Syncing Drum Machines And Sequencers To Your DAW

Getting drum machines and hardware sequencers to play nice with your DAW isn’t hard but you have to know the proper settings. In this Hardware Focus, we find out what’s up with sync.

Win a Korg Volca Modular

We’re giving you the chance to win a Korg Volca Modular. Simply take part in a short survey for…

Love Shodipe

Love Shodipe is a producer and engineer working at QMF (Quality Music Freak), a new outlet part of Spitfire Audio…

The Times: A New Fictional Novel Inspired by UK Club Culture

Inspired by the peculiarities and eccentricities of UK club culture, ‘The Times’ is a new book written by producer/DJ…

Moments In Time Vol.2 Various Artists

Released last month, Moments In Time Vol.2 Various Artists, is a stomping compilation of fiery techno. We asked the…

‘80s Post-Disco Funk Synth

We go back to the ‘80s and synthesize some polysynth licks inspired by post-disco heat from Larry Levan and the New York underground.

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Patch & Tweak with Moog

PATCH and TWEAK with Moog is the ultimate resource for Moog synthesizer enthusiasts and musicians of all skill levels interested in an immersive modular synthesis experience. Opening with a foreword from acclaimed film score composer Hans Zimmer, this hardcover book by Kim Bjørn features 200 pages full of synthesizer techniques, creative patch ideas, sound design tips, professional artist interviews, in-depth discussions with Moog engineers, and a glimpse into the company's remarkable history.

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THE SECRETS OF DANCE MUSIC PRODUCTION – ATTACK MAGAZINE

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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ATTACK X KYLE PLATTS: UNTZ UNTZ

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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ATTACK X SAM MOORE: ACID HOUSE T-SHIRT

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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THE PRODUCER’S MANUAL – PAUL WHITE

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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PEDAL CRUSH – KIM BJØRN AND SCOTT HARPER

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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MAKE YOUR MUSIC MAKE MONEY – INSTANT DOWNLOAD

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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ADONIS – NO WAY BACK

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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EVERMIXBOX4 DJ SET RECORDER

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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KORG VOLCA MODULAR

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

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Mixing Microhouse

In the first-ever installment of our Mixing Demystified series, we mix a microhouse beat using Waves plugins in Ableton Live.

“Change The Record” A New Podcast By Attack Mag

Change the Record is the inaugural podcast from Attack Magazine, hosted by Clara Löffler. Over the course of six…

How to program electro like DJ Seinfeld

In our next Beat Dissected video, we show you how to program electro in Ableton Live in the style of…

Aphex Twin and ODDsound have released a plugin that “redefines musical tuning”

Designed to be at the centre of a microtonal studio setup, this collaboration between ODDsounds, a UK startup, and Aphex Twin should fire your music into a microtuning odyssey.

Understanding Ableton Live 11’s New Spectral Effects

We get to grips with Live 11’s two new spectral effects and use them to process a breakbeat.

Basic Channel-Style Dub Techno

In this installment of Beat Dissected we program a dub techno beat in the style of Basic Channel, the duo that pioneered the genre.

How to make IDM and Slice Breaks with Output’s Arcade

After a few years away from the platform, Attack is returning to publishing content on YouTube. Our new video runs…

Love Hultén unveils a stunning customised Korg Minilogue XD

Recently displayed on Instagram, this lovely custom Korg Minilogue XD job by Love Hultén is bound to set pulses…

From Voder To OVox: A History Of Vocal Synthesis – Part 2

In this second part of a two-part series, we further explore the history of vocal synthesis, this time diving deep with the talk box and vocal pitch correction.

Dense & Pika

10 years deep in the game, Dense & Pika have forged a reputation for a smorgasbord of electronic sounds. Their…

Bicep Style Breakbeats

After a few years away from the platform, Attack is returning to publishing content on YouTube. To begin with, we…

SoundCloud Announces Fan-Powered Royalties

Soundcloud has announced they are introducing fan-powered royalties where money made from listeners goes directly to the artists they…

Advanced MIDI Routing

MIDI routing can get cumbersome and complex. We untangle the cords and look at solutions for managing a studio full of MIDI gear.

Daft Punk Basslines: The Ultimate Guide

In part one of this new two-part Passing Notes series, we break down the French duo’s bassline composition techniques to draw lessons from some of their greatest hits.

Eventide Rewinds Time With The Clockworks Bundle

Eventide are celebrating 50 years of audio goodness with the introduction of the Eventide Clockworks Bundle.…

Wayward

Wayward are dropping their debut album ‘Waiting For The World’ next month. We got Lawrence Hayes and  Louis Greenwood…

Catz ‘n Dogz & Gerd Janson – Modern Romance

Deconstructed is a series where we break down the arrangement of a song. This time, we’re laser focussed on Catz ’n Dogz and Gerd Janson’s melodic house track, ‘Modern Romance’.

Quenum

Cadenza co-founder Quenum (Cocoon, Second State) is about to drop a three track underground house EP ‘Little Secret’ featuring…

Jeff Mills Releases Free Magazine The Escape Velocity

The techno icon has released his debut magazine The Escape Velocity and it’s free to read online.…

Ableton Live 11 is Now Available

With plenty of new features, Ableton Live 11 is now available. We take a brief look at what’s new…

From Voder To OVox: A History Of Vocal Synthesis

In the first installment of a two-part story, we look at the evolution of vocal synthesis, from primitive speech-mimicking machines to modern software vocoders.

Dynamic Modulation With LFOs – Part Two

In this second installment of our LFO-focused tutorials, we complete the house beat from part one with a modulating pad and randomized vocal effects.

Daft Punk Have Split After 28 Years

Daft Punk, the Parisian duo responsible for some of the most popular dance music of all time, have announced their…

Yousef: “Logic and Brexit don’t go hand in hand”

Last week DJ and producer Yousef (Crosstown Rebels, Hot Creations etc.) spoke to a UK government cross-party round table…

“I’d be disappointed if we went 100% back to normal”: How the Dutch Dance Music Scene Intends to Reform Upon Reopening

With the Dutch dance music industry, which has been closed for twelve months, still lacking cultural recognition from the government…

Silverlining

UK DJ and producer extraordinaire Silverlining has just dropped his superb seven-track album Simulacra. Like all his work it…

Waves Release Vocal Bender – Real-Time Voice Manipulation

Waves has announced their latest plugin Vocal Bender, a zero-latency pitch and formant shifter that lets you manipulate vocals…

Prism – Elekton Digitone Preset Pack

Our latest product in our online store is “Prism” – a preset pack for the Elektron Digitone.…

Dub Techno Synth Chords

This Synth Secrets sees us synthesizing some dub techno chords. Tape echo at the ready.

Quiz #1: International Women’s Day. Celebrating Women in Electronic Music

It’s International Women’s Day and we’re doing things a bit different to previous years. Take part in…

COVID 19: Rapid Testing Paves The Way to Clubs Reopening

The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has announced that rapid lateral flow testing could enable nightclubs to reopen.…

Novation Unveils Circuit Tracks

Novation has unveiled Circuit Tracks, the follow-up to 2015’s evergreen Circuit.…

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