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Programming A Punchy Piano With Additive Synthesis Using SynthMaster 2

Additive synthesis isn’t as well-known as subtractive or FM but it’s perfect for harmonically rich sounds.

Programming a ‘90s-Style Drum and Bass Lead With Roland’s XV-5080

Roland’s sample player modules were the secret weapons of the biggest drum and bass producers in the ‘90s. We use the XV-5080 plugin to craft a multi-layered synth lead.

Yasmine Rasool – Head of Programming XP Music Futures

At XP Music Futures 2023, we spoke to Yasmine Rasool, Head of Programming, about the job, the region and more…

Beatport Launches BPXX: Celebrating 20 Years of Dance Music and DJ Culture

To celebrate 20 years in dance music, Beatport announces BPXX, including a new web experience and an initial program of…

Programming An Evolving Pad With Moog Animoog Z

Moog’s latest app Animoog Z is deep, combining wavetable and vector synthesis in a 3D environment. We show you how to synthesize a shifting and evolving pad sound.

Programming Drum ‘n’ Bass In 5/4 Time Signature

In this Beat Dissected, we break down the superb groove of Machinedrum’s “Only One,” focusing on tricks for making a 5/4 beat sound more natural. 

CRSSD Festival Announces Lineup for Spring 2024 Edition

CRSSD Festival returns with its Spring 2034 edition featuring Armand Van Helden, Astra Club, Black Coffee, Dixon and more.…

CRSSD Festival Unveils September 23 Lineup

Held in San Diego, CRSSD Festival has released the full lineup.…

Programming A Nu-Disco Beat

In this new Beat Dissected we program a Nu Disco groove in the style of Purple Disco Machine and Never Dull.

Raj Rags, R&S: “Programming, event organisation, record labels, A&Ring – I do all of it really”

He’s A&R for the mighty R&S as well as a DJ, promotor event organiser, music…

Baby Audio Unveil Their First Ever Soft Synth The ‘BA-1’

Esteemed plugin developer Baby Audio has just released their first-ever synth, BA-1, modelled after the iconic Yamaha CS01…

Blawan Announces New EP: ‘Dismantled Into Juice’

British DJ and producer Blawan has just announced his return to XL Recordings with a brand new 5-track EP…

Programming FM Synthesis With The Roland TR-8S

Roland’s surprise firmware update has added FM synthesis to its already powerful drum machine. Let’s see how to make the most of it.

Programming and Layering Sliced Drum Breaks for Use in Techno

In this tutorial we’re going to explore how we can slice separate drum breaks, program, process and layer them…

Berlin Atonal Festival Returns With Expanded Lineup

Berlin Atonal returns to Kraftwerk Berlin in September 2023 for its first full edition in over four years.…

Manifest Audio Update MIDI Effects With A new Toolkit & Bundles

Berlin’s Manifest Audio unleash free updates along with Bundles and an all-new Toolkit of racks for Live 11

The Joys of Screenless Synth Programming

We take a better look at Teenage Engineering’s OP-Z, a screenless groovebox that bucks trends and opens up…

La La – ‘Give Yourself A Try’ Remixes

We asked La La to walk us through the second set of remixes for her debut release, ‘give yourself a…

Berzinque – “I don’t think focusing on social media is the main answer”

Paris-based DJ and producer Berzingue has recently returned to Point Neuf for his latest EP ‘Architectures’. We asked him…

Make A 303 Inspired Bassline & Win A Bundle Of Plugins Worth £236!

To celebrate 303 day, it’s time to see who has the best acid house chops!…

Expressive E Osmose: A Genuine Game-Changer

We finally have our hands on the Expressive E Osmose, a wonderful synth and performance instrument that fulfills all the…

“Eric Whitacre Contrast”: Bringing Choir & Chaos Closer Together

We spoke to Eric Whitacre, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Clark, and Ryan Lott of Son Lux for an exclusive on the…

“How I Made ‘Where I End'” – Baltra Breaks Down His New Mixtape

Following the release of ‘Ted’ in 2019 and ‘Ambition’ in 2021 Baltra continues to evolve his sound with new mixtape…

Introducing Melawati

Melawati was nearly lost to a volcanic eruption. Fortunately, he survived, lived to tell the tale and turned his energy…

Pitch-Bending Chord Stabs With Ableton’s Drift

We use pitch automation and the analog-emulating qualities of Ableton’s newest synth to craft a bouncy synth stab patch!

Burial -‘Ghost Hardware’

In this Beat Dissected, we break down a beat inspired by Ghost Hardware by Burial.…

Beatport Announces Inaugural ReConnect Summit

ReConnect, originally launched by Beatport in March of 2020, is moving to an IRL event this September in New York…

Nyege Nyege Festival Returns After 3 years

The Ugandan festival has moved to new site and announced it’s line-up taking place from September 15th through…

Make Beautiful Pads With Hive 2

Hive 2 is beautiful. Its pads are beautiful. Let’s do this.…

From Dance Floor to Dashboard: How Techno Is Helping Change The Sound Of Cars For the Better

Electric vehicles are giving automobile companies a chance to reinvent how cars sound – and many are turning to electronic music producers.

PCloud Are Gifting Musicians 500GB Of Free Storage To Celebrate International Music Day

Today is International Music Day! And to celebrate, the cloud storage provider pCloud is offering all music creators 500GB of…

Make A House Bass With The Juno-60

Dial in the perfect bass sound for classic and deep house.

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