Native Instruments Stems – A New Audio File Format Provides DJs, Producers, and Live Performers

Stems - A New, Open Multi-Track Audio Format is Announced at WMC 2015 in Miami New audio file format provides DJs, producers, and live performers the ability to mix with a track’s different musical elements individually MIAMI 2015 – Stems – a new, multi-channel audio format has been unveiled at [...]

By |2015-03-30T00:00:00-04:00March 30, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Success Without a Vocalist: Is It Possible for EDM Producers?

In certain electronic dance music subgenres, such as synthpop, vocals are a must. After all, the robotically-sung lyrics of New Order’s “Blue Monday” are as memorable as the drum machine and keyboard lines to the point that if you played either, a listener could identify the track. It’s not as [...]

By |2014-04-25T00:00:00-04:00April 25, 2014|Categories: Opinions|Tags: , , , |

Beats by Korg – What’s Old is New Again With The Korg Volca Beats

Drum machines have played an important role in the history of modern dance music. Originally designed to accompany practicing musicians or to replace session drummers in the studio, the drum machine was adopted by electronic dance music in its early years and has been a staple of the genre ever [...]

By |2014-04-11T00:00:00-04:00April 11, 2014|Categories: Reviews, Studio Gear|Tags: , , |

KRK ROKIT 8 G3 Review: New Level of Clarity in Generation 3

KRK continues to take its ROKIT line of active studio monitors up a notch with Generation 3, or simply G3. Crossfadr reviewed the G2 in June 2012, finding this then-boundary-pushing line a high-quality product for the price. Ideal for DJing and studio work, the ROKIT 8 G3 retains the same [...]

By |2014-02-24T00:00:00-05:00February 24, 2014|Categories: Monitors, Reviews, Studio Gear|Tags: , , , , |

European vs. North American EDM: What’s the Diff?

The proliferation of technology has made it possible for everyone around the world to create and distribute their own electronic music. There’s so much out there, it’s almost impossible to keep track of the various styles – and they morph constantly. But there are a couple of key differences, one [...]

By |2012-05-21T00:00:00-04:00May 21, 2012|Categories: News, Opinions|Tags: , , , , |
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