Instructors at 343 Labs

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS

Teaching our courses are some of the most accomplished producers, performers and instructors.

Max Wild

ABLETON LIVE, SONGWRITING, MUSIC THEORY

Max is an Ableton Certified Trainer who has been teaching music for over 15 years. A former instructor at Dubspot, you are as likely to find him playing the saxophone next to a DJ as you are to find him leading the Ableton User Groups in New York.

His degrees from renowned conservatories in London and NY didn’t stop him from following his real passion: Helping people channel their creativity to make music – aka teaching how to produce great music.

JULIA BORELLI

MIXING & MASTERING

Julia Borelli is a Brazilian Audio Engineer and Co-Founder of Nadoki Studios. As the latest edition to our instructor roster for 343 Berlin Julia promises to share her insight with students and show them how to create achieve high quality release ready music.

 

Julia has worked in several different studios such as Post Modern Mastering and JRS, and at the School of Audio Engineering Institute (SAE Institute).

John Selway

SOUND DESIGN, SYNTHESIS, ABLETON LIVE

John has literally blazed every path, collaborated with every talent, played everywhere, mastered every style, broken every boundary, risen to techno stardom and never forgotten his roots.

Since taking up electronic dance music from his home base in NYC in the early ’90s, John has faithfully represented his town at every turn. As an artist, a record slinger, a label owner and educator, he is a musical force to be reckoned with and a bonafide pillar of the scene.

Abe Duque

MIXING & MASTERING, ABLETON LIVE

With a career that started in the early days of house and techno at New York’s notorious Limelight, Abe has been at the head of the acid-house and underground-techno table since his earliest releases way back in 1992.

Between touring the world’s underground techno scenes, releasing on labels such as International Deejay Gigolo, Tension, Abuse Industries, and Rapture, and remixing tracks for household names such as Chemical Brothers and Pet Shop Boys, Abe later turned his attention to education, where he is now considered one of the most respected educators in his field.

CLAIRE MARIE LIM, AKA DOLLTR!CK

ABLETON LIVE

Claire Marie Lim is a Singapore-born music technologist and educator, certified with Ableton, Bitwig, and Apple. She specializes in instruction for live performance, production, and writing, and frequently works with girls and young people of color.

Classically-trained as a pianist, flautist and composer, Claire has been a DJ, remixer, and live experience designer for numerous Grammy-nominated and Billboard-charting artists. Under her artist project dolltr!ck, Claire presents dynamic live sets of originals and remixes that meld electronica, pop and dance music. Her performance content has been featured by Genelec, iZotope, Serato, and Aodyo Instruments, and she has played at events by TEDx, Toyota, iHeartRadio, PayPal, and KCON.

Atropolis

ABLETON LIVE, LIVE PERFORMANCE

Atropolis’ deep passion of diverse music has led to collaborations from all over the world. Artists from India, Colombia, Ghana, Mexico, and South Africa have sought to work with Atropolis because of his knowledge of world sounds. In NYC, he’s worked with the likes of Grandmaster Flash.

With a degree in Music Composition and Ethnomusicology, Adam Partridge, aka Atropolis, blends international styles of music together with hip-hop, moombahton, dance-hall, and house. Like his 343 Labs colleagues, Adam was a longstanding member of the former Dubspot teaching staff, and is a highly regarded educator, producer, and multi-talented musician.

Justin Beck

LOGIC PRO, ABLETON LIVE, SONGWRITING, VOCAL PRODUCTION

Under the moniker Lewis Beck, Justin has been producing electronic music for over a decade. His work has been featured by international club culture magazine Mixmag, and his records have been rinsed by some of the biggest artists in underground house and techno, including Maceo Plex, Todd Terry, Doorly, and many more. His most recent EP ‘Pantomime’ is currently featured in the June Indie Dance Hype Chart on Beatport. Justin teaches Ableton Live, Logic Pro, and Songwriting at 343 Labs.

Cândida Borges

SONGWRITING, VOCAL PRODUCTION 

Cândida is one of New York City’s most sought-after vocal coaches and music educators. Classically trained, she holds multiple music degrees and is a professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.

Cândida is equally versed in her native Brazilian roots, as she is in contemporary music, jazz, and electronic styles. As an artist Cândida’s signature vocal sound can be heard on recordings such as “Girar O Mundo” (Pattern Drama), while her work as a producer and song-writer has been featured in film scores, theater productions, and art installations.