The Secrets of Dance Music Production: Layering Drums

This tutorial is a short excerpt from our new book, The Secrets of Dance Music Production, which is available to…

Driven 909

In the latest Beat Dissected, we create a beat using Roland TR-909 hits we’ve processed through a Revox…

News Round-Up: 24/02/17

The secrets of Aphex Twin’s visual identity revealed. Ableton release new Beat Tools. Huge new club set to open…

Wave Alchemy Revolution

Wave Alchemy’s latest instrument replicates some of the most sought-after vintage drum machines. Jonny Strinati puts it to…

Dense & Pika

“This is fucking mental. The best way I can describe it is batshit…” Dense & Pika show us the highlights…

Building Bridges: ADE Beats

As preparations get under way for the 2017 instalment of the Amsterdam Dance Event, we speak to the team responsible…

Seven New House & Techno Labels to Watch in 2017

Preview music from some of the most promising new imprints for 2017, including “fruity music” from Shanti Celeste, classic acid…

Sid le Rock

“Late at night, chain-smoking alone in my underwear…” Canadian tech maestro Sid le Rock reveals his musical favourites.…

Mixes Of The Week: 20/2/17

This week’s top mixes include Artwork’s unreleased edits, Floating Points b2b Motor City Drum Ensemble at Dimensions and…

News Round-Up: 17/2/17

Synth designer Tatsuya Takahashi leaves Korg. Meet the woman who masters Aphex Twin and Björk. A Guy Called Gerald…

Synths, Samplers & More: the Best of NAMM 2017

As this year’s instalment of the winter NAMM show draws to a close, we pick out our highlights of…

Phil Weeks

The Parisian hardware aficionado shows us around his studio.…

News Round-Up: 10/2/17

Tributes paid to legendary composer David Axelrod. Details of Korg Gadget for Mac announced. AIAIAI launch Discovery headphone service.…

Mixes Of The Week: 6/2/17

This week’s top mixes include Elena Colombi’s Industrial Abstractions, JD Twitch’s Balearic Rhythms and Bérite Club…

Leaks, Rumours & Hype: What to Expect at NAMM 2017

The annual winter NAMM trade show in California is undoubtedly the busiest time of the year for new gear releases…

The Future of Disco: Sean Brosnan on UK Club Culture’s Fight Back in 2017

Having recently released the latest in his outstanding Future Disco compilation series, Needwant boss Sean Brosnan lays out a vision…

News Round-Up: 3/2/17

The electronic music world reacts to Donald Trump. Thump explore the link between vapourwave and fascism. Four Tet celebrates artists…

Mixes Of The Week: 30/1/17

This week’s top mixes include Wiley and Slimzee from Oneman’s XOYO residency, Mike Paradinas On The Astral Plane…

808 House Beat with Liquid Rhythm

In the latest Beat Dissected, we construct an electro-tinged house beat using Roland TR-808 samples.…

U-he Repro-1

U-he’s latest synth plugin is an emulation of an early 80s classic. Jonny Strinati puts it to the…

Lele Sacchi

“I’m totally pro the mass diffusion of quality.” Milanese house mainstay Lele Sacchi introduces his music.…

News Round-Up: 27/1/17

Watch long-lost footage of the 80s acid house scene. Carl Cox announces summer Ibiza plans. Loopmasters introduce cloud-based…

2016: The Year In Gear

As 2016 draws to a close, we look back on the year’s developments in music technology.…

Djebali

Djebali shows us around the beautiful Paris studio where he created his new album.…

Mixes Of The Week: 23/1/17

This week’s top mixes include Moiré’s Refracted Melodies and Heavenly Vocals, Bok Bok’s Night Slugs Allstars and…

Flabaire

“Where can you hear my music? At the shoe section of your local department store.” Parisian DJ, producer and Seinfeld…

The Secrets of Dance Music Production: Lo-Fi Sound

This tutorial is a short excerpt from our new book, The Secrets of Dance Music Production, which is available to…

Positive Feedback: Moodmusic’s Sasse on Learning and Teaching in the Digital Age

Moodmusic boss Sasse discusses how he learned to make music and how he’s passing on his knowledge to the…

News Round-Up 20/1/17

William Onyeabor, 1946-2017. Mind and Percolate to present panel on mental health in music. Simon Reynolds on activist writer…

Mixes Of The Week: 16/1/17

This week’s top mixes include Craig Richards’ Old-Meets-New RA Mix, Dekmantel’s favourite selectors of 2016 and…

Mixes Of The Week: 19/12/16

This week’s top mixes include Pure Blazing House with DJ Boring, no-nonsense stuff from Neville Watson and Helena…

Elektron Analog Heat

Elektron move into effects with an expensive but beautifully designed stereo distortion unit. Greg Scarth finds out what it can…

News Round-Up: 13/1/17

Moby laughs off invitation to play at Donald Trump’s Inauguration Ball. Mad Mike opens up about Underground Resistance’s…

Mixes Of The Week: 9/1/17

This week’s top mixes include a classic Oneohtrix Point Never set, Serena Jara’s mix for “scary girls”, and…

Attack Releases The Secrets of Dance Music Production Book

Attack’s first book, The Secrets of Dance Music Production, is available now via the all-new Attack Store.…

Butane

In our occasional video series, artists present a series of clips to introduce us to their interests outside music. This…

News Round-Up: 6/1/17

How Panasonic turned its back on DJs with the reissued Technics SL-1200. Laurent Garnier awarded French Legion of Honour…

Cinthie

“I’m gonna make you dance, baby!” Beste Modus boss and house all-rounder Cinthie introduces herself.…

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