Glen Darcey, CEO of ASM (left) and Dominic Au (right) presenting the Hydrasynth in Music China.
Dominic Au (a.k.a. Bluedee) started producing music and playing as a DJ back in 2009. Over the years, he had played in bands as keyboardist and programmer. On the production side, he had composed for award-winning project film scores and advertisements.
After accomplishing his major in Creative Arts, he became a Producer in a documentary production house. He entered the realm of Music Technology and Pro Audio when he became a Product Specialist for Focusrite / Novation in 2013. He is now a Senior Product & Design Manager of ASM (Ashun Sound Machines), who has proudly co-designed the Hydrasynth. He had hosted numerous events in Hong Kong, Mainland China & Taiwan, and exhibited in the world's largest music shows, including NAMM and Music China, for years.
Over the years, he has gained experience in instrument development, testing, sound designing, demonstration and performance.
As an Ableton Certified Trainer, he felt blessed to be able to share the knowledge and inspire aspiring talents.
Dominic is passionate about
learning and sharing new
music technologies, as well
as exploring vintage electronic instruments. He appreciates the legacy and innovation from both vintage and modern electronic instruments.
He focuses on customizing lessons to help students achieve their goals and encourages them to be productive throughout the learning process. Ableton Live, Push and diverse expressive instruments are the heart of his setup, for both production and performance, which enables his students to learn real-world applications. Synthesis and programming in Ableton Live are his specialties.
Awakening of Creativity
Capturing the hidden mind and transforming it into audible works. Developing practices to stimulate and liberate your innermost voice.
Gathering your glitches of ideas into motifs, organizing fragments of motifs to sections and arranging them with tact to create your final piece.
Understanding sounds and various types of synthesis. Exploring the infinite world of sonic possibilities and elevating your own set of palette.
Live Set & Performance
Mastering Ableton Live Session concept and workflow of performance preparation with manner. Getting hold of your setup and maximizing your confidence.
DJ & Remix
Familiarizing with DJ mixing techniques and merging with programming skills.
Producing remixes and mixtapes with your own style.