The new ELECTRONIC MUSICIAN is a “must have” resource for anyone who makes music, plays music, and shares music. Every issue includes "gig tested" product reviews on music gear, tons of how-to's, and interviews with today's stars revealing the secrets of their songwriting approaches and audio-production concepts.
Electronic Musician US
KORG'S MODWAVE GOES NATIVE
TOKYO DAWN LAB'S NEW EDUCATIONAL PLUGIN SHOWS HOW VINYL RECORDS ARE MADE
Beating time • Drum machine invention started nearly 100 years ago, before heading to its heyday and the current renaissance. We track its progress
The Rebirth of classics
Drum pattern building • Whether you want to use drum machine hardware, software or just a set of samples, there are a few key indicators that will stand you in great stead before you start building patterns
The real deal
LYKKE LI • Ystad, Sweden's finest export shares her vision for new album Eyeye, while producer Björn Yttling discusses the many perks of owning a studio formerly used by ABBA
THE ART OF SYNTH SOLOING Celebrating Elton John • The artist formerly known as Reg Dwight is retiring with a lifetime of musical genius to be enjoyed for generations to come. Now read on…
EASY GUIDE Writing with minor scales • This month, Dave Clews demonstrates how to figure out which notes to choose when writing music in minor keys
BLAST FROM THE PAST Boss DR-110 • Readily available easily - and cheaply - the petite DR110 drum computer is a chip off the old CR and still packs a wicked wallop
Korg Drumlogue • Two years after it was first announced, Korg's hybrid drum machine is finally here. Was it worth the wait?
GForce Software Oddity3 • The aptly named Oddity gets another upgrade, combining core designs with contemporary features
Roland Fantom-O Series • The flyweight Fantom is here, but has shedding those few pounds come at a cost?
Elgato Wave DX • We weigh up this latest podcast-ready mic from media manufacturer Elgato
Solid State Logic SSL 4K B • It seems right and proper that SSL themselves are first to release an emulation of their early B series desk. Let's see how it performs
Befaco Pony VCO • Befaco's latest is a useful, compact VCO and more than just a one-trick-pony
Thick Sounds Timeless Jungle
SPECTRAL EFFECT • The number of these state-of-the-art processors has been increasing in recent years. Let's find out what they're all about
THREE OF THE BEST
GOLD PANDA • Derwin Dicker's fourth album finds him exploring mental health and self-care through sample-based electronica. Matt Mullen finds out how it was made
Hollie Kenniff • The ambient artist talks studio gear and shares with us her minimalist approach to music making
HOLLIE'S TOP TIPS
Why Guitar? • What makes a millennia-old instrument ideal for electronic exploration?