Enjoy a memorable evening of latte's, scenic vistas, strumming guitars and lyrical musings at Hollywood's own Mako Recordings; an evening where David Chau will run you through the 1-2-3's of recording your own successful demo... David will take you from whatever stage you are at and help you to develop an ambitious plan to take your recording skills to the next level. Or for those more experienced will answer any questions or help to develop your engineering skills further. Either way, get ready for a productively enjoyable songwriting event you won't soon forget. David will run you through not only the basics of engineering, but also tips on how to find the right producer, label, artist, licensing deal or overall outlet for your songs to shine. Topics Covered: -Ableton 101 (or Logic 101) -Keyboard Shortcuts -Basic tools for the beginner level songwriter -How to manage your workflow -Tips and Tricks to Save Time -How to Write/Record a Basic Arrangement -How to Work Part by Part to Finish a Song -How Professionals Work in Studio Environments & more! With years of successful recording under his belt and one of the most compelling locations in Hollywood, your evening will be both enjoyable and informative! Feel free to message us with any questions as well! David's Bio As the proud owner and in-house engineer/producer of MAKO recording studio, David has a vision of making high quality recordings available to all, in an environment that is most comfortable and conducive. Coming all the way from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, David has graduated from the world-renowned Berklee College of Music with a dual major in Music Production and Engineering and Professional Music, making him an accomplished musician that understands the needs from both sides of an artist and of a producer perspective. He has had the privilege to work as a recording engineer on numerous projects with artists including: One Direction, Rachel Platten, Andy Grammer, Kesha, Simple Plan, Good Charlotte’s Madden Bro. Studios, Jessie J, Chase Atlantic and Alex G.