Ever wondered why drummers in bands play drum rolls at the end of a section or measure? That’s because “rolls” help create a change in tension before the coming section or measure. Guitarists and bass players use similar techniques before a change to create transitions. In electronic music, there are various methods to achieve such transitions. These are called transition effects. Effects or FX can either be subtle or extreme and they can be used in live performances or recording situations.
Our head faculty member, Gforce Arjun, went “Up Close & Personal” in a interview-style workshop at the ‘I Love Music Academy’ with Jitter, a.k.a Jayant Luthra. Jitter is an established DJ, Producer, and Music Composer, whose talents are celebrated as one of India’s most versatile DJ’s with over 15 years of industry experience.
2016 has brought a mass popularity to live streaming video on the web. In the DJ world, this has meant even more opportunities to play in front of a digital audience. However, many DJs have encountered resistance due to copyright issues. In this article, we take a closer look at how copyright law plays (or doesn’t play) a role in live streaming DJ sets on Facebook Live
ILM was great, or I should say, is great. Everyone is helpful and approachable, I learnt a great deal about making electronic music and got to use a lot of different equipment. I also made some good friends along the way. Before I got here, I was fiddling around with FL studio, probably like a lot of you. I realised that I wasn’t going to get anywhere without guidance, so I asked around and a friend of mine, also an alumni of ILM, Avraan, suggested this academy.
Moe Espinosa has been a highly acclaimed DJ and producer and a successful label owner for over a decade. In 2015, he toured in India and ‘I Love Music Academy’ was fortunate enough to host drumcell, a heavyweight in the international electronic music industry.
In 2015, Markus Schulz visited I Love Music Academy in Gurgaon for a special Q & A session with our students, as part of the VH1 Supersonic Classroom 101 series.