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How this top producer turns his laptop into a studio

How this top producer turns his laptop into a studio

Advancements in hardware and software have made it possible to do the bulk of producing on a phone or laptop. Mobile music production has become increasingly popular – out of convenience and sometimes necessity. Even for artists and producers with access to professional studios, there is a need to create hits on the fly. And…

Circuit bending: Hacking a Furby in the name of music

Circuit bending: Hacking a Furby in the name of music

Circuit bending consists of dismantling toys, household objects and synths in order to rebuild them as new instruments. To most people, old toys like a Furby are just toys, but for musicians who circuit bend, these are instruments waiting to happen. In this episode of The Future of Music, Dani Deahl visited Sam Battle, also…

These Pocket Operators let you record your voice and sample

These Pocket Operators let you record your voice and sample

Teenage Engineering announced two new Pocket Operators at this year’s NAMM — the PO-35 Speak, a vocal synthesizer and sequencer, and the PO-33 KO!, a sampler. Pocket Operators are small, hand-sized devices for making electronic music and at under $100, are relatively cheap. Here’s what it’s like to use the PO-35 Speak. Subscribe: https://goo.gl/G5RXGs Check…