Interviews

Deadmau5 talks touch-control tech, redlining analogue gear and collaborating with icons

As one of the world’s most renowned DJs and electronic producers, the draw of Deadmau5, like that of the best artists, transcends age. With the commercial release of his own control app, OSC/Pilot, we venture into the mau5’s den to discover more about his gamechanging new software, his mind-expanding live shows and more.

Nick Launay on producing Idles, vintage tech and keeping the fire alive in the studio

After three decades producing the likes of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Kate Bush, PiL, Arcade Fire and Idles, Nick tells us how he approaches unique musicians, and why attitude is just as important as technical proficiency.

Paul Epworth on making Voyager, his psychedelic debut album

The six-time Grammy-winning producer is taking a leap of faith with his debut solo project: a through-playing concept album exploring the outer reaches of record production. We talk astral projection, alien voices, and putting distortion on absolutely everything.

Wendy & Lisa on gear, gender equality and working with Prince

As the engine of Prince’s band The Revolution, solo artists, songwriters and acclaimed TV and film soundtrack composers, Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman have pushed modern music in ever-evolving directions.

Romesh Dodangoda on simple recording hacks and capturing the spirit of metal

Celebrated for his immaculate rock and metal recordings, the producer and mixer has made records with the likes of Bring Me The Horizon and Motörhead. Now he's sharing his knowledge with a community of studio pros.

How Soulwax used the esoteric EMS Synthi 100 to make their latest record

Stephen and David Dewaele of electronic rockers Soulwax have dedicated their lives to unearthing, mixing and spreading the sounds of the future. We catch up with the brothers to learn more about their music and methods, and their latest project: a celebration of the rare EMS Synthi 100 synthesiser.
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