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ChipLabs #002-005: Chip Music Workshop Series (ALL FOUR SESSIONS Feb 7 - 28...

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Tom Lee Music Vancouver

728 Granville Street

Vancouver, BC V6Z 1E4

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Vancouver chipmusic society presents a series of workshops geared towards learning the art of chiptune - using obsolete gaming systems to make music! The sessions will be held at TOM LEE MUSIC's Granville Location in Downtown (above the London Drugs at Granville + West Georgia St).

** NOTE: Seats are limited! ** Officially we only have 30 spots available. If you purchase a ticket, you have priority access to all four sessions. We accept walk-ins at $10 per session, but seat availability is not guaranteed, so do consider signing up via purchasing a $20 ticket!

In this 4-part workshop series you'll learn about the various approaches to chip music - whether using real gaming hardware by itself, or by incorporating the style into a modern music production setup. We'll be primarily be using Little Sound DJ for Game Boy to teach the fundamentals.

WEEK 1 (Feb 7): Intro to Chiptune + Little Sound Dj - LSDj
WEEK 2 (Feb 14): Chiptune Sound Design - how to create basic sounds!
WEEK 3 (Feb 21): Advanced Chiptune Sound Design - how to make complex sounds with maximum impact!
WEEK 4 (Feb 28): Advanced Songwriting Techniques - interesting compositional tricks!

FREQUENTLY / ARBITRARILY ASKED QUESTIONS:
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1) What kind of knowledge is required?
- Some knowledge of basic music theory (Scales, Notes, Key/Time signatures, transposing) is recommended.

2) What do i need to bring?
- If you have your own game boy, bring it! otherwise, a Windows/Mac laptop and/or an Android phone is recommended, to be able to run emulated versions of the chiptune software.

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