Known to most as Plastikman, the techno virtuoso Richie Hawtin has now teamed up with Endel to venture into the world of artificial intelligence. Their quest centers around soundscapes. Their new collaboration has been dubbed ‘Deeper Focus’. Backed by neuroscience, the partnership is part of a larger cultural shift of artists working […]

Richie Hawtin goes AI with ‘Deeper focus’


Especially so if the origin is coming from a cult classic like Telex. The Belgian trio has mesmerized us for decades with their utterly beautiful synth tracks powered by modular machines. Telex came up on our radar back in the 80’s and after a number of successful albums and a […]

You can never have enough blip blop


Are you getting enticed by the dark and the beautiful? Music that is both bombastic and ambient? Well then there’s a good chance you will enjoy the generative arts produced by 404.zero. Kristina and Aleksandr create modern generative art and innovative tools that raise the bar on the synergistic possibilities […]

At the core of generative arts with 404.zero



As the European music scene is slowly coming back to life post the pandemic many clubs are still experimenting on how to keep the beats going. How about attending a rave event with only 4 people on the dance floor? Well this is what is happening in Sweden. The go-to […]

Minimal rave – the scene revisited at Inkonst


Although Moby has been fairly active, releasing stuff every now and then, not much has centered around him for the past decade or so. We guess the main story surfaced when Moby announced that he was going to sell off his massive drum machine collection (200-300 pcs or so). However, […]

Moby & Deutsche Grammophon – Who saw that one coming?


As Europe hopefully is about to open up many of us are eager to get going with life. And the new exhibition at The Strand will be something to really look forward to. The innovative Japanese artist Ryoji Ikeda is bringing London a brand new installation, and it’s going to […]

The Strand will host an ultra-immersive Ryoji Ikeda exhibition



Few magazines have had such a fundamental impact in the electronic music scene. For many EB has become the go-to source for the latest in electronic music, arts and the underground arena. Now the crew at EB has decided to celebrate this with a massive 300 page coffee book that […]

Time to celebrate – Electronic Beats turns 20!


Khyam Allami’s »Apotome« was unveiled during CTM 2021. This web-based software environment was developed in collaboration with creative studio Counterpoint. Apotome was created as a tool to help counter the cultural asymmetry embedded in modern music-making tools, which share a bias inherited from Western music theory and culture. With this […]

Generative arts on line with Apotome x CTM 2021


The waiting is over – announced already back in November 2020 Live 11 is finally here. Perhaps a small gift for those who also saw this week’s top headliner that Daft Punk has called it quits after 28 years. So, what is new in Live 11? In short: Flexible comping […]

Time for Ableton Live 11



The Behringer Neutron has been out for a couple of years, but we believe it deserves a bit of extra attention. Within the space of modular synthesizers the Neutron is probably the closest you can get to a full fledged Eurorack without paying way beyond your budget. The Neutron encompasses […]

Behringer Neutron explored


Cherry Audio has introduced Polymode Synthesizer, a new software synth, inspired by the Moog Polymoog synthesizer. What we like in particular is that Polymode is unique in that it’s not just a straight off remake but a reimagining of sorts – made to sound like the Moog but with contemporary features and better navigation. […]

Polymoog becomes Polymode in CA’s incarnation


It do happens every now and then, but who can have enough of this ground breaking act. So for those who still hope for a new world tour, this can at least beef up the expectations. A tip – do act quick to watch it as these videos tend to […]

An unseen live video of DaftPunk has emerged online



Good things always come in pairs, but KORG is treating us with three in time for NAMM. KORG has announced some new synthesizers at NAMM’s Believe in Music week, delivering modern nods to past innovations with first looks at the ARP 2600 M, miniKORG 700FS and modwave. ARP 2600 M […]

New machines from KORG, incl. the ARP 2600


Depeche Mode’s Martin Gore has for a long time explored alternative routes in parallell with his engagement in DM. His endeavors often find him exploring more techno and experimental electro orientated styles and his latest release is no exception. ‘Howler’ is a crunching electronic cut with a haunting melody and […]

Martin Gore & Anfisa Letyago share new electronic beats and ...


The KLF have released some of their music on streaming services for the first time in many regions. They have uploaded an eight-track greatest hits album Solid State Logik 1 that includes tracks like “3AM Eternal,” “Last Train to Trancentral” and “What Time is Love?” The music is also being uploaded to YouTube. There […]

Finally KLF is live on streaming



As an important contributor of the Truesoul and Drumcode collective, we have been looking forward to the return from Ida Engberg for quite some time now. Ida Engberg is back with her first EP in six years, a transcendental five-track offering titled ‘Return To Consciousness’. Mixmag · Premiere: Ida Engberg ‘Return To […]

Back on the dance floor – New EP from Ida ...


It’s starting to become somewhat of a tradition to both guess and discover what new gear (sorry vintage) that Arturia has decided to spice up its V Collection line with this year. Alla in all we get four new machines based on classics and potentially the most interesting one being […]

Four new machines in Arturia’s V Collection 8


After 21 years Richie Hawtin is finally back in the clubs. As has been teased on Instagram for the past week a new EP is out dubbed Time warps. It arrives as the debut release on a new Plus 8 sub label. Richie Hawtin has released a new EP titled ‘Time […]

Richie Hawtin’s back on the dance floor with “Time warps”



Jeff Mills and Jean-Phi Dary have linked up to form electronic jazz project The Paradox. It was formed following the duo coming together to perform with legendary Nigerian drummer Tony Allen. They will release their debut album ‘Counter Active’ via Mills’ Axis Records on January 29 next year. It comprises tracks recorded in real-time, that “reflect […]

Jeff Mills goes jazz


Hardly anyone could have missed out on the importance of new romantics during the 80’s and now we have a full book to indulge in and get nostalgic about the era that defined not just the music scene but also the looks. For us at Stereoklang acts like Japan, Duran […]

Sweet Dreams – The Story of the New Romantics


Major updates include comping, MPE support, a heavy emphasis on randomization, and new tools Ableton has announced the next evolution of its Live software, Live 11. This comes as a bit unexpected because of the gap between previous versions and the rather short one between 10 and 11. In any […]

Ableton Live 11 is here



Named after electronic music pioneer and Radiophonic Workshop founder Daphne Oram, the Oram Awards celebrate the role of women in the world of music and sound, and the six winners for 2020 have just been announced. Daphne worked at the workshop with others including Delia Derbyshire, Glynis Jones, Jenyth Worsley, Maddalena Fagandini and Elizabeth Parker, […]

Time for the 2020 Oram Awards


Exciting new for all The Knife fans out there. The band is hosting an online streaming event this Friday (October 30) as they continue to mark their 20th anniversary as a duo. Kicking off at 7.30pm GMT, they’ll stream classic The Knife videos and follow those at 8pm GMT with […]

The Knife plan a 20th anniversary stream event


So the mystical posters across various places has now finally been revealed and although everything looks cool one need to understand that this very much is actually functionally identical to running AFX Mode on a Bass Station II, in other words no new firmware updates. At the end of this […]

So, the Aphex Twin-monosynth is finally here