Melodic Steel Drum with NI Massive

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

CR-78 Redux

In the latest Beat Dissected, we update the sound of the classic Roland CR-78 using some simple layering and…

News Round-Up: 5/2/16

SFX Entertainment Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Amazon Plans Streaming Platform, Club Golden Pudel To Be Foreclosed, and Ableton Live…

Organic House

In the latest Beat Dissected, we use acoustic drum hits to create the sound palette for a heavily swung house…

Thomas Cox: Back To The Future

Thomas Cox explores the wonderful world of modern electronic instruments.…

Alex Smoke

With a new album out now on R&S, experimental producer Alex Smoke gives us a tour of his…

Techy Stabs in NI Massive

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

The Art Of The Remix

What’s the secret to a truly great remix? Kristan Caryl asked five of our favourite masters to discuss their…

Kamera

A Yorkshireman exiled in Mallorca, Phantasy’s Kamera shows us around his studio.…

News Round Up: 8/1/16

Technics announces return of SL-1200, LCD Soundsystem set to reform, drugs policies in electronic music culture and why audiophile…

JoeFarr

With a new vinyl release out now on Fun In The Murky, the Bristol-based techno producer shows us around…

Resident DJ – Lemmy Ashton

Warming up the crowds two or three nights a week for Bugged Out, Lemmy Ashton talks us through life as…

News Round Up: 1/1/16

In the news this week: read a new issue of Legowelt’s cyberzine, learn how brands are trying to use…

Mixes Of The Week: 29/12/15

Our favourite mixes this week include Ben UFO reunited with the old gang, a Christmas gift from Huxley and the…

Redlight – X Colour

Redlight talks us through the making of his new album X Colour, sharing a few insights into his production process…

Legato Synths: Glide, Slide & Portamento

Legato playing styles allow for smooth, seamless transitions between notes. Dave Clews explores how they can be used in your…

Mixes Of The Week: 21/12/15

This week’s top mixes include an old-school jungle tape from Peverelist, Gerd Janson and Move D live from…

News Round Up: 18/12/15

Fabric wins court appeal, VinylHub catalogues the world’s record stores, Michael Jackson’s Thriller breaks record for multi-platinum…

The Best Black Friday Deals For Producers

A round-up of the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, from cut-price plugins to huge discounts on…

Thomas Cox: Constructive Criticism

Has dance music coverage lost its critical voice? Thomas Cox argues that criticism is a much-needed constructive force.…

Mixes Of The Week: 14/12/15

This week’s top mixes include disco icon Nicky Siano live from The Gallery II, Patricia Live at MUTEK, and…

News Round Up: 11/12/15

One nOb to fine-tune any parameter, the story of Thomas Bangalter’s Roulé Records, the Casiotone preset that revolutionised…

ROLI Seaboard RISE

Boundary-pushing London company ROLI specialise in innovative keyboard instruments. Greg Scarth finds out if their entry-level RISE controller…

Glitchy Chord Lead in Ableton Live

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

The Element & Musumeci

“Why should you listen to us? It’s an offer you can’t refuse…” The Element & Musumeci introduce themselves…

Ben Pearce

“I was going away for weekends DJing, then coming back and giving team talks to 15 people about how to…

Derrick May Talks Jazz, Detroit & Champagne

The techno icon discusses jazz, Detroit, and why you should never drink champagne before DJing.…

Oskar Offermann – Le Grand To Do

The German producer talks us through his second album, explaining some of his production techniques and revealing the influence of…

News Round Up: 4/12/15

How LA and NY kept jazz alive, inside the world of obsessive audiophilia, and DJ Fett Burger on Daft Punk…

Davina Moss

With a new EP forthcoming on Hot Creations, the artist formerly known as Davina shows us around her Ibiza studio…

Getting Dirty With Korg’s Volca Sample

Korg’s Volca Sample is one of the most affordable hardware samplers ever produced. Here’s how you can push…

E-RM Multiclock

E-RM specialise in improving the timing of your equipment. Greg Scarth checks out their new Multiclock, which offers sample…

Mixes Of The Week: 30/11/15

This week’s top mixes include Bicep’s Synthol Hit, Jackmaster’s 2015 Mastermix, Floating Points’ Essential Mix, and Session…

Roni Size

We grabbed the drum’n’bass icon at this year’s Take Note music conference and put him to the…

Ethyl & Flori

As they launch their own label, Ethyl shows us around the duo’s shared space.…

Tom Trago Talks Curating, Music Discovery And Production With Sonos

Amsterdam native Tom Trago talks about his musical roots, inspiration and why he doesn’t consider himself a record collector…

Melodic Arpeggios in U-He ACE

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

News Round Up: 27/11/15

3D Dolby audio coming to clubs, help DIY synth legend Ray Wilson fight cancer, the 25 greatest dance clubs of…