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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 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

Earlier Event: January 14
Ableton Intensive
Later Event: January 23