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Many thanks Erol! The Q&A has been great. kfhkh

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Reptil 3rd May 2016
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For our next Q&A guest, we've managed to secure a very talented producer from the UK. His name is Erol Alkan and he's doing a...

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EROL_ALKAN 20th March 2016
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You can post questions from today! You post your question as a new thread in this subforum. Just like starting a new subject in...

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Reptil 15th March 2016
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What's your go to unit/pedal for driving drum machines?

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EROL_ALKAN 3rd May 2016
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Erol was just wondering if you could let us in on a few tricks / tips you employ in the box... Unfortunately my studio is totally...

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EROL_ALKAN 3rd May 2016
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Hi Erol, I'm going through your productions and having a lot of fun. I noticed the new track "Diagram Girl" that you...

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EROL_ALKAN 3rd May 2016
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You mentioned you like to recording everything as close to perfect as possible. Do you use an external sequencer before...

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EROL_ALKAN 3rd May 2016
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What current producer(s) do you think are creating exceptionally unique sounds/productions?

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EROL_ALKAN 3rd May 2016
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Hi Erol, I've never hear you play live in a room, hopefully that will happen someday. I have some questions please regarding...

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Reptil 22nd April 2016
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Hi Erol, a really simple question please: Do you have any tips when producing electronic dance music? Any technical issues people...

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Reptil 22nd April 2016
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Hi Erol, I have another bunch of questions for you please? How can beginning artists, producing or playing live (or DJ-ing) best...

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Reptil 22nd April 2016
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Hi Erol, Is there a particular time you like to start in the studio, night owl perhaps? And do you like some liquid...

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EROL_ALKAN 21st April 2016
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Hi Erol, I love how your tracks translate to different systems from clubs to smaller home/laptop stereos, you always seem to...

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EROL_ALKAN 21st April 2016
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If you could fit your studio gear into Bill & Teds phone box, travel back to the 60s/70s. Who would you like to produce and...

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EROL_ALKAN 21st April 2016
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Hi Erol - just wondering what you're favourite/ go to plugins are, both in synths, effects and mixing Thanks!

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EROL_ALKAN 21st April 2016
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Hi, thanks for doing this Q+A thingie. I was wondering that how do you normally arrange your tracks when it comes to...

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justjoo 17th April 2016
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Hi Erol. You mentioned in one of the previous questions asked that you had a UA interface. Which plugins are you using from it...

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EROL_ALKAN 16th April 2016
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I think I (and by extension everyone who had a headset while I used to play it playing Cod 4) listened to your rework of Forever...

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energizer bunny 10th April 2016
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Hello Erol First i want to say, that's i'm a big fan of your production as the produser and as the dj for a long time, much...

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EROL_ALKAN 9th April 2016
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Hey, thanks for answering my last question! I was also wondering after listening to the new Ghost Culture club track what...

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EROL_ALKAN 9th April 2016
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Hi Erol. Thank you for your time in this Q&A here on GS. My question is about Liveset arrangement (but i think that this...

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EROL_ALKAN 9th April 2016
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What is you main source for drum sounds? a drum machine? samples? And how you usually process kicks and snares?

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EROL_ALKAN 7th April 2016
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Hi Erol, in the Future Music feature, I saw that you still have the Octave CAT in your studio. Which revision is it and how do...

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Equalizer85 7th April 2016
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Hi Erol, Can you please give any advise on how to approch a label (like yours or others) with demos? Is it the music that...

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Personator 5th April 2016
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Hi Erol, Thanks again for taking the time to do this. I've been thinking about how to best phrase this question since I saw you...

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Mild 3rd April 2016
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Hi Erol as a fairly non super exposed pop producer what's your take on the whole streaming artist renumeration issues in this day...

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LobCity 2nd April 2016
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Hi Erol Just got a few questions here 1. I'm a big fan of yourself and you're one of the main reasons I got into Electronic...

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Markbun 1st April 2016
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can you give us some wild and crazy anecdotes regarding collaborations with boys noize? studio hijinx, creative process,...

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EROL_ALKAN 1st April 2016
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Hi Erol, you mentioned a nice pre amp going in a few times. Do you have a go to piece of kit for this or do you jump around...

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EROL_ALKAN 1st April 2016
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Hi Erol another small question please: Do you ever record midi or is it all about the performance for you?

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EROL_ALKAN 1st April 2016
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Hi Erol, I noticed from pics online you have quite a lot of monosynths not too many polysynths, any plans for something awesome...

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EROL_ALKAN 1st April 2016
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Hi, I remember a particularly fun gig in Dublin just after you'd done an essential mix, which still gets a listen the odd...

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Denski 1st April 2016
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Are you the Producer, Artist or DJ. If you had to only be one.. What do you think is the defining difference between those...

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WildOneTruss1 1st April 2016
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Why aren't there more questions?! I'm totally going to take advantage of the lack of questions by throwing you a ton! I've...

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akdigital 30th March 2016
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Hey Mr. Alkan Considering the vast amount of mics out there old and new. What would you say is the one that you are more...

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machkeys 30th March 2016
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.. but I was away during Easter but now I am back.. Erol

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Reptil 30th March 2016
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Hi Erol, Love some of the records you put out on Phantasy. My question is short and simple - if you could only have one...

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elasticc 30th March 2016
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I'll kick it off - 1. 3 bits of gear to write a track. Apart from a computer 2. What's your honest opinion of the music scene...

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EROL_ALKAN 30th March 2016
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Hi Erol, thanks so much for this. I just had a general question maybe you can tell us a few things about the Beyond the Wizards...

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EROL_ALKAN 30th March 2016
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Hi Erol, Loved you long time. Your rework of this track is v. hot. There are some absurd panned sweeps/wobbly uprisings in this...

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EROL_ALKAN 30th March 2016
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Hi Erol! Thanks for taking the time to answer all the questions really cool of you dude. My question: Daniel Avery/James...

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EROL_ALKAN 30th March 2016
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Hi Erol I'm loving the output of your Phantasy label, and the work you do. I've been a massive electronic music fan since...

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mutilatedlip 22nd March 2016
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Hi Erol, great to have the opportunity to ask you about your work. kfhkh Can you please take me through the process how you...

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EROL_ALKAN 20th March 2016
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Hey Erol, always a joy to check your mixes, you and Daniel Avery very much remind me of Weatherall in sound and attitude towards...

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EROL_ALKAN 20th March 2016
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H Erol, Correct me if im wrong but i remember an Future Music mag interview where you mentioned an Sh-1 trick for big bass on the...

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EROL_ALKAN 20th March 2016
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Hey Erol, great to have you here. "Twenty One" is one of those records I love putting on in the summer to just while...

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EROL_ALKAN 18th March 2016
 

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