The producer’s among you will be quite acquainted with the name Rob Papen. Whether you use his products or not, the breadth of his name is far-reaching in the world of music production, with hundreds of artists having spoken highly of his products, from Armin Van Buuren to Skrillex. I decided to approach this software giant, to find out some … Read More
Another big-name software company is up for interviewing, for all the producers out there! This time, I sat down with the Swedish VST manufacturer, XLN Audio, and got some insight into their history and product-line, consisting of 2 main software instruments, Addictive Drums and Addictive Keys. The company’s Product Manager Lars Erlandsson, did me the honors of answering my questions. … Read More
After having talked to the sample pack store, Loopmasters, about their website and products, I decided to shift my focus slightly towards the actual creators of these samples and loops. These people spend days, if not weeks, putting together the sounds which we hear in many a Beatport charter, and play a huge part in putting some of your favorite … Read More
This is another one for all the producers out there! Following my previous interviews with software companies like Image-Line and Ohm Force, I decided to change course slightly, and focus on another important aspect of today’s electronic music production: samples and loops. I thought it a good idea to have a talk with one of the main men at the … Read More
Any producer of dance music should already be reading this first paragraph with excitement, as the name of the company in question can clearly be seen in the title above. Ohm Force is the name of the French software manufacturers that brought us everything from high-end distortion plug-ins like Ohmicide, to free filters like Frohmage, and even vintage remakes like … Read More
Continuing in my series of interviews with the some of the executives in the dance music world that do their works in offices instead of on stages, I’m happy to present my interview with the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Image-Line Software, Jean-Marie Cannie. The company responsible for some of the most widely used music creation and performance software, … Read More
Whether we’re fans of electronic or a creators or it, we all want to find the most efficient way to keep abreast with artists and our favorite music. Sure, social media has come a long way in making it easy to stay updated with what’s going on, but the plethora of social media platforms that exist for different reasons can … Read More
Whether you’re a regular consumer, producer or DJ, there’s not much fun to be had if you can’t hear the music the way that you’re supposed to. So in order to gain some insight into the world of headphones, I tracked down the leaders of one of the hottest consumer headphone companies in the world: SOL REPUBLIC.