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All Around Dance News

New Gear Review: Pulse Wearable Metronome by Soundbrenner

Wearable tech for musicians can be a wonderful tool to help them work, create, and collaborate. Soundbrenner have created Pulse, a wearable metronome watch with diverse uses and features musicians can always have on hand… or wrist, that is! Unlike most metronomes, one of the many things that makes  Read more… The post New Gear Review: Pulse Wearable … Continue reading New Gear Review: Pulse Wearable Metronome by Soundbrenner

Electronic music pioneer, DJ, and remix legend Andrew Weatherall dies aged 56

Renowned producer, DJ and all-round musical powerhouse Andrew Weatherall has died at the age of 56, it has been confirmed this afternoon. “We are deeply sorry to announce that Andrew Weatherall, the noted DJ and musician passed away in the early hours of this morning, Monday 17th February 2020, at Whipps Cross Hospital, London,” a … Continue reading Electronic music pioneer, DJ, and remix legend Andrew Weatherall dies aged 56

Andrew Weatherall – The MusicTech Obituary, 1963-2020

Few have had such an impact on blurring the lines between the dance and rock genres than Andrew Weatherall, Coupled with his trailblazing work as a remix pioneer, Weatherall’s influence on the development of dance music and remix culture was seismic. Which is why, when the beloved and highly revered 56-year-old producer and DJ sadly … Continue reading Andrew Weatherall – The MusicTech Obituary, 1963-2020

Bionic synthesis: artists make music with a prosthetic arm, eye motion

Accessibility in music can mean expanding expression beyond what is normally physically possible. For one artist, that means jacking a prosthesis as CV – for another, overcoming paralysis to make music with eyes alone. Bertolt Meyer was already producing and DJing, even with a birth condition that left him without the lower portion of one … Continue reading Bionic synthesis: artists make music with a prosthetic arm, eye motion

Trap Hats: 4 Hi-Hat Techniques Every Trap Producer Uses

Trap hats are instantly recognizable. Just walk down a busy street and you’ll hear them clicking away in someone’s car. They’re fast and they’re rhythmically complex, so it takes a bit of practice to get them right. But finding a unique trap hat sound can be creatively inspiring– entire trap subgenres like Drill and Footwork … Continue reading Trap Hats: 4 Hi-Hat Techniques Every Trap Producer Uses

10th Annual Guild of Music Supervisors Awards Winners Announced

The incredible impact of sound working perfectly to picture was celebrated in Los Angeles on February 6th, as The Guild of Music Supervisors (GMS) held their 10th Annual Award Ceremony. Over 1000 attendees convened at The Wiltern in Los Angeles to celebrate outstanding music supervision achievement in movies, television, games, Read more… The post 10th Annual Guild … Continue reading 10th Annual Guild of Music Supervisors Awards Winners Announced

Show Off Your Studio: Rhalef’s Italian techno hideout

#SHOWOFFYOURSTUDIO  Studio Owner Raffaele Fontanella / Rhalef Contact rhalef.official@gmail.com Beatport beatport.com/artist/rhalef/415052 YouTube youtube.com/channel/UC4Ul4fPwo5SqNCooFPLvSFQ Instagram instagram.com/rhalef_official Key kit: Yamaha HS7 Apple iMac 22 inch M-Audio Pro-Fire 610 Korg Minilogue Pioneer XDJ-1000MK2 Pioneer DJM-450MK2 Hey Raffaele, tell us a little bit about yourself. How did you get into music production? I’m Raffaele Fontanella, stage name Rhalef, and I’m … Continue reading Show Off Your Studio: Rhalef’s Italian techno hideout