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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...
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...
In the world of digital mixing, Waves Audio is a well-known figure. The Israeli manufacturer of audio software is anything but a pioneer and major advocate of digital music tools. I sought out an interview with the Vice President...
I recently had a talk with the man responsible for a wealth of game music on popular titles. "Tron: Evolution", "Mortal Kombat", "Mass Effect 3", "Borderlands", "God of War 2", and "Quake II" are just a few titles that Sascha Dikiciyan, aka...
The new generation of game consoles are upon us, with the Xbox One arriving shortly. Mike Caviezel is the Audio Production Director at Microsoft Studios, and was kind enough to talk to me about a number of things within his line...
Open Labs is a Texas-based company responsible for the relatively new DAW called Stagelight, which was recently demoed at a Dell/Intel event in New York that I attended. Prior to the demo, I had the chance to sit down and chat with...

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 have been manufacturing some of the most distinctive microphones on the market for over a decade, and have experienced a boom in success ever since their current CEO, John Maier took charge of the company. I recently got ...

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...

Walden [Artist]

Walden is a teenage producer from Australia who has been making a rise in the world of electronic music, thanks to his melodic house music. I put the 19 year-old on the stands to learn more about his production...
Given his adept mastery of progressive and tech house, Andre Sobota has been able to carve out his own sonic lane, where he reigns free of any other copy-cat producer, as his synth sounds and drum hits remain one...
Founded by Christopher Wight and David Alexander, Icon Collective Production School is a California-based learning facility with a focus on catering to the world of beatmakers, bedroom producers and electronic artists. With a list of alumni that include artists like Jauz and...
Parrot is a French company with a focus everything from on wireless car systems to multimedia and entertainment products like headphones, speakers and AR Drones. At the head of Parrots operations for the past 20+ years is the company CEO, Henri...
Propellerhead may not boast the same corporate structure as some of its competitors, but has still been able to rise to similar levels of repute, largely thanks to its audio workstation, Reason. At the helm of this progress is company...

Morten [Artist]

Following Steven Slate’s inaugural article, I got the chance to speak with the Danish chart topper, Morten. You may know this signee of PRMD Records for his progressive house sensibilities on tracks like “Look Closer“. Aside from house music,...
Steven Slate is the CEO of both Slate Digital, a plugin company, and Slate Pro Audio, a gear manufacturer. He's has been aiming to bridge the gap between analog gear and digital plugins, with software like the Virtual Tape Machines, Virtual...
Rob Papen is a manufacturer of software synthesizers whose users are littered throughout the electronic music world. It's one of the most-recognized brands in the genre, whose sounds can be found on music by the likes of Armin Van Buuren and Skrillex. I...
XLN Audio is a Swedish software company that has become famous for its virtual drum program, Addictive Drums. Following that success, they've also introduced a line of pianos and keyboards under the brand name Addictive Keys. The company's Product Manager...
Following my previous interviews with software companies like Image-Line and Ohm Force, I decided to stay the course and focus on another aspect of digital music production: samples and loops. Matt Pelling is the co-founder and Director of Loopmasters, one of...
Ohm Force is a French software manufacturer, responsible for distortion plug-ins like Ohmicide and filters like Frohmage that are used by the likes of Skrillex and Trent Reznor. Having already built a name for themselves with their plugins, the company now aims to break...