Production Gear is more powerful and accessible than ever, but it’s not the gear itself that makes great music. It’s ideas, taste, and practice combined with a solid kit that makes the messy process of creating a song much easier and more fun. So what trusted tools do the pro's rely on everyday to craft some of this biggest songs in the biz? Good question. We’ve gone ahead and compiled an extensive list of studio staples so you feel like you're right there in the studio checking out the setup of each producer on our list!
Shawn Wasabi - AKA sssShawnnn - is back with a new mashup routine that takes Skrillex's latest album, Recess (released today) and mashes up elements from each of the tracks. He's using just a single Midi Fighter Spectra for this routine - watch for his quick sample page changes when he presses the side buttons.
DJ Times announced yesterday the results of their poll to find the ten best DJs in America as determined by popular vote, with Markus Schulz landing the number one spot. But of special interest to us is the number of producers (and two foreigners!) who have made it onto this list – continued signs of […]
You'll never expect what the top 10 DJ salaries in the world are - check out Forbes' list of Electronic Cash Kings!
The age of the EDM superstar is here – now where are the rockstars? Festivals are attracting record-breaking crowds that cue up to watch their heros perform “live”, but all too often this simply means pre-recorded mixes and fist-pumping while everyone sings along together to their favorite song. Are the fans really getting their money’s worth? […]
The master of the MPC sat down with Ean for a few minutes after his set for a quick interview during last month’s I Love This City festival after an incredible performance. Triggering every single sound and sample live, AraabMuzik is one of the most versatile pad performers out there – check out what he has […]
When sitting in front of a DAW with limitless software possibilities, it can be easy to forget that some of the coolest sounds and effects you can make can come from external effects processors. In today’s video, Mad Zach takes us through one of his favorite hardware wirings, an external distortion pedal setup. Check out […]
Ever wondered what it would actually feel like to play in front of a stadium of screaming fans? Perhaps you just want too see if they were actually mixing live or if they were dropping a pre-recorded mix? How cool would it be if you could see everything the DJ is doing, from his or her view? After […]