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Thanks to the diverse, complex nature of modern controllers and sequencers, there are plenty of ways to get expressive and creative with electronic sounds, whether you’re a virtuosic keyboard player or somebody who lacks the dexterity to cope with anything beyond a simple triad.

In this issue’s cover feature, we’re looking at taking control of software, hardware and – most interestingly – both at once, in order to unleash your full creativity. There’s plenty of inspiration to be had in this issue’s artist features too – from Buchla-driven jams with Floating Points or Alan Braxe, to the tribal grooves of Fuck Buttons and pop sensibilities of Jaded. We hope you enjoy the mag!

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Interviews

Lapalux – Brainfeeder artist Stuart Howard talks Eurorack, disappointingly un-spooky found sounds and new LP Amnioverse

Floating Points – Sam Shepherd squeezes in a chat with us about his much talked-about new album Crush

Alan Braxe – The French producer on stripping back his sound and Buchla love

The Track: Jaded – The UK-based house outfit on how they made the semi-culinary-themed hit, Pancake, with special focus on vocal processing

Classic AlbumFuck Buttons break down the tribal electronic grooves of Tarot Sport

Technique

Control & Sequence – Explore new and not-so-new ways of getting hands on with your sequencing, from the latest MPE tricks and analogue devices through to classic MIDI controllers

Producer’s Guide – Work smarter with other musicians with our guide to collaboration

Modular Monthly – Add some stereo interest with the Make Noise X-Pan

Creative Inspiration – Get your tracks finished with our guide to beating writer’s block

Reviews

Roland Jupiter-Xm

Pioneer DJ Toraiz Squid

SuonoBuono nABC

Antelope Discrete Synergy Core

Roundup – Lofi Effects

Korg Nu:tekt NTS-1

SSF Stereo Dipole

And more!

Samples

Beyond Breakbeats – Bored of the same old sampled breaks? Put a fresh spin on your grooves with our forward-thinking pack of hits and loops

Dread & Doom – Get the party going with our bundle of intense drones, dread-inducing soundscapes and dark, atmospheric loops and lines

Access the FM sample archive: Download the ‘Archive’ packs and get over 12GB of loops, hits and instruments from our back catalogue of high-quality and royalty-free samples. From vintage synths and drum machines to esoteric instruments and FX – think of it as our best of. All the samples you need to create great music!

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