Inside the studio (and creative mind) of a true house music innovator. The Brooklyn-based artist breaks down her singular career at the nexus of audio engineering, music technology and techno production.
Software? Hardware? Or Both? Jordan Rothlein profiles a powerhouse of music technology. Dubseed seeks to link up producers with raw materials for their studio projects, and much of it is available in Native Instruments' new multichannel format. The sound library marketplace, first announced in October, is now ready for public consumption. The Berlin label's configuration of the modular headphone setup is a specially designed, limited-edition pair aimed at DJs. Sam Shepherd played his first live show in France; London-based illustrator Anu Ambasna conveyed the experience. "Tutti Frutti" and "Academic" are due out today in the Native Instruments-backed multichannel format. He's been a skate-punk, a jazz-head and a commercial composer, but Jordan Rothlein found out how Wata Igarashi is fast becoming one of Japan's top techno artists. Mac Rumors reports that listening to tunes on your smartphone is about to get more... proprietary. A 60-speaker, 22-channel system will bring "an unparalleled music experience" to the main room of the long-running London nightclub. Italy's psychedelic techno heavyweights show us the ins and outs of their inimitable live set. Featuring a special-edition speaker unit along with the duo's preferred components from the modular headphone system, they're available in an edition of 500. The company is bringing its object-based 3D-audio platform to the dance music sphere by way of club installations and apps aimed at studio and DJ mixing. The automated mastering service will offer bulk uploading, cloud storage backup and more through the free download. Arturia caught up with the veteran Detroit techno duo about the wealth of gear they bring with them on-stage. A new player, which the Dutch file transfer platform is announcing this coming Wednesday, will distribute exclusive tracks and videos. In addition to the all-analog Eurorack components, they're releasing a dedicated carrying case. Michaelangelo Matos sets this weekend's Brooklyn techno extravaganza in opposition to the likes of Electric Zoo