Tag: producing

DIY Mastering Tool ‘LANDR’ Backed By Hawtin, Pete Tong & more

LANDR, the cloud-based mastering tool that takes away the burden of mastering your tracks – or paying somebody a hundred bucks to do it for you – has picked up a cool 6.2 million in funds from investors like Nas, Warner Music Group and and the Plus Eight Equity Fund (an equity firm owned by the likes of Pete Tong, Richie Hawtin, Tiga and John Acquaviva). See also: LANDR: a helpful tool for producers The tool is over a year old now and didn’t make that much of an impact on the world of (bedroom) music production. The results were ... Read more

‘Beat Blox’ Lets User Create Music In Simple And Creative Way

There’s a new toy on the market for those that want to experiment with making beats, but who do not want to sit through the years-long learning curve of understanding DAW’s, drumcomputers, FX, synthesis, plug-ins and what not. It’s called Beat Blox and it is perhaps the simplest and most fun way to make a kick-ass beat in the comfort of your living room. A student at the Beckmans College of Design in Sweden had the idea to give his graduation project a musical touch, and came up with an ingenious way of making music by combining simple physics with modern ... Read more