Music Production



The sound of metal and the ambient sound of liquid metals represent the latest venture that Sinjin Hawke and Zora Jones has introduced on their Fractal fantasy platform. The Barcelona pair Zora Jones and Sinjin Hawke have used Fractal Fantasy to release a series of supercharged, audio-visual club constructions, including Hawke’s collaborations with L-Vis 1990, MikeQ […]

The sound of liquid metals – New synth on the ...




Every now and then a new producer of plug ins, sound libraries and loops appears targeting the sounds of Kraftwerk. What was once magic and very much the result of devoted experimentation in the Kling Klang studio has now become so much easier to realize through modern day DAWs and […]

Crafting the sounds of Düsseldorf – New plug in and ...









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 ...






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 ...


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 ...








Elektron recently unveiled an all-new version of its popular Octatrack sampler. The Octatrack MKII has the same key features as its predecessor, with eight audio and eight MIDI tracks as well as a sample engine capable of time-stretching and pitch-shifting in real time. It’s been been given an overhaul on the outside, with new back-lit buttons […]

Which Elektron is right for you – Digitakt or Octatrack?


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 ...