Tag: Toolroom Records

Full Premiere: Mario Cruz – Little Thing (Doorly Sunrise Reprise)

Producer, DJ, Radio Presenter, Promoter… musical polymath, Doorly seems to have already ticked off a lot of the things on any DJ’s Bucket List.  DJing in Time Square, touring regularly alongside his early inspiration Fatboy Slim, Producing and DJing Live for Usher & Nicki Minaj, and sharing the stage with the Prodigy (Twice!). A UK export, relocating to Los Angeles in 2012, Doorly has since launched an array of his own huge parties; ranging from sunshine House & Disco rooftop gatherings at SXSW, 2000 capacity ‘secret’ warehouse parties in Downtown LA, and late night Mansion Afterparty takeovers with Disclosure under his ... Read more

Native Instruments Introduces ‘Stems’ Audio Format Allowing Greater Manipulation Capabilities

Native Instruments, creators and proprietors of Traktor DJ Software, have announced a new open audio format entitled ‘STEMS’ rolling out in the upcoming months. Introduced in Miami at last week’s Winter Music Conference, Stems primary goal is to make more aspects of music available for manipulation, whether in the studio or in the booth, by DJs, Remixers, and Producers alike. For example, four “Stems” (bass, drums, melody, vocals) exist within each file, which can now be accessed and modified as individual elements.  Each stem file, which ends with stem.mp4, contains a single stereo mix and all 4 parts. Though larger than an MP3 ... Read more