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The Vinyl Resurrection

You’ve probably heard talk of the rise of vinyl. Everyone is doing it. Hell, if you’re reading this, you’re probably a part of it yourself. Vinyl is dominating sales in the music industry, and many artists are having a hard time stocking enough records at their merch table. At first, [...]

Who in the fuck are Andreas Romdhane and Josef Svedlund – aka Quiz & Larossi

Early in July, Music Business Worldwide published an article in which Spotify denied having any activity behind alleged “fake artists” on its platform. The article followed their report from August 31, 2016, which listed 50 of these supposed artists, bringing the story back into the spotlight. Spotify maintains that they [...]

PreSonus FaderPort 8 Mix Production Controller

First and foremost, this is not a review. Johnny Geib with Home Studio Trainer did an awesome 12 series video review and walk-through of the PreSonus FaderPort 8. He went through all the aspects of this totally awesome piece of equipment which has made my workflow even better. So take [...]

Seriously WTF is EDM and is it a Genre?

I’m going to burst your bubble here: EDM is not a valid genre of music. It’s not. It’s art, it’s culture, it’s a movement. But it sure as hell is not a genre of music, and I’m not even sure I’d go so far as to call it ‘music.’ Now, [...]

SoundCloud: Definitely Has Become Cloudy

Soundcloud, sooo 2008 You and a few friends stumble into an apartment after a night out. There’s no DJ equipment in sight, but it’s all good because the host promptly directs everyone to the beefy little sound system, complete with tweeters and woofer. All at once, the group pounces on [...]

EP Review – Julius St. James – The Textural Movement EP

Julius St. James is hitting the scene with bang. The Washington, D.C.-based producer dropped his first four song EP entitled The Textural Movement on CDBaby earlier this year, and through a heavy dose of originality and move-able, catchy beats, the release looks to make a big mark on the current [...]

Beatport: The Monster With No Teeth

Beatport is the monster that won’t die. Bankruptcy, relaunch after relaunch, and an ill-advised flirtation with streaming have all taken their toll on Beatport. But it’s still here. It’s still a big deal as well. Check how many big name artists shout out to Beatport when promoting their releases on [...]