2017 Edition

 

 

Paral·lel Festival presents Paral·lel Plus+,  our second edition of professional workshops and creative sessions related to electronic music during the festival. In parallel to the performances we will invite professionals to talk about their projects at the festival premises. Our aim is to support collaboration and networking between professionals within the sector, as well as to promote new devices and equipment to people interested in producing electronic music.

 

Saturday, 2nd of September 

Ableton Live

11am  / Pedro Pina

Ableton Live has become the favorite tool both for electronic music creation and for live performances. In this workshop held by Pedro Pina, from Cutoof Pro Audio, it will be shown why Ableton Live is such an essential tool for so many artists. Moreover by integrating this with dedicated tools such as Push, creativity an the possibilities that Ableton Live offers are virtually infinite in any stage of the creative process, starting from music creation to the stage of production or mixing. As it is a tool designed right from the start to work in real time any time, different techniques will be seen to prepare a live performance

Befaco

1pm 

Brief introduction to modular synthesizers followed by Q&A. Then a demo-concert will be arranged. Another Q&A will follow to end up. The idea of having two rounds of Q&A before and after the demo with sound is to encourage the assistants to interact and to explain how the things they have listened to were made.

Sunday, 3rd of September 

Arturia MatrixBrute 

11am  / Tom Watt aka Fitzroy North

The talk will cover an introduction to the instrument followed by a demonstration of how to achieve specific sounds and effects such as leads, bass, percussion etc. The demo will touch on subtractive, additive and FM synthesis, all as tools to create sounds from scratch.

Fast Beats With Circuit

1pm  / Tony Lenz

The talk will cover an introduction to the instrument followed by a demonstration of how to achieve specific sounds and effects such as leads, bass, percussion etc. The demo will touch on subtractive, additive and FM synthesis, all as tools to create sounds from scratch.

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