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Artist Interview: Fehrplay

Artist Interview: Fehrplay

This week on the Journal, we sat down with Norwegian DJ & Producer Fehrplay. We talked about his brand new label Mood of Mind, the major…

The Making of Soultronica

The Making of Soultronica

Tell us a little bit about Soultronica and how you prepared for this release. Soultronica is a bass and feel-good-melody driven pack that was…

The Making of Cinematic Sequences

The Making of Cinematic Sequences

In this week’s journal we caught up with the producer behind the dark, driving, epic and emotive ‘Cinematic Sequences.’ We discussed Strangers Things, analogue vs…

Artist Interview: Tim Mason

Artist Interview: Tim Mason

British producer Tim Mason has well and truly established himself as a predomiant force in the Progressive House scene. Remixing the likes the of Red Hot…

The Making of Retro Future

The Making of Retro Future

In this week’s Journal entry, we caught up with the producers behind Retro Future and discussed favourite outboard gear, tape machines, vintage synths, and much…

Artist Interview: Lane 8

Artist Interview: Lane 8

This week on The Journal, we caught up with Lane 8 a.k.a Daniel Goldstein, the producer behind some of the most highly eclectic melodic…

Win an Elektron Analog Heat with our User Survey!

Win an Elektron Analog Heat with our User Survey!

We want to hear from you – and as a thank-you for your input, we’re giving everyone who fills in our 2017 User Survey a…

Sub Bass Production Tips 2

Sub Bass Production Tips 2

Monitoring Sub Monitoring your sub effectively can be difficult, especially if you don’t have 8” speakers or great low-end representation. A dedicated sub is…

The Making of Lo-Fi Beats

The Making of Lo-Fi Beats

This week on The Journal, we caught up with Comakid, the producer behind the highly eclectic Lo-Fi Beats.  First off, Lo-Fi Beats sounds amazing…

Artist Interview: Dirty South

Artist Interview: Dirty South

In our latest edition of The Journal, we picked the brains of the producer who has been responsible for some of the most formidable progressive house…

Get Three Plugins for the Price of Two!

Get Three Plugins for the Price of Two!

Though we’re best known for over a decade’s worth of pro sounds, patches and MIDI, we’ve also been hard at work building some…

Custom Ableton Racks: Lo-Fi Drums

Ableton Racks are a powerful tool. Not only is it possible to map complex features and functions to a single knob, but the ability to stack…

Ableton Power Tips

Ableton Power Tips

Patches Pump Pump by pAtches is a Max for Live sidechain device. Super simple and super effective, this will duck the volume on your desired tracks…

Creative Processing Techniques

Creative Processing Techniques

Alternative Side-Chains If you want more detailed control over the elements in your project you want to side-chain, it might be worth considering a…

Ableton Pro Techniques

Ableton Pro Techniques

Ping Pong Delay Mix Ableton’s Ping Pong Delay is an indispensable tool, the perfect ticket for a quick, simple and effective stereo delay. The only…

Creative Mixing Techniques 2

Creative Mixing Techniques 2

Fresh Ears Be careful not to overwork elements in your mix, as your ears will tire and you’ll potentially end up making mistakes with your…

“Pumping Techno Drums” Production Tips

This week we followed up with the producer behind, “Pumping Techno Drums,” a collection of “pounding bass rhythms, warehouse bangers and slamming one-shots all in…

Chord Design Techniques

Techniques for creating & synthesizing chords  Resampling This is a useful technique for adding a unique old school feel to your chord stabs. Try making a…

The Making of Deeper Tech-House

In this week’s Journal Entry, we caught up with the producer behind “Deeper Tech-House,” a deep and driving powerful tech-house collection highlighting the…

Boost Production Tips

In our latest journal entry, we take an in-depth look at our latest plugin, Boost, and provide you some tips on how to take your…