Tag: education

Beatport Releases Extensive First-Ever BitTorrent Bundle

Beatport is going pirate and releasing an “unprecedented” free production starter pack via BitTorrent Bundle direct-to-fan publishing. “BitTorrent’s Bundle platform allows us to offer a vast collection of resources in a way that is both free and truly meaningful to anyone looking to get started, while helping our Sounds label providers reach a new audience.” says Clark Warner, Beatport SVP of Artist & Label Relations. The bundle itself will include: More than 1 GB of free sounds, samples, and effects soundpacks from Beatport Sounds provided by over 20 participating labels. Three video tutorials provided by partner FaderPro on production techniques. ... Read more

Event Production With The Pros At “How I Work”

“How I Work”, invites industry names to an intimate setting, where question and answer sessions are given to learn more about their experiences, responsibilities, and roles within the scene. The series goal is one of education, aiming to teach youngsters, as well as provide the inside track and tips, coming from some of the biggest names in the business. Past speakers have included Olaf Boswijk (Trouw Amsterdam), Renaat Vandepapeliere (R&S records), Olivier Ramoudt (Fuse brussels), Thomas Van Orshaegen (Beatswitch), Mike Huckaby (Ableton), Rieks Bakker (Octopus Agents), and spacid (kozzmozz). See also: Urban Creativity & Cultural Sustainability At New Antwerp Club ... Read more

Kadenze Is The Free Music Education Platform We Need

Kadenze is an online platform looking to provide free music technology courses for free. At its core, Kadenze “provides a rich community experience full of discussion and collaboration, where students from all over the world can inspire one another to learn and grow together”. The capabilities of the platform allow students to: – Watch lectures by way of videos, animations, demonstrations, and interviews – Learn at your own pace, through optimized mobile platforms. – Showcase your work through professional portfolio building – Discuss lessons and coursework through community forums. As you can see, Kadenze essentially serves as a two-fold platform. ... Read more