The new APC40 mkII from Akai just made a début last week on the Musikmesse convention floor. Today we’re highlighting a video shot at the Ministry of Sound – it’s a performance on this new generation of the Ableton controller with controllerist/fingerdrummer Carl Rag manning the unit. Akai (and all the other inMusic brands – Numark, […]
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.
Signing to a label can make an artist’s career; labels like Desolat, Defected, Toolroom, Mad Decent and Fool’s Gold all have a proven track record of “breaking” a producer. The secret to signing with any of these musical minds is, of course, to spend time making good music, knowing that eventually someone will hear it […]