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  • CDR Preamble – Wu-Lu

    Now more of an epilogue, however, as per CDR session usual, we spoke to Wu-Lu is at ahead of his session at Rye Wax: How has your music production process evolved over time? Getting stuck into ways of working has always been something that I fall into, so to try and change it up I

  • Peak Dubstep – Fearless Few Challenge #31

    Following on from last month’s introduction of the Fearless Few and their 180-minute music production challenges, here’s your chance to get involved and get your hands properly dirty. Unlike the recently completed Rude Audio remix challenge, which looks set to result in a digital release at some point next year, challenge #31 offers no prize

  • Introducing The Fearless Few

    As long-time supporters of music makers, and with a track record of facilitating and nurturing talent, we here at CDR HQ like nothing more than seeing new projects emerge from within our community. One such project, which has been bubbling for a while, and has recently started making bigger waves is The Fearless Few. We

  • Independent Music Market May 6th – Programme

    On Sunday, May 6th we return for another Independent Music Market at Peckham Springs for a CDR programme of workshops and talks to inspire your independent curiosity. 13.00 Workshop: Ableton Live Music Production for Starters 14.00 Workshop: Modular Synthesis for Starters 15.00 Collectors Talk: DJ Amir  16.00 Panel: The Setup #1  The workshops will give

  • Preamble – Hector Plimmer

    As per CDR session usual check out where Hector is at ahead of his session at Rye Wax: How has your music production process evolved over time? I would say the actual process itself probably hasn’t changed too much over time. I’ve always relied pretty heavily on happy accidents & generally following the feeling. I’ve

  • Indpendent Music Market – Programme

    Sunday, April 1st CDR Teams up with Peckham Springs to host an afternoon of vinyl inspired masterclasses and panel discussions.   12.00 Traditional Techniques –  Sampling Masterclass We couldn’t get involved in record store days without building a track without digging in the crates! In this masterclass, you will learn how to build a track using

  • CDR at Rising Festival 2018

    CDR joins forces with The Roundhouse for another special CDR session and panel discussion for young creatives as part of the Rising Festival 2018. It all takes place as part of the Artist Toolkit Day at YouTube headquarters on Saturday, February 24th. For more Rising Festival information and tickets: Artist Toolkit Day Tickets Roundhouse Rising

  • CDR Collaborations 2018 #1 – Peach Discs with Shanti Celeste

    CDR is proud to announce the first in a series of collaborative sessions in 2018! These sessions will be hosted at various locations with an integrated programme with labels and promoters. First up we have a label insight and production workshop with Shanti Celeste and her label Peach Discs at the Lighthouse in Brighton. There

  • CDR at Loop 2017

    We at CDR is super proud to announce that we will be at Ableton’s Loop this year. Scaling our participation from last year’s session at Prince Charles, we have created a few opportunities for music producer and artists to get involved. Stay+Play We commence with a series of Open CDR DJ sets at Funkhaus, featuring submissions from

  • CDR-WIP-002

    CDR Works In Progress (WIP) our series of streaming only recordings of tracks heard developing at CDR sessions. Each one, a snapshot into the production process, a chance to hear tracks as they evolve before official release (or not…)