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Monday, November 16, 2015

Grooves Pt. II

 

Here's a small collection of jams ranging from indie pop to blues rock, all of which are once again just straight up grooves. The kind of tunes suitable for just about any situation.

Check out this set on Soundcloud.

 

08 Nov

Tips and Techniques #006: Introduction to the EXS24 instrument editor part 2

Join RAC Graduate and instructor Patrick Steele, as he further demonstrates a beginners tutorial on programming the EXS24 sampler. Patrick goes through the process of importing his own samples to create an original and authentic sound!

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24 Oct

Tips and Techniques #005: Introduction to the EXS24 instrument editor part 1

Join RAC Graduate and instructor Patrick Steele, as he demonstrates a beginners tutorial on programming the EXS24 sampler. Patrick goes through the process of importing his own samples to create an original and authentic sound!

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18 Oct

Tips and Techniques #004: Behind the scenes with a Morning Show Radio Producer!

During the first part of the Paul Awad Workshop (Beat 92.5 - Morning Show Radio Producer) at RAC, Paul spoke about some of the positions he had when he first started working in radio, followed by revealing some of his own techniques and others he learned along the way from his co-workers.

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08 Oct

Tips and Techniques #003: Bringing life to a mix, a beat maker’s world

During the first part of the Sean Paine Workshop (credits: Gucci, Future, Young Thug, 2Chainz, Migos, Fetty Wap, Waka, Sosa, and more) at RAC, Sean spoke about his journey through the industry and how he started, followed by revealing some of his own techniques.

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30 Sep

Tips & Techniques #002: Working with distorted vocal tracks

During the first part of the Sean Paine Workshop (credits: Gucci, Future, Young Thug, 2Chainz, Migos, Fetty Wap, Waka, Sosa, and more) at RAC, Sean spoke about his journey through the industry and how he started, followed by revealing some of his own techniques.

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18 Sep

Tips & Techniques #001 - Getting Wider Reverbs

During the first part of the Sean Paine Workshop (credits: Gucci, Future, Young Thug, 2Chainz, Migos, Fetty Wap, Waka, Sosa, and more) at RAC, Sean spoke about his journey through the industry and how he started, followed by revealing some of his own techniques.

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Wednesday, March 2, 2015

The Little Things (feat. Angela McCluskey)
by Big Gigantic

 

New banger from Big Gigantic out this morning. "The Little Things", features a standout appearance from Angela McCluskey, a not-so-well-known singer out of New York reminiscent of Amy Winehouse (albeit, a comparison that's been used so much lately it's almost not worth making). The track starts off strong with piano, organ, and horn stabs, and develops into a real electronica banger by the second drop. Enjoy.



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Electronic

Monday, February 1, 2015

Kill Our Way To Heaven (Pele Remix)
by Michl

 

One band that's received a fair amount of coverage here is Australia's five-piece Tora, and one of their members Jo Loewenthal put out a killer remix yesterday of Michl's very popular "Kill Our Way To Heaven". All of Loewenthal's solo works are chillwave tangents that have their own unique touches we don't always hear with Tora, but the two are definitely cut from the same cloth. So, if you're a fan of Tora, Pele (Loewenthal) is one artist you need to follow.



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Remix, chillwave

Thursday, January 21, 2015

Tea For Two (Matthew Rogers Remix)
by The Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer

 

This is a track off Vancouver's Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer's latest album A Real Fine Mess, remixed by Matthew "The Axe Murderer" Rogers (the guitarist in duo). They're making their way to Montreal on January 30th, where they'll be performing at L'Astral on Ste-Catherine. If you can manage to take that night off Igloofest, I highly recommend going to see these guys. For about $25 right now you can get your tickets here.



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Remix, blues

Tuesday, January 19, 2015

Cloud 9
by Valesco

 

Brand new release from 18-year-old Valesco, out of Austria, one young talent whom we've previously featured. "Cloud 9" is a light song with a melody that has a tiny bit of Joe Zawinul flair to it (another product of Austria). Musically, Valesco, like Zawinul, is technically together, but clearly has a sense of humour. A pretty rare combination. Stay tuned for more to come, and check out his Collective profile to learn more about Valesco.



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valesco, Electronic, Bumpin

Friday, November 27, 2015

Alone (FKJ Remix)
by Selah Sue

 

One producer who needs no introduction around here is the incredibly talented funk humdinger FKJ. It's a rarity to see the Parisian-based multi-instrumentalist drop a song that isn't a complete banger, and his rework of Selah Sue's "Alone" released yesterday is just killer. Check it out.



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Electronic, Remix, Indie, Bumpin, Funk

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