Black Artist Database (BAD) has launched a series of free production masterclasses for aspiring black artists, in association with Ableton.
The series will run through the winter of 2021 and involves a number of highly respected studio leaders. Namely Loraine James (August 24), Russell EL Butler (September 18), KMRU (October 26) and rRoxymore (November 23). Topics include transforming studio productions into live performances, bus processing, and field recording as a composition tool.
All sessions will be delivered via Zoom and will last between 60 and 90 minutes, leaving time for questions from the audience. A total of 300 places are up for grabs, all allocated free of charge on a first come, first served basis. Anyone who identifies as racial or ethnic Blacks are encouraged to Register.
“Ableton is honored to support the Black Artist Database Masterclass series. Niks and the team have worked tirelessly to bring black labels, artists, producers and bands to the forefront of the electronic music community and beyond.” said Shona MacMillan, Ableton’s UK and Ireland Brand Manager. “We jumped at the opportunity to help BAD continue to have a strong impact and focus on diversity in the music industry.”