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Interview: Avision

NYC-based techno producer and DJ Avision has won acclaim from some of the biggest names in the field including Carl Cox and Chris Liebing. We caught up with him for a chat.

Infected Mushroom Talk DAWs, Distortion Plugs, iWish, Manipulator In This Video

The duo from Infected Mushroom share their wealth of knowledge from 20 years of studio experience, breaking down Infected Mushroom tracks piece by piece in this free lecture you can watch now.

Harmonic Mixing Tips For DJs & Musicians

Learning the secrets of harmonic mixing can be the key to unlocking even better DJ performances. Sara Simms explains the concept, and how to use it in practice.

Social Media Strategy For Musicians - Tactics Vs. Strategy Explained

It's important to understand the difference between your wider strategy and targeted tactics so your effort is directed most effectively. Here's what you need to know.

Review: DJ Tech Tools Chroma Cables

The interconnects you use can be just as important as the gear at either end of them. Here, Sara Simms checks out two great-looking sets of cables - but how do they sound?

How To Use (Almost) Any MIDI controller With NI Traktor

By creating custom MIDI maps or using a pre-mapped MIDI controller you can get great hands-on control of your DJ performances from hardware. Sara Simms shows you how to set it up.

10 Ways to Stay Healthy While On The Road as a Traveling Musician

Lack of sleep, bad food and no exercise are all factors that can pile up and leave you feeling bad while on the road. Here are 10 ways you can beat the blues and perform at your best.

The Future of Electronic Music Performance

The technology and methods used to perform electronic music live have changed immeasurably over the last couple of decades. But as Sara Simms explains, there's much more still to come.

Mathew Jonson: Analog Love

Canadian producer Mathew Johnson now resides and works in Berlin, and his music remains as diverse as ever. We caught up with him to find out what makes him tick.

Stephan Hinz: Limitations Can Be A Producer's Best Friend

Stephan Hinz talks to us about his creative process, his organic live sets and why it's better to use the right tools for the job at hand than give in to gear lust...

Interview: Matador On Making Sure Every Track Is Better Than The Last

We caught up with Dublin-born DJ and producer Matador - aka Gavin Lynch - to get his thoughts on production, performance and how to keep producing great music...

Dr. Shiver Talks Hammond Organs, SSL Mixing Consoles & Running A Label

With his own record label, studios and having worked with artists as diverse as B.B King and Pharrell Williams, we caught up with Dr.Shiver, an accomplished musician as well as producer.

Interview: Jon Rundell On A More Open World For Music Sharing

Jon Rundell is an accomplished DJ and producer who as well as releasing his own music has remixed for the likes of Josh Wink. We caught up with him to find out what makes him tick.

Interview: Canadian Producer The Mole Digging Deep

Hailing from Canada but now based in Berlin, Colin de la Plante AKA The Mole is known for his eclectic blending of electronic and other styles. We caught up with him to ask what makes him tick.

Chloé: Endless Luminosity

DJ, producer, interactive live performer and label owner, Chloé truly has many strings to her bow. We caught up with her to get her thoughts about process, production and putting together a show.