Kraftwerk


Although many artists have been experimenting with vocals since long time back, like Kraftwerk, ABBA and the Beatles, the real breaking point came when Cher delivered Believe in October 19, 1998. The era of autotune was born. Since then the impact of autotune has been monumental in the music industry. […]

1998 – The year autotune took the music industry by ...


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 ...


A bunch of electronic music innovators have been nominated for the Grammy Awards in 2018. It is with great pleasure we can conclude that Bonobo, Kraftwerk and Four Tet are among the nominated, and for good reasons one may add. In the Best Dance/Electronic Album category, Bonobo’s album ‘Migration’ is […]

Electronic music in pole position for the 2018 Grammy Awards



Ready for some time travel? Are you familiar with the Orchestron or the company Vako Orchestron? Well, in any case you should be since the Orchestron not only has its roots deep down in the Moog soil, as well as with the toy manufacturer Mattel, but it is also the signature […]

Exploring the signature sounds of the intriguing Mellotron contender from ...


Are you a Pocket Operator? If you are, you are certainly not alone. With the exponential growth in mobile instruments, both when it comes to instruments available for mobile devices like the iPad, and with hardware pocket-sized instruments like Korg’s Volca series. In the forefront of this development we also […]

I’m an operator with my pocket calculator – Behind the ...


As machines and robots become ever more present in our every day life, paired with increasing the digitization we are well on our way towards Kurzweil’s Singularity, but how is this materializing in music in general and in electronic music in particular? We have previously covered how virtual reality and […]

I’m not a robot – Artificial Intelligence in music



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 ...


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 ...


Minimalistic installations does not lift anyone’s eyebrow these days, but in the shadows of the mighty halls of Kraftwerk in Berlin there will always be a tension between minimum and maximum. Kraftwerk, a once abandoned power-station above Tresor that now holds some of Berlin’s most exciting events. It was here that […]

Deep Web – Where the future meets industry




When one thinks of odd and unexpected collaborations in music most likely one of the first you will come to think of is when RUN-DMC made a video together with Aerosmith. Aerosmith was a then over-the-hill rock group who’d fallen out of the spotlight, while Run-DMC was the most prominent group […]

The Edge, Kraftwerk, Peter Murphy and RUN-DMC – The art ...