It´s June and time for a new playlist. We have collected a number of tracks that will get your party started and that sure will fit nicely into any mixset you wish to produce. This time we will go with some real underground techno / electro treats with focus on […]

June techno mixset – Stereoklang playlist of the month


In a world of streaming music equipment and software platform providers will need to adapt. Although both vinyls and cassettes are making a re-entry into the world of music, streaming services are here to stay. One area that is particularly interesting is the world of DJ-ing. Today there are several […]

Interview with the champs of DJ streaming – Pacemaker and ...


It’s a jungle out there! Well at least if you are trying to navigate the world of free VSTs to power up your DAW or if you are in need of new inspiring instruments for that next project. In case you are a hardcore Propellerhead Reason user this might be […]

Need some more free VSTs to power up your DAW ...



Ranging from dark techno to electro pop to far-flung field recordings in Northern forests: the electronic music scene in Russia in general and in Moscow in particular certainly has no limits. In Moscow, Siberia, New York and Berlin Russian producers are looking for new beats, new synths, new voices and sonic […]

Moscow in the intersection of electronic music and technology – ...


As many would probably agree it is high time for this new documentary to arrive. The documentary is titled Subotnick: Portrait Of An Electronic Music Pioneer and will highlight the life and career of Morton Subotnick, a composer and early innovator of electronic music. Stereoklang had the pleasure to watch his live performance […]

Morton Subotnick – New documentary on a modular pioneer


It’s that time of the year again when we are swamped with big announcements. For example Google kicks off its I/O event, but for those of us who favor events that trigger our senses Moogfest 2017 is erupting tomorrow, May 18th. Like we have become accustomed to Moogfest is growing […]

Moogfest gears up with Google AI and Suzanne Ciani



Last week Reason users were given jaw dropping news as the Propellerhead guys lift the lid of their upcoming 9.5 release. Did hell freeze over or is the search for the holy grail finally over? Reason 9.5, out at the end of May and available for beta testing as of […]

5 reasons why VST support make sense in Reason 9.5


Minimal techno meets EBM – this is how Austrian based Electric Indigo describes the new album ‘Science’ by the newly formed minimal techno act TEGEL, based out of Sweden. And she continues “the music is rather deduced and raw, these are qualities that appeal to me”. Other who have had the […]

TEGEL delivers dark minimal techno with scientific precision – New ...


Intonal continues to deliver on a promise to be at the forefront of experimental and underground electronic music. This year’s line up really portrayed the breadth of contemporary electronic music. Prominent DJs like Lena Willikens and Beatrice Dillon, to sound designers like Yves De Mey, Hassan Khan and Electric Indigo. […]

INTONAL – More impressive than ever – Sweden’s foremost electronic ...



This year’s MusikMesse in Berlin is over, but in the wake of the event we’ll take a look at what was more interesting than others, and perhaps provide some guidance where your next salary payout will end up. Schneidersladen has in just two years turned the Superbooth to the place […]

Inside Superbooth 2017 – The Berlin synth gathering show


A year has passed since Prince died, but that doesn’t stop the Paisley Park estate from emptying the vaults of more unreleased goodies. This time it is a new EP that hits the shelf on the day of his passing – April 21st. THIS ARTICLE HAS BEEN UPDATED on April […]

Paisley Park is at it again – New EP from ...




Are you a Pocket Operator? If you are, you are certainly not alone. With the exponential growth in mobile instruments, both when it comes to instruments available for mobile devices like the iPad, and with hardware pocket-sized instruments like Korg’s Volca series. In the forefront of this development we also […]

I’m an operator with my pocket calculator – Behind the ...


Ever heard of Ben Burtt? Well maybe not, but you have definitely heard the sounds of Ben Burtt, like the sound of the lightsaber, R2D2, Darth Vader’s breathing – it’s all Ben’s creations (and not Ben Kenobi this time). The sonic universe created by Ben and others has been explored […]

From Ben Burtt to Rouge One – a sonic empire


BBC ended its musical ambitions with the BBC Radiophonic Workshop already back in the late 90’s, but the core team cling on to the name, although ditching the BBC, and kept on performing as The Radiophonic Workshop. Back in 1985 they had their latest commercially available album out, and now […]

New album after more than 30 years from The Radiophonic ...



The underground electronic music scene have many faces and the choice of software, hardware, vocals and tools vary a lot. One person who have almost made this into her life quest is KYOKA. Her exploration of not only unconventional sounds and rhythms is quite unique. Her utilization of vocals, which often […]

Kyoka interview – Improvisation provide me with the unexpected – ...


To begin with audiovisual art is the exploration of kinetic abstract art and music or sound set in relation to each other. The exploration in audiovisual arts is not new, already back in the 1970’s guys like Walter Giers made a name of himself producing intriguing audiovisual installations often with […]

The elusiveness of Audiovisual Arts


The old The Buggles’ hit Video killed the radio star has re-appeared in a down tempo version by none other then with Mute signed Polly Scattergood. We’ve covered Polly before here on Stereoklang but this time we are in for a real treat both visually and audio wise, as Polly […]

Video killed the radio star – Polly style



With its 4 independent digital voltage-controlled oscillators the E370 Quad Morphing VCO is a Eurorack compatible module that will allow you to really complex soundscapes. On Kickstarter this Eurorack component have just in a few days exceeded all targets and is now moving in to production. Launched by Paul Schreiber of Synthesis […]

E370 – Possibly the only Eurorack oscillator you will need


Electronic music pioneer John Foxx has released a new album – The Machine. The album was released on February 10th and is available for purchase via Metamatic. This quite dark electronic soundtrack was recorded by John Foxx and Benge for the theater production of E.M. Forster’s ‘The Machine Stops’. The music is a […]

Synth music’s most productive guy is at it again – ...


After four years in silence and in turmoil Paul and Phil Hartnoll appears to have put their differences a side and decided to hit the road again in 2017. A couple of days ago Orbital released a new track called ‘Kinetic 2017’ with which they hope to get the dance […]

Still in orbit – Orbital returns with Kinetic 2017



Algorithms in music is not a new phenomenon, but recent contributions both in terms of the software available to the way contemporary artists use it to explore new musical territory is well worth a deeper examination. To be clear algorithmic composition is the partial or total automation of the process of […]

Exploring algorithms in contemporary music


NAMM 2017 has ended and compared with the 2015/16 versions, this year’s event left us a bit on the disappointment side of things. Perhaps one cannot hope that each year will surpass the previous in terms of awesome releases of new software and thrilling new machines on the hardware side, […]

NAMM 2017 – Excitement that came and went


Katja Lindeberg aka HAJ300, co-founder of the Swedish female electronic music collective Drömfakulteten, has started off the new year with a fresh release dubbed ‘Swedish Tribal’, available through Bandcamp or if you are a retro-nerd – on cassette. So make sure to dig out that old tape recorder from the […]

New and exciting tribal rhythms from Drömfakulteten’s HAJ300