05 May 2011

Propellerhead clinic at ACM

This May, Propellerhead’s “Music Making Month” is a month-long set of activities to inspire and help people with their music creating endeavors, whatever they may be.

During the month, Propellerhead will serve up a packed schedule with daily online events including interactive workshops, Q&A sessions with artists, new tutorial content, webcasts of live events and clinics from places around the world and much more. Activities are designed for any musician or producer regardless of production tools used or instruments played.

As part of the Music Making Month, Propellerhead will be presenting seminars at ACM on Tuesday 10th May. Presenters Mattias Häggström Gerdt and Gary Bromham will showcase Reason / Record and talk in depth about their specific expertise in the music industry.

Mattias Häggström Gerdt, also known as ‘anosou’, is a Swedish composer, arranger, multi-instrumentalist, Propellerhead product specialist and game enthusiast. With influences ranging from 60s minimalism via progressive rock to all kinds of electronic music, he creates music in a wide variety of genres for a multitude of purposes. Mattias has already started to make his mark on game music with numerous soundtracks composed, a heavy involvement in the game music arrangement scene and a strong tie to the independent game developer community. His scores for the game ‘Cobalt’ was nominated for the Excellence in Audio award at this years Independent Games Festival in San Francisco.

From Bjork, to Tina Turner, to Sheryl Crowe, Gary Bromham has worked with a best-of list in pop music over the years. His experience on large format mixers at Olympic Studios in London gives him a unique insight on how to approach mixing in Record 1.5’s large mixer. Gary will show he mixes and the very musical decisions that one faces during such a technical endeavour.

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