Anonymous asked: Please come to Australia! Have you traveled here before? If not get on a plane and your shows would sell out instantly!
Anonymous asked: Hey FatRat how do you make your kicks? I can make nice claps but kicks are difficult for me. What samples do you use? How do you process/layer your kicks in general? How long does it take you to make them?
Anonymous asked: Why aren't your songs on iTunes? I would BUY them all, better than this "David Guetta". TheFatRat is the future :D
Anonymous asked: Hey, I was listening to your ratnest mix, and felt compelled to write a short poem as I did: "This uncomprehensible noise, it gnaws inside. Sounds reflected from the beats of my beating heart's voice, makes my blood rush like the crushing tides. With every moment filled with silence, my ears look for the lack of crazed acoustics. Tying the notes, bits, odds and ends, is this what I...
Anonymous asked: What's your preferred method for adding stereo width to a track? Do you find it better to do spreading and stereo enhancement on individual busses (bass, synth etc) or on the master?
5copy asked: Outside of the EDM scene then who is your fav artist/artists?
keztut asked: What program do you recommend producing music you personally? I have a lot of music theory knowledge just no knowledge as such on VSTS etc..
unpersonified asked: I've been producing EDM for close to 3 years, and like you I was in Logic for the longest time. Now that I've switched to Ableton, I'm finding that it is a lot easier to produce a full track, but I only have a limited library of my "own" homemade samples. I've started working more and more on sound design, but my question to you is: do you spend time exclusively on...
Anonymous asked: What is the best and easiest software to do megamixes of many songs and have a nice and listenable transition between each tracks?
Anonymous asked: Mixing: The overall sound on your tracks is superb and you said you rarely bother much with mastering so I have to attribute the clarity of your sound to your mixing. How/where did you learn the basics of mixing? Do you use any specific monitors or even headphones that you think help you mix more accurately? (Hey man! it's Bryce from coyote kisses :D )
Anonymous asked: When coming up with ideas for a new song, where do you usually start?
Anonymous asked: Will you ever release your own stuff on streaming services like Spotify? I know there are some remixes from you, but not YOUR songs, your singles...
Anonymous asked: Thanks for producing your awesome music, you've been one of my favorite producers for quite a while now (since Somebody That I Used To Know in fact).Just wanted to know if you have any plans to tour to Australia any time soon? That'd be awesome :)
5copy asked: I don't know if this been asked before but I just wannt know what is mister fatrat's fav synth? :D
Anonymous asked: What software do you use to make your groovy tunes?
Anonymous asked: Hey, sprichst du eigentlich noch so richtig deutsch? :D
deadjosey asked: I love the music remix's you make they sound totally awesome keep doing what you are doing dude.
Anonymous asked: What do you think of the techno swing music ? Parov Stelar and so on... ?
Anonymous asked: Which one would you recommend between the Pioneer CDJ's or NI Traktor Kontrol S4? I'm considering to start dj'ing seriously, but still don't know which one will give me more elements and make my performance better. What mixers/software do you use for your live shows?
Anonymous asked: Hey Rat, since 2013 is still young, is there any chance to see you in Germany this year?
Anonymous asked: Hey! Do you have any plans for coming to europe for a gig? Ideally London? We'd love to see you live! :)
Why is Splinter so different?
The release of Splinter is a little more than one week ago now. There were a lot of great reactions and it immediately made it into the Dubstep Top 10 on Beatport. But at the same time a lot of people were confused. Some longtime followers were sending me emails asking “Why Splinter is so different from all your other stuff?” The reason rests in the story behind this track and I would...
Anonymous asked: When will your WIP on soundcloud be completed??
dylanpelliott asked: You are probably my favorite musician right now and definitely my favorite dj remix awesome-pants dude. How well could you say that you play piano, and when did you start?
Anonymous asked: How did you make the bass in Splinter have such enormous width? So amazing.
sixkillings asked: my fav dj 2012 congrats dude you'r epic!
Anonymous asked: what vst's do you use ?
Anonymous asked: What sort of effects do you use on your drum line to get it to sound the way yours do? It always sounds similar from song to song, and it sounds awesome! I am experimenting with Ableton and I don't know what almost any of the effects sounds like.
Anonymous asked: where are you from? will you play in canada one day? I wanna see you
Anonymous asked: Do you ever use FM synthesis for your basses or are you strictly using additive synths? Also, do you use Live's native drums or do you have a sample pack you recommend?
Anonymous asked: Do you do drugs? hahaha, crazy question and a little bit personal but I'm curious as to what goes on in your head when you produce because the composition is absolutely brilliant.
Anonymous asked: Do you think Komplete from NI is worth the $?
Anonymous asked: how long have you lurked?
Anonymous asked: I've never been able to cleanly separate vocals from a track to use in a remix. Are you using any plug-ins?
Anonymous asked: Do you master your tracks yourself or do you let someone do it for you? If you do it yourself, which tools/plugins are you using? If you let someone do it for you, could you tell us who?
Anonymous asked: Hi TheFatRat! I often find myself making too many volume automations? Do you automate volume or you find it smarter to compress more ?
Anonymous asked: So I really want to start producing electronic music. I love all of your music, and you are very inspiring. So it is only fitting that I would ask your advice. You already said that Ableton is a good starting place. Besides that and my computer, do I need any other hardware or software (recommended plugins maybe?) to make music? I do not mind investing some money. Thanks and keep making awesome...
Anonymous asked: Hey dude are you ever gonna come to NYC? I love your music. I really wanna see you Fatty ;) Haha. FatRat. What a creative name huh?
Anonymous asked: Which programme do you use?
Anonymous asked: Why did you start making music and what is your biggest drive?
Anonymous asked: Could you upload a complete (new, old or aborted if you want) project for ableton for us ? It will help us to understand why we love aaallllllllllll of your tracks, and it will let us try to become fatmouses. Thank you for your support and for these wonderful tracks !!
Anonymous asked: What Programs do You Use? and how many hours a day do you spend on them
bronco-fazzeron asked: Hello TheFatRat, what tools (samples/drumkits/loops) do you use for your drums? Are you doing any editing to make them fit your songs?
Anonymous asked: When you first started off with producing, did you ever feel overwhelmed? If so, how did you overcome that feeling? And how did you figure out how to use your DAW of choice the way you can now?
Anonymous asked: Hey mate massive fan..your originals, remixes and mixes all quality...just wondering how you go bout your ratnest mixes do you put it together using ableton or something..or play like a live set and record?? Also when is the work in progress track on your soundcloud coming??
Anonymous asked: Hello there! I love your music and all of your tracks. Im a active user of spotify and I wondered if you pleeaassee just please could upload your remix of Dont Stop to spotify? Peace
Anonymous asked: How do you make your funky guitar sounds like the one in the intro of your Night Out remix? Are you using samples or some sort of plugin?
Anonymous asked: keep up with the good work! loving all your tracks and waiting for the album!