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Posted in Uncategorized on June 3, 2011
Things have been picking up the past few months so we’ve decided to move to a new home on our very own server. Thanks to all the readers and subscribers, we’re glad you all enjoy the blog. We’ve got new posts in the pipeline about getting track elements talking to each other, and the take home message from the Ibiza Music Summit, so head over to www.lostinmusik.net and fill in your name and email address on the right and we’ll keep you in the loop! We’ve also got a new section full of free downloads for subscribers coming soon so there’ll be plenty booty for DJs, producers and music lovers.
We’ll see you there!
Posted in Events on May 26, 2011
Not so long ago music production was the playground of the minted. Without access to expensive equipment, studio time, engineers, manufacturing, and distribution there was no track. Now tracks can be released for less than the price of a… Read on…
Posted in Featured Music on May 5, 2011
Stumbled upon this beautiful mix of Quincy Jones tracks by DJ Spinna this afternoon whilst doing some admin tasks. A real education in sounds and styles, and sure to get you all in the summer mood as the rays beam down here in the UK. DJ Spinna tribute to Quincy Jones DJ Spinna is a […]
Posted in Firestarter on May 3, 2011
Posted in Music Production Tutorial on April 28, 2011
You may or may not know that Ableton has a groove pool from which you can pick a template that will apply velocity and swing to your midi. Groove is essential in music, but the amount of groove required depends on the genre. The faster the BPM, the less room there is for groove, so you’ll find that anything 138BPM or above generally has very limited groove and more militant percussion. Down below 128BPM there is much more room for swing and groove in the percussion. Read on…
Posted in Music Marketing and Sales on April 22, 2011
Finally the second in this series looking at lessons to be learnt in how you manage your musical artist image from the awesome double page adverts for the fashion house Dunhill; as part of their ‘Voices’ campaign. The second advert features the actor Harland Miller. Whilst reading this take time and think how does it impact on […]