How To Use Turntables As A Musical Instrument
A Turntable And A Sampler
All you need is a turntable and a sampler. This is one of the best and simplest methods for creating music. You can derive a lot of unique and rare samples from vinyl records. For instance, you can take a drum part from an unknown Motown record and use it as a sample. You can then take that sample and use it as a backbeat to create your track. From here, Read the rest of this entry »
The electronic band Daft Punk gained widespread success in the 1990s and has continued to remain popular through the present. Throughout the band’s career, the two band membersâ€”Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christoâ€”have toured in between cutting albums. After the new millennium, the band became well-known for their theatrical shows, which include dazzling visual effects and featured the pair performing dressed as robots.
Why They Don’t Tour More
Daft Punk has actually toured quite often, generally Read the rest of this entry »
People need DJs all the time for various reasons. There may be need for a DJ for a birthday party or a wedding. Someone may be celebrating a job. There may just be a general party where the services of a DJ are needed. The situation really doesn’t matter. What people need to know is how to pick a DJ. This is something that is important.
In the world of mixing there are a lot of factors to be Read the rest of this entry »
Popular DJs are known for their unique ability to mix music into an art form that makes people get up and dance and enjoy the music. The advancements of light shows has really enhanced the shows that the DJs put on making it not only a audio show, but a visual show as well.
Being able to control the lights and have them enhance the beat of the music has made it easier for the DJs to put on a complete show and really add to the dance experience. Light shows have come a Read the rest of this entry »
How Deadmau5 changed the house genre is a good question since to many fans he is the definition of ‘music genre’. How Deadmau5 influenced electronic music genre is not as important as the lesson he has for the world in how to take lemons and make them lemonade.
The stage name ‘Deadmau5′, pronounced ‘dead mouse’, belongs to a Canadian music giant by the name of Joel Thomas Zimmerman. As the story goes, Zimmerman literally found a dead mouse in Read the rest of this entry »
A USB hub is a special device that can greatly expand the number of slots available to you for USB ports on any computer. Generally your computer will only come with a few USB ports available. This is especially the case when it comes to laptop computers, that classically only have around 2 USB ports.
USB ports are needed for just about every device you can think of that attaches to your computer including cameras, external stereos, scanners and a multitude of other devices that Read the rest of this entry »
If you’ve been looking for a great music festival to visit to get your fix of electronic music this winter, have no fear – we’ve done the research for you! Here are a few of our favorite picks and though some may be far, use your www.mobilebroadband4g.com internet to book a ticket – there’s never a better time than now to see your favorite act in action!
Fun Fun Fun Fest: Austin, TX has one of the best music scenes in the country but you already Read the rest of this entry »
I know that with all the new technology, finding the best keyboard controller can be difficult. Back in the day, when keyboard controllers were first introduced, people were amazed at the synthesis sounds they were able to make. With new technology out today, such as laptops, Korg Kp3 and so much more, it brings the options through the roof. So what would i recommend? Well first let me tell you what i was using before, i was using the Casio PX800. Now i know Read the rest of this entry »
Ableton Live is becoming a more and more popular software program for people looking to perform their electronic music live. It is a genre that is sweeping the music industry. This is especially true in the jam band scene where many acts that simply use Ableton and a controller are headlining major festivals. You may even be using it yourself.
If you are using it yourself and just using a piano keyboard as a controller you are missing out on some of the great things you can do live. It can become very cumbersome going back and forth Read the rest of this entry »
Professional studio engineers should have the best equipment for clients. Quality matters, poor production could make your studio traffic drop. Of course high-end studio equipment is recommended when running and label, but you can have professional quality from audio interfaces under 200. I’ve seen plenty of studio set ups, most having just a microphone, a cheap preamp and audio interface. Buying any audio interface will not get the job done, one should purchase a name-brand sound card from a company with a good reputation. RME is the leading music dealer.You can find a quick rundown here Their equipment is used by Read the rest of this entry »