MOTU at NAMM 2018
MOTU on tour with Beyoncé
WITH KEVIN "KWIZ" RYAN
Beyoncé World Tour Programmer 2006-2018
Kevin "Kwiz" Ryan has been Beyoncé's tour programmer and tour recording engineer since 2006. As he prepares for B's next world tour, Kwiz is also currently in rehearsals in LA for her headline show at Coachella this coming April. Kwiz is also an accomplished musician, composer, producer and studio engineer, having just produced and released a new solo album titled "Black Light Chronicles" — done completely in Digital Performer, by the way. Come hear Kwiz talk about gear, life on the road, his tricks of the trade, and much more.
Scoring the hit series Grimm
WITH RICHARD MARVIN
Composer for NBC's hit show Grimm
Richard Marvin is a composer for television and film based in Los Angeles, California. Starting out as an A-list synthesist in the studios of Hollywood in the 80's, he is now one of the most in-demand composers for TV and film. Having experience in a broad range of genres, from 3 Ninjas to Six Feet Under, U-571 to NBC's hit series Grimm, his versatility across musical styles is truly unique. Rick's Digital Performer expertise spans his entire scoring career in Hollywood. Rick will demonstrate how he goes about scoring an episode.
Mixing the Brazilian Girls
WITH CARLOS "EL LOCO" BEDOYA
Carlos "El Loco" Bedoya is a Grammy-nominated songwriter, producer and engineer with credits ranging from Rihanna and Missy Elliott to Weezer and Mick Jagger. Carlos just mixed tracks for the Brazilian Girls, a funky and eccentric dance music group from NYC, and released a video series showing his in-depth mixing techniques for their single “The Critic”. Carlos will share this mix with us at NAMM, offering his expert insights into the process and detailing how Digital Performer is so critical to his process.
Scoring Amazon's Mozart In The Jungle
WITH ROGER NEILL
Composer for Fox TV's hit show King of the Hill
Roger Neill is a veteran film and television composer, and a lifelong Digital Performer user. He is well known for his 13 seasons scoring the Fox animated series “King of the Hill.” Current film projects include “Valley Girl” for MGM, “Like Father” for Netflix, and “A Kid Like Jake,” which premieres this month at the Sundance Film Festival. Roger will be discussing his workflow process on recent projects “20th Century Women,” and “Mozart In The Jungle.”
Producing vocals in Digital Performer
WITH DAVID DAS
Composer, music producer and songwriter
David Das is a prolific composer, music producer, and songwriter based in Los Angeles. His experience covers the range from feature films, TV shows, cartoons, commercials, trailers, and other media work, over to modern music production, choral and orchestral writing/arranging, and more. David is a long-time Digital Performer expert and beta tester who has shared many of his recent projects with us at recent NAMM shows. This year, David will bring us new tips, tricks and insights you won't want to miss.
Collaborative film scoring
WITH JOEY NEWMAN & MATT HUTCHINSON
Co-composers for the Independent feature film The Samuel Project
Joey Newman (ASCAP) is an Emmy®-nominated, third generation film and television composer of the famed Hollywood musical Newman dynasty. A drummer, conductor and orchestrator, Joey has worked across the media spectrum including orchestrating for his cousin Randy and conducting alongside Michael Tilson Thomas and John Williams. With his friend and co-composer, Matt Hutchinson, Joey will discuss technique and efficiency while collaborating remotely with Matt on a recent film score using DP9.
MOTU audio interfaces & Touch Console™
WITH "MAGIC" DAVE ROBERTS
Senior MOTU product specialist
Magic Dave has been with MOTU longer than we are willing to disclose. His depth of knowledge of All Things MOTU knows no bounds. With MOTU as his day job, Dave also spends a great deal of his own time writing, composing, recording, mixing and engineering for himself and a long list of clients and collaborators. Dave recently published "The Power in Digital Performer" (Hal Leonard, 2012). At NAMM, Dave will give in-depth demonstrations of the exciting new Touch Console™ mixing software for tablets and smartphones.