FJAAK, recently announced their third studio album entitled ‘Fjaakk The System.’ Set to drop on May 14th, 2024, it’s their first LP in six years and is being released on their own label, SPANDAU20. Alongside the announcement, the Berlin-based duo premiered the leading track ‘Redemption,’ which comes with its own music video. The upcoming album will feature collaborations with a different […]
Sometimes you come across material that is too good not to share and in this case we stumbled upon a rare interview with synth pioneer Harald Bode. In 1954 the electronic engineer and pioneering instrument designer Harald Bode moved from his home in Bavaria, Germany to Brattleboro, Vermont, USA to lead the development team at the Estey Organ […]
The Knife personas Karin and Olof are both succeful in their own right and below we can see the result of their latest endavours: The “Shiver” video sees Fever Ray’s Karin Dreijer and creative collaborator Martin Falck continuing to expand the visual world of “Radical Romantics”, closing the chapter on their protagonist, Main, as they […]
It is that time of year again and the one of the first ones out is KORG. KORG has announced a slew of new products, including the successor to the microKORG synthesizer and a compact, refreshed version of the KingKORG. The new microKORG 2 has evolved to a more powerful, more flexible and richer level. While retaining […]
When you thought everything was done with Devo continues to deliver, or at least Gerald V. Casale does (in his own way of course). Gerald V. Casale, a pioneer in the New Wave genre, has released a groundbreaking “4-Dimensional” music video for his track “Lounge: Pay U Back”. This release is part of his newly reissued The […]
So, Teenage Engineering are back with a new sampler the Pocket Operator EP–133 K.O.II. The Swedish electronics company announced a new product just in time for the holidays, a bargain-priced sampler with an alluring throw-back aesthetic dubbed the EP-133 K.O. II. As the name implies, the K.O. II is a super-charged follow-up to the PO-33 K.O., a beloved […]
Portrait of an Electronic Music Pioneer‘, a film made by north American electronic music obsessives Waveshaper Media is being premiered in Toronto this weekend (26 October, 2023). The film explores the life of electronic music pioneer Morton Subotnick.  At 90 years of age, he has become a cult figure for a whole new generation that […]
GForce Software has announced the release of the world’s first officially endorsed emulation of the famous ’80s synth that was adopted by some of the biggest names in the business: Queen, Rush, Paul McCartney, Prince, Depeche Mode, Simple Minds, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Tangerine Dream, Jean-Michel Jarre, Susan Ciani, Japan, Eurythmics and many, many more. […]
Juan Atkins has hit the restart button on his iconic electro moniker, Cybotron — 28 years after ‘Cyber Ghetto’, for the two-track EP ‘Maintain the Golden Ratio’. The record is set for release on October 13 via Tresor Records. Accompanying the release, the label announced on Instagram: “Cybotron has re-emerged in our contemporary cybercultural age when artifactual futures […]
Well at least there are clear hints of it when reading online social media posts from this iconic band. Few other bands can match their importance in the development of electronic music. They are clearly up there alongside bands like Kraftwerk, YMO, Human League, Yazoo, Fad Gadget, DEVO to name but a few. So, to […]
Composer & synthesist Tomer Baruch (Synthesized Sounds of the Sea) and drummer Alex Brajkovic have released a new electronic soundtrack to the classic Fritz Lang dystopian science fiction silent film, Metropolis (1927). Fritz Lang’s Metropolis was a key example of German expressionist film and is considered as one of the first, if not the first, science fiction film that would eventually inspire and influence directors […]
If you by any chance will be in Copenhagen in the coming months don’t miss out on visiting the ongoing exhibition held at Copenhagen Contemporary. It is a massively impressive audio and visual experience focusing on science, technology, music and art in a vibrant explosion of colors and patterns. And if you are still not […]
With this brand new track ANNA brings her melodic techno and hypnotic sound to remix this track from Depeche Mode‘s Memento Mori, ‘My Cosmos is Mine‘. Memento Mori was announced by Dave Gahan and Martin Gore in October of last year, and ‘Ghosts Again‘ was shared a few months later. After Spirit in 2017, Memento Mori is their first album in six years and came out on March 24. ANNA’s more […]
Returning to the iconic Kraftwerk complex this September 7-17th, 2023 for its first official edition in four years, the festival will feature a slew of exclusive commissioned works and premieres, now spread over six big concert nights broken into two weekend blocks, continuously challenging audiences with its singular alchemy of experimental music, visual arts, and […]
Brian Eno has announced his first-ever solo tour is kicking off this October, with just one UK exclusive double header date at London’s Southbank Centre. The British composer and musician will perform his new live concert programme, titled ‘Ships’, debuting for the first time on October 21 at Venice Biennale Musica 2023. The tour will continue […]
A new digital experience from Moog Music celebrates the historic synthesizer manufacturer’s 70th anniversary, re-release of its most legendary analog synthesizer, and electronic music pioneer Bob Moog’s birthday (May 23rd). The new Model D website was created in collaboration with multi-disciplinary, independently owned design studio Pentagram and developer team Counterpoint. Drawing inspiration from ’90s video games and websites, […]
Rumours have been frequent the last couple of days – what is the French duo up to? Now we have been blessed with some updates. Daft Punk has unveiled its 10th anniversary edition of the iconic album coupled with previously unreleased tracks and global celebrations. So, dive into the world of Daft Punk’s Random Access […]
Or perhaps we should also quote Andrea Parker: Kiss my ARP. Either way KORG was back yesterday with another release of the classic ARP 2600 just in time for Star Wars day. The Korg ARP 2600 FS – their high-end reissue of the ’70s classic, which sold out as soon as it was announced – is available […]
Thrown into the dessert IAMX devotes his time to mud wrestling accompanied by heavy electronic sounds and IAMX’s characteristic vocals – quite enjoyable we must say 🙂 IAMX’s new single “The X ID” is out now ahead of the new album “Fault Lines1”, due out May 12th. The song is the first new lyrical material […]
Well, who haven’t wanted this in their studio set up? 3D audio may become a game changer, and if we are to believe JM Jarre SkyDust 3D is a massive step in the right direction. But it is pricy…Sound Particles, who describe themselves as the software company that has been changing the paradigm of 3D […]
This week we have scouted through the net to find out what you need to spice up your digital studio. In other words a random selection of quirky, intriguing and must have’s for your set up. BeatBlocks Edinburgh based start-up Playable Technology has introduced BeatBlocks, an iOS app that lets you use LEGO bricks to make beats. Founded by Scottish […]
While his former band tours the planet with retrospect material Karl Bartos continues to explore the unknown. The former robot is still very much productive and this recent announcement is no exception. Perhaps we would hope to see Kraftwerk also stepping out of their comfort zone once in a while, especially now as the robots […]
Jeff Mills has produced a new score for Fritz Lang’s 1927 silent film Metropolis. Out now via his own Axis Records label, Metropolis Metropolis combines elements of classical and electronic music and marks the second time Mills has produced a soundtrack of the film – his previous Metropolis score came out in 2000. Where his original score was produced to […]
Back on the scene we are happy to share that the cross-genre creative act Fever Ray is about to release a new album. And for those who have been fortunate enough to get tickets to her tour we can just state that we are envious here at the Stereoklang HQ. Since the ending of The […]