Few dares to be monotone. Few dares to avoid the rhythms, like Caterina Barbieri in association with ELEH. The elaborate audio waves that drives into infinity is there to make you listen and explore. The subtle notes on the piano re-enforces the electronic harmonics that seem endless. Caterina boldly explores […]

The psychedelic works of Caterina Barbieri and ELEH


We’ve been reporting on AI in music creation before and new steps in this direction are evolving as we speak. The latest iteration in this field comes from robotics engineer and media artist Moritz Simon Geist. Now it’s the time of the robots to enter the techno scene (again). The German producer […]

The robots are coming – Electronic music re-invented


Techno DJ, label owner and audiovisual artist – the labels on Berghaim resident Ben Klock are many. For years Ben has contributed deeply in shaping the techno seen around the world, but always in one leg firmly rooted in Berlin’s underground scene. During 2018 a lot of his focus and […]

The world of Ben Klock – Photon explored



Driftmachine, Andreas Gerth and Florian Zimmer, is a duo that have taken modular into the mainstream. Although their music may not be for all they do an amazing job in tweaking their gear to do everything from techno-ish tracks to drone. They are also a highly productive duo who have […]

Modular goes mainstream – In the studio with Driftmachine


We came across an interesting website the other day that is still under construction, but its ambitions are sure promising. Vintage Synth Explorer in all its glory, but listening on the sounds on all those great vintage machines contributes of course even more to the overall experience. Although currently still […]

All those vintage synths sounds in one place – BETA


Incorporating elements of video art, dance, and Lena Willikens’ eclectic sonic palette, the duo’s performance is described in a press release as “a socially-conducted, aesthetically-charged experience that whirrs, reels, and metamorphoses as a film playing in the deepest crevice of one’s mind.” Lena Williken has established herself in the forefront […]

Soundtrack – Lena Willikens and Sarah Szczesny to release their ...



A persistent and productive character he is. Aphex Twin has, together with WARP, been teasing people for some time now of his upcoming EP called ‘T69 Collapse’. Although not a huge fan of Aphex Twin’s exotic music adventures he do come around as a highly energetic artist with loads of […]

New mind-bending Aphex Twin video released after weeks of cryptic ...


Modular systems are attracting a lot of attention these days and the key reason for this is the fact that they are just that: modular. Crafting your own custom rack adds to your creative experience and demands. So for the past couple of years there’s been a fenomenal explosion of […]

Check out the new standalone modular ACL that still fits ...


Soft Cell had a huge impression on the electronic music scene back in the 80’s and several of their records became classics. Especially so their 12″ maxi-versions which elaborately evolved the original tracks with clever solo pieces and extended use of instruments. The band did not stay on together for […]

Massive box collection from Soft Cell and a new video ...



A serious contender to KORG and other players in the ultra-portable format has come through Skulpt. UK synth manufacturer Modal Electronics has announced its latest instrument, a four-voice virtual analog polysynth that will cost under $300. Skulpt launches on Kickstarter on July 13, and is described by Modal as the first of a “new […]

New ultra-portable four voice 32-oscillator synth from Modal Electronics


Europe’s leading underground festival for experimental electronic music is gearing up. Berlin’s Atonal every year packs an impressive line up of musicians, artists that are pushing the boundaries in electronic music and more. https://berlin-atonal.com/wp-content/themes/berlinatonal/videos/video-1-desktop.mp4 In the second wave of artists for its 2018 edition, which takes place from August 22–26 […]

Berlin is yet again getting prepared for Atonal – Line ...


So, even though we are fairly flooded with DJ gear nowadays Pioneer seem to think we need more. And yes they may be right as this new controller has a couple of tricks up its sleeve that may make it quite interesting. But if we start with the basics it’s […]

Pioneer´s new DJ controller puts you in control at a ...



Stephen Hawking´s extensive work and research on black holes needed a special tribute and so what would be more natural then at the same time his ashes were interred at Westminster Abbey in London, the ESA beamed music featuring Hawking’s famously synthesized voice towards the closest-known black hole. “This is a beautiful and symbolic […]

Vangelis enters a black hole


We’ve written before on both VR/Augmented reality and AI in music. But Fields takes it to the main streams of music lovers. It’s a new iOS app that allows you to create 3D spatial sound compositions using augmented reality. It also includes original installations by notable artists. So why not add […]

Augmented musicians rejoice – Explore the new Fields VR app


The theremin started the electronic revolution in music, but have since moved into the outskirts of the music scene. Mainly used by experimental artists exploring the unique sounds that the theremin can generate. Now however we may be witnessing a change thanks to WaveLicker.  In cooperation with the well-known theremin […]

The ultimate marriage of modulars and the theremin



Electronic music pioneer Haruomi Hosono will be released for the first time ever outside of Japan. Hosono is a member of the legendary act Yellow Magic Orchestra – Japan’s finest music export. However, Hosono’s own music adventures are perhaps not so well known, but in fact equally interesting and forward […]

Finally Haruomi Hosono’s music will be released outside Japan for ...


Two giants are delivering pure listening pleasure this week; Pryda (one of Eric Prydz many alter egos) and Goldfrapp featuring Dave Gahan will definitely run warm on your vinyl players this week. Earlier this month stated that he has a new EP coming out, the somewhat producer Eric Prydz has dropped a […]

Pryda and Goldfrapp get the party going


One synth to rule them all. Or simply yet another more machine in the ever increasing synth avalanche that has been going on the past years. Or maybe this new baby from Moog has some tricks up its sleeves that makes it stand out in the crowd. With a definitive […]

Time for Grandmother to enter the stage – New semi-modular ...



In the remote northern parts of Norway, in a city called Tromsö with merely 75000 inhabitants, one would hardly start the search for distinguished DJs. But this is actually the home base for Charlotte Bendiks, and to be correct she actually comes for an even smaller village outside of Tromsö. […]

Tromsø’s best music export – Intonal interview with Charlotte Bendiks


Intonal, Sweden’s foremost event in experimental and electronic music, took place in Malmö this past weekend. Stereoklang was on site to report on the acts and do some filming. We also had the great opportunity to interview the experimental rhythmic band GOAT from Japan – Read the Goat interview further […]

Intonal report: Experimental music festival – Feat interview with GOAT ...


Spanning across a long productive career this new box set by the Grönland label covers both Holger’s time as a member of Can to his impressive solo work and multitude of collaborations. Spanning both he’s work with Can to the time after means that you will be able to explore […]

New box set for the connoisseur – Holger Czukay’s life ...



We’ve reported on artificial intelligence in music before, as well as Google´s attempts in the field, and now we are seeing some concrete results. Google’s new A.I.-powered synthesizer, the NSynth Super is a device that can fuse the sounds of up to four different instruments—this can create a completely new sonic […]

Google’s new AI-powered synthesizer in action – NSynth Super


Journalist and author David Stubbs has announced the new book Mars By 1980: The Story Of Electronic Music, which will examine the entire history and evolution of the genre. Over nearly 500 pages, the book charts the history of electronic music from early avant-garde forms such as Italian Futurism and musique […]

The evolution of electronic music – Mars by 1980


Times are changing but Singapore based BandLab appears to believe that there is still room for a revived Cakewalk DAW. And if you´re a Windows user this is really big news. Sonar is back and it is free, although with a small catch: BandLab say that while this includes “the […]

Cakewalk DAW is back in business – Free download from ...