As producers strive for new ways to stand out and as mini-analogue machines are more affordable and powerful than ever, more and more DJs and producers are adopting a ‘live’ show. UK producer Saytek isn’t about fads though – he’s been wheeling around his epic setup around for years, winning awards and tearing up dancefloors all over the world. Point Blank wanted to find out more about how it worked, how it’s all connected and why he thinks live performance is making a comeback.
This video forms part of Point Blank’s ongoing Ableton Month in August – a month where they’re bringing you heaps of Ableton-focused content, giveaways and exclusive competitions each day. This includes a chance to win the almighty prize of Ableton Push and Ableton Live Suite, all you have to do is register on the Point Blank website before August 31st to be in with a chance of winning. Also for this month only PB have some huge discounts on both Ableton Live and Push when you enrol with them on selected Diploma courses in London (which can all be taken on Ableton) and on their Music Production and Sound Design Certificate in Los Angeles, giving you some top notch savings on gear. To find out more about the discounts Point Blank can offer, e-mail one of their course advisors or call them on +44 20 7729 4884.
You can watch the Saytek video below, which features an interview, live performance and guided tour of the setup. Make sure you subscribe to Point Blank’s YouTube channel so you don’t miss any more tutorials, interviews and live events. If you want to learn more about Ableton Live, mixing, sound engineering, music composition and even mastering, Point Blank’s Ableton Live Diploma covers it all and more. Taken online and for up to 64 weeks, you’ll learn everything you need to know to take your music to the next level.
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