After releasing their Hymenoptera EP on Insectum Records, Diode Eins producers and DJ trio from Germany have produced a free Techno sample pack, filled with samples and loops taken from the EP. Hymenoptera can be described as Peak Time / Driving / Hard Techno and
While we’re self-imposed Coronavirus lockdown, I thought it’d be a good opportunity to really get to know some of my gear better, starting with the Arturia MiniBrute 2S. Already a fantastic analogue synthesiser and sequencer (see my review here), I had a suspicion that the
Erica synths continue their expansion into standalone units, this time packing the monstrous gritty tones of their big analogue modular systems into a small, more affordable bass line sequencer dubbed the DB-01. Featuring 16 buttons along the bottom for sequencing and secondary functions, its sound
Being less bound by traditional song structure and very friendly to on-the-fly improvisation, Techno is a genre of music that lends itself extremely well to hardware music gadgets. Even the weirdest bleeps, bloops and textures can find a home in Techno, in fact, they’re encouraged.
Novel, The promoters behind Pitch Music and Arts Festival, are set to take over an old Italian Club in Thornbury, about 7km north of Melbourne CBD. The space, dubbed Thornbury Social Club, sits within The Furlan Club — a sprawling sports and events facility established