London producer O’Flynn on bringing humanity to electronic music

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Two nights before speaking to O’Flynn, the lead track from his debut album, Aletheia, floods Brixton’s Phonox venue in the heat of an all-night DJ set from the London-based producer. The rammed crowd erupt from all sides and instantly the track sounds like a classic – a sound that’s been around for so long already, […]

Martin Badder on breaking through – “even the guys at the top were once trying to make it”

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Quickly rising through the ranks of DJ stardom, Martin Badder has fast built a reputation for releasing top quality house music. Catching the attention of huge labels like Defected, Armada, Toolroom, Bunny Tiger and many more along the way, he’s now a regular in the Beatport Top 100 charts. You’ll find his signature style of […]

Martin Badder on breaking through – “even the guys at the top were once trying to make it”

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Quickly rising through the ranks of DJ stardom, Martin Badder has fast built a reputation for releasing top quality house music. Catching the attention of huge labels like Defected, Armada, Toolroom, Bunny Tiger and many more along the way, he’s now a regular in the Beatport Top 100 charts. You’ll find his signature style of […]

Show Off Your Studio: Luca Pretolesi’s Studio DMI

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Studio DMI Head Engineer and Studio DMI Co-Founder Luca Pretolesi Contact www.studiodmi.com Studio DMI or Study of Digital Music Innovation (‘studio’ is Italian for ‘study’) is the mixing and mastering brand behind the global commercial electronic music sound. It offers various music production services, educational programs, artist development strategies and is home to one of […]

Inside the secret world of DJ-turned-producer Luca Bacchetti

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“Even when I’m producing in the studio, I feel like a DJ. I love to arrange and mix my musicians and their performances like tracks,” says Luca Bacchetti enthusing about his conductor-like approach to the making of his debut album, Secret World. “For me, the biggest buzz comes from the encounters between musical worlds that […]

Techno-loving polymath Francesca Lombardo reveals the secrets behind her idiosyncratic sound

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With a plethora of minimal, tech, deep and progressive-house releases on illustrious labels such as Crosstown Rebels, Poker Flat and Armada – plus a recent, extraordinary nu-disco remix of soul legend Teddy Pendergrass’ Do Me – Francesca Lombardo is as prolific as she is genre-straddling. Despite being an accomplished live musician and DJ, she was keen […]

Techno-loving polymath Francesca Lombardo reveals the secrets behind her idiosyncratic sound

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With a plethora of minimal, tech, deep and progressive-house releases on illustrious labels such as Crosstown Rebels, Poker Flat and Armada – plus a recent, extraordinary nu-disco remix of soul legend Teddy Pendergrass’ Do Me – Francesca Lombardo is as prolific as she is genre-straddling. Despite being an accomplished live musician and DJ, she was keen […]

Show Off Your Studio: Nico Morano’s home studio is a cosy synth chamber

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Studio Morano Studio Owner: Nico Morano – Producer / DJ Key kit: ADAM S3V monitors Moog Slim Phatty TC Helicon Voicelive Rack Roland SPD-SX Moog Sub37 Roland SH-01A Sequential Prophet 6 (module) Dave Smith Prophet 12 (keyboard) Tell us about the studio, Nico Studio Morano is based in Weerde, in Belgium. It is in fact…in […]

Honne’s Andy Clutterbuck: “We didn’t want to be two guys stuck behind a laptop”

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Their debut record Warm On A Cold Night was a masterclass in synth-fuelled R&B, and their music has been described by one music critic as “futuristic soul destined to re-invent babymaking music”. Now Honne – with US, Europe and Asia tours completed in support of their sophomore record Love Me / Love Me Not – […]

Clean Bandit producer Mark Ralph on producing music with modern listeners in mind

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What magic potion is needed to transform a song into a chart-topper in 2019? If anyone has the recipe, then it’s the brilliant producer, songwriter and musical alchemist Mark Ralph. From Hot Chip and Franz Ferdinand to Tom Walker and Jax Jones via Clean Bandit and Years & Years, Mark has had his fingers wrapped […]