How Clubbing Changed The World

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Idris Elba’s How Clubbing Changed the World takes a look at how British underground music emerged from raves and clubs to take on the world.

The documentary is a bit hyperbolic, but features anecdotes from David Guetta, Armand van Helden, Paul Oakenfold, will.i.am, Nile Rodgers, Goldie, Pete Tong, Katy B, Skream, Moby and others.

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How to Make Music With iPad Apps & Ableton Live

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Can you make music with iPad apps?

In this video, Ableton Live instructor Danny J Lewis demonstrates one approach, recording a variety of iOS apps with Ableton Live.

iOS apps used include:

  • iMaschine
  • Korg MS-20
  • Animoog
  • GarageBand
  • BeatShuffler

Check it out and let us know what you think of Lewis’s approach…..and his results.

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Friday Freebies – Free Music Software & Samples

It’s Friday, so we thought you might want to start of the weekend right with some music-making freebies:

But wait! There’s more!
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50 Filthy Dubstep & DnB sounds For NI Massive

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Xenos Soundworks has introduced Damnation Dubstep and DNB – a sound library of ‘filthy’ sounds for Native Instruments Massive:

Damnation Dubstep and DnB contains 50 high-quality, filthy dubstep and drum ‘n’ bass patches for Massive by Bryan “Xenos” Lee, who has worked as a sound designer for many well-known soft synth developers.

Each patch uses the Macro Controls, the vast majority of them using all 8 for maximum tweakability and expression. The soundset ships in a zip file containing both KSD and the new NMSV format.

Damnation Dubstep & DNB is available for $5.95.

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