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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.

Interview: Denney On Re-Imagining A Classic Track

Hailing from the north east of England, Denney has played his unique blend of house and techno around the world and alongside some big names. We caught up with him to discuss his latest release.

Interview: Super Flu

Super Flu ply a unique mixture of electronica and a range of other styles to create hypnotic soundscapes as well as head-nodding house. We caught up with them to talk about their new album.

How to Use NI Traktor Ramp Delay & Reverb T3

Do you listen to DJs like Richie Hawtin and Dubfire play techno sets and wonder how they create spacious sounding effects? Sara Simms lets you in on an industry secret...

How to Create a DJ Routine for a Battle

Competing in DJ battles can be exhilarating - especially if you win! Here are Sara Simms' top tips for how best to prepare and make your performance the standout of the event.

Skratch Combos and Sessions

Mastering skratches is essential if you want to improve your DJ skills. In this quick tutorial, Sara Simms shows you how to combine multiple skratches into combos for even better results.

Free Akai MPC Live Production Workflows Masterclass Tomorrow

Take advantage of this free live streamed masterclass on AKAI's MPC Live system to get a hands-on introduction to its tools and workflow.

The Belleville Three & How Techno Was Born

Three friends from a small town changed the face of electronic music across the world. But how did it happen? Here's Sara Simms to tell the story.

Interview: Monolink, Blending Songwriting With Electronic Production

Berlin-based Monolink combines traditional songwriting techniques with modern electronic production to create a live show that's compelling and rich. We caught up with him to ask how it works.

Harmonic DJ Mixing: How to Do It. Why It Works. Why Using Mixed in Key Helps

Understanding the relationship between the key of different music tracks can make you a better and more effective DJ. Joshua Casper explains the science behind Harmonic DJ Mixing.

Learn How To Perform The Military Skratch Technique In This Live Action DJ Video From Sara Simms

The best way to understand different skratch techniques is to see them broken down into their constituent parts - and that's exactly what Sara Simms has done!

Interview : Sandy Turnbull Discusses The Secrets Behind His Creative Process

House producer Sandy Turnbull has enjoyed a 15 year career culminating in a year suddenly thrust into the spotlight. We caught up with him to talk production, performance and his studio secrets.

Evolving Your DJ Setup

While having a DJ gear setup you can rely on is great, getting stuck in familiar patterns can lead to predictable live performances. In this tutorial Sara Simms explores how to evolve your DJ setup.

Pursuing A Career In Music? Hang On To Hope When The Tide Seems To Be Against You

There are some seminal songs that encourage us to see the silver lining behind every cloud and believe in hope. And hope is something those pursuing a musical career need to have more than most.