BLEASS has released Monolit, a free software synth that they say is tailor-made for creating “thunderous basses, searing leads, sparkling arpeggios and other-worldly SFX.” BLEASS is celebrating Music Day with the release of a free monosynth instrument for Windows, Mac and iOS. Monolit combines the rich analog sound and intuitive ease-of-use of BLEASS Alpha with […]

Monolit – New free softynth for iOS, Mac & Windows


Future Shock transforms 180 Studios’s subterranean spaces through mesmerising and immersive digital technology – from generative and interactive algorithms, AI and 3D digital mapping, to spellbinding laser work, holographic projections and groundbreaking electronic music. Featuring a line up of visionary artists – Ryoichi Kurokawa, UVA, Caterina Barbieri and Ruben Spini, […]

Future shock featuring Cat Barbieri, Hamill Industries and many more


Spotify is entering metaverse and NFTs, an exciting new sonic territory may await with their Roblox theme “islands” promising integration of an online DAW. The first of these strategies includes Spotify Island, which merges the number one music streaming service with one of the most popular gaming and metaverse platforms with Gen Z, Roblox. From […]

Spotify enters Metaverse



Italy’s X Audio Systems has announced the Beats FM, an experimental all-in-one stereo analog synthesizer, processor and sync unit with FM/AM/SW radio. They say that the Beats FM “offers a new approach to music and sound creation, that no other instrument can offer.” It’s the equivalent of 8 synth modules, enclosed in a […]

Need a synth with a radio antenna?


Perhaps not a surprise, but remixes can take many forms nowadays and this one is no exception. Korean sprung DJ Peggy Gou has remixed Kylie Minogue’s iconic pop anthem ‘Can’t Get You Out of My Head.’ Peggy’s remix adds global club sounds of the 2020s to the retro noughties flair of the original […]

Can’t Get You Out of My Head – Peggy Gou ...


If you are fine with spending 5K USD on a synth now is the time, and if not then feel free to scroll down to the second part where we highlight the Behringer clone. Oberheim has officially announced the OB-X8, a new synth that they say brings back a legendary analog synth […]

Oberheim is back in business and please welcome the OB-X8



Hannes Bieger Balance Compilation has been years in the making, as Hannes, one of Europe’s most sought-after mixing and mastering engineers, acquired some of the highest talent in the industry to bring on for the project. Bieger’s Balance Compilation is made up entirely of his own original productions, alongside high-caliber […]

The best Techno compilation of the month


It is with great sadness that we’ve learned the other day that Klaus Schulze has passed away. His legacy will however live on and continue to inspire for generations to come. Klaus Schulze was known for his early work with Tangerine Dream, the krautrock band Ash Ra Tempel, and especially […]

Time to say goodbye to an electronic music pioneer


Caterina Barbieri has announced the release of her third album, ‘Spirit Exit’, this summer. Watch the music video for lead track ‘Broken Melody’ below. Caterina Barbieri has shared the second single from her forthcoming album, Spirit Exit. ‘Broken Melody’ arrives accompanied with a gorgeous visual from director Iacopo Carapelli and artist Ruben Spini, which […]

Spirit Exit – The quest of Cat Barbieri



A couple of guys meet up in a bar somewhere and enjoys a couple of shots of Tequila. So what, you may ask? Well,  when the trio consists of Dave Smith, Tom Oberheim and Marcus Ryle (former Oberheim employee), then maybe we should take notice.  The video released today is titled Welcome […]

The return of Oberheim


Technics has announced a 50-year anniversary of the iconic SL-1200 DJ turntable, the limited-edition SL-1200M7L. An iconic player still as relevant today as in 1972, especially so with the renewed hype for vinyl. Based on the SL-1200MK7, released in 2019, the new direct-drive turntables will be available in seven limited-edition colours (black, red, blue, white, green, yellow, […]

Technics SL-1200 – 50 years in service for DJs worldwide


Behringer has shared a preview of their upcoming unofficial copy of the classic Electronic Music Studios VCS 3 from 1969. Behringer originally announced plans to build a version of the Synthi VCS 3 in 2017. Last year, the company shared a sneak preview of the VCS 3. The images shared today are of the final pre-production model, which […]

Longing for a Synthi?



Soft Cell have teamed up with Pet Shop Boys on their latest single ‘Purple Zone’ which will also feature on Soft Cell’s forthcoming album, ‘*Happiness Not Included’. The collaboration came about due to the Pet Shop Boys hearing ‘Purple Zone’ performed live at a Soft Cell show in 2021 — initial conversations had been […]

Who would have thought? A Soft Cell and Pet Shop ...


Cherry Audio has announced the release of its original (NOTE: CA has done numerous of really nice clones of synth classics) virtual instrument Dreamsynth, paying tribute to the celebrated hybrid analog/digital synthesizers of the mid-to-late 1980s. The innovative design blends flexible dual-wave morphing oscillators, stereo filters, fully polyphonic analog strings, extensive […]

Say hello to Dreamsynth


Better late than sorry. It sure looks that the underground music scene has finally entered right into the heart of Hollywood. In the latest incarnation of the apparently immortal Batman a whole row of techno celebs are contributing to the soundtrack. Using both exclusive productions and some pre-existing bangers from […]

Batman goes techno



Executive produced by Tiga, ‘Consumed In Key’ finds Richie Hawtin & Chilly Gonzales working on a re-imagination of Hawtin’s 1998 album. Plastikman’s 1998 album Consumed is getting a new look with a project called Consumed in Key. Richie Hawtin (Plastikman) has teamed up with Chilly Gonzales to reinvent the album in a new way. There is a third […]

New take by Richie Hawtin & Chilly Gonzales on Plastikman ...


Behringer has introduced the all new Saturn Soul Synthesizer, a paraphonic monosynth that they say is based on “the classic Jupiter synthesizer from the ‘80s”. It’s almost like Behringer is taking the Korg Volca route to market with this tiny, but capable machine. While the company describes the synth as an analog […]

New Behringer synth for $99


Moog has launched a new documentary series called GIANTS, which will use original music, imagery and more to explore the effect and legacy of some of electronic music’s most influential personalities. “The artists in this series have left an indelible impact on electronic music history and culture, and their contributions have […]

New Moog documentary series to explore early electronic music



Norwegian electronic duo Röyksopp have announced Profound Mysteries, which they are calling a “conceptual project” and not an album. With the announcement comes a new single “Impossible” featuring Alison Goldfrapp. In promotion of the project, Röyksopp has dropped a new single, titled “Impossible,” featuring British vocalist Alison Goldfrapp from the electronic duo Goldfrapp. Along […]

Profound Mysteries from Röyksopp


It is with great pleasure we can conclude that the journey Moby started with Reprise will have a second wave. Pending on who you follow on IG you may have seen the plans for a remix and now all the details are finally out there. In 2021, Moby released his debut Deutsche Grammophon album Reprise. […]

Moby and Deutsche Grammophon continues with a sparkling remix album


Latest news:Casio has now announced a new keyboard that includes a one-of-a-kind vocal synthesiser. The CT-S1000V is the world’s first voice synthesiser that can convert any text into a musical phrase and then “sing” it in complete harmony using any notes played on its keys. The vocal synthesiser on the […]

(Updated) Casio is teasing a new synth, potentially with a ...



Google continues to explore new routes across the net and this appears to be their latest initiative. The tech giant has unveiled its new ‘Music, Makers & Machines’ online exhibition, which honours and explores the history of electronic music. Celebrating the ‘Music, Makers & Machines’ of electronic It delves into […]

Google’s launching a free online electronic music exhibition


Pioneering the field of electronic music few have not come into contact with Tangerine Dream and their 100+ album legacy. The band has since its formation in the 60’s and 70’s lived through numerous of iterations with Edgar Froese being the sole constant until has passing in 2015. So the […]

The spirit of Edgar Froese lives on


Don’t we all just love people who thinks outside the box. This amazing machine is no exception. Love Hultén has collaborated with New York-based artist LIŔONA to deliver a stunning looking retro gadget in both physical and digital form. Meet synth#boi, an interactive, physical visualiser that lights up in various […]

Get to know synth#boi