Music Tech

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'.

23 Nov 2012
Mandala Drum Pad Review
We take a close look at the Mandala, a drum pad that synthesises countless drum sounds.

06 Nov 2012
Unsigned Competition October 2012 Result
There was vast interest in our unsigned track competition for October 2012 but unfortunately there could only be one winner and the winning track was 'Mimetic Wormhall' by DJ Mood.

08 Oct 2012
Pioneer DDJ-SX Review
Late last week, the creative minds behind Serato and the industry leader Pioneer DJ announced one of the biggest product releases of the year, the DDJ-SX, so what's it like?

04 Oct 2012
Unsigned Competition September 2012 Result
The winner of our unsigned competition for September 2012 was Infiltrate with his hip-hop track 'As Time Rolled By'.

20 Sep 2012
Unsigned Competition August 2012 Result
Better late than never, here's the result of our unsigned track competition for August 2012.

Native Instruments

30 Aug 2012
Native Instruments Release Maschine Update
Producers favourite Native Instruments are announcing a huge update of their Maschine hardware and software. Check all the details here.

20 Aug 2012
Deekline Remix Competition
Deekline is celebrating the release of Countdown, his next single with Ed Solo and Nu-Jam, by running a remix competition to win a release of his Rat Records label.

14 Aug 2012
Pioneer Release The XDJ-AERO
Pioneer have announced the release of their latest addition to the world of mixing, the XDJ-AERO, the world's first wireless all-in-one DJ system.





  • Top 10 Rest Of The World Festivals 2014
    After looking at Europe, North America, the UK and Croatia, we wrap up the top festivals from other locations around the globe. Check out our selections for places to check out and festivals not to miss.

  • Basher Launches PROX:LTD
    Basher on why he's setting up a sister label to Proximity called PROX:LTD and what to expect...

  • Noisily Festival 2014 Preview
    Noisily Festival returns to Coney Woods, Leicestershire for the third year, find out what they've got in store for 2014.

  • The Essential... Low Life
    We look back at 15 essential records from the back catalogue of pioneering UK hip hop label Low Life.

  • Crissy Criss Guest Mix
    1Xtra host Crissy Criss fills us in on the hard work behind the glitz and glamour, his new Trinity EP for Technique and also drops an exclusive mix for Kmag readers.

  • Introducing: Fluid State Recordings
    Fluid State owner Liquid Gav tell us all about his new deep drum & bass label.

  • Supreme Being Guest Mix
    Supreme Being has been tearing up the dancefloor with his Loco EP on Image so we tracked him down for a chat and an exclusive guest mix.

  • Top 20 North American Festivals 2014
    In the latest of our festival rundowns, it's now the opportunity for dates in the US and Canada to take the spotlight. Check out our top 20 of this year's North American festivals.

  • 86 Beatz Launch Shattered
    On May 23rd 86 Beatz launch Shattered at Bar a Bar in London. We recently caught up with them to find out what they're all about.

  • Sigma Top Ten
    With their new single Nobody To Love out now on 3Beat we asked Sigma to share ten of their own favourite tracks...

  • Alpine PartyPlug Review
    We put Alpine's PartyPlugs through their paces at Hospitality at Motion in Bristol. Did they live up their claim of being the number one earplug?

  • Homemade Weapons Guest Mix
    Homemade Weapons has been making a name for himself recently with releases on Samurai, Architecture and Cylon so we asked him for a guest mix and fill us in on his latest releases.

  • Reso Guest Mix
    Fresh from his massive Pulse Code EP on Hospital Records, Reso delivers an exclusive mix that charts a course from the hard and heavy to the smooth and blissed nether regions of bass.

  • Spectrum Returns To Great Suffolk Street Warehouse
    Spectrum return on Sunday May 4 with a massive line-up including Pendulum and Netsky. Resident DJ Pete Spectrum tells us what to expect on the night.

  • Gamma Guest Mix
    With his gig at Kmag Presents Demand Records this Friday we tracked down Gamma for a chat about his sound and a guest mix.



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