Ableton Push meets Music Theory

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We all know the importance of understanding some basic music theory.  Having a keyboard for reference is a good way to learn theory, but what if you are using a Push in your studio setup?  In this video, Warp Academy trainer Michael Maricle explores some basic music theory concepts using a Push.   Learn how to find sharps, flats, and intervals, as well as triads in both In Key and Chromatic modes on a Push.  Plus, lots of purdy lights…!

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Whether it be on the piano, in the studio, or on the dance floor, Michael Maricle is devoted to creating music with purpose.  He has toured with West Coast jam bands, played in electronic ambient projects in San Francisco, and has been active in the Seattle music scene since 2001.  Michael has composed music for films, commercials, and modern dance performances.  He also composes for the Monroe Institute, creating binaural beat music for focus, creativity and learning.  Michael has released ten albums since the year 2000 in a variety of musical styles, including electronic, downtempo, pop, ambient, neo classical, instrumental piano, and dance music.  His sweetly crafted melodic sounds transport the listener through transcendent worlds of imagination, emotion and stillness.  By day, Michael works as a musician at the University of Washington Department of Dance, and in the evenings he teaches piano and composes music in his studio in Seattle.