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EDM STILL HAS A BEAUTIFUL, DEEP ALTERNATIVE TO ITSELF

EDM STILL HAS A BEAUTIFUL, DEEP ALTERNATIVE TO ITSELF

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[wp_ad_camp_2] [wp_ad_camp_1] ALIFIC INSPIRES WITH UNIQUE DOWNTEMPO ALBUM 'PACIFIC' the new album by ALIFIC invites the listener to an upbeat journey of reflective, sentimental chill sounds. Very different from some of the mainstage EDM acts, he ignores the trends to offer something from deep within. Whether discovering the album on a lazy Sunday beach afternoon, or experiencing the unique sounds during yoga sessions, Pacific eases the mind with flair. Alific originally comes from a background as a reggae musician, but ached to do something different. The past couple of years he went through a lot of ups and downs and the new direction he took for Pacific reflects that. Consisting mostly of chill-out instrumentals, the album features some very special guests... Alific: ...
KALM KAOZ RELEASE MYSTERYLAND WARM-UP VIDEO

KALM KAOZ RELEASE MYSTERYLAND WARM-UP VIDEO

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[wp_ad_camp_2] [wp_ad_camp_1] SlingR & Filby of Kalm Kaoz, the Komplextro-driven rock 'n roll band & EDM producer/DJ team based in Los Angeles wishing everyone the dopest Mysteryland ever experienced! Fist in the air, Long live house music. Fist in the air, We love house music! CLICK THE MAGAZINE TO CHECK OUT THIS MONTH'S TILLLATE FEATURING ARTY, MARKUS SCHULZ, JOE BELLINGHAM & MUCH MORE Or click here Connect: www.kalmkaoz.com www.facebook.com/kalmkaoz www.massive-enterprises.com [wp_ad_camp_5] [wp_ad_camp_4]
HOUSE SCENE LEGEND DADARA’S LIKE 4 REAL MANIFESTO!

HOUSE SCENE LEGEND DADARA’S LIKE 4 REAL MANIFESTO!

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[wp_ad_camp_2] Once upon a time we lived on a planet that gifted us all we needed in overabundance, so much so that we shared many of these gifts amongst ourselves. If we liked what others were doing we'd reward them with an encouraging hug, and tell them so. But the introduction of a debt-based monetary system has increasingly made us turn what was once deemed human nature into product, and human relations into services. [wp_ad_camp_1] Not so long ago, this development led to a miraculous occurrence. A new technology turned the act of Liking into a commodity, hence into a symbolic totem and a new belief, at a time when faith in religion and our monetary system is crumbling. At first these 'Likes' seemed innocent, a gift bestowed upon us unconditionally and in overabundance. Some...
BREAKING NEWS: KORG RELEASES VOLCA SERIES!

BREAKING NEWS: KORG RELEASES VOLCA SERIES!

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[wp_ad_camp_2] [wp_ad_camp_1] Three true-analog synthesizers with built-in sequencers to generate the ultimate analog leads, basses, and rhythms Following in the footsteps of the monotron, monotribe, and MS-20 Mini analog synthesizers, Korg announces the volca series. volca is a new lineup of EDM production tools comprised of three distinct models: the volca Keys lead synthesizer, the volca Bass synthesizer, and the volca Beats rhythm machine. These powerful and fun-to-use true-analog devices deliver a diverse array of fat sounds that can be obtained only from an analog synthesizer. Each is also equipped with sequencing/recording capabilities for intuitively generating performances. Multiple volcas can be used in tandem via the vintage-style sync in/out, and with your favorite DAW s...
Gear Review: Vintage Machinez Volume One and Volume Two

Gear Review: Vintage Machinez Volume One and Volume Two

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[wp_ad_camp_2] MODERNBEATS is the to-go-to sample and loop store for producers around the world. If you are a producer in need of fresh sounds, you should check them out. [wp_ad_camp_1] Hammarica.com got the chance to test the Vintage Machinez Volume One and Volume Two sample libraries. These sample libraries were specifically made for EDM, Trap and techno production. The Vintage Machinez  soundsets contains 36 different kits carrying a total of 1,056 samples. Each kit is separately arranged into presets for easy loading into all major software samplers. Native formats include HALion, EXS24,... The quality of the samples is great and it's a superb tool to enhance your production work without the need to buy all the expensive vintage drum machines. CONTAINS Over 1,050 Anal
BREAKING NEWS: KORG UNVEILS MS 20 MINI @ NAMM

BREAKING NEWS: KORG UNVEILS MS 20 MINI @ NAMM

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[wp_ad_camp_2] [wp_ad_camp_1] After lots of rumors, Korg finally reveiled its new flagship synthesizer, the 2013 revamped Korg MS 20 under the name of the Korg MS 20 Mini. The Korg MS 20 Mini packs the same sound of the original in a smaller package with added bonus of midi and USB! Korg MS-20 mini Monophonic Analog Synthesizer Features: The legendary 1978 Korg MS-20 analog synthesizer reborn Built to 86% scale, making this MS-20 more portable than ever Provides powerful vintage sound, from deep, growling basses to crisp, rounded leads Two oscillators with ring modulation provide a wide range of sound Envelope generators with delay and hold add exciting motion to your tone VCA (Voltage Controlled Amp) maintains the original basic design, but modified to reduce ...
Hammarica.com Daily DJ Interview: Darude On ITV Live!

Hammarica.com Daily DJ Interview: Darude On ITV Live!

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[wp_ad_camp_2] [wp_ad_camp_1] Darude, a name synonymous with driving beats and unrelenting energy, has been an innovator in dance music since he smashed his way onto the scene 10 years ago with the global hit singles 'Sandstorm', 'Feel The Beat' and 'Out Of Control' and the first album 'Before The Storm'. The second album 'Rush' with singles 'Music' and 'Next To You' again conquered charts around the world in 2003 and now he's back with more genre-breaking singles like 'Tell Me', 'My Game', 'In The Darkness' and 'I Ran (So Far Away)' from his 3rd artist album, 'Label This!' which is poised to rock its way up the charts and across the globe. 2011 saw Darude starting a record company, EnMass Music, with American DJ/producer Randy Boyer and that'll be keeping him busy in addition to touri...
Hammarica.com Daily DJ Interview: Miss Nine On ITV Live!

Hammarica.com Daily DJ Interview: Miss Nine On ITV Live!

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[wp_ad_camp_2] With her distinctly eclectic taste in music ranging from energetic dance grooves with plenty of vocals, to a deeper, more progressive sound, she moves bodies and rocks dance floors wherever she goes [wp_ad_camp_1] Born in Germany as Kristin Schrot, Miss Nine at the age of 16 was on track to become, not a famous DJ or producer, but a fashion model. Having secured a contract with the Industry renowned Elite Model Management, it gave her the courage and determination to move further into the spotlight. She later on would move to the city of Amsterdam, where Miss Nine began to discover the art of DJing, and it was where her passion grew. Nowadays she is the owner of 925 Music with its 2 sublabels, 925 Global and 925 Digital and performs all over the world. Last Saturda...
Hammarica.com EDM Tutorials – Channel Surfer Vocoder Trick

Hammarica.com EDM Tutorials – Channel Surfer Vocoder Trick

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[wp_ad_camp_2] Hammarica.com starts with a new series today revolving around personal production techniques from your favorite DJs. We are proud to have Channel Surfer to kick off with a special on his vocoding technique! Vocoding isn’t just for vocals!! This is a classic Channel Surfer trick for texturing everything from percussion stabs to vocals. Sometimes you have an interesting percussive part or vocal edit but it just feels dry on it’s own. Instead of hitting it with something static like Chorus, Flange, or Delay we’re going to get some extra bite and more importantly harmonics from the line by routing it to a vocoder plug in!! In this example we’ll be looking at the vocal edit line used in the forthcoming Channel Surfer single “Panty Dropper”. 1)  This sexed up Electro tun
D16 Ready For Attack With Release Of LuSH-101

D16 Ready For Attack With Release Of LuSH-101

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[wp_ad_camp_2] D16 Group, known for their software emulations of classic drum machines and synthesizers have announced the release date of LuSH-101. LuSH-101 is their take on the classic Roland SH 101 synthesizer. The bass synthesizer loved by everyone from Daft Punk to Josh Wink. [wp_ad_camp_1] It is a synthesizer created from modules that can be found in many modern virtual synthesizers, all combined into a single compact and logically intuitive design. However, this basic simplicity combined with its multilayer architecture turns it into an easy-to-use but extremely powerful instrument that can be programmed and tweaked quickly, almost effortlessly leveraging its maximum potential. The multilayer architecture guarantees that both the sound design possibilities and number of...
Decibel Festival Conference Geeks Up With Controller Gear Showcase

Decibel Festival Conference Geeks Up With Controller Gear Showcase

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[wp_ad_camp_2] One of the most interesting panels the Decibel Festival  Conference had to offer so far was the New Interfaces Of Musical Performance with Tim Thompson, Roger Linn, Moldover and Randy Jones. [wp_ad_camp_1] Electronic music has gained a lot of popularity over the years. However, partly due to the limitation of controllers, it has been very hard for performers to get a natural sound out of a synthesizer. IE, a guitar sound might sound good on a synthesizer by itself, but if a musician were to actually play a guitar piece with the keyboard, it would be very hard to make it believable to sound like a true guitar. Today Roger Linn and Randy Jones showed new interfaces in which playing an electronic instrument sounds at least as good as playing an acoustic instrument. Bo
ITV Live The DJ Sessions Rocking The Seattle Nightlife Scene – Darran Bruce Interview

ITV Live The DJ Sessions Rocking The Seattle Nightlife Scene – Darran Bruce Interview

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[wp_ad_camp_2] Darran Bruce has been a supporter of the Seattle nightlife scene for many years and his ITV Live Mobile Studio is getting more and more attention. So therefore, we wanted to have a chat with the man who made it all possible! For people not familiar with ITV, explain in a few lines what it is about. ITV/ITV LIVE is a broadcast/internet streaming television series that features independent artists and businesses. We have 10 different genres that we cover on ITV - Nightlife, Live Music, Sports, Fashion, Films, Comedy, Art, Video Games, Open Mic, and Restaurants. ITV LIVE is where we take our studio shows and go on location in our ITV LIVE Mobile Streaming Studio. Our feature show is called ITV LIVE - The DJ Sessions where we stream between three to eight hours of LIV...