Last night Daft Punk had good occasion to celebrate at the 2014 Grammy Awards – taking home five Grammys: album of the year, best dance/electronica album, best engineered album, record of the year, and best pop duo/group performance. They also made their second-ever televised performance, joined by Stevie Wonder, Nile Rodgers, and Pharrell Wiliams for […]
For a lot of producers, the creative process relies heavily on inspiration from other artists. Watching well-known producers in action is a great learning experience - especially when they experiment with new gear and techniques. We've collected some of the best videos of producers showing their creative processes, explaining studio techniques, and discussing music culture. If you've got a production-related New Year's resolution, you'll find something to inspire you in our selection inside.
If we had to guess what the most used technique by electronic music producers over the last thirty years, sampling would be it. The ability to grab a great drum break and turn it into a loop, or speed up a riff and make a new song out of it all changed the face of […]
Prior to the release of this year’s well-known DJ Mag Top 100 list, former DJ Mag editor Terry Church published an article detailing the complete failings of the list over the years, suggesting that the internet already has plenty of tools to determine the true popularity of DJs. We decided to take his conclusion to […]