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Upcoming workshops in Berlin and Hamburg, Germany

The innovative, creative possibilities of Ableton Live 7 will be showcased in three upcoming workshops in Berlin and Hamburg.

On November 27, at the Worldtonics Festival in Berlin, Ableton product specialist Dankmar Klein will present "Producing, Remixing and Performing with Ableton Live 7." Worldtronics brings electronic music from all over the world to Berlin.

When: Thursday, November 27, 2008, 6-8 PM.
Where: Haus der Kulturen der Welt, John-Foster-Dulles-Allee 10, 10557 Berlin

Worldtronics 2008, Festival of Electronic Music
November 26-30, 2008
Haus der Kulturen der Welt
John-Foster-Dulles-Allee 10
10557 Berlin

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On November 29, Dankmar will offer two levels of workshops at Hamburger Klangwerktage--a beginner's workshop covering the basics, from quick and creative music recording to working with real and virtual instruments and effects as well as creating and producing songs and tracks; and an advanced workshop, an open creative session in which Dankmar will help attendees explore the deeper artistic potential of Ableton Live. Feel free to bring your own laptop and make sure to install the Ableton Live 7 Trial Version!

When: Saturday, November 29, 2008
12-2 PM: Workshop I: Ableton Live for Beginners--Basics
4-6 PM: Workshop II: Ableton Live for Advanced Users--Creative Session

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The Hamburger Klangwerktage will also feature workshops from Jazzmutant, controlling Ableton Live with their impressive "Lemur" controller, in workshops entitled Jazzmutant on the Road and Jazzmutant in the Studio.

When: Saturday, November 29, 2008
12-2 PM Workshop I: Jazzmutant on the Road
4-6 PM Workshop II: Jazzmutant in the Studio

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The music festival Hamburger Klangwerktage will be celebrating its third anniversary. This year's festival motto is CONTEMPTRONICS, which combines the three terms Contemporary, Temptation and Electronics. Don't miss out on a well-balanced mix of concerts, lectures and a variety of interactive hardware and software seminars.

What: Hamburger Klangwerktage | Contemptronics
When: November 24-30, 2008

Where: Kampnagel Internationale Kulturfabrik GmbH, Jarrestraße 20, 22303 Hamburg

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On December 6, Christian Steinmüller, producer and performer from Berlin, will teach the basics of Ableton Live as well as advanced tips and tricks in a two-part workshop at Tresor, Berlin. Christian will offer individual advice and help you work with samples, internal effects and instruments. The first part of the workshop will cover theory; the second part will convert the transition from theory to practice. All workshop participants will be admitted free to the club night "13 Years Partysan" on three floors at Tresor starting at 11 PM.

When: December 6, 2008, 6:30-9:30 PM
Where: Tresor Berlin, Köpenicker Str. 70, 10179 Berlin Mitte

Fee: EUR 20
Registration: Please register by e-mail at before December 4.

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