Work 1-on-1 With an Ableton Native Beat-Maker, Producer, and Performer – Soundfly


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Work 1-on-1 With an Ableton Native Beat-Maker, Producer, and Performer

Get feedback and tutorials to level up your sampling, production, beat making, & live electronics with a pro.

Sam Friedman is a Brooklyn-based producer, composer, and sound design artist, who releases music under the monikers Nerve Leak and Past Palms.

Sam’s work has been featured on popular Spotify playlists and praised by major publications like The Fader, Bullett Magazine, XLR8R, Earmilk, and NEST HQ. He has worked extensively with various music licensing and sync houses, composing and remixing for the likes of Taco Bell and several other national brands and labels.

Sam’s experience with various genres like jazz, indie, trap, rock, EDM, etc., gives him a unique perspective to help students from diverse backgrounds. Listen to his music as Past Palms here.

“I can help your take your productions in new directions, whether you’re just starting out or already well-established but looking for a more professional-sounding finished product.”

Here are a few possible session goals you can achieve working 1-on-1 with Sam Friedman (click on the one which suits your needs):

Request a session with Sam here.

Or, if none of these topics fit your goals… Tell us about yourself so we can match you up with another Soundfly Mentor to start learning today.

With Soundfly, musicians of all types can learn at their own pace using our in-depth online courses. But for those in need of something more personalized and customized to one’s exact goals, we also offer 1-on-1 mentorship sessions with a professional lasting four weeks.


Intro to Music Production in Ableton Live

Ableton Live is flexible enough to let you experiment with loops and ideas on the fly, arrange and produce full-blown tracks, mix with industry-standard tools, and take your songs to the stage.

In Soundfly’s premium course, taught by Ableton Certified Trainer and music technologist Claire Marie Lim (aka dolltr!ck), you’ll learn the fundamentals of creating music and audio in this incredibly versatile and innovative software, and you’ll have turned a few random loops into a fully completed track!

This in-depth course contains all the tools you need to get started making amazing music with Ableton Live, so why not get started today?

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