Addicted To The Drop: Watch These DJ’s Prank The Crowd

shockwebpic_addictedtothedropAustralian duo Mashd N Kutcher prank their audience during this dj set.

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Let’s UnPop This: Repetitive Pop Music & The Shazam Effect

shockwebpic_repetitivemusicA must-read feature from The Atlantic looks into why the state of [pop] music is the way it is…repetitive, monotonous, homogeneous, super loud and compressed and in many cases, super cheesy.

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► Giorgio Moroder Releases New Free Single: Download + Interview

shockleewebpic_giorgiosthemeElectronic music pioneer Giorgio Moroder just released his first track in 22 years and you can get it for free as part of Adult Swim’s Singles, a 16-week free music promotion by the network.

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► RIP Frankie Knuckles – The Godfather Of House

shockleewebpic_ripfrankieknucklesThe unfortunate news of Frankie Knuckles passing has flooded the music world today as many around the world reflect on the loss of a great influencer and innovator.

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Electronic Music Fans Speak: Resident Advisor’s Top DJs Of 2013

shockleewebpic_RAtop100dj2013Dance and electronic music magazine Resident Advisor has just released its Top 100 DJ’s of 2013 list. The Berlin based outlet took a poll for this so their listing was decided by their registered readers, fans of techno, house, bass and underground music. Which btw is a refreshing departure from music journo compiled DJ lists and a nod to the independent electronic community.

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The Tomorrowland Festival Is On Its Way To Becoming The Disney World Of Music

shockleewebpic_tomorrowlandaftermovieIn what is quite possibly the most amazing event recap video ever, Belgium’s Tomorowland Festival just put out an official ‘aftermovie’ of the recent July 2013 event.

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This Week’s #freesamplefriday Roundup

shockleewebpic_FSF100Out to all the music creators…sound designers…musicians…composers…songwriters.. #freesamplefriday continues to hook you up on a weekly basis with free sounds, samples, tools and new experimental instruments. This roundup is a big one – packed with the last few weeks worth of goods.

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This Week’s #freesamplefriday Roundup

shockleewebpic_FSF99We’re back for another round of the best free audio tools around. Download these and get your music game up!

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This Week’s #freesamplefriday Roundup

shockleewebpic_FSF98In need of some new inspiration to get your musical ideas flowing? You’re in luck, here’s another installment of #freesamplefriday to get you through the week. If you’re in the NYC area come meet with us at Tekserve on Thursday May 9th for a special Ableton Advanced Users Meetup. RSVP’s are first come – first served!

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This Week’s #freesamplefriday Roundup

shockleewebpic_FSF97Some classic reverb, electric piano, guitar overdrive, pan modulations plus more in this double edition of #freesamplefriday – bringing you the free super hot audio tools weekly…hit us up with your links!

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