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 […]
Jean Michel Jarre hardly needs any introduction so we’re keeping it short this week with merely stating that his studio is mighty impressive – as we did not already know this, too. Perhaps only matched by the famous Kling Klang studio, but that remains to be seen, since few has set their feet there and […]
Even though it is not the first time a C64 virtual clone ends up in the market it is always nice to compare and match the level of detail the creators has managed to mirror the iconic sounds of the C64. InSIDious and Drum Studio are other examples of great attempts to bring those old […]
Depeche Mode have returned with intriguing new single dubbed ‘Ghosts Again’, accompanied by Ingmar Bergman-ish style video, as well as announcing details of their long-awaited new album ‘Memento Mori’. Post the passing of Andrew Fletcher last year DM are back with a captivating new track that appear to take them back to their roots, rather then […]
Pittsburgh Modular Synthesizers has officially introduced Taiga, a 3-oscillator paraphonic synthesizer. It’s a semi-modular analog synthesizer that you can use without patching, or you can use its 60 patch points to access its components as separate modules. It follows the Moog Mother-32 precedent and can be used standalone, or you can remove the 60HP panel and install […]
Stereoklang resident TEGEL has today released a new six track EP – available on all streaming channels. The EP AM / PM spans across tecno, minimal techno, addictive rhythms and ambient soundscapes, which has become the trademark of the Swedish act TEGEL. Below you will find the headline track Crazy. It contains all the signature […]
It is with a sad heart that we can conclude that Yukohiro Takahashi is no longer with us. As a key member of the band Yellow Magic Orchestra (and as a renowned solo artist) he came to shape the electronic music scene forever. YMO was sometimes compared as the Asian Kraftwerk, with an innovative twist […]
A new polyphonic synthesiser named the Drone Box No.1 transforms everyday objects into music. Created by composer and artist Koka Nikoladze, the new tech forms music from objects such as a pinecone, a spring, a paper cup and an egg. The four-voiced synth generates sound from the turning of the stepper motors which change the characteristics of the […]
Daft Punk have shared a rare, unmasked live performance of ‘Rollin & Scratchin’ from their archives online. The French duo first shared the clip as part of a one-off Twitch stream last year, during which they broadcast a full set filmed in LA’s Mayan Theater in 1997. The stream marked the one-year anniversary of their split in […]
Erica Synths has announced the availability of its highly anticipated SYNTRX II desktop synthesizer, a ‘dark horse’ for experimental sonic rides, enabling users to delve deeper into contemporary electronic and experimental sonic territory. Introduced at Superbooth 2022, the Syntrx II is an update to their Syntrx synth that takes the EMS Synthi AKS concept into the future. While the Syntrx II is […]
To enter Inkonst in Malmö, Sweden, always present you with a feeling of excitement and this year’s edition of ElectriXmas was no exception. Devoted fans of heavy synth music sees this as their Xmas-present and a party one will not miss. For Stereoklang this was our first visit back post the pandemic and we weren’t […]
We guess you can never have too many synths. On the other hand you may either have limited physical space in your studio or your computer may run out of storage. So, what will you do? Especially as there is a new beast in town. We would recommend you to seriously consider dropping some old […]
Stereoklang have repeatedly over the year’s written about and explored the sonic realms of music and the highly regarded techno and field recording artists KYOKA is no exception. KYOKA continues to find new means of expanding the horizons of music, both in terms the techniques and the sound generation as such, but also what actually […]
Sweden’s foremost event for EBM, Electro pop and everything in between is back with yet another impressive line up this year’s event. The event is, as always, hosted at Inkonst – Malmö’s prime venue for the alternative music scene. In other words gear up for the biggest electronic party in 2022. electriXmas has spoiled us […]
Last month, Fever Ray returned with a new single, “What They Call Us”. Now, the multi-talented Karin Dreijer (ex. The Knife) is announcing a whole new album, Radical Romantics, her follow-up to 2017’s Plunge. The album features production from Dreijer’s brother and the Knife partner Olof, plus contributions from Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, […]
Close to 10 years on since his last solo venture, Marcel Dettmann arrives on Dekmantel Records with an expansive album captured in a flash of inspiration. Fear Of Programming will be out on November 25, 2022.  In many ways Fear Of Programming is a reflection on the artistic process – the critical hurdles one has […]
Telex an all time personal favourite and fore-runner when it comes to electronic pop music are back in the limelight. Out now is “EP1” by Telex which acts as a teaser for a box set collecting their 6 studio albums. Out on Mute on 3 March 2023 the box set holds remastered reissues of their […]
Created at 180 Studios XR space at 180 The Strand, Actual Objects draw inspiration from Holy Motors and Under The Skin in a sci-fi horror thrill ride starring Martyna Maja, the artist known as VTSS. ‘Notoriously Fast’ is the latest excursion from producer VTSS into hell-for-leather, techno pop territory, arriving as the last of four emotive, vocal-led […]
Mary Anne Hobbs has announced that David Sylvian will take part in a special show on BBC 6 Music later this month, the musician’s first major engagement with the media in fifteen years. Speaking on her show, Hobbs said: “David Sylvian has been comfortable in his own silence for the best part of 15 years, […]
In light of the passing of Mr. Fletcher the title of the new Depeche Mode album seems frighteningly close. Whether this is a coincidence or not remains to be seen, but chances are that the title refers more to the fact that most of the album was conceived during the pandemic. In the beginning they […]
Moog Music’s illustrious Model 10 modular synthesizer, developed by Dr. Bob Moog and initially released in 1971, is now back in production and available to order worldwide. This exciting reinstatement sees a faithful recreation of the first modular synth created by the man himself, Dr. Bob Moog, back in 1971. The details are absolute, even […]
New York-based, Korean-American musician Margaret Sohn aka Miss Grit, signs with Mute accompanied by new material New York-based, Korean-American musician Margaret Sohn aka Miss Grit, returns today with a new single “Like You”, and announces being signed to Mute. Miss Grit has released two EPs over the past three years, “Talk, Talk” and “Impostor”. The new single was produced and recorded by […]
To celebrate 909 day, Matthew from Extralife Instruments (maker of the Super Sixteen eurorack sequencer) has built a free, open-source analog drum synth you can play in your web browser. It’s called ER-99 and it works best on desktop devices. Here’s the details direct from Matthew… You can program patches and sequences on the web interface and save them […]