Skip to page content

Ableton Live 10 Launch

Events Ableton Live 10 Launch

  • 2018 02 27 Ableton Clinic Web news

20th March 2018 @ 7:00pm Backbeat (Above Rockshop), 1/100 Karangahape Rd, Auckland Print this page Email a friend
Ableton Rockshop

Ableton Live 10 Launch


With Special Guest: Mike Callander (AUS) 

Join us for the evening as we delve into Ableton Live 10

> Free Event – register below
> Giveaways on the night

This exciting new edition of Ableton includes a host of new features. Create bolder sounds with Live’s new devices, stay in the flow with a multitude of workflow improvements, do even more away from the computer with Push, build your sound with a curated library and get the unlimited potential of Max for Live, seamlessly built in.

Presented by Certified Ableton Trainer Mike Callander (AUS), Mike will share tips and tricks on working with Live, including a focus on beat making. Find out all you need to know about the new Wavetable instrument, Echo, Drum Buss and Pedal devices; workflow updates including nested groups, multiple MIDI clip editing, capture and all of the new Push integration improvements including stunning high-res visualisations.

Get up close and ask the experts your burning Ableton questions!

> Registrations Essential as space is limited
> All minors must be accompanied by a legal guardian

Ableton Live 10 is now available at Rockshop – View Now


About Mike Callander

Mike Callander is one of Australia’s most dynamic DJs, resident of Melbourne’s infamous Revolver, and co-founder of Haul Music and School of Synthesis. Recently he has formed two significant musical collaborations: “Zero Percent” alongside Kim Moyes of The Presets, and “Broken Acid Experiment” alongside Melbourne veterans T-Rek and Honeysmack.

mike callander

As a solo producer Mike’s 2012 debut album “Antarctica” saw its first single signed to Dave Seaman’s Renaissance mix, while the subsequent release of his 2013 remix album resulted in another signing, this time to Phil K’s Darkbeat CD. Since then Mike has been touring a live show (after performing for a number of years alongside fellow Haul Music founder, Craig McWhinney) and establishing the School of Synthesis, a music production learning facility co-founded with veteran producer Davide Carbone.

In 2015 Mike’s focus returned to the studio for releases with Power Station and Motorik, and in 2016 for the exciting Zero Percent collaboration. Kim and Mike’s first official work is a remix of Triple J favourites The Jezabels “Pleasure Drive” and their first originals are imminent.

On the stage Mike also now joins T-Rek and Honeysmack to form “Broken Acid Experiment”, an entirely improvised live electronic-meets-rock band show, with an album forthcoming.

As a DJ Mike continues to enjoy a loyal following and a hectic schedule. His long-term residencies at coveted institutions such as Revolver and formerly at Honkytonks, for which he also released a mix CD “The Last Dance”, are the stuff of legend. At the same time he regularly visits important international destinations such as Rex Club in Paris and Berlin’s Watergate.

At home Mike’s DJing in support of touring international artists at countless clubs and festivals continues to earn accolades, with many labeling him one of Australia’s finest – most notably Get Physical’s DJ T., who invited Mike to Berlin to play at his 20 years of DJing anniversary event.

Mike is also one of only a select few Australian artists to have been named on the In The Mix honour role, cementing his status as a legend of the Australian underground music scene.