Michael Hatsis

  • New York City NY United States

Michael Hatsis aka Banginclude is a Brooklyn, New York based producer and teacher who specializes in all things Ableton. Michael cut his teeth in music with the first version of Live and continues to use it in innovative ways today.

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Michael specializes in creating music for the dance floor and has used Ableton Live to do everything from sound design and mixing to live performances and DJing, as well as production, Max for Live programming, and visuals. Whether it’s a new piece of hardware, software, or a jar of rice, Michael loves to use anything and everything he can get his hands on to make music, using Live to put everything together.

Michael has been teaching Ableton Live and production since 2008 and enjoys sharing his knowledge of anything production related. His favorite topics include workflow, getting the most out of your current setup, and making stuff bang.

As an artist, Michael aka Banginclude has released music for Buraka Som Sistema's world renowned global bass label Enchufada, as well as Daniel Haacksman’s innovative Man Recordings. Recently, he released a Remix of Ralfi Pagan’s Latin Soul for the legendary Fania Records, which was the leading track on the EP.

In addition, Michael is the co-host of NY’s biggest monthly experimental electronic music and controller hacking party, the Warper Party.

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