Avoid spending thousands of dollars on expensive hardware or software gear or simply feel like killing time at work? The world, or rather the web, is full of browser based instruments that can be used for free and in this feature we will guide you to the best ones. Needless […]

The ultimate guide on how to be a browser based ...


Chiptunes and 8 bit music have grown in popularity over some years now, partly spurred by the retro game trend that has been going on for quite some time now.  Commodore 64 was the crowned leader at the time having three audio channels to use in the compositions, compared with […]

AMIGA and the 16 bit music legacy


Perhaps not infinite, but surely close enough – the sound shaping capabilities of 2CAudio’s Kaleidoscope are immense and the overall approach from a UI perspective really pushes the envelope. After having spent some days in the Stereoklang studio with Kaleidoscope it is quite clear that the team behind Kaleidoscope still […]

2CAudio Kaleidoscope – Sound creation goes unlimited



For a month or so Behringer has been teasing the DeepMind 12 and although we are getting quite used to watching blurred out video clips of upcoming machines, the DeepMind 12 may well be worth waiting for. Behringer has been teasing this little beast for quite some time now – […]

Alive and kicking – a 12 voice synth shouldn´t go ...


When discussing the use of electronic instruments in Jazz music you often end up talking about hammonds and electric guitars, but that’s a very narrow definition ruling out most of the evolution made in Jazz music over the past decades. NuJazz is such a sub genre within Jazz that really […]

Nu Jazz – Impressive contribution to electronic music


KORG is a synthesizer company (no shit! hehe) that has truly embraced modern computing platforms. The company has made both top notch clones of their legacy machines like the MS-20, as well as new innovative apps like the KORG Gadget. Bandai Namco, on the other hand, has been very slow […]

KORG and Bandai Namco – The perfect marriage



Ready for some high pitched laser beats that will definitely trigger your imagination. This week we will look closer at ::vtol::’s latest installation as well as experience what may be your next party gadget – the Basslet. Russian based ::vtol:: has a rich track record of producing intriguing and conceptual videos […]

High pitched laser beats and wearable sub-woofers on the go


A couple of weeks ago we had the pleasure to listen to the first single from experimental minimal techno artist OO_A LR5_N. Now the full size EP album has hit all digital distribution channels, like Spotify, Deezer, iTunes etc. There is also an opportunity to buy the album on Bandcamp […]

Epic new experimental minimal techno album from OO_A LR5_N


It has been many collaborations throughout the years for the immensely productive electro-pop maestro Vince Clarke. Taking a quick look through Vince’s discography, and disregarding his main contributions in Depeche Mode, Yazoo and Erasure, the list is long including acts like Jar, Gore, BT, Burns, Ane Brun, The Good Natured, Blamange, […]

“Home house” dance music – Interview with Vince Clarke and ...



Few places has had such an impact on the exploration of electronic music and sound manipulation as Elektronmusikstudion in Sweden. One may think that this is more a place of the past but as you soon will find out this is a most relevant institution also in today´s music scene. […]

A brief visit into the realms of Elektronmusikstudion


Are you a fan of techno and planning to go to London this Summer, then we have a real treat for you. The Detroit techno scene will make its first real appearance in the fine rooms of London’s Institute Of Contemporary Arts. ICA has announced a new exhibition on Detroit techno. […]

Techno City: The history of the Detroit techno scene comes ...


Never to be taken seriously or even lightly, Yello are back with a new album that’s going to be called Toy. At the IMS Electronic Music Pioneer Awards celebration in Ibiza, Dieter Meier and Boris Blank announced the release of their 13th studio album “Toy” on September 30, 2016, that takes […]

The gagsters of electropop are back! Yello’s first IRL concert ...



We all know the importance of mixing and mastering and most have heard of the success of Landr, the online cloud mastering platform, but will computer algorithms ever be able to compensate for the human ear? We here at Stereoklang have tried the Landr platform quite a lot since its […]

Machine mastering vs. Online ear-training – Can cloud services do ...


Heard about “Der Komponist” before, most likely not, but if we throw in the Moogtonium into the equation, you may think of Max Brand. Max Brand was an Austrian composer focusing both on traditional classical music and, at the same time, pioneering in the field of electronic music. As you […]

Der Komponist and the machines for opera – Moogtonium


Frequencies can be sweet to our ears or utterly painful pending on what side of the scale you’re on. Many fine music artists are truly exploring the boundaries of frequencies, although probably the ones pushing the envelope the most are more experimentalists and more likely found doing installations at various […]

Frequencies and Hermann von Helmholtz’ very first synthesizer



Virtual Reality (VR) is on everyone’s lips these days and not only in the world of feature films but equally so in the world of music. Most recently we’ve had announcements and talks from the likes of Björk and Taylor Swift, but are they really grasping for more then extremely […]

Why bother about Virtual Reality (VR) in music?


Experimentalist OO_A LR5_N is making music in similar genres as KYOKA, AGF, Pokk!, Codex Empire, Parallx and others in the minimal techno, drone, modular and repetitive scene of today. Exploring the boundaries of electronic machinery and the ambiance of nature these new tracks from OO_A LR5_N features two opposites – Repeat […]

Repeat / Accelerate – New reductive, repetitive, minimal techno single ...




No one really questions the importance of reverb and how it will affect either song or vocals. A touch of reverb will lift the vocals and add a smooth feeling to the final mix, but equally true adding too much reverb will kill a good song. Natural reverb is around […]

Meet the WikiSinger – The power of reverb on vocals


It is that time of the year again when the small town of Asheville morphs into a Woodstock camp for Moog-fans across the world. Although the format of Moogfest has somewhat grown too big and that recent years’ line ups has not been that impressive it now looks like the […]

Moogfest and the Electronic Voyager – The party has started


INTONAL the Swedish four day experimental electronic music festival has just closed its doors, but will according to the organizers be back again next year. INTONAL gathers the elite in the genres of minimal, electro noise, techno, electronica, drone and pure experimental music in one place. One of this year’s […]

Subotnick, Friedman, TM404 and more at INTONAL – Report from ...



Christian Gabel is well know on the Swedish music scene and a devoted fan of electronic music. He’s been working with many celebrated artists like Thåström and is the drummer in the major Swedish band Bob Hund. Now, it isn’t really because of his potential love of synth based music […]

The triumphant return of the tape machine! Delicate pop by ...


Not really sure how to describe this new track from John Foxx’s upcoming compilation album. One thing is for sure it is collaboration we’ve all been waiting for – two of the giants and pioneers in electronic music comes together on this new track called Talk (Are you listening to […]

John Foxx and Gary Numan goes minimal! First time collaboration


Although you can find more or less anything for free these days on the web it often comes with a price; donation ware, one month free trial, limited functionality etc. But there are really good stuff out there and this time around we will link you to five different places […]

Five free classic vintage synth emulations