With the ever rapid advancement of technology, faster processors, high quality soundcards and plug-ins, a huge range of midi-controllers and fully automated DAWâ€™s, it seems these days that writing solely within your home computer is very much the favoured approach for a lot of people. So do I really need a studio or is my computer enough?
Music production is big business these days and with the wealth of content available on the market, itâ€™s essential that your productions sound watertight. With this in mind, Zulu Records head honchos My Digital Enemy have just produced and released Zuluâ€™s first foray into the sample market, the pack weighs in with a mighty 226 essential bass, synth, drum and vocal loops that youâ€™d need to produce your own quality house music. We caught up with the guys to find out more about their pack and the production tools market.
Mark EG (http://www.markeg.com) hits the BPM DJ Conference and reviews the Magma Riot DJ Backpack XL for Core Magazine. Made from super-strong tarpaulin, this is an essential DJ bag to keep your equipment safe and sound whilst travelling.
First look at the amazing DJ Tech Award winning: Novation Launch Series Studio Controllers/ App (Mark EG's BPM Music Conference Video REVIEW)Written by Music Mad
Mark EG (www.markeg.com) exclusively interviews the guys from Novation at the BPM DJ/Music Conference for Core Magazine (www.coremagonline.com) about their upcoming Launchkey and Launchpad iPhone/iPad Apps (which won the DJ Tech Award 2013) and Launch Controllers including the Launchkey25, LaunchpadS, Launchkey Mini and Launchpad Mini, Launch Control. If you're after a general overview of the Launch Series, this should help you make your mind up!