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Dragon Ball is the 2nd best-selling manga of all time (230+ million volumes sold), and the anime is equally as decorated as one of the brands that helped advocate the global appeal of Japanese animation. Bruce Faulconer played an instrumental...

Adventure Club [Artist]

For quite some time, I've been eager to hear from Adventure Club about how they make their music, and after much behind-the-scenes work, I'm finally been able to present you with the result of my Q&A with one-half of...
PSP Audioware is a software company that have become famous for their VintageWarmer plugin, a somewhat revered piece of digital equipment that is both used and abused in today's music. Based in Poland, much of PSP's product line is no less...

Mr Bill [Artist]

Mr Bill is a well known Ableton aficionado, and given his extensive series of tutorials about the software, I thought it would be good to have a quick chat about his use of this DAW. The Australian producer is...

Blinders [Artist]

Blinders is a guy who rose to fame off of his remix for Axwell, which has racked up over half a million plays. So I shot him some questions about how he want about making it, as well as...
PMC Speakers have been gaining traction over the last few years, and have ended up in the studios of some major music engineers. At the recent NAMM show, I got the chance to not only sit and listen to their products,...
Blizzard Entertainment established their presence in the 90s with games whose shelf life seems to have no expiry date. With titles like "Diablo" and "Starcraft" still going strong, the company shows no sign of slowing down its reign as one...
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 and acclaimed media franchises in the world, having grossed well over $4 billion. After my interview with Microsoft’s Audio Director, Mike Cavaziel , I moved on to talk to Ken...
Many a gamer will have spent the holiday season in front of their TVs, playing the new “Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag” or it’s downloadable add-on, “Freedom Cry“. Olivier Deriviere scored the game, along with a number of other titles in...
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...
For over 40 years, Dave Smith has been contributing to the world of music by pioneering the technology that is now in widespread use, whether through the creation of the first polyphonic synthesizer in the 70′s, or his role...
AIAIAI’s name might seem like a mouthful to pronounce but it actually sounds just like it looks. The Danish audio manufacturer came onto my radar last year, thanks to their line of headphones. They’ve been able to enlist a variety...
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: Into Darkness and Zero Dark Thirty, to The Avengers...
Mick Gordon is responsible for a track called "Voices of Dev”, which was made using nothing but sounds of the human voice. After watching the video, I decided to track him down and asked for an interview. Fast forward...

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 land of audio repair, post-production and sound design. But despite its current repute, the company had a humble start in the dorm room of some MIT...