Introducing: Novation Circuit

Got a mailout from Novation promoting their new Circuit gadget. Combining two polysynths and a four-part drum machine, this hands-on groovebox can be used entirely stand-alone or with your DAW and other hardware. It looks like a lot of fun and, apparently, is really quick and intuitive to get along with. Gotta say, I’m intrigued….

News from BPM 2015

Due to it a) being just down the road at the NEC, b) a tenner to get in, courtesy of those lovely people at CD Pool and c) I’m off work at the moment and very, very bored, I took a trip down to the BPM 2015 show. After a day of wandering around looking…

Is SoundCloud a sinking ship?

Got any mixes, mashups, re-edits or even own productions on SoundCloud? It really does appear that time is now rapidly running out to get off the platform. Source: Get Off SoundCloud While You Still Can – Digital DJ Tips (If you’ve any thoughts on this article, I’d love to hear them – please comment below)

The EP has landed!

A day earlier than scheduled, Pure Music Manufacturing have delivered my CDs! I’ve had a truly excellent service from these guys – they’ve been quick to respond to questions, knowledgeable to a fault and really quick to turn the job around. Not only is the printing, finishing, packaging and shrink-wrap exactly as anticipated, the audio…

Listening

Last night I joined in with a Twitter conversation about listening to your own material. I chipped in with a single tweet: @Configa I listen to my own stuff so much I don't understand it anymore — DJ Morocco Dave (@morocco_dave) August 13, 2015 This caused some LOLs, which is always fun. But then I…

Out of the comfort zone

Just to prove that I can in fact cope with music production at tempos other than 128bpm and with (ohMyGlob!) actual real acoustic instruments, here’re a couple of tweets that you should check out: The pre-release of "Blood is thicker than gold" is finally available – with 3 immediate downloads! #newmusic http://t.co/vUDQxRPdTa — Matt Steady (@MattStoicSteady) July…