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Black Artist Database is launching a series of free production masterclasses

Artists such as AceMo and Kessler will be offering tips

  • Aneesa Ahmed
  • 9 February 2022
Black Artist Database is launching a series of free production masterclasses

Black Artist Database has partnered with Ableton to run free music production masterclasses for Black artists.

These masterclasses can be accessed by signing up and is running on various dates between February 22 and May 3.

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It features classes taught by AceMo, Kessler, Suzi Analogue, Zvrra, and Ableton-certified trainer Mel Uye-Parker.

The first class will be taught by AceMo and will be all about production, this will be taking place on February 22.

After that attendees can experience a Drum Programming & Creative Production Techniques lesson taught by Kessler in Ableton Live 11 on March 15.

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Suzi Analogue hosts a lesson on The Art of the Remix/Flipping Tracks on April 19.

The final session, How To Make Techno Music, will be held on May 3 by Zvrra.

The masterclasses are free to attend if you register before February 14 at 5:PM GMT, however there are only 300 spaces available each session.

Beginners are invited to participate, since no prior expertise with production is necessary; successful registrants will be notified by February 18.

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In October the organisations collaborated to host production workshops by : Loraine James, KMRU, Russell E. L. Butler, and rRoxymore.

Last year, Black Artists Database was rebranded from Black Bandcamp - an organisation founded after the Black Lives Matter movement. The database now continues to grow, currently amassing over 3,500 Black creatives.

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To register for these masterclasses, visit the sign up form here. To find out more visit their website here.

[Via: MusicTech]

Aneesa Ahmed is Mixmag's Digital Intern, follow her on Twitter

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