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Crushing Stereotypes About Millennial Musicians (From A Millennial Perspective)

One generation can sometimes have preconceived ideas about another. Here, JAde Wii debunks some notions you may have held, or been on the receiving end of.

Overcoming Your Inner Critic: 5 Tips To Stepping Past Your Creative Conscience

Sometimes it can be hard to ignore that nagging voice inside your head that's holding you back. Here are five tips to help you better understand your own creativity.

5 Tips for a Successful Facebook Live Performance

Just pressing the Go button isn't enough to guarantee a good performance. Here, G.W Childs shares some of the things he's learned from hosting live streams.

How to Setup Traktor with the Rane 62/64 DJ Mixer

Do you love Rane mixers but prefer to DJ with Traktor? Would you like to use Rane's custom Traktor mappings for Rane 62/64 mixers, but aren't quite sure how to start? You're in the right place.

How to Create a Richie Hawtin Style Delay

If you love the sound of Richie Hawtin's signature delay effect, you'll want to read this detailed guide on how to replicate the effect for yourself. Sara Simms reveals all.

Hearing Damage: A Guide To Ear Protection For Musicians

We all need to look after our hearing, and it's not just heavy metal drummers that are at risk from long term exposure to noise. Joe Albano explains how to take care of your ears.

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...

Create Amazing Sample Performances In Maschine With This Sample Start Trick

By playing with the sample start time of a sample, the note repeat and mod wheel controls, it's possible to create some cool stutter-style sample sequences in Maschine. Find out how in this video.

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.

Applying Robert Greene’s Art of Seduction Theory To Music Production

Can you really draw parallels between a book on the art of seduction and the process of music production? G.W Childs thinks so! Here's his take on it.

5 Ways To Make Practicing An Instrument Feel Less Like A Chore

We should all do more practice to be as good as we can be on our chosen instruments, but it’s not always easy to get motivated. Here are some tips to help you do more!

5 Ways to Perfect Your Live Streamed Performances

With ever more live streaming options available to musicians, here are some important tips for making sure your stream looks its best and reaches the widest audience possible.

Playing Out: Street Performance and Electronic Music

Being an electronic musician precludes you from street performance, right? Not at all! G.W Childs recounts his experiences of taking his setup to the streets, and shares some valuable tips.

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.

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.