Rumbling Techno Bass

Synth Secrets is a series of programming tutorials in which we show how to make a range of classic and new synth sounds using plugins such as Massive, Sylenth and Diva. From artist to artist, the way bass is made in techno differs vastly. There’s no single defined technique as such, but more of a…

Over To You: How Do I Connect With Other Local DJs?

Digital DJ Tips member Toby asks: “I just moved to a new city and I’d like to meet more local DJs who I can hang out with and talk shop. Do you have any tips on how to contact other DJs in my area to collaborate?” Digital DJ Tips Says: Since the demise of record…

Momo releases Roland SH-01A Controller / Editor

Momo has release Roland SH-01A Controller / Editor, a software controller for the Roland Boutique Synth SH-01A. It can be used as a VST plug-in and Standalone for PC 32/64-bit and Mac as VST, [Read More] Read the full story

MN2S Distribution Manager – Chris James

“Highs of the job? Licensing compilations for legendary DJs like Roger Sanchez and Todd Terry.” Chris James, distribution manager at London’s MN2S Label Services, runs us through the basics of his job. Name? Chris James. Place of work? MN2S Label Services. Job? Distribution manager. How long have you had the job? I was promoted to this…

Friday Five: How Technology Set Underground Music Free

In this week’s Friday Five, we’re leading with a piece from The Guardian that takes a look at how technology and the internet have “democratised creativity” and why that’s actually good for the underground music scene. We’ve also got pieces from The New York Times, Digital Music News, and Attack Magazine. Have a great weekend…