PLAYdifferently Unveil the New MODEL 1.4 Co-Designed by Richie Hawtin

The new MODEL 1.4 was co-designed by Hawtin, who also used feedback from artists, clubs and engineers to build on the existing features from the MODEL 1.

Jack Your Tracks With Swing

In this tutorial, we look at many different ways to add swing to a beat, using a main room-style track as an example.

NAMM 2021: Behringer Add New 2600 Editions, Revamp Hardware Sequencer, Tease Classic Synth Prototypes

Behringer have recently announced a number of new releases, from new versions of their 2600 remake to a resurrection of their own classic hardware controller, the BCR2000.

NAMM 2021: Spitfire Audio Release New Contemporary Drama Toolkit

Spitfire Audio promise you can “score to picture without theory” with its new Contemporary Drama Toolkit sample library.

NAMM 2021: Leaks, Rumours And Advance Announcements

While this year’s NAMM will be online-only, we can still expect plenty of releases over the coming week. Here’s what we’re looking forward to.

Korg opsix

Korg’s latest synth promises ‘altered’ FM synthesis. But is it more than just an overblown Volca FM?

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Featuring 312 colour pages packed with technique, tips, illustrations and hands-on walkthroughs, The Secrets of Dance Music Production pulls together all you need to take a mix from concept to club-ready master, featuring a wealth of exclusive content from Attack’s award-winning team of writers.

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Made in collaboration with Kyle Platts, celebrating the pulse, rhythm and feel of techno. Proudly embroidered in the UK on 100% cotton. Available in black or white on 190GSM shirts.


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This T-shirt made in collaboration with London-based illustrator and graphic artist Sam Moore is the perfect accompaniment to our 303 badges and our book A Brief History of Acid House. A little bit silly and light-hearted, this T-shirt is a nod to a glorious genre and time. Long live acid house!


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A semi-modular analog synthesizer that makes modular synthesis more accessible and understandable than ever before.



Pedal Crush is a trip into the expansive, eclectic, and mesmerizing world of effects pedals. Bursting with color photos and illustrations, it systematically covers over 800 pedals – from vintage to cutting edge, from the essential to the exotic, from popular classics to boutique wizardry.

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In Make Your Music Make Money, a brand new 238 page PDF (with instant download) book from Attack Magazine, we show you how, armed with nothing more than a laptop, some talent and a decent work ethic, you can write and record your music, create an international profile and access a worldwide sales infrastructure to make money and build a fanbase from day one.

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Featuring 350+ full-colour pages packed with pro techniques, practical photos, detailed illustrations and hands-on walkthroughs, The Producer’s Manual brings together everything you need to take a mix, from initial recording to final master.


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From Chicago to the world, Adonis was just 19 years old when he crafted this huge Trax label hit "No Way Back" in. In this poster, artist Rob Ricketts has designed the famous pattern to "No Way Back" so you can now get the claps, clav and cowbell just right!


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The pocket-sized EvermixBox4 plugs into the back of your mixer and into your iPhone / iPad / Android smartphone, where the Evermix App allows you to record the set in super high quality. After your set, share to Mixcloud + Soundcloud or save to cloud storage locations such as iCloud, Dropbox, Google Drive.


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Changing The Internal Battery In Vintage Gear

One of the most common issues with vintage gear is a dead internal battery. We show you what to look for and how to change it.

Do DAWs Really Have Their Own Sound? Part 2

In part two of our series, we continue to examine whether there are discernible differences in the sound of three popular DAWs, Ableton Live, FL Studio 20, and Logic Pro X.

The Story of UK Bass in Seven Books

Bleep Techno, Jungle, Drum & Bass, UK Garage, Dubstep and Grime – some of the finest innovations in dance music over…

NAMM 2021: Pioneer DJ Unveil DJ DJM-S7 Mixer

Pioneer DJ have announced the DJM-S7 two-channel battle mixer, the successor to the DJM-S9.

Aphex Twin – Vordhosbn

In this instalment of Deconstructed, we attempt to get to grips with the arrangement of the Aphex Twin classic, ‘Vordhosbn’.


The Freerange boss, DJ and deep house producer extraordinaire has just put out his ‘Dub Come Down’ collab EP with…

NAMM 2021: Korg Announce New Synths, Drum Machine, More

Korg has revealed a truckload of new hardware for NAMM 2021, from classic synth revivals to a modern drum machine.

Brother Nebula

Brother Nebula is the pseudonym of a well-known house producer who is currently choosing to keep his identity secret…

Man Power

Man Power’s ‘Multi Periodic Oscillations EP’ drops on Alan Dixon’s Love Attack on 18th January, so we thought…

808-Style Booms

In this Synth Secrets, we explore how to synthesize your own booms for techno, jungle and other kinds of bass music.

Win a Recording Session With a Grammy Winning Engineer

Want to record with a Grammy winning engineer in London? Sure you do! Enter to win this amazing prize, worth…

Demarkus Lewis

Housemaster Demarkus Lewis ‘is about to drop his ‘About U’ release on Eyedyllic Music with Erefaan Pearce…

Refraction – Elektron Analog Rytm Preset Pack

Our latest product into our online store is “Refraction” – a preset pack for the Elektron Analog Rytm.

Radiohead-Style Low End Layering

In this Beat Dissected, we celebrate the 20th anniversary of Radiohead’s ‘Kid A’ by working through some of the drum programming techniques used in the title track.

Black Friday: Buy Anything and Get An Enamel Badge 50% Off

This Black Friday we’re offering a different deal each day. Today is our final Black Friday promo drop and…

Spend £299 and Get Aperture Free

Spitfire Audio are offering a great deal this Black Friday. If you are looking to get into game or video…

5 Mixing Rules You Should Be Breaking

In this tutorial, we look at five rule-breaking ways to inject your productions with unexpected creativity.

ROLI Equator2

To those who have been turning a blind eye to ROLI because of their pricey hardware, the time has come to take them very, very seriously as software synth developers. Equator2 is nothing short of astonishing.

Waves Kick Off Cyber Monday with CLA Epic, A Multi-Channel Reverb and Delay Plugin

Waves’ newest is a suite of Chris Lord-Alge’s eight go-to reverbs and delays, emulating the gear used by the rock mixing legend to add depth to his mixes.

Kernel Existence

Maral Salmassi’s Konsequent Records are about to release a new album, ‘Kripascular’ from German producer Kernel Existence (Tobias Draeger…

Yamaha DX7

We take a deep dive into the history of the Yamaha DX7, perhaps the defining synthesizer of the 1980s.

Aleksandir – Skin

Just ahead of his debut album, ‘Skin’, on Omena Records, we caught up with Aleksandir and asked him to walk…

Black Friday: Analog Cases: 20% Off

This Black Friday we’re offering a different deal each day. Keep an eye on our socials and newsletter to…

Black Friday: Evermix: 20% Off

This Black Friday we’re offering a different deal each day. Keep an eye on our socials and newsletter to…

Gear Predictions For 2021

We cast our gaze into the future and predict what hardware releases await us in the coming year.

Generating Chords and Melodies with Random MIDI

In this sequel to our Passing Notes article about auto-generated parts, we use Live’s Random MIDI device to generate a long chord progression and two melodic leads.

Black Friday: The Producer’s Manual is 20% Off

This Black Friday we’re offering a different deal each day. Keep an eye on our socials and newsletter to…

Waves Drop Free Combination Delay And Reverb Plugin For Black Friday

Waves continues its tradition of releasing a free plugin on Black Friday with CLA EchoSphere.

2020: Our Best-Read Technique Articles Of The Year

We look back at the most popular Attack tutorials and how-tos of the year.

Fabio Boxikus from Gegen

For December’s feature interview we spoke with Fabio Boxikus, promoter of Berlin’s infamous Gegen, a queer sex positive…

Black Friday: The Secrets of Dance Music Production: 20% Off

It’s Black Friday and we’re offering lots of discounts in our online store running up until Tuesday.…

Eventide To Offer Their H9 Series Plug-Ins as a New Bundle

Black Friday has started early for Eventide this year as their eleven H9 series plug-ins are now available for over 70% off when purchased together.

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