Category: Artist Workshops & Elite Sessions

An Evening with Roger Linn | Video Recap

Roger Linn, creator of the first digital sampling drum machine in 1980 (and many more in subsequent years), visited Pyramind to demo his latest invention, the LinnStrument. See how this innovative instrument lets performers be more expressive with MIDI data.

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An Evening With Beatstars | Video Recap

Learn how to start selling and licensing your music in new and emerging marketplaces as well as more traditional digital service providers. CEO and founder of Beatstars Abe Batshon led a three hour workshop at our facilities covering digital marketing techniques, social media principles, email marketing, and more.

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Elite Session with MOTi

Electro House DJ and music producer Timotheus “Timo” Romme aka MOTi came to Pyramind for a music production workshop before playing a show at Temple SF.

The free event was open to the public and allowed for questions from the audience. MOTi touched on a wide range of topics including major points in his career, his production workflow in Logic Pro X, as well as his mastering process. He also gave us a breakdown of his Galantis – No Money remix, as well as his Major Lazer – Lean On remix he collaborated on with Tiësto.

MOTi frequently releases singles on Spinnin Records and Tiësto’s Musical Freedom label. He has collaborated with artists such as Tiësto, Martin Garrix, Sander Van Doorn, and more. Watch the full video recap of the event right here on our blog.

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PullString – Producing interactive audio with AI

PullString is an entertainment and technology company that works to enable computer conversation with characters. In this three-part video series, Kevin Dusablon and Mike Forst discuss career mentorship, the inspiration behind the company’s vision, and how they envision their products being combined with AR and VR technology.

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An Evening with Keith McMillen Instruments

An Evening with Keith McMillen Instruments featuring Thavius Beck was held at Pyramind in April 2016. The free event was open to the public and included an open house sneak peak at Keith’s latest instruments – the K-Board Pro 4, BopPad, and the K-Mix. We set up the instruments in our HD Studio Suite to give people a hands on demo of the devices.

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TurntablistDISK | Scratch Tutorial

Pioneer turntablist TurntablistDISK (aka DJ Disk) graced Pyramind with two exclusive scratching performances, as well as some insight into his philosophy on scratching. He also provided instruction on how to perform some of his favorite scratching techniques – including a yet-to-be-named scratch he recently created. He has shared the stage and scratched with legends such as Herbie Hancock, Primus, Buckethead, Tabla Beat Science and Bill Laswell.

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Elite Session with Simon Shackleton

Watch the video recap of our Elite Session with producer & DJ Simon Shackleton. Simon has had a long career in the music industry – dating back 25 years ago when he left Exeter University with a Masters Degree in classical composition. A man of many pseudonyms, he has gone by Elite Force, Lunatic Calm and Zodiac Cartel.

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