Learn Ableton Live at Dubspot LA w/ Ryan Crosby

Join distinguished producer, singer/songwriter, and guitarist Ryan Crosby to learn the art of music production and live performance at the new Dubspot LA location in Hollywood, CA starting June 13th. Learn how to create, record, produce, and even perform music with the industry’s leading software, Ableton Live. Enroll today, only a few seats available!

Ryan Crosby

Ryan Crosby is taking his experience and knowledge as a successful producer, singer/songwriter, and guitarist to the classroom as one of Dubspot’s resident Ableton Live instructors at the beautiful new Dubspot LA location in Hollywood CA located amidst California’s creative epicenter.

Ryan has worked with a lot of talented people over the years in the pursuit of producing, writing, and contributing to amazing music. His expertise in the Rock, Electronic, Pop, and Hip-Hop genres have created a unique diversity that allows him to work well on a variety of projects in different fields. He has performed on records with Kurupt, Tupac, George Clinton, Snoop Dogg, Myka Nyne, Abstract Rude, C-Bo, Aceyalone, Dr. Oop, Aftermath’s Slimm, The Mobster, Fat Joe, and many others. In addition to self-releasing several original albums as an artist, Ryan has also collaborated with top stars in the industry and has award winning music featured in many national commercials, TV shows, and films.

Join Ryan for our upcoming Ableton Live Producer Certificate Program starting Monday, June 13th and take your music production and live performance skills to the next level by learning valuable techniques that will help launch your career as a musician. Discover the linear and improvisational styles of producing electronic music as we help you master the software’s innovative interface while guiding you through the artistic journey of discovering your sound and developing it into a unique body of work. Learn more about this comprehensive program.

“The Ableton Curriculum at Dubspot gets to the heart of the DAW that has been front and center of the creative explosion in the LA beat community for the past decade. We will explore how flexible Ableton is within all modern electronic genres, as well as discover cutting edge techniques that will be used to create future music.” – Ryan Crosby


About Ryan Crosby

Ryan Crosby is an L.A.-based producer, artist, session musician, and Ableton Instructor at Dubspot Los Angeles. He divides his time producing pop, rock, urban, and electronic music as well as singing, playing guitar, and composing for TV, commercials and film. He also records vocals for electronic artists under the name PRYVT RYN, recently featured on the song “Forget You” by the artist Years, and currently performs solo shows in Los Angeles and with his group Crystal Twin.

“You have to constantly evolve and tap into your creative potential. The modern electronic musician must know the tools they use, and also be open to new concepts and ideas they never believed possible.”

Ryan has played guitar, produced or appeared on records with the following artists: King Fantastic, Kurupt, Tupac, Boehm, Markus Schulz, Mya, Ferry Corston, Kenny Segal and Team Supreme, George Clinton, Snoop Dogg, Anthony Hamilton, Sy Smith, Myka Nyne, Abstract Rude, P.E.A.C.E., Project Blowed, Fat Joe, Freeway, Raekwon, C-Bo, Sergey Lazarev, T-Killah, Lucien Dante Pistol and Pints, Latham Bowman, Chikk, Danni Rouge, Kid Whiskey, Attached By Wires, VAST, and others.

Ryan has appeared as a musician/vocalist on TV ads for such brands as Target, Cadillac, KFC, Xfinity, Dell, Ford, Dasani, Leapfrog, Toyota, Acura, Kashi, Tidy Cat, and many others. He also composed the theme song to Impractical Jokers alongside regular collaborator Kenny Segal. His group, The Mansion Boys, placed three original songs on The Jersey Shore, which spawned the success of the song “Go Out Tonight” and placements on numerous MTV shows.

In the film world, he composed numerous songs on “Never Look Back 2”; had four songs on “Fuel”, Sundance 2008 Festival winner; was a composer on the film “Gang Of Roses”; and played guitar for 2014’s “Stage Fright”, a horror film about a guitar-playing theater camp murderer. Ryan (along with Kenny Segal) won “Best Original Song” at the 2009 AVN awards for the song “Please” from Dark City.

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Ableton Live Producer Certificate Program

At Dubspot our world-class instructors provide the most complete and cutting-edge Ableton Live learning experience. The Ableton Live Producer Certificate Program is the flagship of our music training. After completing this program, you will leave with a portfolio of original tracks, a remix entered in an active contest, a scored commercial to widen your scope, and the Dubspot Producer’s Certificate in Ableton Live.

About This Program

This program is about learning Ableton Live by going through the entire process of being an artist, by developing your own sound through a series of sketches and experimentation. You will also learn the ins and outs of this powerful software through a series of exercises designed to help you master the steps involved in producing your own music. After a level of getting familiar with the tools that Ableton has to offer, you will then develop your sonic ideas into full-length tracks. You will be exposed to a variety of approaches to arrangement and composition, storytelling techniques, ways of creating tension and drama in your music. At the end of the day, it is the sum total of your choices as an artist that define your sound, and levels 2 – 6 will give you the experience of actually completing tracks to add to your portfolio.

What’s Included

  • Ableton Live Level 1: Beats, Sketches, and Ideas
  • Ableton Live Level 2: Analyze, Deconstruct, Recompose, and Assemble
  • Ableton Live Level 3: Synthesis and Original Sound Creation
  • Ableton Live Level 4: Advanced Sound Creation
  • Ableton Live Level 5: Advanced Effect Processing
  • Ableton Live Level 6: Going Global with your Music

Additional Information

Visit the Ableton Live course page for detailed information on this program here.

If you have questions, please call 877.DUBSPOT or send us a message.