Rusko Dubstep Producer Masterclass

Rusko shares his views on sound design and his process of beat wrangling on the making of “Rats in My Kitchen.” (Thanks, Michael)

Dance Dance Revolution Dance Pad Purse

My original dance pad broke, so I decided to cut it up to see what was inside. The top layer was actually pretty, so I thought it would make a cool purse. Literally. Hah! Check out the photos documenting how I made it.

RECOMMENDED: [10.23-25.09] Tour Smart Plus 3 workshop / seminar

3 day seminar led by D.I.Y. guru and Invisible Records CEO Martin Atkins to revolutionize the way you think about the business of your art TICKETS Moldover West coast electronic artist Moldover will lead a special workshop on electronics and demonstrate the essence of putting your DNA in your work. “With Komega and Moldover watching over the crowd like proud fathers, you really get the sense that we are at the start of something big.” – LEGENDmag Greg Kot, Chicago Tribune Since 1990, Kot has been the music critic at the Chicago Tribune, where he has comprehensively covered popular music — from hip-hop to rock en espanol — and reported on music-related social, political and business issues (see his daily blog, Turn it Up, at the chicagotribune.com). Paul Natkin, photograher Probably … Read More

Gustavo Bravetti's at it again, this time brandishing Wii-motes in his live PA

Gustavo Bravetti – Alternative Controllers @ Tribaltech 2009 (SC edition) from Gustavo Bravetti on Vimeo. You may remember an interview I did with live controller whiz-kid Gustavo Bravetti where he explained how he’s rigged up alternative controllers to Ableton Live, namely a “powerglove,” electronic drum kit, and LED lights. This time he’s hacked Wii-motes into a Live controller and drives the crowd at Tribaltech 2009 into a fury of nerdery. Friend of the Site Gustavo Bravetti is back, getting the young Brazilian boys and girls on their feet with his virtual reality glove and Wiimotes and gesturally-controlled electronica. Gustavo sends us this video from the 2009 Tribaltech SC Edition in Campinas. Having seen a lot of DJs take the easy way out at festivals in front of throngs … Read More