogue

Sunday, October 31, 2020
2:00 – 3:30pm
Beat Lab (Hill Hall 109)

Push your beats to the cutting edge with producer, composer, and songwriter, Suzi Analogue! In this interactive workshop, Suzi Analogue will introduce her experimental approach to beatmaking, including creating synthesis concepts inspired by your environment. Attendees will also have the opportunity to share their music with Suzi for feedback, commentary, and fresh ideas for taking their beats to the next level. Register now for the chance to work with one of today’s leading pioneers in the electronic music world.

About the Artist:
Suzi Analogue is a prolific Producer, Songwriter, Composer, Member Of The Recording Academy /Grammys & Creator Of Never Normal Records based in Miami, FL. She is energetically pioneering the new wave of women producers in electronic music & beyond. Gaining worldwide recognition for her own diverse electronic productions, her music has  found homes on Billboard charts, New York Fashion Week runways, Networks like Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, Boiler Room and worldwide radio including BBC. Her music process includes electronic experimentation with cutting edge music technology and synthesizers.. Her global performances have been witnessed worldwide spanning continents including Africa, Asia, Europe and USA.

Suzi‘s work is shaping culture.