Producer Sessions is a sequence from EDM All Day meant to shine a brighter mild on the producer group. Each quantity will information producers in direction of professionals of their subject.
13 launched his Old World Order EP off Mad Decent, which was produced solely with analog gear together with a Moog Sub 37, Behringer Model D, and bass guitar. The two-time REZZ collaborator, on “DRUGS!” and “The Crazy Ones” off her Certain Kind of Magic album.
The incognito artist is thought for his eerie sound design and bass heavy tilt, having toured with REZZ on a part of her her Certain Kind of Magic tour. Old World Order is a three-track EP that options the beforehand launched and physique trembling “Uppercut,” the slashing “Lost Voices,” and the bottom quivering “Rude Boy.” He joined EDM All Day for an unique, producer-centric interview on his course of, prime gear objects, and extra.
What was your go-to synth for the EP?
A whole lot of this EP relies on resampling my sound design, I discover it extra releasing. I like having the ability to warp and reprocess sounds to realize distinctive outcomes.
Any particular VST that actually took the manufacturing house?
It’s laborious to pinpoint one, however I really feel like my Moog Sub 37 & bass guitar actually breathed life into it.
Which music took probably the most work and why?
That must be “Uppercut.” Once I bought the preliminary concept down, I knew it was going to be a particular one. From there I turned obsessive about perfecting it. Also having the sub at 32.7hz made mixing the observe just a little little bit of a nightmare.
What influenced the identify “13”?
The extra I progressed with producing, the extra I discovered my sound, which went in a darkish/sketchy route. I felt just like the quantity 13 displays that sound as a result of it’s typically considered an unfortunate quantity; nevertheless, it’s additionally thought-about a fortunate quantity in some cultures. I try for distinction in my music. You’ll undoubtedly see extra of this in future tasks.
How would you outline your sound?
I’ve gone via so many musical phases. I’ve listened to just about all the things beneath the solar, however the one style that’s caught with me since I used to be a baby was hip-hop. I discovered as soon as I began letting my hip-hop influences shine in my manufacturing, I began to get my very own distinctive sound. It’s shines via in my drum patterns in virtually all my songs.
What DAW do you utilize and why?
I take advantage of FL studio. One of my good mates Dan launched me to it again after I turned inquisitive about producing, and I’ve caught with it since. I’ve thought-about switching to Ableton, however I’m snug with FL.
What is your manufacturing course of like?
My manufacturing course of is just a little chaotic, I don’t begin with something in particular. I’ll undergo a complete bunch of various concepts earlier than I lastly decide on one, it normally begins with some form of phrase that catches my ear. I sometimes have days the place I’ll solely solely work on drums, leads, fills and so forth. Then I’ll sit down and discover one I wish to elaborate on, and as a rule I’ll have one other concept that matches proper in with it.
What was probably the most troublesome sound to overcome on the challenge?
The drums on “Lost Voices” was a troublesome one. It was clashing rather a lot the subs, however I liked how full it sounded. Finding the steadiness between the 2 took me awhile however thank god for multiband transient shapers.
Do you’ve got any distinctive studio habits?
I’m undecided if that is distinctive, but when I’m caught on one thing, I’ll keep up late and use sleep deprivation to my benefit. I’ll take concepts into a totally completely different route than I usually would. Then the subsequent day, I’ll sit down with a extra targeted and rested thoughts and sort out it head on.
You’re enjoying Beyond Wonderland in March, what can followers count on out of your set?
Expect a heavy, bass-centric set with a lot of hip-hop blended in. Also count on a lot of unreleased tunes from yours really and mates.
What is subsequent for 13?
My group & I’ve plenty of thrilling issues deliberate for 2019. Expect extra music, audio/visible releases, and exhibits. There’s a lot taking place proper now, and I’m past excited to share all of it.