LISTEN HERE Promoted Post As one of the world’s leading post-modern producers and deejays, Luca Draccar continues to explore innovative musical concepts with his latest EP titled 419. Draccar has always persevered in his sonic efforts to ensure that he provides his audience with an audible experience, a life within a life and a place of its own. Like William Blake wrote: “The way of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.” 419 is a way that extends itself equally. To the wisdom and intellect capture by Blake’s words. 419 is a 3-track phenomenon. This treasure chest of electronica musings unravels its gnosis in cinematic fashion, inducing an alluring string section at the start of the opening track Dadaism. It is within the boundaries of this tune that we are introduced i
Elevate Mastering Bundle The market for mastering plugins is ever evolving, and the approach to different solutions is vast. Of course you can buy many individual processors that let you tweak exactly to your taste, or you can go the AI route where the plugin itself determines the best mastering setting for you using a set of sub modules. Newfangled Audio’s Elevate combines the best of manual tweaking together with a flavor of AI which they call the brain. So let’s dive deeper into Elevate. The UI is clean and well organized. You can switch from the standard black background to white, which may be more easy on the eyes if you spend a lot of time behind the DAW. Within the main window, you can find four sub modules: the filterbank, the limiter/EQ, the transient shaper and lastly
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Please tell our readers a little bit about your background. I started making music back around 1989 but was the Drummer of a gigging Indie Dance Band, where the Bass & Beat was the back bone of the tunes. What is your favorite piece of hardware gear to work with and why? I really like my Roland JD-Xi, It’s got some timeless old school House & Drum sounds. Is there a specific VST plugin that radically changed your workflow? Nugen Mastercheck Nugen Mastercheck [Mix and Master for the listener – directly to Apple, Spotify, DAB Radio and TV specifications, MasterCheck will immediately reveal how your audio is going to sound to the listener, allowing you to produce with confidence and certainty.] Do you have a specific workflow when it comes to creating tracks. For instance, do
The team @ Baby Audio is excited to share their new plugin with you! Smooth Operator combines equalization, spectral compression and resonance suppression into a singular creative experience that’s instant and intuitive. Use it to perfect your tonal balance and add clarity. Smooth Operator Its spectral detection algorithm adapts to your audio 44,100 times per second and automatically eliminates fatigued frequencies. This gives you full control to shape your signal and bring out more definition. Intro Offer The regular price for Smooth Operator will be $69, but it’s currently on intro sale for $39.
Hi Henry, thanks for doing this Q&A. Please tell our readers a little bit about your background Hi Wilf, Thanks for having me! I guess I started as a raver back in 1991 going to legendary NYC clubs like Limelight and The Tunnel, then went to College at Ohio State and met Titonton Duvante and Kevin Kennedy. Then back to NYC and started working at Instinct Records (Moby, Prototype 909) doing marketing. From there I was invited to open up Intergroove US as the managing director and build out their distribution nationwide launching labels like Noom, Time Unlimited, Plastic City, Le Petit Prince, State of Mind, Eukatech, Molecular, Tortured, Fine Audio, Soap, Monoid, Potential, Contrast, and hundreds of others importing records from our parent companies in Germany and the UK. After that, I...
Artist CHĀNJE knows exactly how to capture the audience with his wondrous versatile creations, making his music worth repeating several times. The versatile and creative artist cultivates a sound that is extremely contagious and full of melody from each hook. Audiences have already embraced his musicality with open arms, and the artist is truly spreading his wings to soar above the competition. His dynamism and lyrical prowess elicit a wide range of applause from the audience, and the singer has recently released another soundtrack that will undoubtedly propel him to the top of the charts. "Passenger" is the talented artist's new single, in which he has soothingly and convincingly recreated his experience with a groovy musical arrangement. As the singer pairs his lyrics wit
During these last two decades, electronic music has been gaining steady ground in popularity. After a first surge during the last twenty years of the previous century, the USA slowly warmed up to all the different electronic sounds that were coming from Europe. Ultimately resulting in a thriving domestic movement of producers and DJs who are pushing their own unique sounds within the genre. Coming to the point where kids now prefer to be a DJ rather than to play guitar in a band. This increase in popularity also created a broader market for synth manufacturers. Brands like Korg, Roland and Behringer all increased their production lines to cater to this crowd, and even modular synthesis has become more mainstream. With all these developments, one would think it would be easy to find a toy ...
Toni Costanzi is back with another vocal gem, after his track "Bomboclvt" (TOP 100 BEATPORT ELECTRO HOUSE CHART), with a stunning track that once again shows off his endless diversity. After Plasmapool he was signed with EDX's triple A label "Sirup. Music", it makes for a killer one-two. This wonderfully emotive slice of electronic pop moves Toni away from pure dancefloor ambitions and onto the airwaves, with its beautiful songwriting and honeyed vocals elevating it to something really special. Muted piano chords and the slightest of beats flutter away under the vox, with gentle builds thrusting us towards the surprisingly bombastic crescendos. Sweet pitch-bending synths glide over a chunky breakbeat rhythm and fizzing, pulsating synth chords to create a huge wall of sound. Flitting...
Four of Malta’s finest artists have joined forces to collaborate, produce and release their first single called ‘1991’. This song is the brainchild of the four Artists who managed to turn these strange times the world is living in, into an opportunity to collaborate and produce a track that can be deemed as a breath of fresh air and an injection of feel good vibes during these days. Matthew James, Micimago, Kugene and Mr. M are all established artists who are all seen as the new generation of Maltese Artists that are making a name for themselves. Collaborating on this track is just the culmination of the fact that collaboration is the way forward in the local industry and when artists unite, magic can be created. Discussing the vision and the collaboration behind this track, the four Arti
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Agent Orange Dj aka Ara Krikorian is a brilliant and legendary USA Dj whose way began from the 90`s raves in New York city. His motto is “Stay Young. Love Techno. This ideology perfectly represents the energy of what I do. Not just aimed at a specific genre but an attitude, a code to live by where our passion for the things we love keeps us connected to the pure, youthful, energy we all posses inside.” And he has an incredible style and music that stays unique and fresh for several generations from the 90`s to today. His results and goals are very impressive. He has had 70+ releases and tracks that have landed in the Beatport Main and Techno Top100 charts – 7 of which rose to #1 and 20+ in the Top 10 – for labels such as Tronic, Elevate, Toolroom, Bitten, Nervous, and Terminal
GET THE ALBUM BT Gate X-138 – Magadan Pylons HERE You just came out with your new album Magadan Pylons. what was your general theme you had in mind with making this album? There’s a city in south eastern Siberia called Magadan. If you have ever been there, pylons are very visible, those electrical towers and power lines. It’s a contrast to the natural area surrounding the city and that is the theme of the album. What inspired you? I think it’s that contrast between nature and man, even though man is apart of nature as well. So you have this industrial, technological urban environment versus the natural beauty all around. There’s also those older Soviet style buildings and more modern ones intermixed withing the city. I really like the Brutalist architectur
Marking by memorable milestone achievements in helping to shape the US DJ Industry to be the giant in the world “The DJ Sessions” is excited to announce that it has launched the first ever glass box on location live streaming studio which will feature local/celebrity DJ’s and tours at the largest electronic music events. “The DJ Sessions is a universe of its own: respected; admired; and valued by local & celebrity DJs across the globe. Prior to the launch of their newest series known as “The Freeway Sessions” which is the fastest moving show in electronic music, The DJ Sessions are planning on expanding to other cities in the US & internationally and severe works are in progress. Also in addition to launching the new series, “The DJ Sessions” plans to bring more female/non-binary
With anticipation high for his debut single, Franklin’s ‘Drowning’ with Digital Farm Animals hasn’t failed to impress with incredible streaming numbers and support to date.‘Drowning’ has proven highly successful reaching 350,000+ streams in its first week with appearances in 23 New Music Friday’s, making him the 4th most supported British artist in his opening week. The success of the single has included features in playlists like Singled Out (723k), All New All Now (454K) and New Dance Revolution (50.9k) as well as Dance XL, Breaking Dance and more on Apple Music allowing him to break the dance charts in Brazil (#21), Canada (#30) and Germany (#40). Franklin has received Youtube support from Shine Music (724k) with confirmed support from Mr Revillz (2.9m) and The Vibe Guide (1.9m) to fol
Dreaming is the second release by Don’t Skip. The track is written and produced by Serge Meulenberg and Harald Bruijstens. The track features Corine K, a singer with a very powerful voice who is from the same area as the duo. Harald had worked with her in the past and he knew that she would nail this vocal. Here’s a link to the lyric video: The post DON’T SKIP RELEASE SECOND SINGLE “DREAMING” FEATURING CORINE K appeared first on Hammarica.
GET THE TRACK HERE To mark the 50th release of Perfecto Black, they present something very special: Summer Nights, a collaboration between Perfecto head-honcho Paul Oakenfold and Perfecto Black veteran Galestian. This track features chugging grooves, tripped out arpeggiated melodies, pounding rhythms and beautiful, soaring vocal cuts, all weaved together to form an expertly crafted piece of progressive house music. This pounding progressive cut is guaranteed to deliver on the dancefloor and leave Perfecto fans very pleased. When it comes to a career the magnitude of Paul Oakenfold, it’s hard to encompass one of the true legends of electronic music into just words. For over three decades he has elevated and shaped an entire genre and remains one of the leading forces in the global music sce