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, […]

Alev Lenz on releasing her album 3 and its stems simultaneously, as well as composing for Black Mirror and Dark

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The latest record from German-Turkish songwriter, producer and composer Alev Lenz is a veritable feast for the ears in its own right, harnessing her remarkably dexterous vocals to craft some sensorially beautiful music. But one of the most unique things about the record is the fact that Lenz has released a collection of patches of […]

Cranborne Audio on their groundbreaking approach to high-end hardware and the future of pro audio

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Cranborne Audio is a relatively new UK company that has already made a big splash in the world of pro audio. It was founded in 2017 and launched proper at the 2018 NAMM Show, but in that short time has released ground-breaking and multi-award-winning products including the 500ADAT expander, the 500R8 USB interface and most […]

Cranborne Audio on their groundbreaking approach to high-end hardware and the future of pro audio

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Cranborne Audio is a relatively new UK company that has already made a big splash in the world of pro audio. It was founded in 2017 and launched proper at the 2018 NAMM Show, but in that short time has released ground-breaking and multi-award-winning products including the 500ADAT expander, the 500R8 USB interface and most […]

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 […]

The Light & Dark: London composers share their technical insights into producing the collaborative concept album

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The Light & Dark: London The Light & Dark: London is a concept album inspired by a near-death experience. Kristen Agee, founder and CEO of 411 Music Group, was flying to Los Angeles after a trip to Toronto when the plane experienced a near-crash, only narrowly pulling off an emergency landing. The album’s concept arose […]

How composer Yann Tiersen reimagined his back catalogue from a remote island studio

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When talking to Yann Tiersen, what quickly becomes clear is that at the heart of his approach to music-making is the tension of juxtaposition. Whether setting ‘light’ against ‘dark’, industrial music against acoustic instruments, or making electronic music on a remote island as far away from an urban centre as possible, he’s drawn to both […]

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 […]