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Gear: Korg to Release New Software for Nintendo 3DS

Korg has revealed details of the DSN-12, a software program for the Nintendo 3DS which will offer 12 monophonic synthesizers inspired by Korg's vintage MS-10 analog synth. Read more » 

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  • 06/26/2014

Gear: In the Studio: DJ Dodger Stadium

"Lately I've been singing love songs by myself" echoes the vocal loop on "Love Songs," the melancholy lead single from DJ Dodger Stadium's debut album, Friend of Mine. Fueled by heartbreak and a strong love/hate relationship with LA, the house/techno duo consisting of Jerome LOL and Samo Sound Boy (a.k.a. Jerome Potter and Sam Griesemer) has channeled these feelings into 10 carefully ordered dancefloor tracks. The two kicked off their Body High record label with a DJ Dodger Stadium EP back in 2011, but during the years that have followed, Jerome LOL and Samo Sound Boy have largely focused on polishing their label's sound and aesthetic while maintaining prolific solo careers. Read more » 

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  • 06/25/2014

Gear: Check Out Bobby B's Brooklyn Studio

A former Bubblin' Up artist under his Bobby Browser alias, Brooklyn transplant Bobby B has opened up the door to his compact loft studio. Read more » 

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  • 06/20/2014

Gear: Dave Smith Instruments Unveils Pro 2 Synthesizer

Renowned synth designer Dave Smith (the man behind the Tempest drum machine and the Prophet line of synthesizers) has unveiled his latest creation, the Pro 2. Read more » 

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  • 06/20/2014

Gear: Watch Luke Abbott Build a Track in the Studio

With UK producer Luke Abbott's sophomore LP, Wysing Forest, set to see a release via James Holden's Border Community label next week, a new video has surfaced in which the modular synth specialist takes on the challenge of putting together a track in just 10 minutes. Read more » 

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  • 06/18/2014

Gear: Watch Mumdance Make a Beat

In a new episode of Don't Watch That TV's Beat This video series, UK producer Mumdance (a.k.a. Jack Adams) builds a beat in his hardware-filled studio. Read more » 

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  • 05/30/2014

Gear: Karenn Discusses Live Set-Up in Extensive New Interview

Together as Karenn, Blawan and Pariah have forged a distinct path into the world of hard-edged techno. Though the pair's releases have certainly been impressive, it is Karenn's live show that has done much to build the group's respected reputation—placing both members behind tabletops densely stacked with gear, the duo's live performances have consistently proven to be a visceral mix of free-form hardware techno. Now, in a new interview, Blawan and Pariah have for the first time gone into detail about the gear and techniques which fuel the Karenn collaboration. Read more » 

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  • 05/29/2014

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