The space between the notes

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The space between the notes is even more important than the actual notes you play. All the greats from Claude Debussy to Miles Davis, to Eric Clapton to Lee Scratch Perry and… Continue reading

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The best music makes you

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5 Great James Bond theme songs and how to compose your own

Adelle - Skyfall

Adelle – Skyfall

As James Bond celebrates 50 years of films, here in the UK it’s been hard not to get drawn in to both the glitz, escapism and the great… Continue reading

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How to produce a house music remix by MK


Great little video article by FACT magazine featuring the legendary Marc ‘MK’ Kinchen showing how he produces he infamous house music remixes featuring his trademark cutup vocal style. A major star house music producer in the 90′s… Continue reading

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Ableton Push – Is this the future of music controllers?

Catching all by surprise this week music production innovators Ableton announced the launch of their first hardware controller – Push.Blending touch sensitive pads, encoder, and succinct workflow layout typical of Ableton Live, this controller looks to be… Continue reading

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10 Ways keep your music producing inspired this winter

Here in UK the winter and dark nights are drawing in so I thought it was a good time to add some spark and remind us music producers of great things to enjoy this winter and keep the inspiration… Continue reading

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Chris Coco discusses standing out as a music producer

A short interview with tastemaker DJ and electronic music producer Chris Coco from PRS for Music about his career in electronic music, what it takes to stand out and discovering new music in the internet age… Continue reading

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Daily Muse: Complete Music Producer feature on BBC Introducing 13/09/12 (and PRS for Music)

Alan Raw BBC Introducing

After a little summer break to freshen the mind after a crazy few months since releasing the book ‘Complete Music Producer – Essential skills to become a success’… Continue reading

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10 Essential iPad Apps for producing great music

If the iPhone was a game changer for peoples social life the iPad and apples reinvention of the tablet PC is a game changer for producing electronic music. The flexibility and opportunity to access premium quality synth’s and sound technology Continue reading

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Paul Oakenfold On The Intersection Of Technology And Music

Great interview from Tech Crunch with DJ legend and electronic music producer Paul Oakenfold talking about the emerging mix of music and technology as they each push the Continue reading


What electronic music producers can learn from Grace Jones Diamond Jubilee performance

Electronic music producers keen to learn can find a wealth of lessons on becoming a successful artist in what Grace Jones did at Continue reading


How to be more productive both in and out of the studio

Flow diagram

You’ve got a remix request, your blog to upkeep, and maybe some flyers to design for the local club that you’re helping out in exchange for warm-up gigs to get your name out there. And you’ve still got a job… Continue reading


What makes a great producer?

Eric Prydz at Global Gathering

With the availability of tools to make electronic music and ways of letting people listen to it, everyone is technically “a producer” now. Having the ability to produce isn’t enough – you have to be… Continue reading

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Complete Music Producer – How good do you want to be?

We’re proud to announce the launch of our ground breaking new book – Complete Music Producer – Essential skills to become a success. Complete Music Producer is the… Continue reading

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Music Publishing and Monetising Songwriting workshop 15th March

There’s a great workshop taking place in Newcastle this Thursday 15th March for all you independent music producers by one of UKs leading music support bodies GeneratorMusic Publishing and Monetising Songwriting workshop is designed to demystify music publishing Continue reading

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Daily Muse: A killer video from the Maceo Plex tour

Maceo Plex New Years Eve 2011

A hotttt video just landed in my inbox -yes, that’s hotttt with four Ts :)

Pure class videography from the team over at that were enlisted to trail Maceo Plex Continue reading


The Thrillseekers talk gigs, gear and producing during a full moon

The Thrillseekers

I remember picking up a vinyl on Neo Records back in 1999 called ‘Synaesthesia’ and not being able to stop playing it. It always found its way into my mixes and sets. Ever since then The Thrillseekers (aka Steve Helstrip) has… Continue reading

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7 Analogue machines that changed music production

Will 2012 be the year analogue music production equipment makes a large scale return? NAMM 2012 show unleashed a wave of new

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How to advance your dance music production skills in 2012 – London Electronic Music Event


Want to make your productions phatter, discover how the professionals do their marketing and make money from their music?Great news for all you London Continue reading

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Beatport Play – Free Remix Parts and Competitions

Beatport Play - new remix competition site

This year Let’s Mix (a DJ competition and mix hosting site) has shut up business due to issues with their business model. It seems that the logistics of enforcing restrictions on the mixes uploaded has… Continue reading

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