Audiofreq — Becoming A Disciplined Music Producer

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The EDM Prodcast has prided itself on having a diverse selection of artists, yet oddly enough episode 41’s guest is the first from the Hardstyle end of the electronic music spectrum. Sam Matla sits down with the prolific Sam Gonzalez, better known to the world as Audiofreq. Considering his impressive discography, as well as his own series of invaluable tutorials … Read More

Stephen Kirkwood — Approaching Education Holistically

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Have you ever felt as if you could be doing more with your music, or life in general? One look at Stephen Kirkwood’s accomplishments across different ventures may send you running, or, inspire you to be as productive as him. There’s much to be said about a person who is a successful entrepreneur while actively releasing his own music, engineering … Read More

Bjorn Akesson — Listening To Your Creative Instinct

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In this 35th episode of The EDM Prodcast, Sam Matla chats with legendary trance artist Bjorn Akesson. A veteran of music production, Bjorn takes us through his journey from starting with simple software and hardware through until today, and offers valuable advice for novice and skilled producers alike. Having perfected his sound while freely experimenting with it, he shares extremely … Read More

Pushing the Boundaries with Zac Waters

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It speaks volumes for the talent of a producer when they can create across multiple styles and genres, and in Episode 32 of the EDM Prodcast, Sam Matla sits down with Zac Waters who has masterfully done exactly that. Pioneering his own sound fusing Melbourne influences with other genres like trance, and even recently having a majorly successful psy-trance release … Read More

Establishing Label Relationships & Staying Focused With Thomas Hayes

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In this episode of the EDM Prodcast, I chat with the Australian phenom Thomas Hayes who has been one of the most impressive artists in the world of progressive house and trance. Having massive hits such as ‘Golden’ with Kyler England and ‘Neon’ featuring Joni Fatora, I dive into his thought process on starting new pieces, increasing workflow, and finding … Read More