WHAT YOU'LL NEED

✅ Computer

Windows or Mac.

Sorry, Chromebooks will not work for these classes.

 

 

✅ Ableton Live Software

Get your 90-Day Free Trial Ableton Live Software here.  

Student discounts are available for 40% when you're ready to purchase.  Just provide the Mix Major registration email and you'll qualify for the discount.  

 

Click here for info.

 

 

✅ Splice Software

This is a free cloud-based app that allows students and instructors to share Ableton Live projects with each other.

 Download the software here.

 

 

✅ Zoom Client for Meetings

Sorry, the Chrome extension won't work for these classes.  

Get the Zoom software here.

 

 

✅ Strong Internet Connection

This will make sure the student experience is as smooth as possible.  If you're on vacation, and your kid is taking classes, just make sure you've got a good connection.

 

 

✅ Microphone

We definitely need your microphone to work during class, so please make sure you have a working mic.  Your computer's built-in mic will work just fine.

 

 

✅ Web Camera

To make this virtual class feel as "in-person" as possible, all students are required to have cameras and keep them turned on during class.

 

 

 

 

OPTIONAL (BUT PREFERRED)

 

✅ Headphones (Optional)

Headphones will provide the best sound quality experience.  If you don't have these, it's ok,  just use your computer speakers.  

 

Recommendations

Sennheiser Pro Audio Sennheiser HD 25 Professional DJ Headphone, Black, 1 (HD25)
Audio-Technica ATH-M50X
 

 

 

 

✅ MIDI Keyboard (Optional)

These aren't required because you can create everything you need without one.  While this is a good starting point for most students, many students will eventually prefer to use a MIDI keyboard when they get more experience.

 

Recommendations

Novation Launchkey Mini
Novation Launchkey 37 mk3
Novation Launchkey 49 mk3

 

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