Rich Johnson

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How To Clean A Carburetor | MC GARAGE

The fuel systems on older carbureted bikes require regular <b>maintenance</b>. This includes tending to the petcock, fuel filters, fuel lines, and the …

Cleaning

How To Build Your Own Perfect Bug Out Bag | Self-Sufficiency

<b>Story Views</b><p>For years, my bug out bag has languished in a closet, stuffed to the gills with the gear that I “thought” I might need if forced to flee …

22 Kickass Bootcamp Exercises That Will Destroy Your Spare Tire

Use them to create your own high-intensity metabolic bootcamp workout<p><i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer Gideon Akande is known in Chicago for his high-intensity metabolic bootcamp classes—and now he’s showing you how to create them, too.<p>Check out his favorite bootcamp moves in the video above. Then pick …

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

Watch the Wonders of Grids, as monome Makers Defend Minimal Design

As electronic musical instruments have evolved, it’s been surprisingly easy to point to specific designs that lead others. Creators do often reach …

How Gloves and Wearable Tech Could Change Music Performance: In Depth with Imogen Heap and Team

“The gloves are like a second skin. They are part of me. An extension of me. I become hyperreal.” -Imogen Heap. Photo: Aurora Crowley.<p>In fits and …

Detox Quinoa Salad

Follow package instructions to cook the quinoa. Transfer to a large bowl and aside to cool completely.<p>To the bowl with the cooled quinoa, add the …

Easy Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers! With Avocado.

Crave a veggie burger. One with Panko-crusted edges - infused with tender sweet potato and creamy, rustic white beans. Tall stacked on a toasted …

Learn How Pantha Du Prince Combines Acoustic Instruments with Ableton Live, In C

Before triggering clips and samples on the computer, Pantha du Prince and The Bell Laboratory “trigger” the musicians.<p>Yes, before there were machine …

Max for Live Device Roundup: Autotune, PushMLR, MultiMapTurnado, Push Pack, and More!

<i>Dubspot blogger Josh Spoon introduces five useful Max for Live – Ableton devices including Autotune, Push Pack for Aftertouch, Modular Series,</i> …

Music Production

Pattern and Design: A 2-Day Festival Turns Vintage Type into Musical Scores

It’s time to reinvent the graphical score. With musical practice more international, more broad and varied than ever, and electronics in the mix, …

TouchAble 2 Puts Ableton Live Beneath Your Fingers: Gallery, Video Tutorials

Ableton still doesn’t make an iOS app for Live. The software seems to lend itself to direct touch interfaces, emphasizing live performance and …

Add Musicians Across the World As Easily as a Plug-in: VST Connect Pro

With Facebook and WhatsApp and FaceTime and Skype, we can be chatting with anyone in the world. Why not also recording music with them, via MIDI or …

A Premix Quartet

If the rampant release schedule of contemporary electronic musicians leaves you overwhelmed and befuddled, buried in an embarrassment of riches, then …

Moby Opens Up Project Files for Remixing in Ableton, Pro Tools [Exclusive Details, VIP Code]

Moby’s next collaborator is … you, possibly. Photo courtesy Moby.<p>What do you do when you’ve been one of the biggest impacts on electronic music, …

I’ve decided to overcome my camera shyness and... | Zoë Keating

I’ve decided to overcome my camera shyness and start making little videos as I work on new music. To make it easy for me to make more of them I’ll be …

Faulty Notation

<i>Each Thursday at the Disquiet Junto group on Soundcloud.com a new compositional challenge is set before the group’s members, who then have just over</i> …

Ableton Live 9 Skins

Madeleine at Sonic Bloom has posted 6 beautiful Ableton Live 9 Skins that are free to download. Red for while making a love song. Black for on …

Who Needs A Record Label?, 3 Simple Ways To Cut Through The Noise More - MTT

I still do puffy heart the cello. (Photo of a... | Zoë Keating

3 Max for Live Devices to Add Visuals to Your Performance: Ganz Graf Mod X, Vizzable 2, MotionMod

<i>Dubspot guest blogger Josh Spoon rounds up three useful Max for Live devices that bring dynamic visuals to your Ableton Live performance.</i><p>Max for Live …

Bleeding-Edge Musical Innovation, Live from CCRMA; Full Report, Monolake + Tarik Barri Live

<i>Ivory tower, let down your hair.</i><p>Make no mistake. The slightly-impossible-to-pronounce acronym CCRMA (“karma”), standing for the not-terribly-sexy …

Every piece of music starts with some strong... | Zoë Keating

Every piece of music starts with some strong feeling that I get swept up in (I’m sure it’s the same for most artists). To put this feeling into music …

Project: Live Clarinet Processing | Cycling '74

Tape to Tape (MP3)

Even were it not titled “Summer Chords,”the gossamer overload of this track by <b>Wixel</b> would summon up aural images of mid-year ease. It’s all gentle …

Tutorial: How to MIDI Map LED Lights w/ Ableton Live + DMXis

<i>In this new video tutorial, Dubspot instructor Josh Bess</i> <i>goes under the hood of his live performance setup</i><i> and shows you how to control visual</i> …