In this chapter of Track Science we study SHFT's incredibly detailed work on his new track 'Fractal' produced using just Ableton Live, Arturia Minibrute and uncanny vision. Out now on Qilla records with two other bangers to boot on the EP.
Assuming that you're already equipped with a laptop and your digital audio workstation of choice. An artist/ producer would most often find themselves hiting a wall or just be overwhelmed by the sheer amount of gear to choose from, it can be difficult to separate the "bare essentials" from "Inspiring Toys".
In 2001 Jace Clayton recorded a three-turntable, sixty-minute mix and put it online to share with friends. Within weeks, Gold Teeth Thief became an international calling card, whisking Clayton away to play a nightclub in Zagreb, a gallery in Osaka, a former brothel in Sao Paolo, and the American Museum of Natural History. Just as the music world made its fitful, uncertain transition from analog to digital, Clayton found himself on the front lines of creative upheavals of art production in the twenty-first century globalized world.