Jori Hulkkonen Shares Stunning Video
'Don't Believe In Happiness' dropped via My Favorite Robot Records on Friday.

Last week, Jori Hulkkonen returned to My Favorite Robot Records with a new single, titled “Don’t Believe In Happiness.” The new single, which dropped with remixes from Zombies in Mia…

Splice Give Tips on Mixing 808 Sounds in Your Productions
Splice wrap up the 808 beat breakdowns and give tips on working with the mixing challenges of the drum machine.

Over the weekend, Splice continued their 8 Days of 808 content with tips on mixing 808 sounds and a wrap up of the 808 beat breakdowns. Splice launched 8 Days of 808 last Tuesday, dropping content eac…

Check out a Q&A With Bob Power on the Legacy of the TR-808
The legendary producer, mixer, and engineer chats to Splice about Roland's famous drum machine.

Bob Power is a producer, engineer, and mixer with award-winning, critically acclaimed records under his belt from A Tribe Called Quest, D’Angelo, Miles Davis (posthumously), Chaka Khan, and Erykah Bad…

Review: TR-09
A legendary drum machine revisited.

During the late ’70s and ’80s, Roland was synonymous with innovation and quality. In the ‘golden days,’ starting at 1978 with the release of the CR8000 Compurhythm, Roland released an impr…

Splice Launches 8 Days of 808 Campaign
The campaign will feature eight days of content and a chance to win an original TR-808.

Today, Splice launches 8 Days of 808, a campaign celebrating Roland’s TR-808. Over the eight days of the campaign, Splice will explore the 808 from a musician’s perspective, sharing Beat Breakdo…

In the Studio: Fred P
One of deep house's finest producers goes deep on his processes and the gear behind them.

Those who have followed the development of house music in the USA over the past decade will certainly be familiar with Fred Peterkin—the artist better known as Fred P or Black Jazz Consortium. The New…

Watch a Jaw-Dropping Video From Fabrizio Rat
The Paris-based artist crafts stunning techno on a prepared piano and a collection of drum machines and effects.

On Friday, Fabrizio Rat will release his debut album, The Pianist, via Blackstrobe Records. The Pianist follows 2016’s La Machina EP and this year’s Technopiano EP, released by Optimo and …

Studio Essentials: Marco Shuttle
The Italian DJ-producer talks us through the key elements of his studio.

Treviso-born Marco Shuttle has been involved in underground electronic music since his 15th birthday, first as a promoter and then as a DJ-producer. Having traveled to London to gain his MA in Fashion…

Studio Essentials: Jeroen Search
The Dutch techno veteran speaks on the synths that have been essential during his two decade career.

Longevity in the techno world isn’t the easiest feat to pull off. Having the essential understanding of the sound, as well as the additional flare, is one thing, but holding onto it is something else.…

Roland Launches First DJ Controller, DJ-808
The DJ-808, a collaboration with Serato, also features a built-in TR drum machine.

Roland has developed its first ever DJ controller. The 4-channel DJ-808 was co-developed with Serato, who contributed on the software side of things, leaving the hardware to Roland. The mixer runs wit…

Live Essentials: Flight Facilities
Hugo Gruzman, one half of the Australian duo, talks us through their live essentials.

When Hugo Gruzman and James Lyell joined forces as Flight Facilities back in 2009, they unwittingly launched a project that would quickly grow to become one of Australia’s most well-received electroni…

Studio Essentials: These Hidden Hands
Tommy Four Seven and Alain Paul run us through the gear that they hold most dear.

Some partnerships were simply meant to be; with every release, it becomes clearer that the British-born, Berlin-based pairing of Tommy Four Seven and Alain Paul is just that. Their project These Hidde…

Roland Announces New Synth, Turntable, and DJ Mixer
The System-8, TT-99 and DJ-99 retail for $1499, $349 and $280 respectively.

Following on from the recent announcements of the TB-03, TR-09, and VP-03, Roland is set to soon release a new System-8 polyphonic synth and a 909-themed turntable and DJ mixer. The latest member of R…

Ask the Experts: DeWalta
David Koch answers your questions on modular synthesis, production techniques and forming connections in the scene.

Earlier this year, we were delighted to be able to relaunch our Ask the Experts series—a column in which we hand over the reigns to some of our favorite musicians who have agreed to take the time to r…

Watch a Video on the History of House Music and the Roland TR-909
Point Blank and James Wiltshire explore the origins of house, the 909, and look at creating a classic house track.

In a new two-part series, Point Blank and F9 Audio founder and Freemasons member James Wiltshire explore the origins of house music—explaining both who and what went into creating those early records …

Get Familiar: Route 8 / Q3A
The exciting Hungarian opens up about his story to date, studio techniques, and visions for the future.

With his releases on the likes of Lobster Theremin and Delsin, Gergely Szilveszter Horvath has helped to put Hungary on the electronic music map. Itzel Ramirez caught up with him to find out more abou…

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