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Watch Addison Groove Give an Extensive Tour of His Studio

Bristol producer Addison Groove has shared a new look into his home studio, taking Music Radar around his compact space and going into detail on the ways in which his …

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Watch Ikonika Build a Beat in 10 Minutes

London producer and longtime Hyperdub affiliate Ikonika has taken the Against the Clock challenge, using Logic and a few pieces of hardware to craft a track in just 10 minutes. …

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KiNK Shares Five Essential Pieces from His Studio Set-Up

Last month, XLR8R debuted a new series in which we ask some of our favorite producers to select five essential pieces of gear from their current set-up. (Our first installment …

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New Video Reveals the Making of Squarepusher's 'Music for Robots'

Earlier this month, Warp mainstay Squarepusher (a.k.a. Tom Jenkinson) released the Music for Robots EP, an ambitious effort which collected five songs composed by Jekinson and performed by a group …

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Ableton Profiles Pantha du Prince and the Bell Laboratory in New Mini-Doc

Catching up with Pantha du Prince and his Bell Laboratory outfit in London before its performance of Terry Riley’s flagship minimalist piece, In C, Ableton’s new mini-documentary chronicles the creative …

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Watch Legowelt Give an Hour-Long Tour of His Studio

In a new—no joke—hour-long video, longstanding producer and noted gear head Legowelt gives an extensive tour of his studio, a place filled to the brim with an assortment of classic …

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Watch Tom Demac Make a Beat in 10 Minutes

London producer Tom Demac recently took the Against the Clock challenge, crafting a surprisingly developed track in just 10 minutes using Ableton Live, Push, and the man’s enviable array of …

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Download a Drum Rack of Elektron Samples from Noah Pred

Decade-plus house and techno veteran—and former XLR8R podcast contributor—Noah Pred has compiled a new sample pack “painstakingly made” by extensively sampling his own Elektron Machinedrum. Pred’s comprehensive Drum Rack, optomized …

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Artist Tips - Tycho Details How to Get Quality Tones Without the Use of an Amp

If one were to make a list of artists whose music sounds great on a purely sonic level, there’s little doubt that Tycho (a.k.a. Scott Hansen) would need to be …

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