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Beyoncé could be going for a much more experimental sound on her new album.

On Monday (Jan. 24), Diplo — who is best known for his work with M.I.A. and as one-half of the duo Major Lazer (with longtime collaborator Switch) — revealed that he, Beyoncé, and Derek of the indie electro-pop duo Sleigh Bells recently recorded music together in a New York studio. “I like sleigh bells so […]

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Stutter Edit Released by BT and iZotope!

Stutter Edit’s features revolve around a live sampling engine that lets producers, laptop performers and other musicians manipulate audio in real time. Stutter Edit slices audio into small fragments and sequences the pieces into rhythmic effects. Results can range from jarring to subtle. We had the opportunity to talk with BT about his partnership with […]

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Musicians’ Tweets Have Increasing Impact On Current Events

News organizations had the most influence on the top Twitter topics in 2010 but some celebrities were not far behind, according to new research. Alok Choudhary, the chair of the electrical engineering and computer science department at Northwestern University in Illinois, and his team analyzed the biggest trends on Twitter last year. They found that […]

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