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Review: Livid Base

Hot on the heels of Ableton’s Push controller (which we reviewed back in April) comes Livid Instruments’ Base, the newest design from the boutique, Austin-based shop. Push provides a rather …

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From Studio to Stage: Moderat

This is a big week for Moderat. Not only will the German trio—which consists of Modeselektor (a.k.a. Gernot Bronsert and Sebastian “Charlie” Szary) and Apparat (a.k.a. Sascha Ring)—be releasing its …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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. Released for the …

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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 …

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Apple Releases Logic Pro X

After some online speculation that Apple had planned to stop updating Logic Pro, the California-based company has just announced the release of Logic Pro X, the latest update to its …

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Review: Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol Z1

One of the most intuitive, effective iOS DJ apps on the market is Native Instruments’ Traktor. It ditches the turntable metaphor in favor of loopable, flickable, choppable waveforms, and in …

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Grab Native Instruments' Traktor DJ App for Free

As part of the fifth anniversary of its iTunes App store, Apple has made some of its most popular iPhone and iPad apps availible to grab for free, including Native …

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This Week in Music Tech: Matias Aguayo, Deadelus, Addison Groove, Archie Pelago, and Roger Linn Explains the MPC Swing

Though it may have been a short week for those of us residing Stateside, there was plenty to keep curious producers and gear nerds entertained. Again, we’ve rounded up the …

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Watch Addison Groove Build a Beat in 10 Minutes

Not so long ago, FACT TV caught up with Addison Groove as the UK producer showed off the various pieces of hardware in his studio, using them to build a …

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From Studio to Stage: Matias Aguayo

Though our conversation with Matias Aguayo has been officially filed into our From Studio to Stage series of interviews, it might more accurately fall under the title “From Stage to …

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