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Struggling to create music on a computer? We might have the answer…

Struggling to create music on a computer? We might have the answer…

If you know me or have read any of my other blogs, you’ll know I’m a computer musician through and through, and I’ve never had any issues with creativity when confronted with a mouse, a keyboard and a screen. However, many of my friends and acquaintances who are maybe a little more traditionally schooled in music and performance turn to stone at the prospect of drawing lines on a grid, memorising hotkeys and curating sample libraries.


The MPC Touch is a new production platform from studio legends AKAI (the company that brought audio sampling into the mainstream) which creates a new, hands-on approach to music production that has been notably absent in affordable, “pro-am” studio gear.

Check out this video of Terry Hunter- a House music producer from Chicago – summing up his frustrations with using computers to make music, and his positive

If that’s inspired you, why not check it out for yourself at your friendly, local music store? We have them in stock and ready to rock at Red Dog Music!

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Dawsons Music is delighted to announce that the Red Dog Music brand is now part of the Dawsons family. This is an exciting opportunity to bring both communities together and create a stronger, wider network of people passionate about music gear. We both share a common heritage to support musicians throughout the UK and Dawsons want to support Red Dog Music customers in their continued musical journey.

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