Moog confirms Minimoog Model D Pilot Production reissue, Ableton share new video from Loop, The Birth of House Music in New York City, and Boiler Room meets Ed DMX for a Chat.
Moog confirms Minimoog Model D Pilot Production Reissue. More than 45 years since the Minimoog Model D became an archetype for the modern hardware synthesiser, Moog has confirmed a run of reissue units featuring forward-thinking updates. Check it out above.
Ableton Share New Video From Loop. Dennis DeSantis – author of Making Music: 74 Creative Strategies for Electronic Music Producers – discussed the topic of overcoming creative blocks with Matthew Herbert, Phoebe Kiddo, Young Guru and James Holden, who explain how they manage to get music made. Watch above.
DFA Records’ West Village Townhouse For Sale. The West Village home of DFA Records, which was founded by James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem, is up for sale. Priced at $16m, the listing describes it as an “intentionally plain” 1909 structure that has “over the years been a creative inspiration to film makers and musicians.” Find out more here.
The Birth of House Music in New York City. From disco to boogie, and then bravely onwards into abstract territory, Red Bull Music Academy’s brief history of the birth of house in New York City explains how DJs Larry Levan, Tony Humphries, Boyd Jarvis and others helped to kick off a dance music revolution. Read it here.
Boiler Room Meets Ed DMX for a Chat. Boiler Room visited influential producer DMX Krew aka Ed DMX for an afternoon of chat and music selections in the latest episode of their Collections interview series. Watch that above.