Posts Tagged 'interviews'

Russell Hewitt talks new Radial Engineering 500 series gear

Russell Hewitt talks new Radial Engineering 500 series gear

You could say that Nuevo Flamenco artist Russ Hewitt has one of those storied successful arranged marriages… to his career that is. As a student of classical guitar at UNT, the Texas born Hewitt shifted focus and committed to a new style of music that would allow him to keep his schedule full and his bills paid. His commitment to Nuevo Flamenco has certainly paid off, not only because of his success but he also found a passion for a style of music of which he is now considered a modern virtuoso.

 

New Serato Icon Artist: Just Blaze – Interview

New Serato Icon Artist: Just Blaze – Interview

The latest addition to the Serato Icon Artist Series is Just Blaze. Just Blaze is an artist who evolves. He has seamlessly blended his career as one of Hip Hop’s most influential producers with his ongoing career as a DJ, which in 2014, is stronger than ever. His ability to adapt and his hunger to experience and take advantage of what’s new, have kept Just Blaze at the cutting edge of music.

Reset Robot talks Reason – Interview

Reset Robot talks Reason – Interview

The people at Propellerhead caught up with producer & DJ ResetRobot to find out more about his creative process and his use of the Reason DAW software. Emerging rejuvenated from the studio in 2009, Reset Robot announced himself with the licensing of no fewer than 6 tracks to the internationally acclaimed Sci+Tec label, under the stewardship of Ali Shirazinia – better known to the world as Dubfire. Further releases followed on Get Physical, Soma, Adam Beyer’s Drumcode, and with his feet still firmly planted in the underground, Portsmouth’s own Wolf Trap label.

Dave Clarke meets the Arturia MiniBrute synth

Dave Clarke meets the Arturia MiniBrute synth

Last year Arturia introduced the MiniBrute, a revolutionary new analog synthesizer. Featuring a pure analog signal path and a host of unique features, it sets a new standard for what a hardware synthesizer should be. Its 100% analog audio signal path features a VCO wave mixer, the classic Steiner-Parker multimode filter, as well as numerous analog innovations. In the video below DJ and producer Dave Clarke speaks about this little synth.

McDSP joins the Propellerhead Rack Extension family

McDSP joins the Propellerhead Rack Extension family

Pro Tools users will surely know the name McDSP. They’ve been producing plugins for Native and HD systems that are some of the most respected and desired out there. And when you hear them it’s easy to see why. McDSP’s attention to fidelity and sonic character is second to none. Now the legendary McDSP sound joins the Reason rack with three new Rack Extensions. We spoke with Colin McDowell, the McD in McDSP, to learn about what brought him over to Reason and what he’s got in the works.

Minilogue combining hardware with Ableton Live – Video

Minilogue combining hardware with Ableton Live – Video

For Minilogue, emotional and mental organization plays an essential role in the compositional process. At their studio, surrounded by serene nature outside of Malmö, Sweden, the duo of Sebastian Mullaert and Markus Henriksson compose their lush, evolving techno suites with a variety of hardware and software – with Ableton Live at the center of each musician’s setup. In the video below, Sebastian gives us an overview of Minilogue’s technology.

Dennis Sands and the Focusrite RedNet 6 MADI-to-Dante Bridge

Dennis Sands and the Focusrite RedNet 6 MADI-to-Dante Bridge

While outfitting the first dedicated film music mix room in the world with Dolby Atmos capability, multi-award-winning film scoring mixer Dennis Sands needed an elegant solution to connect the multi-channel surround processor to his monitor system. When Sands and his design consultants, Ron Lagerlof of Visioneering Design and Andy Potvin from Dolby Laboratories, Inc., learned that Focusrite would shortly begin shipping the RedNet 6 MADI Bridge, they knew they had found that solution, and—sight unseen—ordered and installed one of the first units to be produced.