Point Blank Studios invited Octave One to their London Studios where Burden brothers demonstrated their live performance. This half-hour video is a perfect peek into the background of their set which will allow their fans to see what's really going on the stage. For this occasions, they broke down all the segments of their show, they spoke about computers, share their vision on live performing and how they manage to squeeze the maximum out of their hardware gear. Octave One also stripped down their gear and learning us how their set up allows them to experiment while still maintaining the right flow during the performance. They closed down this session with a couple of smart bits of advice as well as comparisons between nowadays possibilities and options when they started their journey.
Lenny and Lawrence Burden are two brothers that took the Detroit techno spirit and present it to the rest of the world. They started their mission in early 90's when they first started releasing on Derrick May’s legendary Transmat label and their own 430 West imprint. The duo found their original workflow which allows them to perform live on their hardware gear providing the ultimate musical experience. From day one, Octave One stayed true to their roots with prolific techno that spreads and explores all varieties within this genre. Due to their organic approach, Lenny's & Lawrence's sets are different every time and that ability enables them countless options which lead across numerous worldwide stages including institutions such as Tresor and Berghain. After they haven't really released a track for almost a decade, they sprung back in 2015 with "Burn It Down" which was inspired by intense touring schedule. The duo is hardly keeping up with the amount of demand and that makes them one of the hottest live acts in the current electronic music scene.
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If you're interested in creating your ultimate live setup, Point Blank School's BA (Hons) Music Production & Sound Engineering Degree can help you learn everything you need to know about music production including mixing & mastering, composition and music business. There you'll be taught how to tailor your set-up and play live like the best of them. Check their contact page for more options.