Buy Today: Interactive Composition by V.J. Manzo and Will Kuhn

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If you want to learn how to use Ableton Live to make the sorts of music that Ableton Live users make, Interactive Composition is your starting point.  It’s both a book of tutorials as well as a snapshot of electronic dance music and production styles and culture.  Look for mini-versions of lessons from the book in the months leading up to its release on this page.  The book contains 11 amazing projects and many more techniques and sub-projects to explore in your classes or personal work.  Each project is dense with techniques like synth-building, patch programming, sampling methods, and more.

You can order the handsomely typeset physical copy on IndieboundAmazonBarnes & NobleBooks-A-Million and direct from Oxford University Press.  Buy a set for your class today!

You can also read it on iBooks, Kindle and Google Play Books, if you’re into that sort of thing.

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Author: Will Kuhn

I teach music technology to high schoolers. I do some other stuff too. @willkuhn on Twitter.