Newfangled Audio Generate

Generate, from Newfangled Audio and Eventide Audio, combines chaos, physics, and West Coast synthesis. Is this synth plugin more than the sum of its parts?

Damian Lazarus: “Out of economic hardship and difficult times – that’s when the best art is made”

For this month’s feature interview we talked with Damian Lazarus, DJ, producer, label boss, A&R and farmer…

Arturia Announce PolyBrute, A Morphing Analogue Polysynth

The French brand’s follow-up to 2016’s MatrixBrute boasts polyphony, preset morphing and new options for modulation with expression.

Pioneer DJ Introduces The MPU-Powered CDJ-3000

Pioneer DJ’s latest DJ multi player features an MPU processor, a nine-inch touchscreen, and a number of overall improvements.

Output Thermal

Output has hit another one out of the park with Thermal, an intuitive and inspiring multiband distortion plugin.

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.

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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 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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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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BLIPBLOX BY PLAYTIME ENGINEERING

The Blipblox is a fully functional synthesizer designed for kids and kids at heart! Its unique physical design is easy-to-use and safe for children as young as 3 years old. Its professional features and nearly endless ability to create new sounds make it fun and captivating for everyone!

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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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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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DJ FACES: A JOURNEY THROUGH HOUSE MUSIC – JOS KOTTMANN

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.

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10 Snare Rolls For The Drop

In this tutorial, we take a look at 10 different ways to create tension with snare rolls.

July’s Best Music

Some absolute bangers in this month’s round of our favourite house, techno and electronic music releases for July 2020…

Output and Spitfire Audio Join Forces to Release ‘Overture’ Arcade Line

Overture is free for Output Arcade users and contains 30 kits, ranging from orchestral textures to modern film score elements.

Roland’s TR-8S Update Adds An FM Synthesis Engine And New Effects

Roland has released the version 2.0 update for the TR-8S, bringing FM synthesis, new effects and a reload function to the company’s flagship groovebox.

Kerri Chandler Chords: The Ultimate Guide

We break down Kerri Chandler’s top chord tricks by analyzing some of his classic tunes.

Ten Of The Best: iOS Synths

In our latest best of, we highlight ten of the top synthesizers available on the iOS platform.

Berghain Reopening As Art Gallery

Berghain will reopen as an art gallery from September 9th.…

Dave Shelton, Founder of Legendary Chicago Club, Medusa’s, Has Died

Dave Shelton, founder of the all-ages Chicago nightclub, Medusa’s, has died aged 64.…

Bradley Zero: “You have to understand the language of the people who are actually gatekeeping the whole thing.”

Rhythm Section is a successful record label, studio space and events host with founder Bradley Zero at the heart of…

Sculpting Warehouse-Style Rolling Techno Basslines

In this tutorial, we show you how to produce and process a layered rolling techno bassline, with a focus on useful low-end mixing tricks.

Allan Siema

Allan Siema is an artist manager at Simple Complex Music, co-founder and publicist for music platform Fave Sounds and…

Muallem: “In dance music, it’s hedonistic – but it’s also business”

For the first of this month’s The Business of Music interviews, we speak with Muallem, booker and one of…

Alexander Robotnick – Problèmes d’Amour

We examine the arrangement of Alexander Robotnick’s pioneering ‘Problèmes d’Amour’.

Novation Launchkey 49 Mk3

Novation impresses with its latest controller, Launchkey 49 Mk3.

2021 Winter NAMM Show Cancelled

The biggest gear event of the year will be replaced by a virtual ‘Believe in Music’ week.

DJ Erick Morillo arrested and charged for sexual battery

DJ Erick Morillo has turned himself in after allegations of sexual battery on a woman.…

Act Now Before It’s Too Late

Dance music culture in the UK is about to head into the harshest winter it’s ever seen. Harold Heath…

DJ Seinfeld

In this latest Beat Dissected, we demonstrate how to program an electro breakbeat inspired by DJ Seinfeld’s “Sakura.”

Eventide Releases ShimmerVerb, A “Massively Lustrous” Reverb Plug-In

Eventide continues its series of H-series hardware effect emulations with ShimmerVerb, combining reverb with parallel pitch shifting.

Saffron Launches Digital Members Club to Tackle Gender Imbalance in Music Tech

Saffron has launched a digital subscription platform, Saffron Members, for womxn to connect and learn in the world of music…

4 Ways To Break Out Of The Loop

We show you some strategies for breaking out of the dreaded loop of despair and turning your idea into a full song.

Bonobo-Style Haunting Ambience with PaulStretch

We use Xenakios’ PaulXStretch sampler to employ an audio stretching technique commonly used by Bonobo to achieve haunting textures and ambiences.

Akai MPK Mini Mk3: The “World’s Best-Selling” USB MIDI Keyboard Controller Gets A Reboot

The new MPK mini has a slick new look and a slew of new features aimed at solidifying its reputation as the MIDI Swiss Army knife.

Engine DJ’s New Update Brings Soundcloud Go+ and Beatport Link Streaming to Denon DJ Products

Engine OS v1.5 also features a new Quick Source Menu, making it easier to switch between various sources including all supported streaming services.

Synthesizing A Clap With White Noise

We show you how to create your own bespoke clap using white noise and analogue synthesis.

Crossword #1: House Music

Time on your hands? You don’t have to be in retirement to enjoy this classic format. So get busy…

Ooft

Glasgow’s Ali Herron (Rapture, Delusions of Grandeur and Wolf Music) has just dropped his excellent deep house and slo…

Black Junglist Alliance launches community portal, BJA TV

The Black Junglist Alliance has set up a community portal to unite Black artists in the world of jungle and…

Ellen Allien: “Everything Can Exist”

German techno producer, DJ and BPitch Control founder Ellen Allien has just released her tenth artist album ‘AurAA’ and took…

FabFilter Saturn 2

FabFilter’s Saturn 2 is a great-sounding update to the multiband distortion plugin.

£500 Million Culture Recovery Fund Includes Dance Music Events

New guidance confirms that dance music events will be eligible to receive grants from £500 million relief fund.…

WHO Relief Fund Raffle Winners Announced

It’s time to announce the winners of our WHO relief fund raffle. Read on to see if it’s…

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