Black Artist Database partners with Ableton to offer 1,200 black artists a free music production masterclass.
Black Artist Database, a crowdfunding platform dedicated to supporting black artists, labels and music producers, previously offered free courses in partnership with the popular digital audio workstation company in October 2021.
The volunteer-powered organization has grown to provide rapid coverage across four continents. Formerly known as Black Bandcamp, Black Artist Database existed only as a spreadsheet in its earliest form, but has since grown to centralize the work of thousands of music industry professionals. black music.
In their upcoming series of artist-led masterclasses, AceMo, Kessler, Suzi Analogue and Zvrra will cover a wide range of music production essentials and techniques. Running from February to May, the program kicks off with a general production seminar from AceMo followed by a session on drum programming and creative production techniques led by Kessler. Analogue will then give a course on the art of remixing before Zvrra conducts one entitled “How to make techno music”.
The once-a-month class schedule is set for February 22, March 15, April 19, and May 3, respectively. Each course has 300 places available and you can get a place for free by registering before February 14.
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