(Domino Crew – Time Control Records)
ZSide has been playing piano and synthesizers since the early 90s and has played in many bands (rock, metal, pop, electronica, jazz) and gained solid experience in sound synthesis, synth programming, and computer sequencing. In 2008, he earned a Jazz Piano degree at Saint Louis College of Music in Rome.
After discovering Ableton live in 2004 (version 4), he began producing and performing techno, minimal techno, breakbeat, hard tekno and drum & bass in clubs around Italy. ZSide is also experienced as an audio-video live performer. His musical tastes are very broad, and he enjoys music in many genres.
ZSide has taught Ableton live and music production as a freelancer since 2006. His classes are typically composed of 5-10 students and include Getting Started with Live, Advanced Production Techniques with Ableton Live, Live on Stage, and more. He teaches instrumentalists, electronic musicians, producers, DJs, from beginners to experienced users. One-on-one lessons are also available.