DJ Shine

WaveDNA Interviews DJ Shine

We got together with DJ Shine in his Toronto studio to talk about how he uses Liquid Rhythm on stage and in his productions! Check it out: Jason ‘DJ Shine’ Spanu Producer + Remixer + Musician + Programmer From the early 90’s heyday of Toronto’s techno scene through to his current constant touring as a band member and Ableton programmer for Nelly Furtado, Frank Ocean and more recently Broken Bells,…

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AAS Chromaphone and Liquid Rhythm

Liquid Rhythm and Chromaphone

Bobby: Wait! Are you using Liquid Rhythm to control pitched percussion? Are you crazy? Tommy: Yes, Bobby. Yes I am. …and one of my favourite things to do with Liquid Rhythm is use it feed MIDI to other great 3rd party plugins. Take this beat I made using AAS’ Chromaphone: Bobby: Wow, Tommy. That’s pretty neat! Tommy: Yup! With the Max for Live patch for Liquid Rhythm, you can easily…

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DJ Shine Liine Lemur Liquid Rhythm

DJ Shine’s Lemur Script and Video for Liquid Rhythm

Walking into DJ Shine’s Toronto studio was sort of like walking into Long & McQuade or Moog Audio for the first time. He has such an impressive collection of sweet gear, and more importantly, he knows how to use it. All of it. Being both an electronic musician and a programmer (because aren’t we all), Shine is pretty handy with solving his own workflow issues. He just builds custom digital…

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WaveDNA Interviews Madeleine from Sonic Bloom

I’ve used Liquid Rhythm to achieve more variation within my beats in some of the songs and probably will continue to do so. 1) Describe your experience with Liquid Rhythm in one or two sentences. I love using Liquid Rhythm for creating broken beat variations. It’s great for adding all those little humanized hi-hats, breaks, and other drum fills that would otherwise require lots of editing. 2) Who are you,…

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WaveDNA Interviews Broombeck

I like to have “intelligent“ software, that isn’t very technical so you have more time to be creative. Marcus Schmahl is a true musician who has been working as a composer, sound designer and producer since 1992. He is the driving force behind music projects of different genres such as hip hop, downbeat, jazz, lounge, house, techno, electronica, electro and drum’n’bass and the lead behind the alias “Broombeck”.  He has…

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AudioFanzine Showcases WaveDNA’s Liquid Rhythm at NAMM 2014

Back From a Great NAMM Show, WaveDNA Shares AudioFanzine’s Demo Video Featuring DJ Shine Weary from the long trip, the WaveDNA Demo Warriors have finally returned home from NAMM 2014. Ignoring the pain of their sore throats they shared stories of the amazing love they received from all the booth visitors. There were plenty of surprised faces, kinds words and very intrigued musicians, some of whom ran home from the…

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Dr Naresh Vempala Jamming with Liquid Rhythm

PhD Naresh Vempala Jamming We have a great research partnership with Ryerson’s SmartLab, where Naresh is a Post Doctorate researcher. Full disclosure, we work closely with Dr Naresh Vempala, as we are collaboratively exploring the relationships between music, emotion and cognition. Hopefully in the near future, the team will publish a unique emotion prediction Max4Live patch (shh… it’s a secret). We were pleasantly surprised when Naresh linked us his first…

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Pushing the Push programming envelope at WaveDNA!!!

Pushing the Push programming envelope at WaveDNA!!! We are in the final Push (get it!!!) of programming and preparing for our booth at the NAMM show next week in Anaheim, California.   Last night things got pretty freaking awesome when the first build of our Ableton Push interface designed for our Max For Live Patch, Liquid Clips, was ready to be tested.  And what could be more fitting than to have…

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DJ Shine dives into Novation’s Launchpad S

The WaveDNA team is incredibly happy to have Jason Spanu back at the office. For a period in the past summer, we lost Jason, he went completely dark, as he was on tour across Canada, US and Europe. Jason is also known as DJ Shine, he is an Ableton Certified Trainer, and he is an incredibly passionate musician. It is always inspirational when Jason is at the WaveDNA Lab, simply…

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