Junkie XL Explains The ‘Chardonnay Buy’, Plus The Future Of Film Scoring

Holkenborg discusses how he built up his fantastic collection of synths, the difference between a ‘coffee buy’ and a ‘chardonnay buy’ and more.… Read More Junkie XL Explains The ‘Chardonnay Buy’, Plus The Future Of Film Scoring

Mobile Music Making More Than A Trend – iOS Is Now Bigger Than Windows

It looks like mobile music making – especially with iOS devices – is here to stay. Sales of iOS devices, which have been increasing steadily for seven years straight, caught up with sales of Windows computers in June: Based on … Continue reading

2015 NAMM Show To Feature Double The Synths

The 2015 NAMM Show, scheduled for January 22-25 at the Anaheim Convention Center, promises to be a huge event for synth fans. We just got word from the NAMM Show organizers that synth manufacturers have nearly doubled their show floor … Continue reading

Amazon Echo: Super Cool or Super Creepy? You Make The Call!

Amazon has introduced a new type of ‘smart device’ – the Echo – that’s a reimagining of the home stereo as a always-connected, voice activated speaker. It’s got some impressive features – combining Siri-style voice recognition, with search, music and news service. You … Continue reading

Music In The Age of Democratization, With Ableton’s Gerhard Behles & Coldcut’s Matt Black

As part of Berlin’s recent Social Media Week, Peter Kirn, editor of createdigitalmusic.com hosted this conversation with Matt Black (Ninjatune founder and member of A/V group Coldcut), and Gerhard Behles, (CEO of Ableton and former member of Monolake). Behles and Black are both technologists … Continue reading