Monthly Archives: March 2013

New Sounds and Samples on Sample Saturday

New Sounds and Samples on Sample Saturday

Below are some of the new releases we have encountered this week on the Loops and Samples front. Just like the quality of the audio software we use these days the quality of the content we use (loops and samples) equally matches the high standards of this software. Below is this weeks selection.

Something For The Weekend: Around the World (Daft Punk) 100% live

Something For The Weekend: Around the World (Daft Punk) 100% live

Via our friends at Novation we came across this video where Daft Punk’s Around the World is being recreated completely live. IntroducingLive, the band that recreated DJ shadow’s ‘Endtroducing’ and Mr Scruff’s ‘Keep it unreal’, have taken on their biggest challenge yet: Daft Punk’s legendary ‘Discovery’! Armed with a host of Novation synthesizers, IntroducingLive have released their first video featuring the robotic dance classic “Around the World“.

Muse Research ships RECEPTOR QU4TTRO and RECEPTOR TRIO

Muse Research ships RECEPTOR QU4TTRO and RECEPTOR TRIO

Muse Research & Development is proud to announce availability of RECEPTOR QU4TTRO and RECEPTOR TRIO, the latest additions to its line of dedicated hardware plug-in players, as of March 28. With the introduction of these two new models, Muse Research now offers a complete RECEPTOR range priced to suit both budgetary and application requirements; yet each enable recording engineers and performing musicians to run popular virtual instruments and effects software in a high-performance, self-contained, tour-proven package with maximum performance and convenience.

Serato Interview with Hudson Mohawke

Serato Interview with Hudson Mohawke

Ross Birchard is Hudson Mohawke – an artist who constantly pushes the expectations and boundaries of scenes and genres. One of the most influential and forward thinking producers currently. His appetite for sounds started at a young age. A UK DMC finalist at 15, DJing was the focus. It’s through his production that he has grown into the artist he is today and that has taken the kid from Glasgow, to the world.

New Roland Keyboard coming…

New Roland Keyboard coming…

Roland will be introducing a new instrument on april 4th. Looking at the video it is fair to say, … a keyboard (duh)! There is a (Dutch) preview website where you can sign up for more information when it will be released on the 4th of april. Information that is available (details from the video) tells us it will be a member of the BK series and pretty much a 76 keys version. Other details are the drawbars and the USB option.

Knight Edition of the Reloop RHP-20 available

Knight Edition of the Reloop RHP-20 available

With the RHP-20 Knight, Reloop introduces premium DJ headphones with scene stealing, state-of-the-art aesthetics and elite sound design that is acoustically balanced for professional use. True to the motto ‘Looks Good – Sounds Pro’: The premium DJ headphone RHP-20 is available in a complete black ‘KNIGHT’ Edition with a quality rubber paint finish.

Propellerhead Artist Interview: Preditah

Propellerhead Artist Interview: Preditah

For nearly as long as dubstep has gone from being an experimental subgenre to the juggernaut world-dominating scene that it is today, Grime has been its lesser known cousin – developing right alongside dubstep but staying safely in the underground. It’s not that we haven’t all heard grime beats before but masterful grime producers have been weaving the sounds into pop songs and remixes in ways we don’t realize, effectively sneaking grime into our playlists. Propellerhead recently met up with respected grime producer, Preditah, to walk through his latest instrumental beat.