FUTURE

LIVE

MUSICIANS

COMING FEBRUARY 2021
Music Mixing

performance tutorials that will ELEVATE YOUR LIVE NEXT show 

DESTINEAK is creating an online interactive How To Series called ‘FUTURE LIVE MUSICIANS’ sharing our combined 50 years of industry knowledge, along with multiple guest instructors. This course will be presented in 15 Episodes that will introduce students to tools for music recording, show development, live streaming, and live performance. By the end of the video series, students will be exposed to show creation tools in Cubase, Ableton Live, Apollo Twin, TC Helicon VoiceLive Pedal, Roland TD50 VDrums, Roland SPDSX Sample Pad, Midas MR18 and more. They will know how to advance a show with technical riders and stage plots and know what is expected at a professional soundcheck. Participants will learn how to amplify and monitor themselves in a live setting. They will learn how to live stream their performances using Open Broadcaster Software.  This course will be available to everyone online for free on the website www.FutureLiveMusicians.com and on DESTINEAK's Youtube Channel.

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EPISODES

DISCUSSION

TOPICS

2.HOW TO USE VOCAL EFFECTS DURING A LIVE PERFORMANCE

  • An in-depth step by step guide to triggering vocal effects on stage using the TC Helicon VoiceLive Pedal. 

  • Delay, reverb, compression, gating, doubling, harmonies

2. HOW TO PERFORM WITH ELECTRONIC DRUMS

  • An indepth look at the Roland TD50 VDrums and performing live 

  • Triggering audio samples live

  • Making custom drum kits

  • Study drummer Bobby James' live gig set up

  • Pros and Cons of electronic drums

3.HOW TO USE

BACKING TRACKS

FOR LIVE PERFORMANCE

  • Getting your song to the stage 

  • 3 Options for playback on stage: 

 

  • Serato/DJ Controller & Mic

  • Ableton & Live Instrument Mic

  • SPDSX Sample Pad 

4. HOW TO CREATE AN EXCITING 

LIVE SET

  • Taking your audience on a journey 

  • Covers, mash ups, intros, interludes, finales 

  • Transitions & tempo changes 

  • The headliner set, opener set, and playing your single

5. HOW TO SET UP A LIVE

DJ PERFORMANCE WITH VOCALS & INSTRUMENTS

  • Learn how to set up the Denon DJ controller & a wired microphone for a rapper or vocalist - Featuring Hip Hop MC Prevail & DJ Baroness

  • How to add a vocal effects pedal and in ear monitors for more comfort on stage - Featuring vocalist Christina Sing

6. How to

Live Stream Your Music in 2021

  • Learn Open Broadcaster Software

  • Live streaming gear list and do's and dont's

  • Best audio practices

  • Featuring Paul J Herman of Roland Canada  

7. LIVE PERFORMANCE TECHNIQUES FOR RAPPERS

  • Learn hip hop show tips and tricks from mulit platinum selling, Juno Award winning hip hop MC Prevail of Swollen Members

8. HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR STAGE PRESENCE

  • 10 Performance techniques every singer should know

  • Featuring singer/performer Christina Sing

  • Confidence, dress rehearsals, crowd engagement, stage props & instruments, dynamics, working with your stage, vocal tips and tricks, and much more.

9.HOW TO BE A SONGWRITER 

  • Featuring multiplatinum Grammy and Juno award winning songwriter/producer Brian Howes 

  • Trending genres, writing hooks, collaborating virtually, Swedish math, vocal production, and much more

10. HOW TO PRACTICE FOR

YOUR LIVE GIG

  • A guide to getting the best performance from yourself

  • How to record your rehearsals

11. HOW TO USE ABLETON FOR LIVE PERFORMANCE

  • How to get your tracks into Ableton Live

  • Playing your backing tracks live 

  • Breaking up your set into midi clips 

  • Striping clicks and tempo changes 

12.IN EAR MONITORS

FOR BEGINNERS

  • 3 Set ups for 3 different scenarios:

  • If you're a performer on the go running Ableton or performing with a DJ

  • If you're a live duo or band running seperate monitor mixes

  • If you're a drummer running backing tracks for your live act

13. HOW TO SET UP A HOME RECORDING STUDION

  • From beginner studio to pro studio

  • Detailed version plugging everything in 

  • An introduction to Cubase & Ableton - Learning your DAW

  • Producing with virtual instruments

  • Sample library resources, plug ins, audio production templates

  •  The importance of creating your own music

14. HOW TO CONTROL ABLETON LIVE WITH THE Roland SPDSX Sample Pad

  • Using the sample pad for composition 

  • Using the sample pad as a live drum machine 

  • Using the sample pad for playback

  • Triggering visuals & audio through Ableton

  • Telling a story with visuals and audio simultaneously in real time 

15. HOW TO SOUNDCHECK FOR YOUR SHOW LIKE A PRO

  • Technical Riders

  • Stage Plots - What they are and how to use Google to create a PDF version to forward your gig 

  • Featuring interview with professional sound man Jeremy Chiu

  • Soundcheck etiquette