Watch Ski Oakenfull Deconstruct Maze's "Twilight" in New Video
Oakenfull breaks the track down at Point Blank headquarters with Arturia’s new DX7 plugin.

Following the release of Arturia’s DX7 plugin in January, Point Blank invited lead-course developer and deconstruction expert Ski Oakenfull to breakdown and recreate Maze’s “Twilight…

The Best of NAMM 2018
We wrap up our favorite pieces of kit from this year's gear convention.

Another year, another NAMM show, full of wondrous, blinking new gear designed to whet the appetites of gear nerds around the globe (and, most likely, distract them from actually making music). This ye…

Lost In Stars 'Wand'

Los Angeles-based artist Dylan Willoughby has a new EP on the way under his Lost In Stars moniker. The as-yet-named EP is set to drop in Spring and follows Lost In Stars’ self-titled debut album…

G3 'RH'

Next month, UK label Little Corner will drop its seventh release, a two-track single from label head G3 titled RH/This One Is Moon Grown II. Like the releases preceding it—OSAMU KIMOTO’s TELEGRA…

Visible Cloaks Share Video From New Album
'Lex' drops via RVNG Intl. on December 8.

Later this week, Visible Cloaks will close out a stellar 2017 with the release of Lex. The latest from Portland-based musicians Spencer Doran and Ryan Carlile represents the next look into Visible Clo…

Review: Vintage Vault 2
Quantity over quality?

Paris-based software developer UVI recently released Vintage Vault 2, a massive update to their premier vintage synth collection that now includes 50 instruments, 111 drum machines, over 7,000 presets…

Bibio Phantom Brickworks
The English producer's latest is drenched in atmosphere and bristling with texture.

Bibio has a long mane of hair that reaches below his shoulders, and a beard that splits the difference between scruffy and styled. He sometimes dresses in vaguely hippie-esque apparel, and possesses a…

Legowelt Legendary Freaks In The Trash Of Time
On his first Clone outing in years, the prolific Danny Wolfers welds ironworks-tough rhythms to spiraling synths.

The Hague’s Danny Wolfers is a polymath wizard, one who seems to have a boundless supply of energy and an ingrained need to create. He’s published zines, he’s made Ableton plug-ins, he crafts graphic …

Watch a Live Performance Masterclass From Octave One
The Detroit legends detail their live set with Point Blank.

For their latest masterclass video feature, Point Blank have invited Detroit duo Lenny and Lawrence Burden (a.k.a. Octave One) to perform and explain their setup. In the video, Lenny and Lawrence play…

Kllo Backwater
On the duo's debut LP, Chloe Kaul and Simon Lam refine their ethereal version of synthpop.

Ghostly International has never been afraid to dip its toes into the pop waters—the low-toned, Berlin-period Bowie-isms of Matthew Dear and the swirling, overstuffed swoon of Deastro come to mind, but…

Ground Tactics Shares a Mind-Bending Track From New Album
'Cinnabar Field' is out now.

The latest release to drop from Belgian artist Colin Tobelem will be Cinnabar Field, an all-analog exploration out under his Ground Tactics moniker. Tombelem also records as Icon Template—XLR8R recent…

Premiere: Stream beat.imprint's Stunning New Album in Full
'Permanent Winter' drops on October 17.

beat.imprint—a duo made up of members Skye Ashbrook and John Gomi—will release their new album, Permanent Winter, on October 17 via their own Beat Imprint label. Permanent Winter will be the labelR…

TAN Share a Trippy New Video
The video for 'Panorama' was filmed on VHS on the streets of NYC.

TAN—a Copenhagen electronic duo made up of Mathias Riis and Andreas Bengtsen—have just dropped a new video for their latest single, “Panorama.” The duo’s music fuses psychedelic synt…

Premiere: Hear a Warped New Remix From The Emperor Machine
The UK producer remixes NOZZ's latest on Roam Recordings.

The latest release on Roam Recordings will arrive from NOZZ (a.k.a. Damon Jee) at the end of this week. The EP, which is titled Misfits, continues a stellar 2017 run for Roam that has featured release…

Watch a Video on Creating Vintage Synth Sounds
Point Blank instructor Dan Herbert constructs classic sounds with Massive and Reaktor.

For their latest edition of Friday Forum Live, Point Blank’s Course Developer Dan Herbert demonstrates how to create a range of classic synth sounds in Massive and Reaktor. In the video, Herbert…

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