Two giants are delivering pure listening pleasure this week; Pryda (one of Eric Prydz many alter egos) and Goldfrapp featuring Dave Gahan will definitely run warm on your vinyl players this week. Earlier this month stated that he has a new EP coming out, the somewhat producer Eric Prydz has dropped a […]

Pryda and Goldfrapp get the party going


One synth to rule them all. Or simply yet another more machine in the ever increasing synth avalanche that has been going on the past years. Or maybe this new baby from Moog has some tricks up its sleeves that makes it stand out in the crowd. With a definitive […]

Time for Grandmother to enter the stage – New semi-modular ...


In the remote northern parts of Norway, in a city called Tromsö with merely 75000 inhabitants, one would hardly start the search for distinguished DJs. But this is actually the home base for Charlotte Bendiks, and to be correct she actually comes for an even smaller village outside of Tromsö. […]

Tromsø’s best music export – Intonal interview with Charlotte Bendiks



Intonal, Sweden’s foremost event in experimental and electronic music, took place in Malmö this past weekend. Stereoklang was on site to report on the acts and do some filming. We also had the great opportunity to interview the experimental rhythmic band GOAT from Japan – Read the Goat interview further […]

Intonal report: Experimental music festival – Feat interview with GOAT ...


Spanning across a long productive career this new box set by the Grönland label covers both Holger’s time as a member of Can to his impressive solo work and multitude of collaborations. Spanning both he’s work with Can to the time after means that you will be able to explore […]

New box set for the connoisseur – Holger Czukay’s life ...


We’ve reported on artificial intelligence in music before, as well as Google´s attempts in the field, and now we are seeing some concrete results. Google’s new A.I.-powered synthesizer, the NSynth Super is a device that can fuse the sounds of up to four different instruments—this can create a completely new sonic […]

Google’s new AI-powered synthesizer in action – NSynth Super



Journalist and author David Stubbs has announced the new book Mars By 1980: The Story Of Electronic Music, which will examine the entire history and evolution of the genre. Over nearly 500 pages, the book charts the history of electronic music from early avant-garde forms such as Italian Futurism and musique […]

The evolution of electronic music – Mars by 1980


Times are changing but Singapore based BandLab appears to believe that there is still room for a revived Cakewalk DAW. And if you´re a Windows user this is really big news. Sonar is back and it is free, although with a small catch: BandLab say that while this includes “the […]

Cakewalk DAW is back in business – Free download from ...


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 ...



Are you tired of sitting in front of your desktop DAW or perhaps feel that your hardware line up isn’t really cutting it? Well perhaps it is time to try something different. How about indulging yourself in mechanical techno? A guy who knows this trade is Graham Dunning. Graham is […]

The art of mechanical techno


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 ...


If you still have not decided whether to go for Roland’s new drum / rhythm machine, we are pretty sure you will be convince after watching this video with Steffi. No talk, no commercial bullshit just pure awesome rhythms. Dutch-born Steffi is a major force in contemporary electronic music, and […]

Steffi gets the groove going on the Roland TR-8S



An upcoming documentary on Dieter Rams, one of the most influential industrial designers of all time, will feature a soundtrack by composer and producer Brian Eno. The documentary, called simply Rams, is by Gary Hustwit, who also directed the design-oriented films Helvetica, Objectified and Urbanized. Rams, 84, was head of design at Braun from 1961 to 1995, where he […]

Brian Eno scores new documentary on designer Dieter Rams


Lena Willikens has already established herself as one of the leading contributors to the contemporary club scene. So it came as no surprise, when it was time for the 5th iteration of the Dekmantel’s Selectors vinyl imprint, that Lena would be defining the line up. She has a strong ability […]

Lena Willikens gets the grooves going on Dekmantel’s Selectors 5th ...


Feeling tired of those 909s and 808s? Getting bored with your DAW? Then this little beauty might spice up your next techno hit. How about to turn to the infinite perfection of a circle to get those gyroscopic grooves going. DIY has been a trending area for some time now, more […]

Doing techno and electro DIY style – Gyroscopic grooves



Anyone into electronic music and synthesizer compositions is bound to have experienced the music for the original Blade Runner movie. Vangelis´album certainly ranks among the most impressive soundtracks to date. Now you will have the opportunity to explore the sounds of Blade Runner yourself. Deckard´s Dream was revealed at the […]

The new impressive Blade Runner synth – Check out Deckard´s ...


We have reported on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in music before, but things are about to change. And the change appears to be positive. To be honest a lot of the AI generated music that we’ve heard so far has been far from good or innovative. It has […]

A new era of bands using artificial intelligence in creating ...


You most likely have heard of crypto currency and Bitcoins, but the full power of this digital revolution is hidden below. Blockchain technology may well be the technology that will change the way we enjoy music going forward. In a recent addition in Wired the concept of blockchain technology was […]

Blockchain technology and the digital you in music



“A musical program that explores the intricacies of time and space” Techno pioneer Jeff Mills has teamed-up with the UK-based radio station NTS and NASA for an exploratory six-part radio series titled ‘Jeff Mills: The Outer Limits’. The program, written, produced and presented by Mills will focus on exploring high-level concepts in […]

Techno pioneer Jeff Mills will join forces with NASA in ...


We have all seen Behringer’s recurrent announcements on new upcoming synth clones, but how many will de facto materialize. Recent information suggests that Behringer are struggling with their Minimoog clone and that delays are to be expected. This message came recently: “Please allow me to clarify that the first batch […]

Will all Behringer’s grand clone plans come true?


Summarizing something is often quite a subjective process and the same is true for this year’s list of albums and tracks that made an impression. Focus is, as always, on electronic music which also happens to be quite a subjective area, since the definition of electronic music today can be […]

The electronic tracks and artists that defined 2017



If you are into really weird stuff, this may be a treat for you. It has come to our attention that the rare and wonderfully idiosyncratic 1979 LP from Hiroshi Sato, Orient, is set to hit stores early next year. The record is being brought out of obscurity and onto record shelves […]

Time for some obscure Japanese synth music – Hiroshi Sato’s ...


As we are quickly approaching the holiday season we thought it appropriate to treat you with something quite unique. How about an “Alternativ Jul” (In english: An alternative Christmas). Fredrik Nilsson aka A.O.T has produced a couple of Christmas tracks that may come in handy when you are getting fed […]

A.O.T Christmas greetings – Minimal electronics in the holiday season


Since his passing in 2016 the featured documentary has been highly anticipated, and now the first trailer has been released. Since the announcement HBO has revealed very little on what to expect, but now, finally, the curtain had been lifted on this icon of contemporary pop music. Focusing on the artist’s […]

Time to get excited – David Bowie: The Last Five ...