1 session available: March 20, 12.30 – 2.30pm
Where: Arts Lab, Level Three, Union House.
Cost: Free for students!
Learn how to make your own electronic music with musicians Geryon and Ripley Kavara. The workshop will involve a presentation on the basics of electronic music making using the digital audio workstation Ableton Live, which participants will then use to explore making their own electronic music.
Participants will need to bring their own headphones and laptops, with Ableton Live installed in preparation for the workshop. A free version of Ableton Live is available for download here, please take note of the expiry date! Ableton Live Free
Geryon is a multi-instrumentalist performer and composer. In 2016 they released their debut EP ‘We Don’t Talk About the Ghost’. They have since supported artists such as Nite Jewel and Dai Burger and played at Melbourne Music Week, Gaytimes Festival and Brunswick Music Festival. Geryon has composed music for a number of short films, promotional videos, dance pieces and works as an electronic music producer. Previously, their work as a guitarist in various projects has seen them tour interstate and internationally, supporting artists such as How to Dress Well, Bonobo, TZU and Amanda Palmer.
Ripley Kavara aka Wahe is a producer/vocalist born in Papua New Guinean and now based in Melbourne. They have been prominent in Melbourne music and arts communities since 2009 as a producer, vocalist, DJ and event’s organizer. More recently in their career, they have had the privilege of supporting numerous notable acts including GAIKA (UK), Elysia Crampton (USA) and KLEIN (UK) at events such as Dark Mofo and Liquid Architecture. Wahe’s work as a multi-media artist has also been exhibited at No Vacancy and West Space galleries.