electronic MUSICIAN - March 2017 - Analog Beat-Making Tools
Electronic Musician – March 2017
In our cover story this month, we curate dream gear rigs for any music-making scenario.
We round up the hottest new hardware and software for producing R&B, hip hop, rap, and EDM. Whether you’re comping vocals or building build-ups, we’ll help you trick out your rig with the newest purpose-built controllers, samplers, drum machines, workstations, and more.
Grammy Nominees 2017
On the eve of the 59th annual Grammy Awards, we sit down with nominated artists, producers, and engineers to dig deep into the recording sessions behind the biggest projects being honored on Music’s Biggest Night—with special profiles of classic recordings being inducted into this year’s Hall of Fame.
Future Politics, the third studio album from Canadian electronic artist Katie Stelmanis, transcends music with conceptual video and provocative photography—all written, produced, and engineered entirely by Stelmanis, with additional mixing by Alice Wilder, at Transmitter Park Studio in New York and Union Sound Company in Toronto.
Mr. Bill Q&A
Australian musician, DJ, and producer Bill James Day shares insight on crafting epic glitch-hop tracks, building the wildly popular Ableton Live tutorials hosted at MrBillsTunes.com, and takes us behind the scenes on his ever-evolving multimedia project, The Art of Mr. Bill.
Mod Squad - Qu-Bit Chord
New Gear - New products from MOTU, Cakewalk, IK Multimedia, and more!
Master Class – Conquer the Korg ARP Odyssey Duophonic Synthesizer module—a modern take on the iconic analog classic.
Production – Back up your files with Carbon Copy Cloner
Gear Reviews – Arturia Drumbrute, Roland DJ-808, Empirical Labs Arousor, Waves Abbey Road, Korg iWwavestation