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The Final Single Of The Year!

Currently at number 8 in the @traxsource #garage chart is “Slipped Away”, my final release of 2021. It’s a bouncy, piano infused vocal hooky #garagehouse banger that comes in a jingle bell infused festive version as well as non-festive for the underground heads. Initial DJ charts from Jackman Jones, Tony Fuel and Michael Pieterse lead…

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Wicked new Drum & Bass Sample Pack

Now most wouldn’t associate me with Drum & Bass but I LOVE the genre as a punter/consumer of the music. I’m a huge fan of DJ Marky, a DJ who plays MY kind of DnB and therefore when Native Instruments reached out to let me know about a new Maschine Expansion forthcoming that covered the…

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Traxsource Garage EOY Analytics 2021

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 and…

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What does an algorithm think of your music?

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 some…

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Play with Tom Misch!

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 of…

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Tascam Tape Collection

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 modelled…

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How Many IK Multimedia Freebies?!

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 you…

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What U Thinking?

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 people…

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