Liam Shy and Will Marshall holding it down at Pyramind HQ in San Francisco!
It is a great pleasure to finally announce a fast, easy and dedicated place to book Liam Shy for private 1-on-1 music production sessions! This is one of the most popular services Liam has offered over the years and it's a great opportunity for you to receive focused and dedicated feedback on your productions.
Have a mix that needs some extra polish? Or is your sound design or arrangement dragging your song down? Sometimes all you need is a fresh set of eyes and ears from a seasoned professional, to help breathe new life and take your production to the next level! 🔥
Liam has been providing 1-on-1 tutoring since 2009 and has taught hundreds of students in both private and group environments. Together we can take a look at your session, discuss and implement strategies or even create new systems and procedures for your studio or stage workflow.
Popular topics include: Ableton Live, DJ'ing, Live Performance, Sound Design, Arranging, Starting Out, Mixing, Mastering, Song Finishing, Remixing, Music Business and so much more.
These days many producers work alone in a vacuum, but the reality is great music is typically the result of a team effort. Liam is ready and standing by to join your team and dedicate himself to making your music shine! ✨
Book here now or jump to the FAQ below for more questions and answers!
Typically if you are in San Francisco or the Bay Area, Liam is happy to meet in person. However due to the current pandemic all 1-on-1 sessions are virtual only. We will typically meet on Zoom or a similar platform and Liam will send you documentation ahead of time so that you can route your audio internally over the network.
How do we specifically book the date and time for our session?
After you purchase a session, Liam will follow up with you and provide several options for upcoming dates and times that are available. He will provide you with at least 3 options to start to help provide a diverse window that will hopefully work with your schedule. If you have any immediate timing concerns or urgency, go ahead and follow up immediately after booking and Liam will do his absolute best to work around your schedule! [email protected]
What topics can we cover?
The choice of topics is up to you! Liam excels at Ableton Live and is an official Ableton Certified Trainer. However he also has a wealth of knowledge accumulated from the last 20 years of performing, DJ'ing and creating original music. We can even discuss music business and promotional techniques! Most of your bread and butter music production topics are fair game from songwriting strategies to mixing and mastering. If there is a particular topic you are interested in, go ahead and drop us a line and we can let you know if it's in Liam's wheelhouse!
How long is the session?
Session are 45 minutes of learning, with an extra 15 minute buffer to allow for any technical issues and a chance to catch up and chat before the session officially begins. Therefore, they are booked in 1 hour increments, but please plan for 45 minutes of focused learning.
Can I book multiple session? Is there a discount for purchasing in bulk or extended commitments?
Go ahead and drop us a line and we would be happy to discuss an ongoing relationship and what that might look like! ☺️
Is there any difference between using Mac or PC?
Typically not really, however Liam definitely excels more in the Mac department. That said, the computer platform is typically not an issue and Liam has taught many, many students who use PC.
If I purchase a session, do I get lifetime email support from Liam?
Typically Liam is happy to have an ongoing relationship and help out however he can! If you have a simple question via email, Liam is happy to reply and guide you in the right direction. If your question is more involved or complex however, we will likely need to book another session in order to adequately handle deeper topics. Please note that email response times may vary and Liam will do his best to get back to you as quickly as possible.
Is Liam Shy an Ableton Certified Trainer? What does that mean?
Yes! Liam Shy is a 100% official Ableton Certified Trainer, through Ableton directly. It is an extremely rigorous process that ensures he is competent to teach and posses a deep knowledge of Ableton's hardware & software, as well as music production in general. For more information, please visit: https://www.ableton.com/en/certified-training/liam-shy/
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Hi I’m Liam! I’ve been producing and DJ’ing since 2001. Through my career I’ve performed at Love Parade, Burning Man, Coachella, and countless other festivals. As a way to give back, I also help others learn the craft! I teach at SF State University and work 1-on-1! My passion for music has allowed me to travel the world and make a living doing what I love - and you can too! I’m here to share this knowledge with you and help you take your career to the next level!