The Source: Coast to Coast
Jul
4
10:00 am10:00

The Source: Coast to Coast

  • Brooklyn Roasting Company

Join us for some special gatherings of creative hearts and minds on the East and West Coasts! Dot is hosting two Source members meet-ups in Brooklyn, NY, and Los Angeles, CA this summer, and all are welcome to attend. 

We'll be gathering for a cup of coffee or tea to-go, then taking a waterfront stroll as we share ideas and connect with other creatives offline. 

Brooklyn: July 4th

Meet at Brooklyn Roasting Company (25 Jay St) between 10:00-10:15 am

Los Angeles: August 8th

Meet at Beacon (Echo Park) between 10:00 - 10:15 am

Sonic Identity Summer Intensive
Jul
23
1:30 pm13:30

Sonic Identity Summer Intensive

Sonic Identity is an online Artist Development Program created by Kate Ellwanger (Dot of TeamSupreme and Unspeakable Records) to guide producers, songwriters, and musicians of all backgrounds on a journey of discovering their unique sound as they create an original body of work during the course. 

While many schools and online tutorials teach the technical aspects of using a DAW or producing music, this program is designed to go beyond the basic "How To's" and prepare students for creative and financial success through their music. It is Ellwanger's mission to help artists from all over the world hone their strengths and discover what sets them apart from everyone else making music in the digital age. 

Summer Program Dates: July 23 - August 6 2017

Learn more and apply HERE

The Source: Coast to Coast
Aug
8
10:00 am10:00

The Source: Coast to Coast

  • Beacon

Join us for some special gatherings of creative hearts and minds on the East and West Coasts! Dot is hosting two Source members meet-ups in Brooklyn, NY, and Los Angeles, CA this summer, and all are welcome to attend. 

We'll be gathering for a cup of coffee or tea to-go, then taking a waterfront stroll as we share ideas and connect with other creatives offline. 

Brooklyn: July 4th

Meet at Brooklyn Roasting Company (25 Jay St) between 10:00-10:15 am

Los Angeles: August 8th

Meet at Beacon (Echo Park) between 10:00 - 10:15 am


Elevate
Jun
26
9:00 pm21:00

Elevate

  • Ace Hotel Los Angeles

Start your week right with Elevate: a Monday night of high vibes and soulful beats curated by LA-based producer Dot (founder of Unspeakable Records and member of Team Supreme). Resident DJs Astronautica (Alpha Pup),Shiva (Alpha Pup), and a rotating lineup of special guests lay down music to tune up your vibrations and raise your pulse.

This month's guests:
Hubbble - https://soundcloud.com/hubbble
Sha Sha Kimbo - https://soundcloud.com/shashakimbo

Residents:
Astronautica - http://www.astronautica.la/
Dot - http://dotmusicofficial.com/
Shiva - https://soundcloud.com/iamdjshiva

Diamond Love Music Video Release Party
Apr
28
9:00 pm21:00

Diamond Love Music Video Release Party

Kelleia & Unspeakable Records present . . .
The "Diamond Love" Music Video Release Party !

Join us for a night of live music and DJs, exotic and fire dancing, and the premiere of Kelleia's debut music video!

Featuring a special live performance by Kelleia, DJ sets by Auralponic andPENNYWILD, a fire performance by Sara VonGillern, visual projections byMichael Strauss, and interludes by the mesmerizing dancers of Cheetahs Club Hollywood

10% of door sales will go straight to the womb protectors of Planned Parenthood. 

21+
$5 entry
Show starts at 9pm

Bring cash to tip the babes on stage!

Elevate: UNSPEAKABLE 3-YEAR ANNIVERSARY
Mar
27
9:00 pm21:00

Elevate: UNSPEAKABLE 3-YEAR ANNIVERSARY

  • Upstairs Rooftop Lounge at Ace Hotel

Start your week right with Elevate: a Monday night of high vibes and soulful beats curated by LA-based producer Dot (founder of Unspeakable Records and member of Team Supreme). Resident DJs Astronautica (Alpha Pup, HW&W), Shiva (Alpha Pup), and a rotating lineup of special guests lay down music to tune up your vibrations and raise your pulse.

Voice Meets Machine
Mar
25
11:00 am11:00

Voice Meets Machine

Topics will include:

  • Recording 101 in Ableton Live

  • Vocal processing: create custom audio effect racks

  • Layer and chop: advanced editing techniques

  • Getting the perfect take: how to effectively direct your vocalist

  • One-on-one mentoring with the instructor

 

Date: March 25th

Time: 11:00am - 5:00pm

Location: Unspeakable HQ in Los Angeles (address sent upon registration)

Level: Intermediate (1-2 years experience suggested, beginners also welcome)

Tuition: $125 (nonrefundable)

Required materials:

  • Laptop with Ableton Live Suite

  • Headphones

  • Notebook

  • Portable MIDI Controller (optional)

 

How to apply: send an email to info@unspeakablerecs.com including your name, phone number, a link to your soundcloud page, and brief statement on why you make music.

 

About the instructor:

Dot (Kate Ellwanger) is a producer, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist based in Los Angeles. She is a member of beat-collective TeamSupreme, founder of Unspeakable Records, and has taught music production and composition at critically-acclaimed institutions including The Los Angeles Recording School, Dubspot, Point Blank, and Garnish. Learn more

Sonic Identity 7-Day Intensive
Mar
13
Mar 19

Sonic Identity 7-Day Intensive

FINDING YOUR SOUND IS NO EASY PATH, SO WHY WALK IT ALONE? JOIN US FOR A SPECIAL 7-DAY ONLINE PROGRAM TO DISCOVER WHAT SETS YOU APART FROM THE SONIC LANDSCAPE IN 2017. 

The Sonic Identity Seven-Day Intensive is an online Artist Development Program created by Kate Ellwanger (Dot of TeamSupreme and Unspeakable Records) to guide producers, songwriters, and musicians of all backgrounds on a journey of discovering their unique sound. Modeled after the 10-week Artist Development Program, this bootcamp is for artists who are looking to jumpstart a new project or uplevel their current creative practices by learning new concepts to apply to their work on a long-term basis. 

While many schools and online tutorials teach the technical aspects of using a DAW or producing music, this program is designed to go beyond the basic "How To's" and address every area of an artist's life -- not just the time spent in the studio. Ellwanger takes a holistic approach in helping artists from all over the world hone their strengths and discover what sets them apart from everyone else making music in the digital age.

 

Apply Now

 

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

- Complete a new song or remix with the support of Dot and fellow artists in the program

- Discover your personal strengths and bring out your unique sound as an artist/producer

- Identify and address any fears or self-doubts that may be blocking your creative output or fullest expression

- Complete challenges and exercises that push you outside of your comfort zone and stretch your ideas

- Develop good workflow practices that align with your personality type

- Create a lifestyle and healthy work habits to support your music

- Learn how to build a following and explore different ways of releasing music in the digital age

 

FORMAT

- Daily video conferences and Q&A with Dot via Facebook live

- Exercises, meditations, and homework assignments to be completed each day

- Online discussions, support and feedback from Dot and fellow artists in the group

- 20-minute private coaching session with Dot by phone or Skype

- Written feedback from Dot on the song or remix completed during Sonic Identity

- Comprehensive list of additional reading and resources to accompany the program

 

Ableton Weekend Intensive
Mar
11
Mar 12

Ableton Weekend Intensive

Sharpen your production skills, improve your workflow, and network with fellow producers in an Ableton Live Intensive led by Dot (Kate Ellwanger) of Unspeakable Records and Team Supreme. 

This weekend workshop is designed for producers with 1-2 years of experience with Ableton Live who are looking to learn new creative strategies and take their artistry to the next level. 

Note: If you are a beginner and still getting familiar with Ableton, do not be deterred! All levels are welcome, and we are happy to send a list of suggested reading and tutorials to help prepare you for the workshop. 

 

Topics will include:

  • Workflow: developing efficient habits

  • Signal Processing: ear training with EQ and compression

  • Sound Design: an intro to synthesis with Analog and Operator

  • Keep It Moving: essential shortcuts and timesavers

  • Get Unstuck: creative strategies and challenges

  • One-on-one artist mentoring with the instructor

 

Dates: March 11-12

Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm

Location: Unspeakable HQ in Los Angeles (address sent upon registration)

Level: Intermediate (1-2 years experience suggested, beginners also welcome)

Tuition: $225 (nonrefundable)

Required materials:

  • Laptop with Ableton Live Suite

  • Headphones

  • Notebook

  • Portable MIDI Controller (optional)

 

How to apply: send an email to info@unspeakablerecs.com including your name, phone number, a link to your soundcloud page, and brief statement on why you make music.

Speakeasy Sunday
Mar
5
11:00 am11:00

Speakeasy Sunday

Begin each month with some fresh inspiration and ideas at Speakeasy Sunday: a new members-only event series from Unspeakable Records!

Come and share your works-in-progress, network, and gain insight from special guest speakers.

Drinks + snacks will also be provided!

Date: March 5, 2017

Time: 11 AM – 2 PM

Location: Unspeakable HQ

RSVP now to reserve your seat!

Not a member yet? Stay connected to The Source.

Stage Presence
Feb
25
12:00 pm12:00

Stage Presence

Stage Presence is a performance-based masterclass designed to help artists take their music from the studio to the stage. Open to DJs, beatmakers, vocalists, instrumentalists, or some combination of them all, this program gives artists an opportunity to perform their music in a supportive environment and learn new techniques for translating their productions to a live format. 

 

Program will include:

  • Live performances from all participants

  • One-on-one artist mentoring with the instructor

  • Constructive feedback from fellow artists in the program

  • Gear reviews and recommendations

  • Techniques for developing your unique stage presence

  • Practices to manage fears and harness stage anxiety

 

Date: February 25

Time: 12:00pm - 7:00pm

Location: Unspeakable HQ in Los Angeles (address sent upon registration)

Tuition: $145 (nonrefundable)

Come prepared with:

  • A 15-minute set of original music or remixes

  • Any instruments or gear used for performance (mixer, monitors, and table space will be provided)

  • Notebook

  • Phone or recording device for filming sets & feedback from the instructor + fellow artists

 

How to apply: send an email to dot@unspeakablerecs.com including your name, phone number, a link to your soundcloud page, and brief statement on why you make music.

 

About the instructor:

Dot (Kate Ellwanger) is a producer, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist based in Los Angeles. She is a member of beat-collective TeamSupreme, founder of Unspeakable Records, and has taught music production and composition at critically-acclaimed institutions including The Los Angeles Recording School, Dubspot, Point Blank, and Garnish. Learn more

Speakeasy Sunday
Feb
5
11:00 am11:00

Speakeasy Sunday

Begin each month with some fresh inspiration and ideas at Speakeasy Sunday: a new members-only event series from Unspeakable Records!

Come and share your works-in-progress, network, and gain insight from special guest speakers.

Drinks + snacks will also be provided!

Date: February 5, 2017

Time: 11 AM – 3 PM

Location: Unspeakable HQ

Space is limited, RSVP now!

Not a member yet? Stay connected to The Source.

 

Camp Unspeakable
Jan
28
Jan 29

Camp Unspeakable

BYO laptop and sleeping bag to Camp Unspeakable -- an overnight music production workshop for women at the Unspeakable Studio in the heart of sunny Los Angeles. Connect with fellow female artists in a safe and supportive environment as we workshop one another's music, participate in collaboration activities, and learn new production tips & tricks.

 

Program will include:

  • Collaborative music creation
  • Constructive feedback in a safe, supportive environment
  • Creative workflow strategies and time-based challenges
  • Advice on navigating today's music industry
  • One-on-one artist mentoring with the instructor
  • Open Q&A on music and creative living

 

Date: January 28th & 29th, 2017

Location: Unspeakable HQ in Los Angeles (address sent upon registration)

Tuition: $295 (nonrefundable)

Come prepared with:

  • 2 or more songs-in-progress to workshop
  • Laptop
  • Headphones
  • Portable MIDI Controller
  • Notebook
  • Sleeping Bag + pillow

Food and drinks will be provided!

 

How to apply: send an email to dot@unspeakablerecs.com including your name, phone number, a link to your soundcloud page, and brief statement on why you make music. Phone interview will be scheduled shortly after your application is received.

 

About the instructor:

Dot (Kate Ellwanger) is a producer, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist based in Los Angeles. She is a member of beat-collective TeamSupreme, founder of Unspeakable Records, and has taught music production and composition at critically-acclaimed institutions including The Los Angeles Recording School, Dubspot, Point Blank, and Garnish. Learn more

Elevate
Jan
23
9:00 pm21:00

Elevate

  • Upstairs Rooftop Lounge at Ace Hotel

Start your week right with Elevate: a Monday night of high vibes and soulful beats curated by LA-based producer Dot (founder of Unspeakable Records and member of Team Supreme). Resident DJs Astronautica (Alpha Pup, HW&W), Shiva (Alpha Pup), and a rotating lineup of special guests lay down music to tune up your vibrations and raise your pulse.

Voice Meets Machine
Jan
21
11:00 am11:00

Voice Meets Machine

Topics will include:

  • Recording 101 in Ableton Live

  • Vocal processing: create custom audio effect racks

  • Layer and chop: advanced editing techniques

  • Getting the perfect take: how to effectively direct your vocalist

  • One-on-one mentoring with the instructor

 

Date: January 21st

Time: 11:00am - 5:00pm

Location: Unspeakable HQ in Los Angeles (address sent upon registration)

Level: Intermediate (1-2 years experience suggested, beginners also welcome)

Tuition: $125 (nonrefundable)

Required materials:

  • Laptop with Ableton Live Suite

  • Headphones

  • Notebook

  • Portable MIDI Controller (optional)

 

How to apply: send an email to dot@unspeakablerecs.com including your name, phone number, a link to your soundcloud page, and brief statement on why you make music.

 

About the instructor:

Dot (Kate Ellwanger) is a producer, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist based in Los Angeles. She is a member of beat-collective TeamSupreme, founder of Unspeakable Records, and has taught music production and composition at critically-acclaimed institutions including The Los Angeles Recording School, Dubspot, Point Blank, and Garnish. Learn more

Ableton Intensive
Jan
14
Jan 15

Ableton Intensive

Sharpen your production skills, improve your workflow, and network with fellow producers in an Ableton Live Intensive led by Dot (Kate Ellwanger) of Unspeakable Records and Team Supreme. 

This weekend workshop is designed for producers with 1-2 years of experience with Ableton Live who are looking to learn new creative strategies and take their artistry to the next level. 

Note: If you are a beginner and still getting familiar with Ableton, do not be deterred! All levels are welcome, and we are happy to send a list of suggested reading and tutorials to help prepare you for the workshop. 

 

Topics will include:

  • Workflow: developing efficient habits

  • Signal Processing: ear training with EQ and compression

  • Sound Design: an intro to synthesis with Analog and Operator

  • Keep It Moving: essential shortcuts and timesavers

  • Get Unstuck: creative strategies and challenges

  • One-on-one artist mentoring with the instructor

 

Dates: January 14th & 15th

Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm

Location: Unspeakable HQ in Los Angeles (address sent upon registration)

Level: Intermediate (1-2 years experience suggested, beginners also welcome)

Tuition: $225 (nonrefundable)

Required materials:

  • Laptop with Ableton Live Suite

  • Headphones

  • Notebook

  • Portable MIDI Controller (optional)

 

How to apply: send an email to dot@unspeakablerecs.com including your name, phone number, a link to your soundcloud page, and brief statement on why you make music.

 

About the instructor:

Dot (Kate Ellwanger) is a producer, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist based in Los Angeles. She is a member of beat-collective TeamSupreme, founder of Unspeakable Records, and has taught music production and composition at critically-acclaimed institutions including The Los Angeles Recording School, Dubspot, Point Blank, and Garnish. Learn more