Pitch Black and Ableton Certified Trainer
Paddy Free began performing live electronic music with an all-hardware setup in 1990, and has been an Ableton Live user since 2002. Recording and performing around the world as one half of Pitch Black and as a solo artist, he has written music for film, theatre, dance, television and multimedia art as well as acting as producer and engineer for many kiwi artists including Crowded House, Killing Joke, Salmonella Dub, Moana and the Tribe, Kora, The Adults and the New Zealand Symphony and Auckland Philharmonic Orchestras. Paddy is passionate about sharing his knowledge and experience. He has given Ableton Live clinics and lectures around the world and devised and taught the Introduction to Ableton Live course at the Music and Audio Institute of New Zealand.