Organised Chaos: Distortion as a Mix Tool

For many of us, distortion conjures up sonic images of guitar heroes from Tony Iommie to Dimebag Darrell. But what…

Luke Slater: Without passion, the best machines in the world won’t produce great music

For this month’s feature interview, we spoke with Luke Slater on why he doesn’t see technological advancements as…

Plus 8: +8138

With our series Track by Track we invite an artist to break down their release… Track by Track. With our…

When is a polyphonic synth not a polyphonic synth?

Here’s a question for you: when is a polyphonic synth not a polyphonic synth? Answer: when it’s a…

Back To The Old School, Again (Pt 1)

Hardcore rave from the early 90s is often derided, but there were plenty of important innovations happening within those records…

Rolling Techno

In this latest Beat Dissected, we’re going to create a rolling techno beat inspired by the likes of Andre…

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Cinthie – The Business of Music

In partnership with iMusician, Attack is pleased to present – The Business of Music – a new series focusing on individuals carving a unique career across various aspects of dance music.

Sept

Emerging on the Warsaw “Lost Pool” party scene in 2015, Sept’s music has continued to thrive. Simultaneously, his event…

The Best Black Friday Deals for DJs and Producers 2019

We round up the best Black Friday 2019 deals for producers and DJs.…

Eva Swan

“The kick is very important to me, it has to be strong, dark and full.” Belgian producer Eva Swan introduces…

Machine Woman

With her remix of “Radius” from “Veer Remixed”, the remix album from Tommy Four Seven released last Friday, we put…

Ten Of The Best: Analogue-Style Synth Plugins

A guide to ten of our favourite analogue-sounding soft synths, from light on the wallet to heavy on the…

Deezer Research announces Spleeter an AI tool that splits stems

Deezer Research, the research and development arm of French music streaming app Deezer, has announced Spleeter – an open source AI…

News Round-Up: 15/11/19

No more Born Slippy. A new app from Jean-Michel Jarre. Fold’s license suspended. Black Spring shipping just in…

Derrick May – This could be anywhere but it’s not!

Transmat boss and techno statesman Derrick May opens up to Kristan Caryl.…

DJ Faces – A Journey Through House Music

Twelve years in the making, over 100 portraits, 1000s of miles covered worldwide and one joint delicately rolled for Moodymann – DJ Faces is the definitive dance music family photo album.

Ozone 9 – Mastering the Modules

Up next on the test bench is iZotope’s Ozone 9. Released just two years after Ozone 8, is it…

News Round-Up: 1/11/19

Denon DJ announces full Serato integration. Splice announces iZotope upgrades as rent to own. Nina Kraviz faces backlash on Twitter…

Rage First, Questions Later…

Harold Heath wonders if he would have got away with it…

Progressive Techno

In this latest Beat Dissected, we’re going to create a progressive, multilayered techno beat with plenty of swing inspired…

Mixes Of The Week: 23/10/19

This week’s mixes include Zaltan for The Ransom Note, Charlotte De Witte for Mixmag and Alex Tea for Meoko…

News Round-Up: 25/10/19

Shoom comes to Electric Brixton. BBC Symphony Orchestra now available. French Senate tightens rave laws.…

Massive X – The Tale of the Blockbuster

Massive X was always destined to be the tale of the blockbuster sequel. We find out if Native Instruments have…

ADE 2019: 5 Companies to Watch Out For

ADE’s Companies 2 Watch (C2W), in partnership with Paylogic, hosted their annual ADE Tech competition at this years’ ADE…

Mixes Of The Week: 16/10/19

This week’s top mixes include Sasha for Last Night On Earth, Versus for Rinse FM and Shapednoise for Resident…

The Producer’s Manual: Now Available as a PDF

We’re pleased to announce that The Producer’s Manual is now also available as a PDF.…

The Detroit Swindle Guide To Amsterdam

You can’t have failed to notice that it’s Amsterdam Dance Event this week. ADE is the electronic music…

Jas Shaw’s New Lease on Life, Touring and Techno

The month’s feature interview comes courtesy of Jas Shaw – one half of Simian Mobile Disco. Having been a mainstay…

Finding Peace in Sound with Modulate

Modulate is a new initiative by a group of mental health professionals that aims to use donated production and DJ…

Mixes Of The Week: 11/10/19

This week’s mixes include Jane Fitz for Truants, D.K for Music From Memory and Call Super for Boiler…

Techno Synth Stabs

Synth Secrets is a series of programming tutorials in which we show how to make a range of classic and…

M.R.E.U.X.

“I have spent my entire life between synthesizers, vinyl and electronic drums.” M.R.E.U.X takes on our…

News Round-Up: 11/10/19

Own a piece of Keith Flint memorabilia. Cut your own vinyl records at home. Accusonus reveal Rhythmiq. Ampify release their…

News Round-up 04/10/19

More Apple issues. The Synthi is back. Peckham gets a new venue.…

The Best New Gear from Knobcon 2019

As electronic music instrument gatherings go, Chicago’s Knobcon is a modestly-sized affair compared to Superbooth and NAMM. But…

Modeselektor

It’s hard to imagine but there’s more to life than music. In the latest instalment of our Show…

Mixes Of The Week: 02/10/19

This week’s mixes include Paula Temple for Reaktor, CCL for Unsound and Frankey & Sandrino for Les Yeux Orange…

News Round-Up: 27/09/19

Eavin bigger than Glast time. Omnipresser gets an update. Output release Studio Collection. Analogue Solutions reveal Colossus. ADE finalise programme…

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