Berlin/NYC-based producer Travis Stewart wears a number of production hats—whether as part of Sepalcure, JETS, or Dream Continuum. But the moniker with which he’s most commonly associated is Machinedrum, under which he’s released a slew of singles and LPs for Planet Mu, Hotflush, Ninja Tune, and more. His story of success is based on a few key factors: keeping it simple, interesting, and collaborative.
Spotted today over on Jay-Z’s video channel is a behind-the-scenes video that shows off Justice’s live rig for their current tour. There’s been quite a bit of speculation about what was in their booth, and the video finally reveals that the French duo are mixing on 16 channels out of Ableton Live on three Pioneer DJM-800s […]
Check out this awesome interview with Squarepusher, well-respected electronic music pioneer who has always focused on live performance and instrumentation as a central tenant of his shows. He discusses the intent of the design behind his Ufabulum show, and offers some poignant advice that a number of young upstart producers could stand to hear. Watch the full […]
Sometimes I ask myself, what is the point of all this musical manipulation? How far should we take the exploration of music performance technology? Then someone manages to combine talent, expertise, and vision all in one amazing application that reminds you – oh thats why. Because you never know when something magical will emerge.