Based in Toulouse, France, Les Siestes Électroniques hosts concerts, workshops, and club nights focusing on emerging and established electronic musicians and digital artists. Last Fall, Les Siestes Électroniques sent a delegation to Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, to conduct workshops with local musicians. Co-sponsored by Ableton, this delegation taught courses in Ableton Live, both for production and performance. Watch an excerpt from a documentary that Les Siestes Électroniques completed on this unique journey and collaboration:
Check out the full documentary (approximately 37 minutes), in French with some English subtitles
In addition to the documentary, the collaboration resulted in a few free Drum Racks, featuring sounds from Congolese participants in Les Siestes Électroniques' workshops.