Legowelt takes a tour of Roland’s D-05, and more for D-50 fans

Now Roland’s got it right: who better to give a hands-on of that new D-50 reboot (the D-05) than Legowelt, marvelous Dutch musical madman?

Legowelt turned Amiga floppy samples into a free drum kit

Enough with pristine, immaculate in-the-box digital production. Let’s get back to grime and dirt. Gorgeous distortion is on offer any time Legowelt is on a sound system live. So it’s great to see the same approach in a free sample pack. This is not a “Top Deep House Production Kit.” It’s samples Legowelt dragged off […]

Peter Kirn - February 29, 2016

14 videos to remind you why it’s fun to play techno live

For many of us, there’s a special pleasure to seeing someone play live – and dancing to someone playing live. And by “live,” I don’t mean “a bunch of your tracks cued up as scenes in Ableton Live or on an Elektron.” I mean genuinely improvised. Electronic dance music naturally lends itself to on-the-spot creation. […]

Peter Kirn - October 28, 2015

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