Thank you for your interest in Spacefood audio! This page includes answers to commonly asked questions about Spacefood’s 1 on 1 tutoring, online tutorials, sample packs, and other services. If you don’t see the answer to the question you have, please email me and I will respond to your question within 72 hours!

Q: What is Spacefood?

A: Spacefood is a small (but steadily growing) music business with a focus on electronic music production, recording, remixing and education using Ableton Live.

Q: What is Ableton Live?

A: Ableton Live is a digital audio workspace (DAW) that can be used for professionally recording, mixing and mastering any type of audio. Ableton is known for its intuitive workflow for live performances using MIDI controllers (such as PUSH and PUSH 2). Ableton is capable of using all third party plugins including AU and VST units.

Q: Where can I take classes?

A: Classes are available online and in person!

IN PERSON – If you are located in Halifax (or within driving distance) you can register for in-person classes at Long & McQuade, Dartmouth by contacting Stephanie via telephone at; (902) 496-6966 or via email at; dartmouthlessons@long-mcquade.com

ONLINE – If you are interested in tailored, online tutorial (Via Skype or Google+ Hangouts) you can email me at aaronk@spacefood.ca or purchase a bundle from the Booking & Store page.

Q: How much does it cost to take 1 on 1 classes?

The cost of classes varies depending on your bundle choice and between online and in-person classes. IN-PERSON CLASSES cost $23/half hour or $15/hour in a classroom setting. ONLINE CLASSES cost between $25-$40/hour. *Purchase a 10-hour bundle and save $150!

Q: What course topics are available?

A: Classes are tailored to your needs and can include in-depth information about a variety or audio engineering and production topics such as:

  1. Recording techniques
  2. Mix Theory
  3. Mastering techniques
  4. The Basics of Sound
  5. Getting Started Making Music using Ableton Live
  6. Production Techniques
  7. Recording Vocals
  8. Tuning Vocals and Instruments
  9. And many more!

Q: Are there discounts for lessons?

A: YES! Discounts are provided for pre-paid lesson bundles of 5 and 10 hours. Save up to $150 on classes when you purchase a 10 hour bundle.

Q: What is included in a 5-10 hour lesson bundle?

A: I want to make your lessons with Spacefood as valuable to you as possible.

1. To make learning easiest, every online tutorial is recorded on video during the class so you can review each lesson at any time!

2. Students are also given access to all Pro member archived lessons and bi-weekly live streams which cover various elements of Ableton’s interface and production techniques.

3. For special sample pack releases students are also given an opportunity to download these unique sounds for free.

Q: What can I expect from my online tutoring from Spacefood?

A: Each class is tailored to your learning needs, which means that your learning style and goals dictate the pacing and goals of each lesson. If you are a complete beginner and seeking help with your initial set-up and theory, or a current producer looking to learn more efficient workflow techniques, your lessons with Spacefood will be the most hands-on method of answering your questions.

Q: When can I take my classes?

A: Your online classes can be booked at your convenience around your personal and work schedule.

Q: What services does Spacefood offer?

A: Including Education, Spacefood provides a variety of audio and production related services such as:

  1. Audio Recording
  2. Audio Mixing
  3. Audio Mastering
  4. Customized Music Composition (For film and video games)
  5. Performance (DJ services for events)
  6. Overdubbing & Audio Replacement

Q: Where is Spacefood?

A: Spacefood is currently located in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Q: What payment options are available?

A: Payments can be made by Paypal or via e-transfers to aaronk@spacefood.ca