Daily News: The 14 Pieces of Software that Shaped Modern Music

Rachel Akiboye, Apr 22, 2014  Today’s top picks… The 14 Pieces of Software that Shaped Modern Music >> (Fact) Fact run through 14 of the most influential pieces of music software that helped bring modern
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Freddy’s Tech Tip 025: Space is the Place

Declan McGlynn, Apr 22, 2014  Every fortnight, our Ableton Live course tutor Freddy Frogs takes over these pages to bring you nuggets of knowledge from his vast Ableton archives. This time around, it’s all about reverb with some tips and tricks for sound design and mixing. We can all subconsciously analyse the distance, shape and material of the room we are sitting in with
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Todd Terje – Delorean Dynamite Deconstruction (Part 2)

Declan McGlynn, Apr 18, 2014  Todd Terje’s tango-smeared debut It’s Album Time is already a cosmic disco classic with amazing synth programming and playing. One of the albums highlights – Delorean Dynamite – is
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IMS Engage Round-up 2014

Declan McGlynn, Apr 18, 2014  On Wednesday 16th April 2014, the W Hotel on Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles was taken over by some of the music industry’s greatest minds and biggest names as they gathered for IMS Engage 2014. IMS Engage is all about a coming together of passionate minds with Pete Tong interviewing Giorgio Moroder, Moby interviewing Hans Zimmer, Puff Daddy and
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Logic Pro 1: Production – Filter & Routing

Declan McGlynn, Apr 15, 2014  In the latest video from our Logic Pro 1: Production course preview series, tutor Paul Crossman looks at routing select tracks into a bus for a classic production trick. DJ-style production techniques are nothing new and filtering is a classic techniques used by both DJs and producers, but there are times when you only want to filter certain elements
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IMS Engage 2014 Preview

Declan McGlynn, Apr 15, 2014  Having established itself as a staple in the Ibizian party calendar, last year IMS moved West to set up a new conference in Los Angeles, California, under a new IMS Engage moniker to huge success. 2014’s summit is set to be another smash taking place on Wednesday June 16th at W Hotel Hollywood, with the conference bringing together huge names   
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Brighton Music Conference 2014 Round-up

Declan McGlynn, Apr 15, 2014  Brighton Music Conference opened its doors for the first time this weekend, taking place in the seaside city’s landmark Dome arts venue. The conference, aimed at bringing producers, DJs, artists and industry experts together under one roof and city, hosted talks and panels from the likes of DJ Mag, Native Instruments, Resident Advisor
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Direct Video Response (DVR) Examples: Minimal Techo in Ableton Live

Declan McGlynn, Apr 13, 2014  If you’ve ever taken an online course with us, or have been following our online networks you’ll probably have heard the term DVR before. But what exactly is a DVR? Direct Video Response
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Todd Terje – Delorean Dynamite Deconstruction (Part One)

Declan McGlynn, Apr 11, 2014  Before his breakout smash Inspector Norse, Todd Terje was known among the disco elite as a master of edits, beefing up both classics and rarities with his groove-infused loops and drums as well
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Roland AIRA Range Installed at Point Blank London

Declan McGlynn, Apr 10, 2014  The Roland AIRA TR-8 drum machine and TB-3 bassline synth made quite an impact when they launched back in February. Their nod to classic Roland heritage while looking to the future with modern
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Production Company Wise Buddah Want Vocalists for Youth Projects

Rachel Akiboye, Apr 10, 2014  Our friends over at the production company Wise Buddah have approached us with a fantastic opportunity for our singing students. Wise Buddah provide jingles and branding for radio stations
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