Interviews

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.

Drummer Emily Dolan Davies on running an online drum service and adapting to a shifting industry

With her career as a touring and recording drummer on hold due to COVID-19, Emily Dolan Davies switched her focus from the stage and studio to online drum service, as well as a regular vlog series designed to help musicians around the world reap inspiration from her remarkable experiences.

House legend Lenny Fontana on analogue gear and career longevity

With a production career spanning over 30 years, Lenny Fontana has earned his place as a New York legend, pioneering and exporting the city's disco and house sound. We talk production techniques, his renewed popularity and his secrets to longevity in an ever-changing industry.
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