Electronic Music Mastering: LUFS and True Peak Explained

Mastering isn’t as simple as putting a limiter on your master channel and turning it up “loud”, or slapping on an ill-advised preset. This article will address two things in the realm of mastering audio that engineers and producers alike should be discussing—LUFS and True

Dance Music History Comes to Life With Resurfacing Old DJ Sets

As file sharing capabilities have developed over the last few decades, we’ve gained access to an incredible amount of music. Spotify and Apple Music lead the way for album and track streaming, but services like Mixcloud and SoundCloud have given listeners the opportunity to consume

SoundCloud Rolls Out Monetization Options for Indie Artists

This week, SoundCloud rolled out SoundCloud Premier, a monetization feature. The feature will be available for all independent artists who subscribe to SoundCloud Pro or Pro Unlimited – as long as your content has received at least 5000 plays in eligible countries in the past

Moog Just Released Its Ultimate Poly Synth, the Moog One

For the first time in decades, Moog has released a new polyphonic synthesizer, the Moog One. With enough features to make any dedicated gear-head happy, the Moog One has already been hailed as the company’s “magnum opus” by Sweetwater Sound. Here’s what you need to

Deadmau5 Announces an Indefinite Hiatus After Offensive Comments

In a shocking release, Deadmau5 has announced an indefinite hiatus. The producer shared a document via his Twitter saying he’s been experiencing “a very difficult period”. He goes on to reference comments he had made of a homophobic, transphobic and ableist nature, which he takes

Behind The Scenes At Imagine Festival, and Gearing Up For 2019

Atlanta’s Imagine Festival will be held on September 20th-22nd in the year 2019. The 3-day dance music festival is held at the Atlanta Motor Speedway every year. With over 50,000 fans in attendance. This year, some headliners included Kaskade, Bassnectar and Armin Van Buuren. With the

Porter Robinson Takes a Virtual Self Hiatus

What’s Next For Porter Robinson? Porter Robinson’s eye opening Virtual Self Bus Tour recently ended. The final stop was in Dallas on October 4th. Luckily, this is not the end of Virtual Self. According to Robinson’s tour schedule, the next Virtual Self show is the weekend

Tiesto Celebrates Club Life Milestone With Top-60 Special

Tiesto has been making music for decades starting in the early 90s. His popularity and influence grew over those decades and turned into a thriving, successful career, the pinnacle of which could be marked by his radio show Club Life. Club Life first broadcast in

Fall 2018 Pacific Northwest Event Guide

As festival season officially comes to a close, touring picks up once again. Over the fall and winter seasons, there are tons of exciting shows that will be adventuring to the region. The Pacific Northwest dance music community has seen a lot of growth in the