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AIAIAI: Culture In The Cans

Over ten years since the TMA-1s were released, AIAIAI is entering new territory with headphones designed specifically for producers. We spoke to the co-founder, Frederik Jørgensen, about how the TMA-2 Studio headphones stand out in their catalogue and the company commitment to responsible manufacturing. AIAIAI are a company that has sat alongside...

Brighton Music Conference Announces 2021 Speakers

Now in its 9th year, the Brighton Music Conference has announced its speakers for this year's event which runs from 22nd to 24th September. After 18 months off due to the Covid 19 pandemic, the Brighton Music Conference will return from the 22nd to the 24th of September. The event, one of the UK's more prominent electronic music industry gatherings,...

Mark Archer: “I’ve always tried to just make stuff straight for the dance floor”

This month’s feature interview is with UK producer Mark Archer who began with trail-blazing UK techno outfit Nexus 21, worked with the Belleville Three, created rave heroes Altern-8, and went on to record as Xen Mantra, Slo Moshun and a host of other pseudonyms.  Mark Archer is a singularly interesting character in the UK history of house...

Virtual Artist, Ha Jiang, Signs Major Record Deal in China

According to a report from MBW, a virtual artist in China, Ha Jiang, has signed a major record deal, a first for virtual artists, labels and the wider music industry. Despite the many protestations regarding making a living as a 'living producer' it now appears to be getting that much harder. According to the industry website, Music Business...

Drum Comping in Ableton Live 11

In our latest video on YouTube, we asked Kédu Carlö to show us how to comp drums in Ableton Live 11. In this video tutorial, Carly and Jess from Kédu Carlö show us how they comp drums in Ableton Live 11. With the release of Live 11 earlier this year, a long-awaited feature is audio comping. In this video tutorial, part of our Studio Snapshot...

Is Remote Mixing The Future Of Music Production?

Imagine remote-controlling analogue audio gear in a studio on the other side of the world. It may sound like the future but this future is now. It used to be that if you wanted access to high-quality analogue gear, you had to rent time in an expensive professional studio - or layout the cash and buy it yourself. Either way, you’d be dropping...

Win Four Free Music Production Courses!

For this months competition, we've teamed up with MusicGurus to offer two readers the chance to win four free music production courses each. Read on to find out how to enter. Attack has teamed up with MusicGurus to give 2 lucky music producer friends the chance to win 4 free music courses each from MusicGurus production courses! How...

Nils Frahm-Style Polyrhythmic Arpeggios

In this tutorial, we use K-Devices’ Max for Live device Hexo to generate stacked polyrhythmic arpeggios that contain multiple time signatures with constantly evolving movement. Though released in 2014, Nils Frahm’s track ‘Says’ has continued to stand the test of time and was also recently featured in the space adventure film Ad Astra. One of...

Rane Releases Limited Edition Seventy A-Track Signature Edition Battle Mixer

Rane has announced a limited run Seventy A-Trak signature edition battle mixer. Rane has announced an exclusive collaboration with DJ, turntablist and producer A-Trak. The Seventy A-Trak Signature Edition is a redesigned remix of the Rane Seventy DJ mixer, reimagined with input from A-Trak and specialised for turntablist performance. ...

Mazoulew

With "Ditto" recently released from his Movments EP, a piano-driven, sun soaked drop of downtempo electronica, we asked Mazoulew to introduce himself. Who are you? My name is Matthew Zouhar Lewis, I make music under the alias Mazoulew. I am an electronica producer and composer currently based just outside Milan, Italy. Where are...

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