Yearly Archives: 2017






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 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 ...





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 ...





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


This Thursday (September 28), The Yard in East London will host a performance of Mozart vs Machine. It certainly isn’t the first time that electronic music explores the grand masters of the past, but the mashup presented in the new Mozart vs Machine takes it one step further, adding the […]

Mozart vs Machine – Futuristic opera mashing-up Mozart, electronic sound ...




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, ...



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