Calvin Harris has shared a new video, breaking down the production process behind his collaborative track with The Weeknd, 'Over Now'.
The Scottish DJ and producer, and The Weeknd, first teased the new track back in in August, sharing the song on social media before an official release in the following weeks.
Martin Garrix has revealed his newly refurbished STMPD studio complex in the Netherlands. The new facility, which has been under refurbishment for the past three years, has already welcomed the likes of Young Thug, Big Sean, David Guetta and One Republic.
Customisable digital audio workstation Reaper has rolled out a new update.
Available for (a very competitively-priced) $60, the Cockos-developed Reaper 6 includes a range of new additions, including FX plug-in embedding, MIDI CC envelopes, Auto-stretch time base, dynamic split improvement, a host of fixes and more.
It's the first major update for the software since Reaper 5 back in 2015.
Go here to learn more about the full feature improvements of Reaper 6 here.
When looking at professional studios you may have noticed that the surrounding walls often have some sort of acoustic panelling on and around them in order to make the room acoustically sound for listening and recording applications.
This can be done in a number of ways, from the basic to the advanced. We’re going to take a look at a few of these options and explain how you can use them in your set-up to improve on the sound you’ve already got and make your room acoustically better for the job in hand. At the basic end of the scale, anything that absorbs sound can potentially be used – in the days before electricity (well, not quite that long ago) inventive producers would use egg tray boxes and place them strategically around the room, covering the walls.
At the other end of the scale you can employ a company to undertake the project of making your room acoustically sound. GIK Acoustics offer a great service where you send them the dimensions of your room and supporting photography and they will come up with a range of options that can be used in treating your studio space.
Curve Pusher have opened a new vinyl cutting and studio facility in the seaside town of Hastings. Having been forced to move out of their former Hackney address where they've worked with the likes of Hot Creations, Crosstown Rebels and Nina Kravitz's Trip, founder Lawrie Dunster decided to move the operation to Hastings where the facility hosts three Neumann vinyl cutting lathes as well as well a collection of analogue synths and outboard.
Skrillex has shared a sneak peek video of his new studio on Instagram, furthering excitement that the he will have a lot of new music on the way in the near future.
The series of short clips, which you can check out here, show off the EDM luminary’s new studio which is still in the process of being built.
Leon Vynehall has voiced his support for a campaign set up to save Shoreditch’s Strongroom, a space where he has a studio.
Taking to Twitter, the producer shared a petition set up by the resident studio space in response to a threat of closure due to proposals to build a nearby office block.
It’s no secret that Top 100 DJs winner Martin Garrix loves to collaborate with other artists — and with that in mind, Garrix recently shared a snap of himself and David Guetta in the studio together leading many to wonder whether a new collaboration on the cards?
It’s obviously way too early to say whether a new track between the two EDM giants is incoming but it’s not the first time the pair have worked on a track together.
Groovebox is the new music production app from Ampify, the Novation backed team previously known as Blocs.
In essence, it's a portable and cost-effective music studio app for the iPhone and iPad which is packed full of cool sounding synths and drum machines.
Basically it's the grown up version of their previous app (Blocs) but with more music creation tools to enable producers to create tracks from start to finish.
Producers can expand upon the basic system with in app purchases, offering more sounds and instruments or soundpacks.