6 Artists on What It Means to Be Queer in Dance Music in 2022

We spoke to a handful of DJs representing a variety of sexualities, gender expressions, and sonic styles about what it means to be queer in the dance music scene in 2022.

June 29, 2022
Talkback: Richie Souf

Atlanta-based hip-hop producer Richie Souf talks about learning from Future, the importance of community in music, and the art of repetition.

June 9, 2022
LP Giobbi and the Femme House Revolution

We chat with LP Giobbi, the female DJ and producer who has carved a lane for herself as the “piano house queen” and as a champion for women entering the dance music space.

April 22, 2022
Talkback: Maclaine Diemer

Maclaine Diemer is the lead composer for video game developer ArenaNet. In this edition of Talkback, he demonstrates how two Output FX plugins — Movement and Portal — help him dial in the atmosphere.

April 12, 2022
In the Studio: Emile Mosseri

Los Angeles composer Emile Mosseri (Minari) walks us through his home studio, outfitted with our Platform desk and Frontier Studio Monitors.

March 31, 2022
Navigating NFTs and Web3 as a Musician with White Lights

Are NFTs a viable way for artists to make a living? Artist and blockchain engineer Johnny Shankman (aka White Lights) breaks down the basics.

March 30, 2022
In the Studio: Krewella

Sister duo Jahan and Yasmine Yousaf – aka Krewella – show us how they used Arcade to finish the latest single from their new album.

February 7, 2022
Talkback: East Forest

Artist and spiritual practitioner East Forest talks to Output about improvisation and collaborating with Jon Hopkins and the late Ram Dass.

January 25, 2022
Using Electric Guitars in Dance Music with Matt Lange

Producer and sound designer Matt Lange walks us through his favorite techniques for processing electric guitars in electronic music.

January 21, 2022
Talkback: Lucky Daye

Lucky Daye speaks to Output about songwriting, developing confidence, and a fateful vocal production session with Babyface.

January 15, 2022
Talkback: Joan as Police Woman

Joan as Police Woman talks workflow and breaks down songs from her new album with the late Tony Allen in our latest Talkback interview.

December 8, 2021
Talkback: Jessy Lanza

DJ and producer Jessy Lanza speaks with Output about her new “DJ-Kicks” mix and her admiration for house divas.

December 1, 2021
In the Studio: Sudan Archives

Violinist and singer Sudan Archives invited us into her Los Angeles home to chat about her origin story and how she uses Arcade by Output for her intricate productions.

November 17, 2021
Talkback: Ross From Friends

South London dance producer Ross From Friends walks us through his custom Max for Live device Thresho and the one synth he used throughout his new album, “Tread.”

November 9, 2021
Talkback: Boys Noize

We catch up with techno maven Boys Noize about the making of his new album +/- (Polarity), his modular synthesis journey, how to finish tracks, and more.

October 28, 2021
Talkback: Machinedrum

We chat with prolific electronic producer Machinedrum about plugins, collaboration, organizing your samples, the importance of taking breaks, and much more.

October 13, 2021
Output Presents UnMute Episode 1: Race in Music

Output presents UnMute, a series of online conversations that covers hard-hitting, often undiscussed topics in the music industry.

June 15, 2021
Studio Advice From 3 Grammy-Winning Hip-Hop Producers

Get production advice and studio tips from three Grammy-winning hip-hop producers: Larrance Dopson, Om’Mas Keith, and Hit-Boy.

March 13, 2021
Valerie June Is Country Music’s Spiritual Guide: Interview

Valerie June talks about blending country, folk, soul, blues, and jazz on her third album, “The Moon and Stars: Prescriptions for Dreamers.”

March 10, 2021
Demuir Is the DJ and Producer Re-Politicizing Dance Music: Interview

House artist Demuir is candid about the state of diversity in dance music. Read how he’s changing the industry with his labels and art.

March 2, 2021
How Nathalie Joachim Is Bringing Haiti To Classical Music: Interview

Haitian-American composer Nathalie Joachim is breaking down monolithic ideas about classical music through what she knows best: herself.

February 24, 2021
Interview: KennyHoopla Is Redefining Alt-Rock Nostalgia

KennyHoopla is one of alt-rock’s brightest, most singular voices. See how he’s redefining alt rock on his own terms, from Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

February 17, 2021
Celebrate the Year of the Ox With Output

Happy Lunar New Year! To mark the year of the ox, meet four creators of east Asian descent who have carved a path through their own ox-like traits.

February 12, 2021
Output Artist Additions: Analog Strings

Output’s Analog Strings is an expansive library filled with string orchestra and synth samples. Watch Satta and The Album Leaf break it down.

January 20, 2020