Since his passing in 2016 the featured documentary has been highly anticipated, and now the first trailer has been released. Since the announcement HBO has revealed very little on what to expect, but now, finally, the curtain had been lifted on this icon of contemporary pop music. Focusing on the artist’s […]

Time to get excited – David Bowie: The Last Five ...


Arturia have always been true to the originals in there V Collection and in general brings serious value for money. Although the latest iteration has a fairly hefty price tag at 399€ it is still worth checking out and with the Buchla now added in the line up, it’s become […]

The Buchla alone makes Arturia’s new V Collection 6 a ...


A bunch of electronic music innovators have been nominated for the Grammy Awards in 2018. It is with great pleasure we can conclude that Bonobo, Kraftwerk and Four Tet are among the nominated, and for good reasons one may add. In the Best Dance/Electronic Album category, Bonobo’s album ‘Migration’ is […]

Electronic music in pole position for the 2018 Grammy Awards



It’s that time of year again. As our US friends are about to put the turkey in the oven the rest of us are eagerly browsing the web for the best Black Friday deals. And if you are a musician you are as usual in for a treat. So set […]

Black Friday 2017 – List of the hottest deals in ...


It’s been busy times for the ever so productive Eric Prydz and alongside his more prominent artist persona as Eric Prydz, Eric has also made a custom of appearing under various aliases. As frequent visitors at Berghaim know it is not seldom that Eric will perform there under any of […]

Eric Prydz aka Tonja Holma makes a debut, and more ...


Ableton has finally rolled out the anticipated update of Live 10, and for the fans there are a lot of things to get excited about. It’s been nearly five years since Ableton Live got a major update, with 2013’s Live 9. Live 10 introduces four new Devices, a completely re-designed sound […]

The tenth iteration is finally here – Ableton Live 10 ...



Need some unearthly sounds for your next ambient adventure or do you simply want to stay in tune with what is happening in our solar system. Whether you will detect some alien communications going on or if you are a producer of obscure electronic music, the latest arrivals from NASA […]

The sound of space and beyond


For anyone interested in electronic music in the 1980’s is sure to have come across the Yellow Magic Orchestra (YMO). YMO was to Japan what Kraftwerk was to Europe. Always in the forefront of electronic and synthesizer based music. Little less known to the general crowd is the profound importance […]

Interview with synth pioneer Hideki Matsutake – On YMO, Logic ...


The enormous focus on modular synthesizers does not seem to fade anytime soon. Not only do we see a plethora of hardware modular guys popping up here and there, but we are also now in a situation where modulars are not only for those with a healthy wallet. Tiny machines […]

How the VCV Rack may change the name of the ...



Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith has returned with her 6th studio album and it is a real treat for all fans of modular synthesizers. The new album is dubbed “The Kid” and in which she continues to excel, using her Buchla machines. Her truly original approach to synthesis combines voice, bright sonic environments […]

Listen to the new modular master piece from Kaitlyn Aurelia ...


Today’s topic revolves around Trentemøller and the release of a new documentary dubbed ‘The science of Fixion’, but before we go there let’s recapture a bit. Copenhagen based musician Anders Trentemøller´s talent for heart wrenching melodic moments and exceptional productions, fused with his trademark sound somewhere between indie and electronic, […]

New epic documentary featuring Trentemøller – The Science of Fixion




Before we indulge ourselves in Björk’s latest venture let’s take a quick step back and get a sense on where we are in terms of Björk’s musical explorations. When Vulnicura was released in 2015 we saw Björk continue pioneering in new ways on how to construct the material. The most […]

Björk moves from hi-tech to supernatural – The new album ...


Electronic music has many facets and today’s electronic underground scene is flourishing with many new talented acts that are pushing the boundaries of contemporary music, be it minimal techno, noise, experimental, dark ambient, EBM or any other of the different cross-pollinations that are happening out there. One person that is […]

PLAYLIST: In the headphones of Covenant’s Eskil Simonsson – Noise, ...


If you do not have very deep pockets and loads of time to spend touring to various gigs around the world, the URSSS streaming site will make sure to keep you up to date on all the latest, hottest and interesting artists in the techno scene right now. Browsing through […]

URSSS takes live performances to the next level – Techno ...



Have you fully embraced the iPad (or iPhone) as a key instrument in your music production set up, or are you merely using it as a mobile composing companion on the road, or are iOS synths something that is still out of your radar? In either case it is clear […]

Will the new KORG Mono/Poly hit our Top 10 iOS ...


In an ever increasing range of new machines, synths, mixers and re-makes some news stand out and today we have some nice new technologies lined up to spice up your world of music. Although Ableton and a decent mixer may be enough for most use cases, but if you are […]

New music tech update – AI, VR and Ambient modulations ...


Although The Knife is no longer around to treat us with their inspiring blend of techno beats, intriguing synth loops, and Karin Dreijer Andersson’s vocals, news has arrived that The Knife is releasing a package containing both a live shot film, an album, and a photobook. Due for Release 1 September via […]

Shaking the Habitual – The Knife returns with live film, ...



When two acclaimed artists in the D&B space decides to do something new and unexpected why not turn to minimal techno. The Berlin based label Horo has announced a new project called Ourea featuring Lemna (Maiko Okimoto) and Sam KDC (Samuel Wood). Lemna, the alias of Tokyo-based producer Maiko Okimoto, is […]

When D&B goes Techno – The Ourea project from Horo


After last years intriguing release when Palm released the PPG Phonem for iPad, a synth that lets you create synthesised vocal phrases, Palm is now back and a couple of days ago Wolfgang Palm started to tease on his upcoming release – the PPG Infinite, in essence a new wavetable […]

Infinite possibilities coming your way from PPG


We all have our favorite DAWs, be it Ableton, Cubase, Logic, Reason, or ProTools, however one DAW deserves a little more attention and that’s Reaper. As with all the other DAWs out there Reaper is a self-contained platform for music production offering a full multitrack audio and MIDI recording, editing, processing, […]

Why adding Reaper to your music production arsenal makes perfect ...



Well, not sure if we will ever see the famous keytar re-emerge on stage but it sure looks like Roland is well on its way to bring the classic SH-101 back into it line up of Boutique synths. First spotted in a video published on Instagram Story by Nick de Friez […]

Looks like Roland is adding the old keytar to its ...


Electronic artist, arranger and composer Hannah Peel’s work combines the tremendously deep, rich power of traditional brass with the uplifting arpeggiated patterns and unearthly sound textures of analogue synthesizers. Through an intergalactic journey from Earth to the star constellation of Cassiopeia, Peel explores one person’s journey through space, time and […]

Miss Peel on an intergalactic journey


Aphex Twin has unveiled a new track made exclusively from Korg gear. The new track was released and shared in connection with an interview with the former Korg engineer Tatsuya Takahashi. Together Aphex Twin and Takahashi had previously worked on the Korg Monologue synth to make it the only synth on the market to […]

Aphex Twin returns in an all out KORG track