Tag: Winter Music Conference

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

10 Best WMC/MMW 2015 Events

It’s that time of year again! As Winter turns to Spring and March comes to an end, the wonderful city of Miami will once again be the center of the dance music universe with the annual celebration that is Winter Music Conference/Miami Music Week.  Well into its second decade of existence, the WMC/MMW experience is undoubtedly a must attend as the tunes will be as plentiful as the sun and sex. Anticipating the week to come we have highlighted ten events that we think feature some of the best lineups the week has to offer.  Included are a smattering from ... Read more