Tag: Coldcut

The Most Politically Active Artists In Dance Music

“My house is your house” – states the mantra of the music we love. But what house are we living in in the real world? Dance music, in its purest form, comes with an embedded message of unity, acceptance and tolerance. But on the other hand, it is also a church of escapism and hedonistic ‘carpe diem’ – pretty much synonymous with the indulgence of state-of-mind enhancing substances. But does it step further than that? To the communities, societies we live in? And can DJs be the catalyst for change? (should they be?). In this list we present the dance music artists that, at least in our view, ... Read more

Studio Quality Production App Now Available For Android

Having already released for iOS back in 2013, Ninjajamm was just one of many music production apps in the spectrum of the Apple-centric digital sphere. Now, Ninjajamm has separated from the pack a bit by releasing their intuitive touch controlled platform for Android devices. Essentially, working off the “stems” approach, Ninjajamm allows users to remix remix “tunepacks” you chose using a sequence-based interface by using its touch, tilt, and gesture controls alongside effects and filters (reverb, glitch). The app was developed by Coldcut‘s Jonathan Moore and originally provided Ninja Tune artists (Moore is a co founder of the seminal dance imprint) such as Amon Tobin ... Read more