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22 Nov 2023 · In this post we look at how to go about restoring a vintage Emulator II sampler from the 1980s and retrofit it for use in a modern studio.
04 Oct 2023 · Ever wondered how to get the old-school sampler sound? Punchy lo-fi drums and underwater pad sounds can give your music a retro feel.
22 Jul 2023 · We explore the saga of the Wu-Tang Clan and check out some of the gear they used in the creation of their abstract and influential sound.
01 Jul 2023 · Tears For Fears are known creating some of the most widely loved songs of all time. We look at their process and some of the gear they used.
19 May 2023 · Ten years ago, Daft Punk made history with the album "Random Access Memories". What gear did Daft Punk use to create their signature sound?
29 Apr 2023 · Easily one of the most prolific Hip-Hop producers of all time, we look at why DJ Premier is renowned for his incredibly distinctive style.
21 Apr 2023 · Everything But The Girl broke through as an electronic act in the mid-1990s. We check out some of their interesting gear choices.
08 Apr 2023 · Cabaret Voltaire evolved from obscurity to becoming one of their generation's most influential electronic music acts. We find out how!
01 Apr 2023 · In the late 1980s, Public Enemy shook the world with an aggressive, politically charged sound. We check out some of the gear they used!
25 Mar 2023 · Depeche Mode's Never Let Me Down Again was recently featured in the HBO series, The Last Of Us. We find out about the track's production.
24 Mar 2023 · As one of the most successful independent acts of all time, we check out the gear Depeche Mode used on some of their iconic tracks.
11 Mar 2023 · We take a look at some of the key instruments that helped in the formation of the early sound of Manchester electronic band, New Order.
24 Feb 2023 · Front 242: The cult electronic band famous for pioneering the EBM Genre and their role in defining the sound of Industrial music.
18 Feb 2023 · The Grammy award-winning duo, The Dust Brothers, is known for their hit productions and highly creative use of sampling. We find out more!
04 Feb 2023 · A Tribe Called Quest combined conscious lyricism with Jazz-influenced beats to create some of Hip-Hop's classic albums. We find out how!
26 Nov 2022 · We take a look back in time to 1984 and find out about the instruments used in the making of Band Aid - Do They Know It's Christmas?
12 Nov 2022 · The Prodigy rose from the rave scene in the late 1980s and became a hugely successful crossover act, we look at what went into their sound.
29 Oct 2022 · We check out some of the core studio and stage instruments that helped create the industrial, euphoric sound of rave pioneers Orbital.
13 Aug 2022 · Dive into the world of Vince Clarke, a true legend of synth-pop. We check out his most prominent projects and how he got his sound.