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They need £2000 to help expand across the UK...

E.M.M.A wants to take her free Producergirls workshops nationwide next month, by launching a Kickstarter page to fund the series' ongoing expansion across the UK. ...

The Berlin-based Londoner learned her production skills in E.M.M.A’s producergirls workshops

Teplice has released her debut EP, ‘Bright Future’, via London artist E.M.M.A’s Pastel Prism label.

‘Bright Future’ is an intoxicating four-track offering of experimental pop...

In the latest edition of our new series exploring the basics of music production, E.M.M.A. looks at the age old problem of getting stuck in...

Regular followers of this column will know we have already covered a few key foundations of production, from EQ to compression, creating space with reverb...

In the latest edition of our new series exploring the basics of music production, E.M.M.A. tackles the often misunderstood topic of sidechaining, and explains why...

My introduction to sidechaining was “it’s what they use in EDM to get the pumping effect”, which sounded like the last thing I’d want to...

In the latest edition of our new series exploring the basics of music production, E.M.M.A. tackles when and how to use EQ in your mix

The DJs reading this will have a strategic advantage here. It’s an extension of the same knob-twisting deployed for a clean transition when two basslines...

You've probably seen the word MIDI all over your DAW – in her latest Beginner's Guide column Emma Davies aka E.M.M.A. explores what it is...

Local Action celebrates 10th anniversary with Greatest Hits compilation, 'Do What You Want Forever'

Local Action is continuing its 10th anniversary celebrations next month with the release of a Greatest Hits collection featuring a number of key releases from...

In the latest edition of our new series exploring the basics of music production, E.M.M.A. explains how to use compression to beef up your drums...

I didn’t give compression much thought in my early days of producing. ‘Do You Even Compress, Bro?’ was met with ‘What’s It Got To Do...

Copyright, indefinite ownership, artistic rights – signing a label contract without prior scrutiny can lead to protracted, complicated scenarios for artists at any stage in...

If you’re at a stage where you’re hoping to release your music on a label, now it’s time to make sure you don’t get done...

Abandoning another project file after a few hours, thinking everything sounds s**t, feeling like you should be finishing more tunes. A lot of counterproductive, negative...

When life gets in the way — particularly for those of us working other jobs at the same time — trying to keep our music...

In the latest edition of our new series exploring the basics of music production, E.M.M.A. tackles the washy subject of reverb and explains why getting...

I’m Emma. I have been releasing electronic music as E.M.M.A. since 2012. Like most producers, I am self-taught, but had friends who showed me the...

Local Action announces 10th anniversary party at Corsica Studios

Local Action has announced its 10th anniversary party, which will take place at London's Corsica Studios on 26th March 2022. 


The UK label announced the...

In her latest Beginner's Guide, E.M.M.A. looks at getting creative with sampling

Like many topics in music production, ask the right person — or get cornered by the wrong person at a party — and the conversation...

In her latest column, E.M.M.A. looks at those all-important techniques for making your music more human

Listen to anyone who was making electronic tunes in the old days (1998) and you’ll often hear how much of a faff it was. “Analogue...

Other contributors to the easygoing Spotify playlist include Mr Mitch, Alex Gordon and Murlo...

Mumdance, Yamaneko, object blue and more have helped label Local Action compile an Ambient Resistance playlist to kindly brighten up our January blues.

A combination...