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As you may have figured after reading my interview with Bitwig Studio, it's not easy to find success with a new audio sequencer. The market is already saturated with heavy competition, from industry veterans like Pro Tools to game-changers...
The Halo franchise stands as one of the most lucrative, acclaimed and fan-centric media franchises in the world. Having grossed well over $4 billion, it’s been labelled the equivalent of what Stars Wars was for generations past. What does...
If you’re a video game fan, you may have spent the holiday season sitting in front of your TV, playing the critically acclaimed “Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag” and it’s downloadable add-on, “Freedom Cry“. If you’re a true fan...
For those of you who make music, the term "Bitwig Studio" may be a name that you vaguely remember from a few years back, when it caused a major stir due to being new audio workstation that would hit...
Whilst the average music listener may have no idea who Dave Smith is, or why he’s relevant, anyone in the music-making community should make it a point to read up on the man. For over 40 years, Smith has...
AIAIAI’s name might seem like a mouthful to pronounce but it actually sounds just like it looks. The Danish audio manufacturer came onto our radar last year, thanks to their line of headphones, and I’ve been fans ever since...
For most music producers in today's digital environment, Softube is a name that you will most likely have come across at some point. Whether you've purchased their own line of products, or seen their logo plastered across the ones...
Anthony Baldino is a sound designer and composer who has provided music for a bevy of famous movie trailers, including some of the biggest blockbusters of recent times, from Star Trek and Zero Dark Thirty, to The Avengers and...
Mick Gordon is responsible for a brilliant track called "Voices of Dev”, which was made using nothing but the sound of the human voice. After being blown away by his work, I tracked him down and asked for an...

Lucky Star [Artist]

Lucky Star is one of my favorite up-and-comers. I recently got the chance to ask him about his music production techniques, and took a look at what went into the making of his "Spectrum" remix. PART A – PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES In...

Demon [Artist]

Electronic music remains as vibrant as ever, but its initial global success came from a wave of artists in the 90′s, who took dance-floors around the world hostage with a wave of funky, sample-driven music, of which Demon’s "Midnight...
After my talk with John Dahlback, I took some time off from my Producer’s Corner to work on interviews and other content. But now I'm back, and taking the reigns for this article’s subject is His Majesty Andre. The...
iZotope's influence as a plugins manufacturer extends beyond the music-making world, into the lands of audio repair, post-production for film and sound design for soundtracks. Despite its current repute, however, the company had its humble start in the dorm...
In the world of digital mixing, Waves is king. It's hard to argue that the Israeli manufacturer of music-related software is anything but a pioneer and major advocate of digital music tools. Famous for it's hundreds of mix plugins,...
Our series of video game-themed interview continues. We recently had a talk with the man responsible for a wealth of game music for some of the famous titles on the planet. Tron, Mortal Kombat, Beowulf, Mass Effect 2 and 3,...
As anyone under the age of 30 should know, the new generation of video game consoles are upon us, with the Xbox One arriving shortly. Being not only electronic music enthusiasts, but avid gamers also, I racked my brains...
At the recent DellVenue event, the Texas based music product manufacturers, Open Labs, and made their new sequencer available for public use, in partnership with Dell, Music Unites and Intel. Though I attended and found that it defied all...

John Dahlbäck [Artist]

John Dalhbäck is the latest to be featured in the Producer’s Corner. The Mutant Records label boss has a track record which speaks for itself, and has one of the most prolific releases habits of any of his peers....
Blue Microphones is to the audio world what Volkswagen is to car buyers: fast-growing, creatively engineered and designed, and starting to be known by everyone in the business. They’ve been a source of some of the most distinctive microphones...

Trifonic [Artist]

After having made his way into my interview section, Trifonic makes a natural continuation of his relationship with Speakhertz by talking to me about his music-making and production. As someone who’s brand of electronic music falls outside the mainstream...