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Watch Flying Lotus Talk Ableton, Production, Live Performance, and More

SoCal beatmaking impresario Flying Lotus (a.k.a. Steven Ellison) is undoubtedly a wizard when it comes to computer production and working with DAWs of all kind, so it's no wonder that NYC production school Dubspot tapped him for a video interview about producing at home, live performance, and more. Ellison chats about the pressures of feeding into the crowd's expectations, as opposed to the more relaxed vibe of making music in his own space, and the difficulties of being ripped away from his studio to hit the road. The Warp-signed producer also shares how programs like Ableton and Reason have changed the way he makes music, both solo and in collaboration. Dubspot's illuminating interview can be watched below.