MUSETTA disk has just arrived, nicely wrapped in a cute- artwork cover. What can I expect, a sugary happy hard core or nu nrg perhaps? I pressed the play button and started writing something and then… ‘Ophelia’s Song started’… It was surprisingly analogue to what we normally receive. Real instruments with just a touch of … [Read more…]



July 8, 2008: San Francisco, CA – Test Press was founded in 2005 by the Electronic and Dance Music Committee of the San Francisco Chapter of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS), with the desire to bring DJs, musicians, performers, producers, and fans together in a networking mixer to introduce new music … [Read more…]

Roland TR-808 Rhythm Composer


Roland TR-808 Rhythm Composer Sound Sample Set 1.0.0 (09/08/94) The Roland TR-808 (popularly known as the “808”) is, perhaps, the most popular analogue electronic drum machine of all time. Since its debut in 1982, it has been the drum machine used the most by dance, pop, rap, and rhythm and blues artists to produce the … [Read more…]

Roland TR-909


Since it’s admittance into the world of music, the Roland TR-909 has been one of the most sought after drum machines in existence. Every dance, techno, and hip-hop artist desperately searches for the “magic box”, only to find the 909. Yet, this box is highly coveted by those who worship its demonic powers. Many have … [Read more…]

About Techno – G. Deleuze & F. Guattari


A musical machine of consistency, a sound machine (not a machine for reproducing sounds) which molecularizes and atomizes, ionizes sound matter, and harnesses a cosmic energy. if this machine must have an assemblage it is the synthesizer. by assembling modules, source elements, and elements for treating sound (oscillators, generators and transformers) by arranging microintervals, the … [Read more…]

Pulse 6: Crystal by Blue Planet Cooperation


0000 0028 Starting off with two bright and crisp pads. The pad in the background, slightly deeper than the other, steadily oscillates filling the atmosphere with intrigue and enigma. Higher pitch pad alternates between the two notes four times and leads into the anticipated start of the track. This sequence stimulates the mind for something … [Read more…]

Analogik European Tour


It has been three years since I last visited Vukovar. This time I arrived in summer, which made all the difference. Snow and autumn might seem romantic to some, but if you are to enjoy the weather, nature, and of course, gorgeous women in their summer outfit, May – August is the time to drop … [Read more…]

About Trance


First of all when you listen to Trance you have to know what you are really after. I find that people who truly love trance don’t have any trouble listening to the steady changing rhythm of progressive. A large majority of trance lovers are into progressive uplifting trance. Put simply, progressive trance gives u a … [Read more…]