Adrian Herrera

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Neuroscience: Relaxing Makes You More Creative

The latest research on the brain proves that working fewer hours doesn't just make you healthier. It makes you smarter, too.<p>You've probably heard the saying "All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy." I suspect that most people interpret this as a comment on Jack's personality: He's "dull" …

Creativity

Paste's Initial Thoughts on Image’s Stellar 2015 Lineup

Last Thursday, Image Comics held its second Expo in San Francisco, with creators unveiling a slew of new series in a conference that resembled the …

Packs

Ableton’s homage to the style that made sampling an art form and put a new kind of groove on the musical map. Chop and Swing comes loaded with …

Music Production

Download Delays, a Loop Masher, and a Color Synth for Free Stuff Friday

By now, you know what Friday means - it’s time for some free stuff, right here on Ableton.com, courtesy of the creative and inspiring Ableton …

Download a Polyrhythmic Sequencer, FM Synth with Simpler, and a Lo-Fi Saturator

This week’s Free Stuff Friday is heavy on techy tools - but that doesn’t mean anything is hard to use. Even if you aren’t familiar with the concepts …

DJ / Producer tINI (Desolat) on DJ, Production

<i>Berlin-based electronic music producer and DJ Tini Günter a.k.a. tINI stopped by Dubspot NYC during a recent stateside visit to talk about her</i> …

Music Production

Creative Strategies w/ Matt Shadetek: Finish More Songs Pt 1

<i>In this creative strategies article, Logic expert and Dutty Artz label owner Matt Shadetek shares an unorthodox composition technique that will help</i> …

Download free sounds and devices for Free Stuff Friday

It’s that time of the week again, where we celebrate the best free downloads on offer from the Ableton community. This time around, we’ve got a …

Dudu Marote on Brazil’s production history and future

Our series of articles focussing on Brazil began last week with a bit of cultural archeology when we unearthed some of our favorite Brazilian music …

Ensemble & DiGiTAL, two new Max for Live synths from Max for Cats

<b>Digital Love</b><p>With elements of wavetable, FM, additive, and subtractive synthesis, DiGiTAL is a futuristic instrument designed for imagining new …

Music Production

Free Music Theory Ebook For EDM Producers!

Reginald Young <i>(aka Neon The Rex)</i> has published <b>Music Theory: The TL;DR Version</b>, a comprehensive music theory tutorial created for EDM producers and …

Music Production

The Science of Time Perception: Stop It Slipping Away by Doing New Things

Can you remember a period in your life when, if you look back on it now, time seemed to stretch on forever? When a week seemed like four, or an hour …

Chew, Vol. 1: Taster's Choice

• <b>Author:</b> John Layman & Rob Guillory<p>Tony Chu is a detective with a secret. A weird secret. Tony Chu is Cibopathic, which means he gets psychic impressions from whatever he eats. It also means he's a hell of a detective, as long as he doesn't mind nibbling on the corpse of a murder victim to figure …

Watch “Star Wars: Return of the Jedi” if it had been directed by David Lynch

A YouTube user splices the “Star Wars” classic, giving it a rather “Lynchian” bent<p>David Lynch wears many artistic hats -- visual artist, musician, director, occasional actor. He's known for the many movies he has directed from to "Dune" to "Blue Velvet," and for one he famously did not direct: …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

How to Win Every Argument

<b>So you want to know how to win every argument?</b><p><b>Stop trying.</b><p>Not that passivity is the most effective strategy but if you’re thinking about “winning” …

Download free Instrument Racks and loops for Free Stuff Friday

Welcome to Free Stuff Friday - a new weekly post that does exactly what its name suggests: sharing cool freebies, every Friday. Each week we'll be …

Music Production

Republican state lawmaker jokes about “battered women”: “I still eat mine plain”

New Hampshire state Rep. Kyle Tasker “joked” about victims of domestic violence on Facebook<p>A Republican state lawmaker on Monday made a sexually explicit comment about victims of domestic violence while defending another Republican state lawmaker who claimed some people "like being in abusive …

Fox News has an “Angry Grandpa” freakout: Obama is making them irrelevant

O’Reilly’s upset that Democrats can reach young non-cable viewers because it’s dooming his network — and his party<p>It’s easy to poke fun at Bill O’Reilly’s freakout over President Obama sitting down with Zach Galifianakis on his satirical Web series “Between Two Ferns.” On one level, it’s a typical …

Creative Strategies w/ Shadetek: Enhance Productivity

<i>In this creative strategies article, Logic expert and Dutty Artz label owner Matt Shadetek explores the idea of giving yourself limits to enhance</i> …

Download

With DJTechTools Midi Fighter 3D You have 4 banks that are accessible two ways. One is through small recessed side buttons. Unfortunately I find them …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

9 Things Changing on the New SAT

The College Board announced some radical changes to the SAT on Wednesday. Starting in 2016, the college entrance exam will take on a whole new format …