Monthly archives: July, 2012

Multiple Grammy winner Norah Jones in Studio Q

Norah Jones has sold tens of millions of records, won 9 Grammy Awards, and she’s done it without a formula, or cold calculation. Her new record is called “Little Broken Hearts”, and she joins Jian in Studio Q to talk about it.

Ableton Tutorial – Sound Design Series (pt1) – Subtractive Synthesis Example

In this video Danny J Lewis shows you how to use two amp envelopes, panning each oscillator in a different position to create a stereo image. Here the result is a nice, fizzy contemporary sound that works well for sustained chord sections. This is a sample tutorial taken from our Ableton Live Sound Design course….

AKAI MPC 2000XL and Yamaha NS-10 USB flash drives some audio production themed usb flash drives from in the form of the Akai mpc 2000xl and the Yamaha NS-10 monitors

Grooveshark targeted for acquisition

Controversial music service Grooveshark is an acquisition target for an investment firm looking to reinvent the site and build bridges with major labels, according to reports. CNET sources say that Avi Faliks’ investment firm Spring Mountain Capital has approached the company with a view to hiring entertainment attorney Gary Stiffelman in a bid to build…


Bling47 Breaks takes you on a journey into samples used by J Dilla. Filmed, edited and animated and directed by Waajeed.

Azealia Banks Turns Down Offer to Tour with Nicki Minaj

After making a name for herself with her breakout single “212,” 1991 EP, and Fantasea mixtape, Azealia Banks has gained the attention of fellow femcee Nicki Minaj, who reportedly invited her to join her “Pink Friday” arena tour. However, the new face of T by Alexander Wang had to regrettably decline the offer as she…

Nicki Minaj Receives Plaque From Birdman

After Roman Reloaded achieving a million copies shipped worldwide,  Birdman presented Nicki with her plaque during Friday’s tour stop at the UNO Lakefront Arena in Nawlins. Congrats! -Rap Radar

Wiz Khalifa Previews O.N.F.I.C.

Before the arrival of his sophomore set on August 28, Wiz gives MTV a first class seat with sneak peak of the album. Below he explains what we can expect lyrically. “I get pretty personal on there, it’s like a reflection of me and where I’m at right now. I feel like I did that…

50 Cent Street King Immortal Release Date

t’s a “New Day“. And finally a release date. Now that 50 is seeing eye-to-eye with Interscope, the label has now givenhis fifth studio album a release date of November 13. hhnm

MTV Video Music Awards – Best Rock Video – Imagine Dragons “It’s Time”

Imagine Dragons were just nominated for best rock video for the MTV video music awards. Vote for the video here. Congrats to them and KidinaKorner!!!!