One of the best adaptations to this year’s adverse conditions – of course – came from the Detroit scene. Techno Club responds to everything wrong with streaming, and if you’ve got some days off and want to bring quality club music home, here’s your shot. The post You can make your holidays completely techno with … Continue reading You can make your holidays completely techno with Techno Club
This year has brought screen fatigue and club withdrawal alike, so here’s our friend Florian Meindl to cure both of them at once. Get ready for hands-on hardware – even on a tight budget. The post How to make dirty, dark techno basslines and percussion with MeeBlip and Riemann appeared first on CDM Create Digital … Continue reading How to make dirty, dark techno basslines and percussion with MeeBlip and Riemann
Brighton-born Rebecca Godfrey, AKA BEC, has been crafting deep, titanic techno in Berlin for the past few years and has rapidly garnered attention and acclaim. After Pan-Pot’s Second State imprint released her debut EP, industry heavyweights Carl Cox and Adam Beyer quickly snapped her up for their respective labels – Intec and Drumcode. Sharing her … Continue reading Rising techno star BEC on her new label, working a hybrid setup and using Instagram to break through
Melodic techno would be nowhere without plucks. Often heard scattered among the genre’s distinctive fluttering beats and driving bass lines, plucks really help in crystallising a track’s sound and applying a final layer of vim and vigour. Plucks can be used as single-note grooves to slap on some additional funk flavour or as arpeggiators to … Continue reading Making melodic techno plucks in FL Studio
Not just faster bpm. Not just harder. At the edge of hardcore techno, producers explore the catharsis that comes from screams – screams you can dance to. The post Terror, fear, techno: Femanyst’s Into Darkness comp is terrorcore for a new generation appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music.
Instagram | Facebook | Spotify | SoundCloud Key kit Erica Synths Techno System Sequential Pro 2 Pioneer DJ Toraiz Squid Roland TR-8 Elektron Octatrack Allen & Heath Qu-24 mixer Tell us a bit about the studio, Luigi! I have been living in Amsterdam for six years now. I’ve had various studios over the years … Continue reading Show Off Your Studio: Luigi Madonna’s humble techno playground
This is not a museum. This is not a time to wax poetic about FBK’s stellar 25-year career. Because FBK has things to say with a steady parade of new releases, now. So if you don’t know Kevin yet – now is a great time to discover him. The post Techno sound at night: FBK … Continue reading Techno sound at night: FBK on finding his voice, being stronger together
This sonic mayhem assaulting your speakers is battle music – ancient folkloric resistance, exploding out of the Yogyakarta home base of YES NO WAVE MUSIC. The post Jaranan techno: Raja Kirik is the mad sound of resistance from Indonesia appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music.
Welcome to Sample and Hold, the series on the LANDR Blog where we highlight one unique crate-digging session and the digger’s gold we came back with using Selector—the world’s first AI sample recommendation tool Techno might be my favorite genre of electronic music. The repeating, hypnotic rhythms and aggressive synths are so interesting to work … Continue reading Sample and Hold: Making a Techno Beat With AI
The themes can all seem like disconnected threads – social isolation, pandemic, the origins of techno, racism – at least in the blur of news cycles and social media. But Jace Clayton aka DJ Rupture makes a portrait that brings it all together – landing at just the right time. At top: Dia:Beacon, photo Eva … Continue reading Jace Clayton review of Carl Craig’s art captures the connection between isolation and techno