Versatile DJ and production tandem Dvble Trvble have become one of the most interesting names in the current electronic music panorama. After signing their names on remarkable project by the name of Rave Against The Machine, they have recently returned with another solid released called In Your Eyes, boasting the distinctive voice of Washington DC based songstress Jessica Main.
Matt Caldwell PR had the pleasure to catch up with Dvble Trvble for a chat about their beginnings, their current projects and plans for the months to come, whilst uncovering some further details about their newest release In Your Eyes.
Matt Caldwell PR – Hey guys, how are you today and what are you up to at the moment?
Dvble Trvble – Great! We are just about to finish our 5th track release this fall.We wanted to experiment with some new stuff for this one – so excited!
Matt Caldwell PR – Whats the meaning behind the Dvble Trvble moniker?
Dvble Trvble – We were just looking for DJduo names and went with Double Trouble but then changed some letters to heat it up.
Matt Caldwell PR – How did you two meet and why did you decide to work together?
Dvble Trvble – We were hanging out together way back in 1998. We both wanted to create something new and the working atmosphere just felt right.
Matt Caldwell PR – Where does your current style stand in relation to the sonic spectrum?
Dvble Trvble – We like to listen to all different kinds of genres which help us produce music – from melodic stuff and also heavy energetic beats.
Matt Caldwell PR – Did your style go through any changes since youve started?
Dvble Trvble – Definitely, it changes. Our musical tastes differ as time goes by.
Matt Caldwell PR – Where did you draw your influences growing up?
Dvble Trvble – We were into Hip Hop, R&B and stuff like that when we were young, as it was big at the time, then we started to get into electronic musicin early 2000.
Matt Caldwell PR – You have recently released a new project In You Eyes. What can you tell us about it?
Dvble Trvble – This track was actually made like a couple of years ago. We had 3 different kinds of vocalist and reworked it more than 5 times.It was really difficult to find the right vocalist, and the right sound to balance the concept of the track.
Matt Caldwell PR – How long did it take to complete this single?
Dvble Trvble – Started 3 years ago, then worked on other tracks and resumed early this year.
Matt Caldwell PR – Jessica Main is the voice behind this track. Why did you choose her for this job?
Dvble Trvble – She wrote the lyrics and shes one of our long-time musician friends. PHiLGooD music introduced us to Jessica and we liked her voice.
Matt Caldwell PR – Could you walk us through some production techniques or plug-ins used to create this single?
Dvble Trvble – We used Logic 9 for the sequence track and Pro Tools for vocal and other instrumental recordings.For plug-ins we love all the Waves products, Audio Damage, Sausage Fattener, TC elec. stuff, Lexicon verbs, etc….There are so many we like to use. Whether its Progressive House or anykind, we start by playing the keys for melody. When the main melody of the track is finalised, we then start the sound production. Sometimes a nice fat kick gets us started and motivated, but mostly the melody with a piano or synth.
Matt Caldwell PR – Do you have any more projects lined-up this year?
Dvble Trvble – Our new single Trapeze will be released in July and more tracks should come out one after another.
Matt Caldwell PR – Where would you like to see Dvble Trvble in the months ahead?
Dvble Trvble – Making more tracks and having people enjoying them.
Matt Caldwell PR – Who is inspiring you in 2015?
Dvble Trvble – So many to list – any hard working people
Matt Caldwell PR – Anything to add/shout outs?
Dvble Trvble – Wish you all a great summer!
Matt Caldwell PR – Thanks guys!
Preview In Your Eyes ft. Jessica Main on SoundCloud
Check It Out On YouTube
Available On Beatport.
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