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Interview : Sandy Turnbull Discusses The Secrets Behind His Creative Process

House producer Sandy Turnbull has enjoyed a rapid rise to success. We caught up with him to talk production, performance and his studio secrets.

Interview: Disfunktion on Secrets Behind Signature Big Room Sound

Disfunktion shares the secrets of creating big room house and so much more in this revealing interview.

Will This Organic Modular Controller Enable Greater Expression Than Classic MIDI Keyboard?

Music controllers tend to be based on traditional interfaces. The Joué aims to make our performance interaction more flexible and allow us to change the layout. Founder, Pascal Joguet tells us more.

Interview: Native Instruments On Genesis & Future of Maschine JAM MIDI Controller

The latest addition to NI’s Maschine hardware family has a whole different focus to its siblings. We caught up with Steffen Dierolf who knows more about it than anyone else, for the inside track. 

Synth Stories: Quarry Composer Kris Dirksen on Buchla Music Easel

Kris Dirksen, known for scoring music or trailers for Mad Max: Fury Road & Breaking Bad, talks about how the Buchla Music Easel synth came to be at the heart of his score for Cinemax's Quarry series.

Celldweller on 5 Favorite Vintage Music Gear & Talks New Scandroid Album

80s synthwave are back and Celldweller needed not further invitation to dive deeper into his analog synths with new project, Scandroid. Plus he reveals his 5 fave vintage audio hardware gear.

Interview: Danjel van Tijn From Eurorack Synth Maker, Intellijel

Intellijel are a well-loved name behind many crazy synthesizer modules those in Eurorack synth circles know. We caught up with Danjel van Tijn to find out more the company and the synth landscape.

Tony Vincent Reveals His Studio & Production Tools

Actor, singer, producer, musician Tony Vincent talks to us and shares his thoughts on singing the songs of David Bowie, his studio setup, his favorite vocal compressor and the art of performance.

Synth Stories: Portishead's Adrian Utley on Minimoog & SOS

Portishead's Adrian Utley talks about the Moog Minimoog analog synthesizer, its unique, wonderful sound, and how it was used to create the synth sounds on the recent Portishead "SOS" track, ABBA cover

Interview: Mason on Fashion Killa & Why Groove

One of the big tracks from the summer 2016 used in 2 major TV ad campaigns was Fashion Killa featuring Stefflon Don. Dutch Producer and DJ Mason gives us the low-down on his setup and production tips.

Interview: UVI on The Future of Music Software & Effects

In continuing our series of interviewing some of the best VST & VSTi makers, movers and shakers I got to fire off some questions to UVI about the present and future of audio plugins.

Synth Stories 004: Makeup And Vanity Set, Moog Mother-32, Meris Mercury7

Matthew Pusti is Makeup and Vanity Set. In this episode Matthew reveals his how using the Moog Mother 32 analog synthesizer and Meris Mercury7 to create expansive, magical synth soundscapes.

Interview with Serum’s GUI Designer + Free Live Skin

Xfer Records Serum has taken the plugin synth world by storm since its release. In this interview with GUI designer, Lance Thackeray, we discover how the plug-ins lovely interface became a reality.

Interview: Geert Bevin on Developing Moog Music Model 15 Synth for iOS

We went behind the scenes to talk with Moog Senior Software Engineer Geert Bevin about their highly acclaimed Model 15 iPad and iPhone synth app. A riveting read for those interested in Moog & synths.

Interview: Rob DiStefano. The King of Guitar Pickups

Rob DiStefano is one of the most influential people when it comes to guitar pickups. In this exclusive interview, Rich Tozzoli chats with him about the factors involved in pickup production and tone.