Interviews

Interview: Scott Xylo

Ashton James Brown caught up with intrepid beatsmith Scott Xylo and discussed his love of all things animated, his ideal music tech purchases and his latest project “2003 // HeERO Scott”. Leicester-based producer Scott Xylo’s vibrant brand of electronica infused “Boom Bap” and imaginative concept “Beat Tapes” make him one of the most intriguing talents …

Video

VIDEO: Artists On The Maschine

Native Instruments shot a video of some artists’ opinions on their USB controller, the Maschine. For the past couple of decades, the MPC has been the most popular all-in-one sampler on the market. Having gone through a myriad of iterations since the MPC60 was introduced in 1988, it is now experiencing stiff competition from its …

Technology

TECHNOLOGY: Ableton Live 9

Ableton Live 9 has been out for a while now but the question is with so many different methods to make beats these days, how does it stand out? As any producer knows, it is always difficult to find the program that you can connect with when first making beats. You could say that I’ve …