9 free plug-ins to get your production popping in self-isolation
These free VST plug-ins are perfect for bedroom producers
"A track to pick the room up": How Instinct made 'Pistolwhip'
‘Pistolwhip’ by Instinct (aka Burnski) is UK garage's biggest new anthem
"Tinker until something clicks": How Karenn made 'Grapefruit Regret'
Techno super duo Karenn also reveal how they’ve taken their latest album on the road
Materialising ideas: How Stenny made 'Upsurge'
Ilian Tape homeboy Stenny talks us through the making of his debut album
"Get the groove going first": How Alan Fitzpatrick made Suara banger ‘The Approach’
See inside Alan Fitzpatrick's studio
100% vinyl: Why Sven Väth will never abandon turntables
His decades-long love affair means more work, more prep, and a hell of a lot more luggage - but Sven Väth's not changing his tunes
"Influenced by the mid-90s": How Joris Voorn made 'Messiah'
Joris Voorn on the making of acid-inspired vocal breakbeat track ‘Messiah'
"Connecting the story": How Martyn made ‘B.C.2’
Bass specialist Martyn on the making of his Ostgut Ton whalloping ‘B.C.2’
5 of the best studio hacks
They might not be the sexiest things in your studio, but you won’t be able to imagine life without them
"I wasn’t sure, but it worked!": How Preditah brought garage flavour to Jorja Smith collab 'On My Mind'
How grime/two-step super-producer Preditah made Jorja Smith collaboration ‘On My Mind’
5 of the best DAW-less machines
Free yourself from the screen and jam out with this hands-on kit instead
Buchla’s LSD time trip
When tasked with repairing a mysterious Buchla module, one technician got a little more than he bargained for…
"Work all the fucking time": How Marie Davidson made 'Work It'
The Canadian artist talks us through the making of her self-help house hit
"Working on the idea for 15 years": How Kölsch made ‘Grey’
Danish anthem machine Kölsch on the making of the slow- burning ‘Grey’
5 of the best new game-changing music tech gizmos
Meet the machines about to change how you make music
"I got a bit power mad": How Space Dimension Controller makes his nutty house
Space Dimension Controller on creating ‘First Contact with System Lobitso’
"Controlled coincidence": How Kasper Marott makes his rave-fuelled techno
Learn the studio secrets of Danish techno newcomer Kasper Marott
"Make it feel like the walls are caving in": How Overmono made ‘Daisy Chain’
From Blade Runner synths to an Octatrack, this is how Overmono make UKG-inspired techno
"The magic happens when I'm not trying hard": How ANNA made her Jon Hopkins remix
See inside Brazilian techno star ANNA's studio
Rampa on the making of 2018 tension-tweaker ‘Purge’
Rampa dishes the secrets behind his Keinemusik smasher 'Purge'
Anastasia Kristensen gets maximum results from a minimal studio set-up
Anastasia Kristensen's remix of ‘Tiresias’ by Special Request is out now on Houndstooth
Erol Alkan shares his studio secrets
The Phantasy boss talks us through making his new tracks ’Spectrum’ and ‘Silver Echoes’
Josh Wink tells us how he really made ‘Higher State Of Consciousness’
The legendary king of acid also dishes on the making of his recent 303 foray
See inside the studio where Cassius made the track that’s lighting up your summer
The French house legends talk us through the making of ‘W18’
Âme break down the making of their newest album ‘Dream House’
Studio settings with the impeccable German duo
Thomas Melchior invites us into his kitted out studio
The minimal legend tells all on the making of 2015’s ‘Liquid Moves’
See inside John Dimas's tech-filled studio
The hot-stepping vinylist talks us through the making of ‘One Against Time’
5 of the best modular software plug-ins
Modular synthesis is an expensive habit, so here's our roundup of much cheaper - but equally brilliant - modular plug-ins
KiNK's home studio is filled with high-tech wizardry
Dance music’s favourite one- man live set talks us through his new album
Rane MP2015: Big Daddy Rane
If you’re after a no nonsense mixer with no expense spared – the Rane MP2015 is it