September 22, 2014
Apple has created some pretty cool stuff, I must admit. Even little kids who do not have a number to call can at least use their ipods and iphones to play games. Now, in the adult world there seems to be this fine line between having fun and having something useful, especially when it comes to music mixing. There are plenty of apps that will let you mix and create music, but is this something really worth investing time and money into? If you head to a house party and your friend has a Bluetooth receiver, any person can broadcast their playlist over the air.
What about if you wanted to actually mix two songs using nothing else but various phones are your decks? In theory, you already have enough devices and independent audio sources in the room, the only thing that you lack is a mixer or something of …
January 8, 2014
The New Year has arrived and I haven’t seen any big changes coming from the DJing and production world. I have seen some very innovative concepts on some old ideas, and likewise I have seen some completely original concepts take off – but nothing on the scale of creating the first turntable or the first scratch. I think we are far past the point where the discovery of a new sound machine is anything but novel for a short while. What we will see is the use of more technologies and more of these types of technologies getting along with each other.
In the laptop world, Apple and their operating systems have the edge because of reliability. Whether or not this is actually true is beside the point; they have the name and the branding power that people seem to trust. Android based operating system need to start getting their …
June 8, 2013
Is there such a thing as the perfect environment to build your mixes and songs? Some would say that the dimly lit studio, padded from any outside distractions is the best place to let the idea from the head. Others say that escaping the bustles of city live and into the outskirts of the town is a better place to get away from it. Perhaps being surrounded by nature makes up for the amount of technology that is being shoved in our faces daily. One thing that is for sure, is that that we don’t need to bring the studio with us. We only need a small device with a decent internet connection.
Producing or editing on the go might become more popular than producing with our butts in an office chair. The issue with producing on the go is finding the right sort of interface that will allow us …