Aa many of us are staying home due to ‘you know what’, why not make something useful out of it – like making music. And it appears that many leading music production suppliers think the same. Earlier this week both Korg and Moog enabled free download of two popular iOS […]

Stay home and make music with free stuff


A tribe on Facebook called Electronically Yours set out with a challenge to its team members – create a glitch track in one hour. Those who undertook the challenge had to make the song, mix and master within the timeframe and then send it to the gamemaster, who in this […]

Making a complete glitch album in one hour


If you don’t think you are able to find what you are looking for with the music retailers, then it is perhaps time to think about building your own. DIY allows you to craft according to your specs and Electrosmith are hear to help you accomplish just that. Audio electronics […]

Daisy – a Raspberry Pi type tech only for music ...



For the first time we are able to enjoy the visuals from Alva Noto’s UNIQEAV show in streaming format. Back in 2018 Alva Noto, aka Carsten Nicolai, released UNIEQAV, the third in his Uni- series of dancefloor-orientated releases inspired by the Tokyo club UNIT. For live performances of the album, the artist drew inspiration from mathematics, […]

The colors of Alva Noto


A mere 5 seconds, that is what it takes for an AI to clone your voice. The clone wars have begun and soon we may not know who’s singing your favorite tune – real or an AI. Check this out: According to John P Shea there are examples of entire […]

Clone wars’ here – AI voice tech


This year´s CTM has just ended so why not take the opportunity to look back on what we saw or missed, in case you weren’t there to enjoy it. Entitled “Liminal,” CTM 2020 throws itself into limbo in hopes of stimulating a critical discussion of our present and possible futures. […]

CTM Festival 2020 highlights



Scandinavia’s main event for experimental and electronic music is back with this year’s lineup and we are pretty convinced there will be something for everyone. Midori Takada, SØS Gunver Ryberg, Ian William Craig, Oli XL, Tomaga and Selvhenter are amongst the live acts confirmed to play this year’s event, while […]

Strong lineup at Intonal 2020


Famous for catching tunes, countless #1 hits and love of machines Calvin Harris is releasing new material under his alias Love Regenerator. He’s unveils a new alias influenced by 90’s breaks and acid. The new two-track EP under his alias, Love Regenerator featuring the essence of the underground. ‘Hypnagogic (I […]

Mr. Pop goes rave – new EP from Calvin Harris ...


Juan Atkins and Wolfgang Flür will come together on the former’s forthcoming Cybotron album. Details of a new Cybotron album, the first from the project since 1995’s Cyber Ghetto, have emerged. Juan Atkins is known as the “Originator” and one of the legendary Belleville Three, alongside Derrick May and Kevin Saunderson. […]

New Cybotron album with a Kraftwerk gloria shimmering on top



Time again for the big event and we can be sure that exciting news will pour in as NAMM opens its doors to the world of music production. KORG is one of the first ones out. They have unveiled their newest synthesizer, the Wavestate, a completely reimagined version of their […]

A new Wavestate has emerged at NAMM


So what is it that KORG has in store for us? Check out the newly release teaser from KORG below. The Japanese manufacturer has also been busy on the soft side of things with their newly launched Triton software, all the details lined up. Visa det här inlägget på Instagram […]

Teasing from KORG and Triton goes soft


We have all seen numerous quirky instruments over the years and now it’s time for yet another experimental gadget for music creation. Artiphon originally made a splash with the Instrument 1, a futuristic-looking MIDI controller that raised well over $1,000,000 on Kickstarter. It took a lot of inspiration from the guitar but incorporated […]

Perhaps an Orba for Xmas?



The year of the synth is coming to an end and as can be expected it has been an exciting one. Euroracks continues to go strong but the traditional machines have also gotten their place in the limelight. Reverb magazine has published an overview of the top sellers in 2019, […]

Top selling machines in 2019


We have reported before on field recordings and the growing popularity of using these recordings in music productions. Now we may see an ever growing library of natural sounds as Australia pulls off an ambitious project. The A2O will transform environmental science and assessment in Australia, and foster cross-disciplinary research […]

The Acoustic Observatory – Monitoring the unheard


Stroboscopic Artefacts founder Lucy, aka producer Luca Mortellaro, continues to celebrate 10 years of the label with a new remix EP. Lucy Reworks sees the producer putting his own spin on tracks that represent “significant and deeply personal moments” in the history of the label, including Donato Dozzy’s ‘Sotto Ma Sotto’, Lucy and Ben […]

Stroboscopic Artefacts



After a 5 year abatement English electronic musician Tom Jenkinson, better known as Squarepusher is back with a new album “Be Up A Hello”, out on the 31st of January. Fans can enjoy a taster as the double-A side 12” Vortrack will be released on the 6th of December, featuring Squarepusher’s Fracture […]

Five years of silence has ended – Squarepusher’s back


Just like Brian Eno Jean Michel Jarre has the urge to release something innovative on the iOS platform in the shape of a new generative music app. To what extent it adds something to what’s already out there remains to be seen, but in case you are a JM Jarre […]

Jarre goes Eno – The generative music quest continues


Komputer, the Mute artists who joined the influential label in 1984 as I Start Counting, are rebooting for a live show in London. I Start Counting was somewhat of a gamechanger when they first appeared back in the days and theirjoyful tunes were allplaying well in the electro community of the time. The […]

Komputer is back at TEC 006



The short video below, created by Erik Righetti & Device, animates a portion of synthesist and sound designer Richard Devine‘s speech at Sónar 2019. For those who don’t know about Richard he’s an Electronic Artist and Sound Designer specializing in Musical composition, sonic mnemonics, field recording, sound effects, and sound design specific for […]

Richard Devine at Sónar 2019 – Synthesis and Sound Design


Are you stuck in your chase for alternative rhythms and beats? Does your loop library bore you to death, then perhaps Accusonus new AI powered tool that promises to let you do more with your grooves. Accusonus, known for the nice beat separation tool Regroover, has today expanded its beats […]

Creative beats with AI powered Rhythmic


Ryuichi Sakamoto & Alva Noto have announced a recorded version of ‘TWO’, the collaborative live show the duo performed at various venues, including Berlin’s Funkhaus and London’s Barbican Centre, throughout 2018. TWO captures their performance at the Sydney Opera House, which features a mixture of live improvisation and renditions of pieces taken from their […]

Two is here



The Store X The Vinyl Factory will present a new exhibition by United Visual Artists called Other Spaces at 180 The Strand this autumn, in collaboration with the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris. Other Spaces features three large-scale installations by the multi-disciplinary collective UVA – Our Time, The Great Animal Orchestra and Vanishing Point. Vanishing Point is an […]

Other Spaces – immersive experiences feat. Massive Attack and James ...


Few has the back catalogue of Richie Hawtin and even fewer keep pushing the boundaries like he do, perhaps with the exception of Björk and Prydz (as we have reported on earlier). Now it is time for an audiovisual treat that manifest his progressive thinking. Richie Hawtin announces the next […]

An audiovisual treat from Richie Hawtin


After putting a lot of effort into strengthening its hardware portfolio with the launches of the MC-707 and MC-101 grooveboxes, new Fantom workstation keyboards, Jupiter-X synthand JU-06A synth, Roland is now stepping back into the software realm with the launch of Zenbeats, a cross-platform production app that promises to “make music creation easy” Zenbeats […]

Roland goes soft with Zenbeats