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Gear: Take a Look Inside Mr. G's Studio

52-year-old UK house veteran and Rekids affiliate Mr. G recently opened the doors to his modest home studio, discussing the synths, rack gear, and production processes that have fueled the former Londoner's—he now resides an hour's train ride away from the English capital—long and fruitful career. Read more » 

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  • 07/26/2013

Gear: This Week in Music Tech: Mike Huckaby's Ableton Masterclass, In the Studio with Gregor Tresher and Ziro, and More

Ablteon tutorials from Mike Huckaby and Point Blank, a look at the studios and processes of German techno veteran Gregor Tresher and Bristol newcomer Ziro, and a breakdown of Julio Bashmore's "Battle for Middle You," can all be found inside the latest This Week in Music Tech. Read more » 

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  • 07/26/2013

Gear: Watch Mike Huckaby's Ableton Live 9 Masterclass

Though Live 9 and the Push controller have been around for a good portion of 2013 already (our review of the music-making tools can be found here), it's unlikely that everyone has had enough time to dive deep into every feature and intricacy that Ableton's new units have to offer. Thankfully, Detroit house/techno icon and experienced music teacher Mike Huckaby has just shared a lengthy video giving would-be producers some keen insight into using Live 9, as well as some of his general production tips. Read more » 

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  • 07/22/2013

Gear: This Week in Music Tech: Logic X, Serato Remote, Traktor Kontrol X1 MK2, Mumdance's 909 Tutorial, and More

Between Apple unveiling Logic X, Serato rolling out a new iPad app, and Native Instruments teasing an updated Kontrol X1, it was a busy week in the world of gear news. We recap those developments, check out a 909 tutorial, a QuNeo update, and a German DIY instrument builder in the latest round of This Week in Music Tech. Read more » 

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  • 07/19/2013

Gear: Watch Mumdance Give His 909 Tutorial

London producer Mumdance—who recently returned with a new EP after a brief hiatus—is a veteran user of Roland's classic 909 drum machine, and being the pro he is, has recently given a video tutorial on how to use the rythym box both live and in the studio. Read more » 

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  • 07/18/2013

Gear: Serato Releases Remote iPad App

Today, Serato has unveiled an application which allows Serato Live and Serato DJ users to gain addtional control of their performances using the touch of an iPad. Read more » 

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  • 07/17/2013

Gear: Native Instruments Teases Kontrol X1 Update

Since being introduced over three years ago, Native Instruments' X1 controller has proven to be a popular choice for Traktor users in need of extra control for their audio and FX. Now, the German audio technology company has teased the Kontrol X1 MK2, an updated version of its popular unit which comes with a few slick new features. Read more » 

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  • 07/16/2013

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