By Sean Lewis New York producer Gramatik (aka Denis Jasarevic) is nothing if not eclectic. The Age of Reason, Gramatik’s latest album, is a massive effort that jam packs funk, soul, classic rock, hip-hop, and much, much more into a 15-track adventure. …read more Via: Gramatik mixes all sorts of genres on "Brave Men"
By Ken Taylor In case you didn’t know, Avicii’s got pretty big plans for the coming months when his #TrueTour takes over North America for April, May, and June. Well, as of today, you can now start snagging tickets—but naturally, you better act quick if you want to get your hands on them, as they’re […]
By Ken Taylor It’s not only the Grammys that have embraced dance music. This weekend’s big showdown between the Seattle Seahawks and Beatport’s beloved Denver Broncos will also showcase a fair bit of dance music flavor—at least in the way of the Super Bowl’s always highly anticipated commercials. …read more Via: Afrojack and Dillon Francis […]
By Glenn Jackson Perhaps best known as the founder of Mute Records (a label responsible for bringing the likes of Depeche Mode, Goldfrapp, Moby, and others to the world), Daniel Miller is a luminary in the electronic music world, and one who’s knowledge of synthesis is heralded far and wide. At last year’s LEAF conference […]
By Glenn Jackson Analog synths—we all love them, but few of us know how to actually open them up and get inside their guts when something goes wrong. That’s why there are people like Philipp Heimrich in the world, an expert synth repairman who, from his Berlin synth shop PhilSynth, has managed to save a […]
By Joshua Glazer During a panel at last year’s Amsterdam Dance Event, disco legend and Grammy-winning Daft Punk collaborator Nile Rodgers spoke about the magic of his first encounter with clubbing, and how the non-stop musical experience, from first entrance to final exit, made an indelible impression on him. That seamless stream of sound has […]
By Matt Ferry Little did we know that David Gtronic and Lilith, the brilliant minds behind “Lagrimas Del Sol,” which found its way into the crates of tastemakers worldwide, could take their original punishing groover even deeper into the pummeling, minimalist, deep-tech territory. Maintaining techno sophistication at such a degree is no easy task, but […]
By Francis Preve Last week, we posted our top five pre-NAMM production and DJ tools that revved our engines. Well, after spending four straight days prowling the showroom floor for the best and brightest of this year’s show, we came away smiling. Here are the tools that will soon be part of your favorite producers’ […]