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Fem Synth Lab: Music Production Outside the Box with Shruti Kumar

Sunday November 22, 2020 // 11:00am–1:00pm

Music Production Outside The Box: A Conversation about Re-imagining “What’s Allowed” and What Technology Can Do For Us

This workshop will be a discussion + Q&A on getting “weird” with audio, creating arrangements (musically and spatially) from unlikely sonic ingredients, and unconventional recording spaces. More specifically we will dig into creative uses of plugins, and how much mileage we can get out of our audio–building a fully arranged track using only the audio from one vocal pass of a melody. 

This event prioritizes all marginalized genders, including but not limited to trans women, cis women, trans men, non-binary, intersex, gender nonconforming, two-spirit and questioning folx. We ask that our cis male allies and friends respectfully do not sign up, as we recognize that electronic music is overwhelmingly dominated by cis men.

Shruti Kumar is a composer/producer based in LA. Her work has spanned film/tv, pop, and concert worlds and she often finds herself in projects that mix genres and experiences. She spent the majority of the past year in London doing a residency with Spitfire Audio as well as producing out of Strongroom Studios in Shoreditch working with other artists as well as weaving together several years of collected sounds from her travels around the world for her upcoming album “Nodding Terms”. She is also a radio host @dublab (“Let’s Shake On It”) and founder of Sound Travels (@soundcantravel)

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