How Clubbing Changed The World

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,, Nile Rodgers, Goldie, Pete Tong, Katy B, Skream, Moby and others.

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Moon Modular 6005 Teaser – Can You Guess What This Is?

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We’re heading into the 2012 NAMM Show, and you know what that means……teaser videos.

Moon Modular has a teaser for the “#6005”. We’ve got no idea what they’re introducing. But we’re pretty sure we want it and it’s out of our price range.

Any guesses?

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Tweaked Out Techno for NI Massive

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This is a preview of Xenos Soundworks Tweaked Out Techno – preset library for Native Instruments Massive synthesizer.

Here’s what they have to say about Tweaked Out Techno:

Tweaked Out Techno contains 50 extremely powerful presets for Native Instruments Massive, targeting electro house/complextro, tech-house and minimal techno, taking inspiration from such artists as Dirtyloud, Spencer & Hill, Porter Robinson and more. Each patch in the soundset 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.

Tweaked Out Techno is available now for US $8.95.

Propellerhead Announces Reason 6 – Here’s What’s New!

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Remember when Propellerhead Record was introduced? A lot of people said that what they really wanted was a version of Reason that could record…..

It looks like the developers have been listening, because they’ve just announced Propellerhead Reason 6 – and it’s exactly what many were asking for. Reason 6 adds all the features from Record.

Here’s what they have to say about Reason 6:

Version 6 adds audio recording and editing into Reason, along with Propellerhead’s acclaimed mixing console with masterfully modeled EQ and dynamics on every channel, multiple parallel racks, all the effects you know and love plus new ones to fall in love with, and much more of what you’ve always wanted in Reason.

Propellerhead says Reason 6 will be available Sept 30th. But you don’t have to wait until then to find out what is new – we’ve got the details below.

Check out the info and then let us know what you think about Propellerhead Reason 6!

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Interactive iOS Music Album – Morphing Shadows’ Collage

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This is a quick demo of Morphing Shadows’ Collage (App Store link), a $.99 interactive music album for iOS.

The album is presented as an application that combines track playback with basic remix and effect options.  Continue reading

Build A Track In 40 Minutes In Ableton Live

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This video, via AirbaseOfficial, takes a real-time look at building a track from scratch in Ableton Live:

As a little treat, I here offer a 40 min video, showing how I would go about when I start working on a new track myself. My tempo, no voice overs, just producing. Enjoy!

Not made in studio, just on the go with a laptop.