The God Squad: How The Blessed Madonna made 'Serotonin Moonbeams'
From cuddle puddles to whistling synths, The Blessed Madonna tells us the story behind this love letter to '90s raves
Pioneer DJ S Mixer Series is the perfect tool for scratch DJs
Pioneer DJ’s new DJM-S5, S7, and S11 mixers all cater to scratch DJs of any level
What is spatial audio? Everything you need to know about music's big 3D breakthrough
Once limited to cinemas and sophisticated soundsystems, spatial audio is bringing immersion to every-day listeners
"It's good to have no rules": How TQD made comeback track 'There 4 U'
TQD's first single in five years is sending clubs and festivals into a frenzy
5 of the best budget alternatives for hardware studio kit
Wanting to get your studio up and running but intimated by costly kit? We spoke to Reverb's production expert Fess Grandiose to find some economical substitutes
The 5 pieces of kit every hardware musician needs, according to an expert
Trying to set up a studio and don't know where to start? We sat down with Reverb's production expert Fess Grandiose to work out the fundamentals
How NFTs are shaking up the music industry — for the good of both fans and artists
Forget the shoddy ape drawings, through platforms like TokenTraxx music lovers and creators alike are finding new ground in the NFT space
Sound constellations: How Tangerine Dream made ambient masterpiece ‘Raum’
Tangerine Dream's ‘Raum’ is a breath-taking album that incorporates the brilliance of late founding member Edgar Froese
Moving to the Beat-land: Telekom Electronic Beats takes on the Roblox metaverse
Having kicked things off with 2-day set from Boris Brejcha, Beatland is aiming to help young people connect with music
"Have an angle": Artists share tips on how to make it as a musician on blockchain
We sat down with The Scumfrog and Disco Fries to find out how to make the pivot to NFTs
We went to an acid house rave in 1989 — through the magic of VR
In Pursuit of Repetitive Beats gives us a dizzying, intimate look into Coventry's raving hey-day
How the first Mixmag cover animated by AI technology was made
Becky Buckle speaks to digital artist Tom Furse about using artificial intelligence to animate HAAi's cover
The 13 best earplugs to protect your hearing in the rave
Whether you're an artist or an audience member - you should always look after your ears!
Is digitisation the way forward for our music collections?
We caught up with RCRDSHP founder Obie Fernandez to talk merch on the metaverse, NFT bros and how you can't beat real-world events
RCRDSHP is the NFT platform designed for electronic music fans and artists
Built by electronic music experts, RCRDSHP is making NFTs accessible and affordable for creators and fans alike
Pioneer DJ brings it all together with the new all-in-one XDJ-RX3
The 2-channel performance all-in-one DJ system has an array of features
“It's been tough on everyone”: How Brexit has impacted the DJ equipment supply chain
Equipment stocks are low, prices are high — and it could remain that way for the foreseeable future
"We wanted to go down the garage route": How Rudimental made 'Ground Control'
The drum 'n' bass foursome give us a play-by-play on their new 16-track album
Best drum machines for under £500
Ready to march to the beat of your own drum (machine)? check out these value sets and get slammin'
12 of the best noise cancelling headphones and earbuds
The Mixmag guide to the best noise cancelling headphones and earbuds in 2021
5 best beginner synths
Wanting to see what all the noise is about? check out these synths to get you started
The 11 best Bluetooth and portable speakers
The Mixmag guide to the best Bluetooth and portable speakers in 2021
14 of the best wireless headphones and earbuds
The Mixmag guide to the best wireless headphones and earbuds in 2021
The 12 best DJ turntables
What is the best DJ turntable to buy? The Mixmag guide to DJ turntables in 2021
The 11 best DJ controllers
Which DJ controller should you buy? The Mixmag guide to the best DJ controllers in 2021
The 7 best studio headphones
Which studio headphones should you buy? The Mixmag guide to the best studio headphones in 2021
"It all starts with a groove": How Shonky made ‘Cookie Monster’
Shonky reveals the hardware voodoo behind minimal house banger ‘Cookie Monster’
Chase the impulse: How Dana Ruh made ‘Time Out Of Mind’
German vinyl maestro Dana Ruh on the making of her new album
5 of the best studio headphones
Accurate cans are an essential. From budget to blowout, these five have got you covered
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
How Preditah brought garage flavour to Jorja Smith's '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