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August 2, 2017

DJ Mix: A Few of My Favorite Things with Benny Blanco® – Downtempo Grooves

DJ Mix Set: A Few of My Favorite Things Impromptu Tuesday evening mixing on the more downtempo BPMs. Music from: Toby Tobias, Tosca, Mungolian Jet Set vs. Athana, The The, Sneaker Pimps, Mudd, Dr. Packer, Simian Mobile Disco, The Charlatans UK, Jagwar Ma, Electronic and Underworld…. 1 hr. 4 min runtime.

February 6, 2016

New Track: Eyes From The Edge (downtempo synthpop)

A Downtempo Synthpop chugger with an uplifting mood where all the synthesizer parts less 1 lone pulsating TB-303 line come from the Roland JX-03 Boutique synth (Basses, Pads, Flourishes & Lead lines). Drums were a stock glitch kit from Ableton. Recorded Arranged and Mixed January 2016 @blancodisco

January 1, 2016

The 2015 Collection

  This playlist compiles 2015’s production work here @blancodisco. Went a lot more hardware based for sound sources vs. plugin’ route, although I still rely heavily on Ableton Live for sequencing, arranging and mixdown duties. I enjoyed making and will continue on creating material in the coming year.

December 13, 2015

Dirty House Track: Time To Shut Them Down

New treat from studio @blancodisco… can you guess the samples source? A dirty deep house track with synthpop hooks. Have a listen.   Devices used in making of this track in no particular order. Roland JX-03, Dreadbox Erebus, Waldorf Streichfett and Legowelt’s SMACKOS CLAPERNICUS for some retro claps.    

November 11, 2015

Track: Something For My Love

Moody and Bittersweet. Synths abound per usual. Devices used in making of this track in no particular order. Roland JX-03 – Synth Bass and 8th Note Progression Stab Dreadbox Erebus – Deep Bassline, Arp and Klonky Melody Waldorf Streichfett – String Pads, duh Elektron Analog Four – 2nd Bass, Counter Melody, Deep Dub Chord and […]

September 27, 2015

Track: The Harvest Moon

Today (09.27.15) marks this year’s harvest moon rising in north america. www.almanac.com/content/shine-harvest-moon Outside of the science, this is the first track I’ve produced using Elektron’s new Overbridge technology. It was a breeze to track both A4 and RYTM as a Jam session in one pass as individual tracks into Ableton Live all without a soundcard […]