Ableton has launched a new video series, One Thing, that focuses on things that established artists do to keep their creativity flowing. … Read More 13 Things You Can Do To Expand Your Musical Creativity
Novation has kicked off a teaser campaign, focusing on what inspires electronic musicians. Novation has something new coming October 1st. In the meantime, check out these artist profiles and let us know what you think they’ve got coming.
Sound designer and composer Diego Stocco lets us know about this new video that captures a presentation he gave recently on sound design at the Vimeo Festival & Awards. The presentation is about 80 minutes long and offers a deep look at Stocco and his techniques. More importantly, though, Stocco shares some great sound design… Read More Diego Stocco On Finding Beauty In Sound
Here are a couple more examples of inspired sampled found-sound beatmaking. Above, Music from a Car, by Alessandro Camnasio: The basic idea for this project was to play a car as a sort of musical instrument. I started by placing some microphones inside and around the car. Then I recorded all the tracks on a Cubase… Read More Music From A Car & Beats Of Boredom – More Inspired Sampling
Mateusz Zdziebko‘s rather awesome music video, Sampled Room, is a clever demonstration of how, with a sampler, you can make music out of anything: This is an example, how to use the basic stuff in your room in such creative and musician way. Just take some noisy and voiced objects and record them with any… Read More How To Make Music From Wine Glasses, Whiskey & Panties
Motor Music, via Charlie Visnic, captures his sound design process, making music from a little motor: I decided to record my little DC motor before it gets mounted in it’s eventual home, my Harmonograph table. I started by playing midi notes into my headphones and simultaneously recorded the tuning of the motor to a major scale.… Read More Motor Music Features Interesting Sound Design