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  • Fabio Goes Deep with CDR Honcho Tony Nwachukwu

    Dance music pioneer Fabio joined CDR founder Tony Nwachukwu at Resident Advisor‘s twenty four/seven party in London last December to speak in depth about his 30-plus years as a DJ. The full conversation, plus a follow-up phone conversation between the pair from earlier this year is now available to listen back to or read in

  • Preamble – Pete Cannon

    Ahead of our session with producer Pete Cannon, we talked first instruments, getting less technical and the importance of an inspired mind.   How has your music production process evolved over time? Were you a musician or producer first? I’ve been producing music 25 years now and you know what, it’s gotten worse, ha ha.

  • Preamble – Emmavie

    Ahead of our session with vocalist and producer Emmavie at Corsica Studios this week, we caught up to talk, hard drives, social media and sound design. How has your music production process evolved over time? Were you a musician or producer first?   In the beginning, I had no real knowledge of music production tools and

  • Preamble – Rose Bonica

    Ahead of our first Joburg session of the decade, we caught up with Cape Town producer Rose Bonica on synths, Sleaford Mods and the independent struggle.   How has your music production process evolved over time? I have become more thoughtful about the quality of the sound, but in general, I am still a frenetic

  • Preamble – Kwake Bass

    Ahead of our session with drummer and producer Kwake Bass at Rye Wax next week, we caught up real quick with the hugely charismatic South Londoner.   How has your music production process evolved over time? Were you a musician or producer first? YES. I started on drums aged 5. Then stopped at 14 to

  • Preamble – Hector Plimmer

    Ahead of this week’s special ablum listening session with south London’s Hector Plimmer; we caught up with the multi-talented producer to angle in on just where his musical development has stemmed from over the past year.   Your session with us in April 2018 was not long after the release of your first full-length record

  • Fearless Few Challenge #35: The Woods EP Remix Competition

    Tackle ‘Night Silk Threads’ Further strengthening the family ties between the two initiatives, CDR and production challenge collective The Fearless Few are pleased to offer you the opportunity to remix ‘Night Silk Threads’, the latest EP by Scottish vocalist, multi-instrumental live loop artist & producer Johnny McFadzean aka The Woods, co-produced and mixed by none

  • Preamble – Ben Hauke

    Tomorrow the CDR team heads down to Brainchild 2019, an amazing weekend of music, art, theatre and education, after a joyous introduction last year, to the community inherent festival. Ahead of a day of creative expression at the Cinetarium and Lemon Lounge, including hands-on sessions, Open CDR and an artist talk sandwiched in between; we

  • Preamble – object blue

    “…you might feel intimidated but just take in how it sounds it on the big system, and take notes!” As per CDR session usual, we had a little catch up with object blue ahead of her session at The Glove that Fits.     How has your music production process evolved over time? Were you

  • MY FIRST CDR: Scrimshire

    We were pretty pleased here in CDR HQ to hear that Scrimshire had new music in the works, and from what we’ve peeked so far is sounding pretty tasty, aside from his brilliant recent release with Emma Jean-Thackray. A producer, mix engineer, label head and artist, Adam has done it all in his time working