After the huge success of Volume One I’ve got another batch of my DAT tape remasters up on Traxsource this week, link here – https://www.traxsource.com/title/1698426/the-90s-tapes-volume-2 It’s been a real emotional journey for me to revisit these and I’m so glad to be able to share them with you. It’s a diverse range that takes inContinue reading “The 90s Tapes Volume Two”
So it’s that time of year again where the mighty Traxsource creates end of year stats for its Artists and Labels. It’s a fascinating thing to explore visually as we scroll through our socials and there are some huge achievements – congrats to all. Now whilst scrolling my mind was building up a dataset andContinue reading “Traxsource Garage EOY Analytics 2021”
If you’re a web developer, Spotify provides a track endpoint that you can hit to pull back its audio characteristics https://developer.spotify.com/console/get-audio-features-track/. You’ll get a JSON response with a variety of metrics: acousticness danceability duration_ms energy key liveness loudness mode speechiness tempo time_signature & more You’ll need the URI – unique Spotify track identifier AND someContinue reading “What does an algorithm think of your music?”
Firstly, congrats to the entire Garage community, we have a new home! Traxsource in their wisdom have given us our dedicated top sales chart and associated complimentary assets – thank you! Go take a look for yourself – https://www.traxsource.com/genre/29/garage/top Group leader and talented producer Marc Cotterell quite rightly highlighted the diversity of sub genres thatContinue reading “How do you say it? The great Garage Debate”
I’m a big fan of Tom Misch so the brand new Logic Pro X Loop Pack that comes with the latest 10.7.0 version is a big draw. He’s a multi-instrumentalist as well as a super-soulful vocalist and located within the new Tom Misch category from the Loop Packs drop down is a fine selection ofContinue reading “Play with Tom Misch!”
For tape addicts like me this is amazing news. Now Tascam was a big name back in the day and IK multimedia have just announced as part of the Tascam 50th anniversary The Tape Collection – four new tape decks for T-Racks. This is focused on a selection of classic devices that they have modelledContinue reading “Tascam Tape Collection”
So this 25 year group-buy thing has proven to be an incredible deal. If you remember I bought Mix Box, a super flexible and useful Slate-VMR-a-like that has a personality all of its own. I’ve been using that on the Voice Over recordings here recently and love how they sound. I thought I’d show youContinue reading “How Many IK Multimedia Freebies?!”
So the big new music release is out today on Traxsource for DJs to download and all the streaming platforms for the music consumers out there. There’s something super catchy about this one so I’ve put together a colourful and lively video that’s up on both tiktok and Instagram in reel format to allow peopleContinue reading “What U Thinking?”
Out now as a Bandcamp exclusive and coming to streaming on the 15th October is a brand new compilation of remastered Deep House tracks I made a decade or so ago under the pseudonym Enzyme Black. These tracks sound amazing and I’m super proud of them still, especially “Simple” where I did something I veryContinue reading “Enzyme Black – Anthology”
So last night whilst trying out the new Ableton Live Apple Silicon beta build I also took a look at the SQ 80V alongside some the fantastic effects in the volume 2 bundle. The idea came out great and this video take a look in detail at some of the processing applied and the patchesContinue reading “Arturia Deep House Jam”
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