New Documentary Explores Glasgow’s Underground Music Scene

shockwebpic_glasgowundergroundmusicdocThis short documentary by Polly Petrova profiles the underground electronic music scene in Scotland’s largest city.

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SHOCKLEE’s Sonic Realm – New Feature At Clash Magazine

shockwebpic_clashHSfeatureClash Magazine spent some time with SHOCKLEE – check out the new exclusive feature and mix at Clash. Words by Robin Murray and pics by Paul Hyde…

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The Surprising Habits Of Original Thinkers

shockwebpic_habitsoforiginalthinkersHow do creative people come up with great ideas? Organizational psychologist Adam Grant studies “originals”: thinkers who dream up new ideas and take action to put them into the world. In this talk, learn three unexpected habits of originals — including embracing failure. “The greatest originals are the ones who fail the most, because they’re the ones who try the most,” Grant says. “You need a lot of bad ideas in order to get a few good ones.”

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Berklee College Of Music Welcomes Hank Shocklee

shockwebpic_berklee_shockleeBerklee College of Music welcomes Hank Shocklee on Monday, April 11, 2016 for an interactive question & answer conversation on music production through 40 years – past, present and future.

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How We Made Public Enemy’s Fight The Power

shockwebpic_ftp_guardian_mar2016The song could have gone a lot softer, a lot neater, a lot tighter – but it would have lost the chaos. When something is organised and aligned, it represents passivity. But any resistance, any struggle to overcome, is going to be chaotic.

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Beat Box: Inside Joe Mansfield’s Drum Machine Collection

shockwebpic_dubspotdrummachineCheck out this video feature by our friends at Dubspot of Boston-based beatmaker and collector Joe Mansfield and his fantastic drum machine collection.

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Junkie XL On The Making Of The Deadpool Soundtrack

shockwebpic_junkiexlmakingofdeadpoolJunkie XL AKA Tom Holkenborg explains how he used a variety of analog synths and and vintage digital synths to create the sound of the Deadpool soundtrack.

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Discussing Sound Quality & Future Frequencies With SVS

shockwebpic_svsshockleeinterviewOur own Hank Shocklee has a conversation with our friends and great speaker manufacturers, SVS on sound, putting together an SVS system featuring the Ultra Bookshelf speakers, how globalization has impacted music and the future frequency.

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Making The Sound Of Jurassic World

shockwebpic_soundofjurassicworldSoundWorks does it again with this great profile on the making of the sound for the blockbuster sci-fi, thriller, Jurassic World where we revisit the theme park of genetically engineered dinosaurs.

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The Noise And How To Bring It: Hank Shocklee Interviewed By The Quietus

shockwebpic_hankshockleequietusIn case you missed it, music writer John Tatlock had an in depth conversation with Hank for the outstanding UK music magazine The Quietus. Here is an excerpt…

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