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Aulart has launched a music production membership model, allowing music creators of all skill levels to get annual access to masterclasses, interactive webinars, and...

Press shot of DJ Premier in a black hat looking toward the camera in a t tshirt that says "Royalty"

For over three decades, DJ Premier has consistently proven himself to be one of hip-hop’s greatest producers. As he releases his new EP, 'Hip Hop 50: Vol 1', celebrating the genre’s 50th anniversary, he speaks to Arielle Lana LeJarde about evolving with the culture and the hip-hop/dance music connection

“I’m raised off being a fan first,” DJ Premier states clearly. “Before DJing, before producing or anything else, I’m a fan.” He sits across from...

Abacusynth

A university student has designed a new synthesiser for their thesis, inspired by the mathematical abacus. 


Dubbed Abacusynth, the project is the work of Elias...

The new album from Edinburgh’s Proc Fiskal merges grime and the folk music that stretches back through his family history for generations. He talks to...

Growing up in the Pilton area of north Edinburgh, Proc Fiskal discovered Boards Of Canada through his father and grime through the internet. The former...

DJ Mag catches up with three of UK rap and drill’s most active and influential engineers — Manon Grandjean, Dukus and Sean D — to...

The numbers don’t lie; UK rap and drill sits at the head of the top table of British popular music. Dave’s latest, ‘We’re All Alone...

DJ Mag and Point Blank have teamed up with Denis Sulta for a track breakdown of his 2015 release

DJ Mag and Point Blank have teamed up with Denis Sulta for a track breakdown of 'It's Only Real'. You can watch a teaser of...

The courses are available for young people to access online

Education & Bass are offering free DJ and music production courses for 7-16 year olds.

In a recent Facebook post, Education & Bass, who combine...

There are classes on producing, DJing, and professional networking

Aulart have shared a range of new masterclasses, featuring Chris Liebing, Danny Avila, and Paco Osuna. 

Aulart is an online educational platform offering masterclasses and...

In a few short years, UK drill has changed significantly. After a small number of producers that pioneered the sound left indelible marks on its...

Depending on who you ask, UK drill has two birthdays — when drill came to the UK, and when UK drill began. The first was...

The track was released back in August

Calvin Harris has shared a new video, breaking down the production process behind his collaborative track with The Weeknd, 'Over Now'.

The Scottish DJ and...

From the underground mixtape beatmakers, to those crossing over into the rap mainstream and drill scenes at home and abroad, Colin Gannon asks — who...

Like dance music, rap has a tendency to splinter into specialised subgenres. Back in 2012, Chicago producers Young Chop, DJ L and Smylez began warping...

In the UK grime scene, the spotlight has usually shone on MCs. Instrumentals have long remained a niche point of interest, a topic for more...

Who are the producers shaping the sounds of UK rap and grime right now? 2019 seems as good a time as any to be considering...

The two summer workshops take place later this month

Native Instruments (NI) will host two free workshop days in London later this month.

Powered by two of NI's expansion packs, Global Shake and Lockdown...

Free samples from Flume

Hot off the release of his new EP, 'Quits', Australian producer Flume has revealed Flume Sounds, an open-source audio loop series for producers.  ...

Hospital, Second State, Roland and Moog are also signed up... 

Beatport has launched the next edition of its Beats In School initiative, with mau5trap, Dirtybird, Hospital and Second State all involved.

The year-long programme aims...

From their Berlin creative hub, production duo Âme — who made the evergreen house classic ‘Rej’ — talk about their record shop, distribution arm and...

Kristian Beyer and Frank Wiedemann, better known as Âme (that's pronounced 'arm', for the record, not 'ahh-may') often refer to their relationship as being like...

FREE PLUGINS, SOUNDS AND ONLINE COURSES

Point Blank Music School has years of experience teaching Music Production, and after experimenting with many different developers, the main DAWs they teach with today...

Hardware Creation with Novation

Novation’s new Circuit Mono Station sits nicely with their new PEAK hybrid digital/analogue synth, the two synths together can be the makings of a very...

The legendary record label lives on...

BMG and Avid have partnered up to bring the classic Strictly Rhythm catalogue to life with a new loop package for producers.

Priced at $59.99, the...

They need £2000 to help expand across the UK...

E.M.M.A wants to take her free Producergirls workshops nationwide next month, by launching a Kickstarter page to fund the series' ongoing expansion across the UK. ...