Joining Cynthia Cherish in the studio is Dan FreeMan (C0m1x), a bassist/producer and one of the world’s experts on Ableton Live and its uses in live performance. As a bassist he has performed and toured extensively on 3 continents. He has a studio in Brooklyn where he primarily produces NYC electro house/disco and records bass for other DJ/producers. He also teaches electronic music production at NYU’s Clive Davis Institute and travels around the world giving courses in Ableton Live. A Harvard University grad, Dan studied history and enjoys writing on the political and social roots of disco/funk/house and hip hop. In today’s episode we discuss how the music of the 70s and 80s fed into the creation of the New York City we know today.