Robert LaDue and Matt Hettich attended together the California Institute Of The Arts some years ago and are good friends ever since. They already used to make music together at that time, as a band called “FTPP”. Then Matt moved to Oakland, while Robert stayed in Los Angeles: online musical collaboration became the obvious solution to keep their music plans up and going. Renoise is their sequencer of choice, and they told us in this quick interview how they manage their project files sharing and what they expect from the Ohm Studio… and their collaborative moves.
How long have you guys been making music together?
Since early 2007ish. We met while attending Calarts. We began the collaboration using the same process that we still use today; passing renoise files back and forth.
Why have you chosen Renoise to collaborate?
Renoise doesn’t use wav files, which is one of the reasons why we really enjoy it. It sends compact ogg vorbis files (I think). Each Renoise file can contain a large number of lengthy samples (i.e. multiple vocal takes, guitar parts, etc. ) and remain a relatively small size. The reason we chose this software Continue reading ‘West coast electronic act “FTPP” explains how they collaborate today and their expectations for the Ohm Studio…’