Music Tech

18 Jul 2014
Novation Announce Launch Control XL
Novation have announced a new mixer controller called Launch Control XL.

17 Jul 2014
Pioneer Launches The PLX-1000 Turntable
Pioneer marks 20 years in the DJ industry with the launch the PLX-1000 turntable.

17 Jun 2014
Kmag Liondub Remix Competition Result
The winner of the Kmag Liondub Remix Competition was FLeCK with Clima runner-up.

09 Jun 2014
In The Studio: Matta
Bass music duo Matta have just released a sample pack called Dark Garage & Dubstep. Discover how they approach working in the studio and how you can win one.

03 Jun 2014
In The Studio: Sleeper
Sleeper's latest release is a a sample pack called Dubstep Beats & Bass Volume 1. Read on to discover how he works in the studio and to download some exclusive demo samples from the pack.

04 May 2014
Kmag Liondub Remix Competition 2014
Download the free parts and rework Truespirit's 'Kill It Properly' for the chance to win a five-track digital EP release on Liondub and lots more.

29 Apr 2014
In The Studio: State Of Mind
New Zealand dnb duo State Of Mind tell us how they made their new album Eat The Rich and also answer your questions for production tips.

22 Apr 2014
Kmag Blu Mar Ten Remix Competition 2014 Result
We're pleased to announce the winner of the Kmag Blu Mar Ten Remix Competition 2014 was Conduct with Michiel van Erp runner-up.

19 Mar 2014
Top Six Earplugs
Each time you go to a club you expose your ears to volumes that can cause irreversible damage. Rather than settling for ill-fitting foam plugs, here are six of the best earplugs around.

18 Mar 2014
Kmag Blu Mar Ten Remix Competition 2014
Download the free parts and rework Blu Mar Ten & Seba's 'Hunter' to be in with a chance of seeing your remix released on their forthcoming Famous Lost Words remix project.

18 Mar 2014
How To Get Your Track Signed
Are you a music producer who wants to release a tune on a record label? Read on as we explain how to give yourself the best chance...

04 Mar 2014
N3GUS's Top Vocal Recording Tips
N3GUS has just released the vocal track Walk The Walk with Jakes on his PowerOf3 imprint so we got him to give us his top tips for recording vocals.

15 Feb 2014
Histibe Remix Competition
To celebrate the release of his new LP 'Millennium Drum & Bass' on Mask Movement, Histibe has teamed up with Loopmasters, Juno & SoundCloud to give you the chance to remix 'So Far'.

13 Feb 2014
Sample Genie Is Out Of The Bottle
Sample Genie has been providing producers with monthly sample packs and tuition videos from top drum & bass artists since June 2013 so we tracked them down to find out more.

Mode Audio

29 Jan 2014
Mode Audio
Mode Audio are a new loop, sample and preset provider. We chat to Chris Cook from the company to find out more, and Chris gives us an amazing competition.

22 Jan 2014
In The Studio: Mcleod
Mcleod has released on labels such as Spearhead, C.I.A and Dispatch but his latest project is a sample pack with fellow producer Villem so we spoke to him to discover how he works in the studio.


19 Aug 2013
StudioFeed Unveil The Sub Pac
Leading the field in tactile bass technology, StudioFeed's latest product will take you into the future. Find out more right here.

11 Jun 2013
Numark iDJ Pro Review
Numark's sleek new controller the iDJ Pro certainly looks the business but how does it perform? We take a closer look...

11 May 2013
In The Studio: Villem
Drum & bass producer Villem is about to release a sample pack so we spoke to him to discover how we works in the studio...


03 Apr 2013
DigitalLabz Unveil New Sample Packs And More
Bristol-based DigitalLabz have some very exciting new projects going on right now. We give you the details here.

29 Mar 2013
Unsigned Competition Feb 2013 Result
A belated result for our February unsigned competition and we're happy to announce that two-time runner-up Kedah State is the winner with his track called 'Frost Eyed'.

24 Mar 2013
Stanton SCS.4DJ Review
Kmag takes a close look at the SCS.4DJ, Stanton's all-in-one DJ system

06 Mar 2013
LEME 2013 Preview
London Electronic Music Event is a weekend of production workshops, business sessions, keynote panels and networking events at Rich Mix from 13-14 April. Find out what's on offer.

03 Feb 2013
Unsigned Competition Dec 2012 Result
The winner of our December 2012 Unsigned Competition was hotly contested but after much deliberation, we awarded the top prize to Alex Kalin for his masterful production, 'Closer'.

04 Dec 2012
Unsigned Competition Result November 2012
The winner of our unsigned track competition for November 2012 is Sentry with their track, 'Descendant'.





  • Bop Previews Punk's Not Dead On Spotify
    Kmag checks in with the genre-bending minimalist Bop as he unleashes a Spotify preview of his highly anticipated Punk's Not Dead LP on Med School.

  • Top 5 Free Mixes
    Our list of favourite mixes from the past week includes sets from Randall, Reso, Elite Force, Hatcha and Mindscape.

  • Novation Announce Launch Control XL
    Novation have announced a new mixer controller called Launch Control XL.

  • Calyx and TeeBee Interview
    As they prepare to unleash their highly anticipated FABRICLIVE 76 mix on the masses, Kmag snags a peek behind the decks of the stalwart dons of d&b best known as Calyx & TeeBee.

  • Pioneer Launches The PLX-1000 Turntable
    Pioneer marks 20 years in the DJ industry with the launch the PLX-1000 turntable.

  • Atlantic Connection Gives Away The Archives
    Atlantic Connection is giving away nearly 80 tracks from 2001 – 2010 so we tracked him down to find out why and how his new album is coming along.

  • Top 10 Free Tracks
    Normally each week we bring you our five favourite free tracks we've found but there are so many around just now we've upped it to ten this time.

  • DJ Monita Brings Back Skeleton Recs
    DJ Monita is bringing back Skeleton Recordings with a remix package of The Razors Edge featuring reworks by Soul Intent, mSdoS and Blade. We spoke to Monita to find out what to expect.

  • Top 5 Free Mixes
    Our selection of the best DJ mixes from the last seven days includes Jumping Jack Frost, Utah Jazz, King Yoof, Jurassik and PBK.

  • Ivy Lab Introduce 20/20 LDN
    Sabre, Stray and Halogenix of Ivy Lab have just launched 20/20 LDN, a free midweek event in London, get all the details right here.

  • Physmatics Presents Best of the Bass
    UK drum & bass label Physmatics have just announced their biggest release yet, a compilation called Best Of The Bass. Label manager John Physmatics tells us all about it.

  • Liminal Guest Mix
    Having just signed their first major tune to DSCI4, Kmag checks in with South Carolinian drum & bass duo Liminal for a glimpse into their past, present and future.

  • Top 5 Free Tracks
    Another week, another five free tracks for you to download courtesy of Hybris, Stray, Seven, Enlish and Marnie.

  • Top 10 UK Hip Hop videos June 2014
    We take you through the best homegrown hip hop that June served up in our monthly top 10

  • Code Red Guest Mix
    Kmag catches up with the Canadian drum & bass producer Code Red to discuss his new As We Enter EP on Image Audio and where his sound is headed next.



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