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Techno for baby?

I'm putting together an extended mix for some friends, focusing entirely on electronic music that's unusually well-suited for infants. Anyone have thoughts on appropriate tracks? [more inside]
posted by aramaic on Aug 12, 2014 - 24 answers

What genre of music is this and how can I find more like it?

What genre of music is this and how can I find more like it? [more inside]
posted by lhude sing cuccu on Apr 5, 2014 - 11 answers

Dark dance music that says quarter life crisis

I am looking for modern, dark, forward thinking, dance music which preferably somehow reflects on the theme of a quarter life crisis. Overly exacting specifications inside. [more inside]
posted by Erberus on Mar 21, 2014 - 14 answers

What is the DJ trying to do?

Help me understand electronic music! [more inside]
posted by vogon_poet on Sep 28, 2013 - 9 answers

Listening Music

Help me find more electronic music like this, please. [more inside]
posted by Steely-eyed Missile Man on Sep 25, 2013 - 10 answers

Where talk music?

MFers where do you like to go to discuss or read discussions about music, specifically modern electronic music? I don't mean where to read articles, reviews, interviews; those are nice, and I read those websites, and I know most of those websites have forums... but most of them don't seem to be very good, and to be honest I haven't really, really explored them. Is there anywhere that consistently has a high level discourse from users? Or is it all 90% signatures, images, and yelling "BIG TRACK" ... [more inside]
posted by J0 on Aug 15, 2013 - 9 answers

Control a web browser using a USB controller (Korg NanoKONTROL)?

I want to be able to use my Korg NanoKONTROL to DJ using Grooveshark and other things. Does anyone know if/how this is possible? Thanks yall.
posted by defmute on May 25, 2013 - 10 answers

Music from "The Institute" (2013) trailer - what is it?

In the trailer for "The Institute", the first piece of music is a minimalist electronic/trumpet piece. I've tried using the iPhone apps Shazam and Soundhound to identify it but there's not enough of the music (without voiceover) to identify it. Any ideas as to how I can identify it?
posted by flutable on Apr 24, 2013 - 1 answer

What is this Gramatik jam?

Not too long ago I went to a Bassnectar concert. Gramatik opened and one song sounded like some kind of electronic country rock jam. No vocals, just relentless, driving guitars and bass. Sorry, this is all I've got. Someone, anyone? What is this song?
posted by keep it under cover on Mar 24, 2013 - 1 answer

Suggest Electronica Suggestive of Electronics

I like songs that evoke images of circuitry, complexity, and digital processes. What are some songs and artists that convey this feeling? [more inside]
posted by dephlogisticated on Mar 18, 2013 - 24 answers

Should I buy a Music Production Center and Make Electronic Dance Music?

I want to start making electronic music. I'm thinking about buying maybe an MPC type of device but not sure where to start. Novation Launchpad? Maschine? Any recommendations for a total, total beginner? Or should I really get a copy of Ableton and figure out if I'm truly into it first? [more inside]
posted by windbox on Feb 21, 2013 - 17 answers

Good, current ambient drum-n-bass?

I'm looking for recommendations for contemporary, ambient drum-n-bass. Or, if the genre names have shifted, something that does the same for me as the less bombastic output of LTJ Bukem. I have Chrissy Murderbot's mix, and that's also a good benchmark, though I think that comprises older stuff, too.
posted by sandettie light vessel automatic on Feb 5, 2013 - 12 answers

Why no full length LPs from Electronic Music Producers?

Why is it, or is there a why, as to some artist/producers/labels focus mostly/solely on putting out singles, 12", EP etc, and not full length albums? [more inside]
posted by J0 on Nov 15, 2012 - 9 answers

(Close to the) Mix CD Edit

If you were to introduce somebody who is curious about Skinny Puppy to the band, what would your ideal single-CD track list be? Bonus round: the Art of Noise. [more inside]
posted by Shepherd on Nov 9, 2012 - 17 answers

Let the rhythm pump!

What's some good, preferably obscure, music for an urban foot chase video? [more inside]
posted by Seiten Taisei on Oct 31, 2012 - 12 answers

I want to write electronic music but I don't know what I'm doing.

I am trying to get into electronic music production but I don't know what I'm doing. What is the best way to get started? [more inside]
posted by alligatorman on Oct 27, 2012 - 9 answers

Identify this track based on a vocal sample

Can you help me identify a song based on a vocal sample? A female voice singing softly and slowly, "Maybe, tomorrow, I'll be..." [more inside]
posted by J0 on Sep 21, 2012 - 5 answers

Man, I miss Demonoid.

Looking for a chart that lists the five defining albums of each sub-genre of electronic music. [more inside]
posted by zap on Sep 6, 2012 - 4 answers

music for an interstellar assembly line

Help me find more long, repetitive, hypnotic, electronic music similar to Black Meteoric Star. [more inside]
posted by czytm on Mar 19, 2012 - 7 answers

Things To Make A Soundcard Depressed

Please recommend me pretty electronic music for my earholes. [more inside]
posted by tumid dahlia on Mar 18, 2012 - 35 answers

I want to be a Caretaker, too

Can you point me to music that is like The Caretaker's An Empty Bliss Beyond This World? [more inside]
posted by Blazecock Pileon on Feb 2, 2012 - 4 answers

Dubstep 10Wobble?

Tell me what I need to know about dubstep. [more inside]
posted by Shepherd on Jan 17, 2012 - 25 answers

Help me make better electronic music.

Help me move forward in producing electronic music. [more inside]
posted by lobbyist on Dec 12, 2011 - 16 answers

Here come the warm jets.

Feed me machine-sounding music that makes a nice, warm, vibraty feeling go all through my guttiwuts. The exact qualities I'm looking for are rumbly, fuzzy, and enveloping. The piece should not be overtly morose or threatening. Think "listening to the hypnotic sound of warm clothes tumbling in the dryer late at night." [more inside]
posted by Nomyte on Sep 13, 2011 - 48 answers

The Theory and Technique of Obtuse Electronic Music Textbook Writing.

Miller Puckette's The Theory and Technique of Electronic Music, as a textbook, seems obtuse and unrefined to me. Am I missing something? [more inside]
posted by invitapriore on Apr 21, 2011 - 6 answers

Dance-Club Book Club

ISO works of fiction about disco/techno/dance music! [more inside]
posted by taramosalata on Feb 15, 2011 - 8 answers

Simple tutorial for 15 year old on electronic music tech?

My girlfriend's son is in a band, and he wants to start adding synth/electronic stuff to his music. I personally some stuff, and could write some stuff up, but I'm looking for a really good basic overview of the technology (not necessarily too detailed, but if it got into details later, it would be ok, perhaps). [more inside]
posted by symbioid on Jan 11, 2011 - 7 answers

Where can I hear the best DJs in the Bay Area?

I want to get down to good electronic music. How do I get into the SF Bay Area club/electronic music scene. [more inside]
posted by BlackBox on Jan 10, 2011 - 6 answers

Ancient Krell music

Louis and Bebe Barron were famous for writing the first all-electronic movie soundtrack, for Forbidden Planet. I'm looking for more of their music, but the only thing I can find is this poor quality copy of Bells of Atlantis on YouTube. Help? [more inside]
posted by reynaert on Dec 19, 2010 - 3 answers

I'm looking for acoustic covers of techno songs, can you help me?

I'm looking for acoustic covers of techno songs, can you help me? Not necessarily acoustic, but using analog instruments, whether amplified or not (e.g. Clara Engel covers Born Slippy, Stance's ukulele cover of Harder Better Faster Stronger, Acoustic Instruments cover Star Guitar). Other electronic dance music genres also welcome.
posted by Kattullus on Aug 22, 2010 - 34 answers

NAME THAT GENRE!

Name that tune and genre. [more inside]
posted by tunestunes on Jul 20, 2010 - 5 answers

gameboy music making...

just got an original gameboy and i'm wondering what the better music making cartridges/solutions might be. any ideas or suggestions? thanks!
posted by artof.mulata on May 23, 2010 - 7 answers

How to make my electric guitar sound more electronic.

Help me make my electric guitar sound electronic. (Please dissect these Daft Punk and Justice songs with me.) [more inside]
posted by jalexc on May 3, 2010 - 10 answers

Recommend me some cool hardcore experimental synthesizer music.

Recommend me some cool hardcore experimental analog synthesizer music. [more inside]
posted by anazgnos on Mar 13, 2010 - 4 answers

Electronic music recommendations

Seeking artsy electronic music recommendations like Moby and Air. [more inside]
posted by Dukat on Feb 3, 2010 - 59 answers

I need a hobby

What gear and/or software would make a basic, inexpensive setup for someone looking to experiment making electronic music? Specifically ambient? [more inside]
posted by pilibeen on Jan 13, 2010 - 16 answers

I want to make my own Geogaddi

Where do I start if I want to make my own electronic music? [more inside]
posted by tumples on Dec 6, 2009 - 27 answers

Help me find emotionally resonant music with electronic elements!

Help me find electronic-themed, yet emotionally resonant songs like "Heartbeats" by The Knife & "Teardrop" by Massive Attack. [more inside]
posted by noboru_wataya on Oct 20, 2009 - 49 answers

"You've got trouble coming!"

On Geir Jenssen's (AKA Biosphere) 2006 Album Cho Oyu 8201m - Field Recordings From Tibet, the song "Summit" features a speaking sample near the end where someone named Boutros calls in on a two-way radio and warns the other party of an oncoming typhoon. The next-to-last line of the conversation is "The good king in his infinite wisdom declared the two-way radio illegal in the mountains." Where is this sample from?
posted by Inspector.Gadget on Jul 11, 2009 - 4 answers

Best techno albums since 1990?

What are the best techno albums since 1990? [more inside]
posted by Ultra Laser on Mar 24, 2009 - 32 answers

Help me find a good software sequencer!

Looking for a software MIDI sequencer/DAW that meets my needs. [more inside]
posted by greenie2600 on Nov 7, 2008 - 7 answers

dub techno

Recommend similar artists to bvdub and quantec. [more inside]
posted by zennoshinjou on Oct 15, 2008 - 7 answers

What songs should my electronica cover band play?

Help me think of classic electronic tracks for my (as-yet-hypothetical) classic electronica cover band. [more inside]
posted by greenie2600 on Sep 29, 2008 - 26 answers

Cannes Lions 2007 intro tracklist

Where can I find the tracklist for the 2007 Cannes Lions DVD intro? [more inside]
posted by arcticwoman on Apr 12, 2008 - 2 answers

Trance covers/remixes

Looking for trance covers/remixes. [more inside]
posted by jmd82 on Mar 2, 2008 - 10 answers

Beat Detective wanted

Are there any free realtime osx beat detection plugins or applications? [more inside]
posted by Jon Mitchell on Jan 28, 2008 - 3 answers

Finding 1920s Style DJ Sets - Big Band Bush Doofer Seeks Similar

Help me find some DJ sets / albums that prominently feature music / samples from the 20s and 30s, such as big band, jazz and swing. [more inside]
posted by mikw on Apr 13, 2007 - 12 answers

Free Digital Audio Workstation?

ElectronicMusicFilter: I'm familiar with Cubase SX through school and I've played around with FruityLoops in the past, and I'd like to download something similar that's free for use at home. [more inside]
posted by alona on Mar 12, 2007 - 6 answers

Electronic music hardware gadgets & gizmos?

DAWs are cool, but I really like the feel of instruments in my hands. Where can I obtain potentially-electronic-music-producing electronic gadgets, oscillators, noise machines, etc. in Southern California?
posted by univac on Jan 19, 2007 - 10 answers

Getting the most out of Fruityloops

How can I avoid the "FruityLoops Sound?" [more inside]
posted by drezdn on Jan 4, 2007 - 7 answers

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