Tuesday, February 15, 2011

The Lab Presents A Benefit For WRCC

On February 25th from 6-9pm, after the closing of the "15,000 and Up" Art Show, The LAB is hosting a fundraising event at Club Metronome for the Women's Rape Crisis Center. The LAB owner, Derrick Brown, along with instructor DJ A-dog and former LAB student DJ Jazzy Janet will provide the music on the one's and two's. There will be give-aways, raffles, finger food and drink specials. Tickets are only $6 and can be purchased at The LAB.  For questions or concerns feel free to contact Derrick at (802)863.8500.

15,000 and Up Art Show

On February 19th from 4-8pm The LAB will host a kick-off benefit party in celebration of its very first art show. "15,000 and Up" is Vermont's first sticker and street art show that will feature 100's of artists from all over the world, from Japan to San Francisco. This event will be happening all week long and will be a fundraising event for The LAB's Scholarship Fund which will provide scholarships to Vermonters of low income households. Suggested donation: $1. We appreciate your support!

February's Monthly Newsletter

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Producer: Calvin Elmore (Capital C)

My name is Calvin Elmore (Capital C), and I first got into music production when my mom got a mac and it had Garageband on it.  I would just mess around with friends and record my guitar and what not. I later found out about The Lab and began to attend music production classes with owner Derrick Brown. I went through some courses in Garageband which gave me an understanding of the basics of music production. I later moved into the advanced music production program using Propellerheads Recycle/Reason at The Lab and progressed in my sampling skills.

I always had a passion for electronic music. Some of my biggest influences were sts9 and pretty lights, so I switched over to Ableton Live to see what it was all about. I began taking classes with Miles Ewell for a bit in Ableton Live and really liked what it had to offer. After, I experimented with Ableton Live I decided to come back to The Lab and take classes with Chad Bechard who taught me live djing techniques and production skills as well.The Lab has given me many skills in music production which has provided a strong foundation for me to run with!  I have now started to do some live sets in various places and am hoping to progress and build up a new set of all originals. I will also have a new EP releasing soon and here is a little preview of it.

I Make It ILL by The Lab Music School

Mystery by The Lab Music School