Events

Ableton & CDR Join Forces For James Lavelle's Meltdown

Meltdown curator and Mo' Wax founder James Lavelle

Meltdown curator and Mo' Wax founder James Lavelle

Friday June 13 sees the start of James Lavelle's Meltdown on London's South Bank. Celebrating 21 years of his celebrated Mo’ Wax label, Lavelle has assembled a stellar line-up including Jeff Mills, Trentemoller, Grandmaster Flash, DJ Shadow, James Holden, ESG, and Goldie and the Heritage Orchestra performing "Timeless" for the first time.

James Lavelle combs through his extensive record collection for FACT TV

As part of the Meltdown Sessions, Ableton will host a series of workshops and seminars on 14th, 15th and 21st June, alongside our friends at CDR. These sessions take place from 2pm to 5pm in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall. Check out a full schedule of events below:

Saturday, June 14

14:00 - 15:00 | Make Something New: Remix & Production Masterclass
Presented by Ableton's Jesse Abayomi

15:00 - 16:00 | Deconstructing a Classic Mo Wax track. (Rob D's Clubbed to Death) 
Presented by Point Blank's Ski Oakenfull

16:00 - 17:00 | Recording Insight - Discussion with DJ Shadow
Hosted by CDR's Tony Nwachukwu of CDR

 

Sunday, June 15

14:00 - 15:00 | In conversation with the Heritage Orchestra - The Making of Timeless (Sine Tempore)
Hosted by CDR's Tony Nwachukwu

15:00 - 16:00 | Recording Insight - Mixing Masterclass with Sie Medway-Smith (Miloco Studios / UNKLE)
Hosted by CDR's Tony Nwachukwu

16:00 - 17:00 | Make Something New: Remix & Production Masterclass 
Presented by Ableton's Jesse Abayomi

 

Saturday, June 21

14:00 - 15:00 | Circa '95 - Music Creation Then and Now, featuring Mo' Wax alumni Kirk Degiorgio, Attica Blues, and Andrea Parker
Hosted by CDR's Tony Nwachukwu

15:00 - 16:00 | Recording Insight - Rocking Chair with Andrea Parker
Hosted by CDR's Tony Nwachukwu

16:00 - 17:00 | Make Something New: Remix & Production Masterclass
Presented by Ableton's Jesse Abayomi

 

Ableton Certified Trainers will be on hand throughout, manning the Push Playground – a free drop-in music lab where you can try Push and Live for yourself and get expert advice and guidance on your own music.

Only until September 23rd.

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