Moog: New Grandmother Demo Libraries

Via the Moog Music Inc Newsletter

Learn the secrets of the Grandmother Semi-Modular Analog Synthesizer with this playlist of new tutorials from the Moog Demo library. These easy to follow videos teach sequencer basics, how to use the LFO as a third oscillator, and creative uses for the sync input.

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5 Music Production Tips from Kaz James

I think as a producer it’s a never-ending learning curve; every day is a school day

Kaz James is a success story. Signed to Universal Records at the age of 21 and scoring a massive hit as one half of Bodyrockers with single I Like The Way in 2005, Kaz James achieved success from a young age.

In an interview with Music Radar, James highlights 5 tips on how to point yourself in the direction of success, including perhaps scoring films, touring on your own talent, or releasing your own music on labels like Objektivity.

1. You never know enough

“I still really enjoy writing with people who have nothing to do with my world. It’s always the people you never expect that blow your mind, and it’s a great away to keep evolving as an artist, producer or songwriter.”

2. Build your sound and sample library

“Your sample library is incredibly important – that one sound can make the difference between a record hitting or flopping.”

3. ???

Visit MusicRadar.com for the other 3 (spoiler alert — “Be Nice!“)

This is how it goes down every Sunday I'm in there somewhere

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Inside the Livecoding Algorave Movement

You want the future of music? Here’s one idea. They call it Algorave (via CDM)

“You can’t really separate music from community.”

“I see the same motivation behind wiring and re-wiring a modular synthesizer and modifying live code while it runs.”

“I like the folk music model where people borrow tunes from each other all the time. Free/open source music fits into that nicely.”

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