It has been 22 years since Novation first debuted their line of visionary hardware and essentially changed the world of electronic music for good. Now, in celebration of that fact the company has produced a video 'Maestros - The Novation Story', a 20 minute look at the evolution of the company. For instance did you know that the whole concept was born out of co…Continue
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Having been teased by Roland for weeks, if not months, about exactly what their much anticipated ARIA offering might actually be, apart from an upgraded version of the iconic Roland TR-808, less than a week ahead of its official release it turns out that 'it' is not a singular thing at all, it is a range of four separate instruments.
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Roland keeps surprising us. This time Roland leaked a photo of the Roland System 1 Synthesizer! Check the full resolution photo below:…Continue
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Rare inside look of Fedde Le Grand working in his Studio.
Working in studio 2. Smaller, but still enough room for guests... ;) pic.twitter.com/X3lYEtfKQK
— Fedde Le Grand (@feddelegrand) January 27,…
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Billing itself as " a drum sculpting and beat sequencing machine that blurs the line between rhythm and melody" BreakTweaker is the latest innovation from BT and iZotope. Its appearance, as heralded by the YouTube video below, drew a pretty mixed response so far, but even just to play about with it for a while looks like it would be pretty good fun.…Continue
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Another vaguely mysterious video has been posted by Roland ARIA, this time discussing the evolution of TR - 909. So just what is behind the promised big February reveal? Are they going with a reborn TR-08 AND a reborn TR - 909? Combining the two? Going to have to wait to February 15/16 to find out for certain just what the new ARIA range will consist of, but it's sure…Continue
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Were you one of those kids (like me) who used to struggle with those model kits for hours, fiddling with dozens of tiny pieces and really bad instructions just so you could build a plane or a robot? Well you may have progressed beyond that stage now but the folks at Korg have a new challenge for you; a build your own MS-20.
Now we are not talking the MS-20 Mini here…Continue
Added by EDM News on January 26, 2014 at 1:00am — No Comments
Let's face it, DJs love shiny techy stuff and Pioneer is a company that has always been very good at satisfying those desires and their new DJ controller looks like it is certainly not going to disappoint.
The DDJ-SZ is the last in the Serato DJ controller series and offers some pretty amazing functionality in a single interface. It will,…Continue
Added by EDM News on January 24, 2014 at 11:30pm — No Comments
Kim Dotcom has never, ever, been a shy guy and he certainly knows how to milk every bit of publicity he can get to the max. The former Megaupload chief has a new venture to launch right now and in order to help do so he has released his own dance album. An album that is SO tongue in cheek cheesy it almost becomes listenable (check out a…Continue
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A few weeks ago Loco Dice headed back to Miami determined to break his own record for the longest set. And he did it, playing 18 hours straight at Club Space. For your convenience however, Club Space created this minute long time lapse to chronicle the marathon event:…Continue
Disclaimer: This actually really IS an educational video.
Australian producer Chris Emerson - aka Emoh Instead - recently gave a talk on all kinds of aspects of becoming a successful producer as well as the working process between him and Harley Streten aka Flume. Watch and learn.…Continue
Added by EDM News on January 18, 2014 at 7:00pm — No Comments
In the interests of education, and to help out the many would be producers sitting in their bedrooms right now trying to come up with that one amazing EDM track that will catapult them to stardom the folks over at U4eA have created this informative step by step guide which demonstrates what they think will be the best way to create that one…Continue
Added by EDM News on January 18, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Sooo..there was a band of teenagers out in LA. Nice bunch of boys but they want to be a hardcore/postpunk outfit, a bit like Bring Me the Horizon. They write a song, a rather sad song about some chick called Daisy. They rent themselves a studio and then hire a local engineer called Dan to help make them sound a bit better, a little more…Continue
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Way back in the 80s the clever engineers at Roland unleashed the TR-808 drum sequencer on the world and in doing so the Japanese company sowed the seeds for the evolution of EDM, hip hop and pop music in general for the next three and a half decades.
As iconic as the TR-808 is, every invention has its next level and Roland are ready to…Continue
Added by EDM News on January 17, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Oh dear. In a recently posted YouTube video Animals hitmaker and teenage wunderkind Martin Garrix was demonstrating just how he evolved his chart buster over several years. Interesting stuff but software makers KV331 noticed something else and took to Twitter to (rather nicely) call him out about it:…Continue
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After having a bit of a Twitter meltdown last year Rob Swire announced that Knife Party would be going on hiatus and both they and Pendulum would be back with a new album each next year. Apparently he made good use of the break though by overseeing the construction of a brand new studio, pictures of which he shared recently on Twitter. Even…Continue
Added by EDM News on January 6, 2014 at 11:30pm — No Comments
Martin Garrix sat down with Dutch radio legend Wessel van Diepen in the FC Walvisch Studio. Wessel asked him about almost everything going on in his life. This is Part. Part 2 and 3 will follow shortly.…
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Hardwell is back in the studio and he appears to be working with his 'spiritual brother' Tiesto, if this Twitter shot is anything to go by. It's going to be interesting to see what these two come up with.
In the studio with my brother Tiesto working on a new track!…
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Afrojack and Snoop (Lion) Dogg already performed together at the MTV EMA Europe Awards. And now everything points in the direction of a collaboration. Afrojack just…Continue
Added by Rowald Steyn on November 11, 2013 at 11:30pm — No Comments
It seems like we might hear a collaboration between Avicii and Wyclef Jean soon. Avicii just tweeted that he and Wyclef have been working in Avicii's studio in Sweden for ten days.
Wow! Just had the most amazing 10 days in the studio with @wyclef in Sweden! Insane…
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