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2021 NAMM Releases We’re Excited About! – Korg, Roland, Sequential and More

2021 NAMM Releases This year, NAMM had to cancel it's physical convention but thankfully, the NAMM committee came together to still give music hardware, software and technology companies a virtual platform to announce their highly anticipated new releases. Companies like Roland, Korg, IK Multimedia, Fender, Sequential, Way Huge, and more have been releasing some exciting things this past week via virtual conferences attended by other gear manufacturers and musicians from around the world. Let's take a look at [...]

January 22nd, 2021|

Serato Studio Workshop – 1/11/21 7-8pm ET Music Production for DJs with Loup Rouge – Free with RSVP

Join us Monday, January 11 at 7pm EST for this FREE live streaming workshop. Electronic Music Collective is proud to announce our first Serato Studio Workshop, "Music Production for DJs with Serato Studio" with DJ/Producer Raul Hidalgo a.k.a. Loup Rouge. In this free workshop, Raul will cover the basics of creating a DJ edit while introducing the functionality of the Serato Studio interface and workflow.  Serato Studio is one of the fastest growing music programs in [...]

January 6th, 2021|

2020’s Best Live Streaming Events

2020's Best Live Streamed Events Live streaming music performances for at-home viewing isn't something new. Festival organizers and artists have been using the technique to reach larger audiences over the past few years. But if 2020 was anyone's year, it was definitely the tech industry, facilitating communication and artistic expression around the world.. With the live performance industry unexpectedly coming to a standstill, there wasn't much to do this year besides stay inside and tune into a stream. [...]

December 17th, 2020|

The Year In Gear: 2020

The Year In Gear: 2020 There's no doubt that 2020 was a tough year. With a lot of our time being spent indoors, a silver lining to the pandemic is that many of us had more free time to work on personal music projects. According to an article from Rolling Stone, music gear sales sky rocketed at the height of quarantine in late March and April. Apple had over 13 million downloads of Garageband and companies like Roland, [...]

December 10th, 2020|

Student/Artist Profile: Yajaira V. Fortunato

Student/Artist Profile: Yajaira V. Fortunato Photo: Vikram Pathak Tell us a bit about yourself. My name is Yajaira V. Fortunato and I'm from New York.  My professional background is in television, entertainment, news, and politics with 17 years (and counting) in the business. I've worked with four major networks and a bunch of celebrities. I'm excellent at what I do and work alone side amazing people. What about music interests you the most? Music really just [...]

November 12th, 2020|

Ableton Announced Live 11: Here’s What You Need To Know

Ableton Announced Live 11: Here's What You Need To Know Ableton just announced the launch of Live 11, the predecessor of the widely popular Ableton Live 10. As does any updated software, Live 11 is expected to feature several updates including a handful of new instruments, devices, MPE compatibility, comping, and a few new features built to give you more control over your live performances. Let's take you through these new features and tell you why you should as [...]

November 10th, 2020|

Learn More About DJ Online: Serato Play

Learn More About DJ Online: Serato Play With lots of great work from instructors and the rest of the EMC team, we are happy to announce the arrival of our online DJ program! Electronic Music Collective has been providing students with live online courses in Ableton Live and Logic Pro X. Students have been able to meet virtually with their instructors every week and given access to revisit previous lessons and continue to learn wherever, whenever. We've updated [...]

October 12th, 2020|

Copyrights And Live Streaming: Where To Stream Your DJ Set

Copyrights And Live Streaming: Where To Stream Your DJ Set An inevitable part of DJing is mixing a song you may not have a license for, depending on the platform and as live streaming musical performances becomes the new norm, tech giants like Instagram are cracking down on streaming when it comes to your DJ sets. Instagram monitors live streams and detects unlicensed music for the benefit of the original artist and record label, making sure nobody else [...]

September 23rd, 2020|

Level Up Your Live Stream – The EMC Tech Team Shows You How To Make The Most of Your Live Streams

Level Up Your Live Stream – The EMC Tech Team Shows You How To Make The Most of Your Live Streams In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is clear that the live performance industry is moving towards a more digital era. Artists of all sizes are beginning to take to live streams as a means of reaching their audiences. Live streaming events certainly is not a new way to enjoy live performances but their popularity has [...]

September 17th, 2020|
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