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Musician Technician Entrepreneur

The Musician Technician Entrepreneur podcast interviews successful music
industry professionals to explore the paths and habits of “making it” in the 21st century music industry.
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Oct 9, 2018

Today on our podcast we have Ableton Brand Manager, Ableton Certified Trainer, sound designer and percussionist, Thomas Faulds.
In addition to making music with his current group “Strong Sender”, Thomas is the host of the Chicago Ableton User Group, holds electronic music workshops at several colleges, and is an independent music tech consultant giving one-on-one tutorials to various artists on Ableton Live.

In this podcast we discuss new Live 10 features, how to become Ableton certified, the Ableton University Tour, the Loop Conference, and Thomas’ personal musical journey. Thomas Faulds is an Ableton expert that you want to know!


Podcast Notes:
1:39 Live 10 Features
2:53 Capture Feature
5:11 Thomas Musical Path
8:47 Discovering Ableton
12:02 Influences
13:17 Teaching Ableton
16:44 Working as an Ableton Brand Manager
18:00 Working at Sam Ash
18:42 Chicago
20:26 Ableton User Group
21:13 Ableton Certified Trainer
24:06 Eurorack Modulars
26:23 Max for Live
31:13 How to become Ableton Certified
38:47 Ableton or Native Instruments
40:32 Push Controller

42:59 DARA OS Push Ensemble
44:53 Ableton or Pro Tools
47:03 Loop Summit
52:36 Ableton University Tour
53:17 Jnthn Stein
55:07 Thomas music with “Strong Sender”