The best thing to come out of the 2020 lockdown was the quality of music delivered in 2021, after producers being studio-bound for over a year. Here’s what we enjoyed the most in the year that got away, 2021. Album – Insolito by Tipper (Bandcamp link) Track – Another Level by Disclosure (Youtube link) Mix – Guy from Disclosure @ Energy … Read more
The new Energy Festival is being hosted by Guy and Howard of Disclosure. The lineup consists of headliners such as Disclosure MJ Cole salute Higgo kryptogram and a lot of up and coming artists. Event takes place on 31/07/2021 at https://www.twitch.tv/disclosureFor details https://www.instagram.com/energyfestbydisclosure/ Energy Festival by Disclosure 31/07/2021
Audius is a music streaming and sharing platform, based on blockchain technology. Touting itself as the streaming service for the artists, as it purports to have a more efficient earnings model (yet to be implemented), it incorporates a new audio distribution service, via “content” and “discovery” nodes that are currently based on Ethereum. As with … Read more
Ableton have released version 11 of their Live software. We’ll update with some feedback after extensive use. In the meantime, here are some tutorials from Ableton and from cdm.com an indepth look at new additions and features.
2020 was mostly a year that will be hopefully forgotten, but as with most things in life, there have been highlights. So, with great pleasure we announce the first year of the official Gravity Audio 2020 awards. Our short but very sweet list of awards are as follows: Best Stream – DisclosureMusic A groundbreaking stream … Read more
After reading a quick headline regarding Spotify’s application for the patent of a technology to help protect songwriters’ works, we decided to research the news further. Initially intrigued, and happy that songwriters’ fruits of labour would be protected, the story started to unravel. All this is unofficial, as there is no specific announcement from Spotify, … Read more
The incredibly talented and dedicated Guy and Howard are still doing the Disclosure Twitch Competition, and it gets stronger every week, with fantastic prizes from Arturia and Serato.Guy and Howard (who are up for two 2021 Grammy nominations) judge the entries at www.twitch.tv/disclosuremusic. List of Disclosure Twitch Competition Top 5 winners is here and also … Read more
Sometimes it’s for the best when you don’t remember how you arrived somewhere, and here we arrrive at French Sound Designer Bernard Parmegiani. There’s a Spotify Bernard Parmegiani playlist here Avoir!
Exciting times for Ableton users, as version 11 is announced. Many new features, here are some highlights: Take recording and comping Linked-track editing Use your MPE-capable controller New devices, Hybrid Reverb, Spectral Resonator, Spectral Time, PitchLoop89, Inspired by Nature Live Tempo Following Macro Snapshots Rack improvements Note chance – Velocity chance Do more with Follow … Read more
From Brian Eno comes a short but very sweet Spotify playlist of scores from his album Film Music 1976 ~ 2020.Brian Eno – Film Music 1976 ~ 2020 – Spotify Playlist