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Samples and Sampling

As music producers we have been sampling since the beginning of electronic music production but as time has progressed and DAW software has developed sample libraries have become the go to for sounds. Lets go back to the hay day of sampling with machines like the Fairlight CMI used by artists such as Herbie Hancock, […]

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Nomads Land

We are launching our monthly event at the beautiful L’Amorigen Cala Nova. With a nomadic theme we are turning the venue into a micro burning man with art, performance and DJ’s who have a passion for change in the music industry. Pablo from Forever Cacao with be joining us to DJ and prepare the ceremonial […]

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Audio Mogul @ Pikes Hotel

We were invited once again to Cosmic Pineapple at the world famous Pikes Hotel in Ibiza. This time we had the privilege of DJ-ing in Chez fez from 9pm – 1am, the Audio Mogul team Gavron, Fourfourfour, Enon and So Sash created a soundtrack for the events theme of “Get your freak on”. Cosmic Pineapple […]

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Audio Mogul: Elixir Bar

Our elixir bar was road tested yesterday at Pikes Hotel Ibiza in partnership with Cosmic Pineapple. Our DJ’s played cosmic beats from out of this world and we served organic coffee and cacao shots to guests of the hotel and those who came to party. This was no ordinary experience as we had planned ahead […]

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Coffee Houses, Culture and Music

Coffee culture has a rich history and music has been a part of this since the 16th century and this is where the story of coffee and creativity begins…. There were some places in the entertainment life of Ottoman addressing to various cultural levels and nearly all of them were musical in nature. Coffee houses […]

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Designing a brand: Warren Crawford

AUDIO MOGUL is a record label, training courses, coffee and chocolate based in Ibiza. They engaged me to create their brand and logotype for their first vinyl release and line of clothing. PRELIMINARY SKETCHES I always start with pen and paper, as it’s a lot freer. And it means that you can go and sit […]

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Ableton Live 10.1 update

Amazing news from Ableton with the 10.1 update in beta testing and vespers gives us a walkthrough of all the new features including importing of wavetables, EQ and delay. Not forgetting the new automation features and key commands, this update is truly special. Enjoy! We have decided to include this in our Pioneers of Production […]

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ELPHNT – Sound Design Hacks with Echo Delay

Elphant and ADSR bring you a great sound design tutorial using the noise and morph function in echo, turn off the delay and map the max for live shaper to create unique drum sounds. In the previous blog post by Afro DJ Mac you now have the understanding of Drum Buss, here you can use […]

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Afro DJ Mac – Drum Buss

Ableton Live 10 has many new features but one that stands out for many is the new Drum buss. In this video Afro DJ Mac breaks down the new features in Drum Buss and shows how to get the best out of this effect plugin, add transients, boom and change the key of your drums […]

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Paul Nolan Sound Design Wavetable

Ableton tutor, artist and engineer Paul Nolan explains clearly the Wavetable synth in Live 10 and how the sound design aspects work in the new powerhouse available now in the suite version of the software. Don’t forget to download Paul’s drum rack and get busy making new beats and pieces. Here is a link to […]

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