Deep House Magnetic

November 24, 2019
Meet The Roland MC 101, A Great Little Groovebox To Inspire You Away From The Studio

Meet The Roland MC 101, A Great Little Groovebox To Inspire You Away From The Studio

It's always fun to have a piece of gear that you can pull out of the studio and stand alone on its own, especially when it's ultra-portable like the MC-101. Let's face it; working in the studio can sometimes be stifling, and having a little R2-D2 like box to come along with you to...

Mary Lattimore Details New Album 'Silver Ladders' On Ghostly

Mary Lattimore Details New Album 'Silver Ladders' On Ghostly

LA harpist Mary Lattimore has announced her new album Silver Ladders. The upcoming LP will be released on October 9 via Ghostly International. Slowdive’s Neil Halstead, who also plays on the record, produced the seven-track album. After meeting at a festival, they decided to do this album and over...

How It Was Made: Ryan Murgatroyd - Wooma [Swoon Recordings]

How It Was Made: Ryan Murgatroyd - Wooma [Swoon Recordings]

Although often overlooked, South Africa is a hotbed for brilliant electronic music producers, such as Swoon Recordings boss Ryan Murgatroyd. He recently released a fantastic piece of work titled Wooma, that features live instrumentation and highly detailed textures that reflect his surroundings and...

My Toolbox: Joachim Pastor

My Toolbox: Joachim Pastor

Recently, French artist Joachim Pastor released 'Sol Invictus', a sun-soaked progressive house record filled with warm analog textures and lush atmospheres. The Hungry Music founder and live act has become known for his timeless sound that comes from years of hard work and dedication. To...

The Director's Cut: Robbie Rivera - Changes [Juicy Music]

The Director's Cut: Robbie Rivera - Changes [Juicy Music]

Known for his fusion of genres, Robbie Rivera's latest album showcases his multiple talents of composing electronic music. From the magical house anthem, 'When The Music Comes Around' to the underground acid house gem 'Don't Know' to progressive electronic beauty...

Premiere: Maya Jane Coles - Sweet Luv [I/AM/ME]

Premiere: Maya Jane Coles - Sweet Luv [I/AM/ME]

Today, Magnetic brings you an exclusive premiere from one of electronic music's finest tastemakers, Maya Jane Coles. Taken from her forthcoming Would You Kill (4 Me)? EP, MJC returns in fine form with Sweet Luv, a club focused track features her warm dreamy signature sound that she's...

The Director's Cut: Kohra - akhõ

The Director's Cut: Kohra - akhõ

New Delhi artist and label owner Kohra released his new album akhõ this week. The 10-track LP covers a lot of ground over 66 minutes with soothing ambient textures, subtle breakbeats, swirling downtempo rhythms, hypnotic melodies and even a touch of drum and bass as you get to the end of the...

Premiere: Thommy Davis, Brutha Basil & Tasha LaRae - Do It Properly

Premiere: Thommy Davis, Brutha Basil & Tasha LaRae - Do It Properly

Baltimorean producer, Thommy Davis has been an integral part of the city’s scene for nearly 40 years. Thommy Davis is releasing his new Mr Davis album this Friday, July 17 via DJ Spen’s Quantize Recordings that features a blend of covers and new music from Davis. We are happy to premiere one of...

Sustainability Tips: Alex Kennon

Sustainability Tips: Alex Kennon

Although global travel has come to basically a complete halt, the downtime has allowed artists to rethink the impact their traveling between gigs has had on the planet, and how they can reduce their carbon footprint. One such artist is house music DJ Alex Kennon. With parts of the world very slowly...

Native Instruments Releases Free Charity Sample Pack With Laurel Halo, Sia, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith

Native Instruments Releases Free Charity Sample Pack With Laurel Halo, Sia, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith

Native Instruments has released a new sound pack, Community Drive that features exclusive audio stems, samples and production kits from 14 different artists like Sia, Just Blaze, Laurel Halo, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith and others. Community Drive's exclusive content features...

Billy Kenny Removed From Shambhala At Home Festival Over Sexual Assault Allegations, He Kind Of Admits & Apologizes "Allegedly"

Billy Kenny Removed From Shambhala At Home Festival Over Sexual Assault Allegations, He Kind Of Admits & Apologizes "Allegedly"

Shambhala’s virtual Shambhala At Home festival has removed UK producer and DJ Billy Kenny from their lineup after accusations by multiple women of abuse, something today he has responded to. “After careful consideration, Shambhala Music Festival has removed Billy Kenny from the Shambhala at Home...

SoundCloud Launches New AI Mastering Tool Powered By Dolby

SoundCloud Launches New AI Mastering Tool Powered By Dolby

SoundCloud has launched a new AI mastering tool, Mastering On SoundCloud, powered by Dolby. The new mastering tool costs $4.99 per track, while Pro Unlimited Users get three free tracks per month with each subsequent master costing $3.99 per track after that. It costs the same to master any type...

The 15 Best Tech-House Tracks of June 2020

The 15 Best Tech-House Tracks of June 2020

As the lockdown continues in so many places, we sit at home, listen to our favorite albums, dig through old vinyl, tune in the radio and watch live sets hoping it will be over soon. And hence the necessity for music and art in these difficult times. The music industry sees the light at the end of...

Travel Bag Company Matador Introduces On-Grid Series

Travel Bag Company Matador Introduces On-Grid Series

Travel bag company Matador has introduced the on grid series. The new series is specifically designed for city travel with minimalist, packable equipment. Abrasion-resistant UTS-coated Robic nylon delivers durable, weatherproof performance that holds up to the demands of the city. Each product...

Road Trippin' Supplies - Not Interested In Flying, But Still Want To Get Out?

Road Trippin' Supplies - Not Interested In Flying, But Still Want To Get Out?

With the hardcore reality setting in that, we are not even close to being done with this pandemic; many are taking to the road to find remote places to vacation and get away from the city. Whether you are camping or going to the family cabin in the middle of nowhere, here are some things that can...

Industry Insider: Om Records Label Manager / Partner Gunnar Hissam

Industry Insider: Om Records Label Manager / Partner Gunnar Hissam

Om Records-- one of America’s longest running independent music labels, is celebrating 25 years in the business this summer. While the celebration was supposed to be bigger, bolder and grander with parties and other events, which has obviously been derailed by the COVID-19 pandemic, they are still...

Premiere: KUSP - Nobody Likes The Records That You Play [We Are The Brave]

Premiere: KUSP - Nobody Likes The Records That You Play [We Are The Brave]

Magnetic brings you an exclusive premiere from leading techno imprint We Are The Brave. Following the success of Electric Soul Music Vol.1, We Are the Brave presents a new collection of 18 stunning tracks from a hand-picked selection of established artists, label favorites, and up and rising stars...

2020 Boulder Environmental/ Nature/ Outdoors Film Festival Going Virtual

2020 Boulder Environmental/ Nature/ Outdoors Film Festival Going Virtual

Due to COVID-19, the 2020 Boulder Environmental/ Nature/ Outdoors Film festival is going virtual. Gathering large groups in theaters just isn’t possible right now, at least not in the United States of Idiots. The 2020 festival will feature a great lineup of feature films, shorts, and interviews...

Premiere: SWR - Vertigo (Infernal Sounds)

Premiere: SWR - Vertigo (Infernal Sounds)

Infernal Sounds are back at it yet again with an absolutely rib shaking EP. This one goes off differently. 4 cuts of pure heavyweight from the London based producer known as SWR. The sound design this artist has used throughout the release showcases his versatile style. We were lucky enough to...

Australian Producer Lucille Croft Shares Riveting Single "Control"

Australian Producer Lucille Croft Shares Riveting Single "Control"

Rising into stardom, Australian DJ and producer Lucille Croft delivers her new single "Control," which will pull you into a hypnotic realm of bass. The core of "Control" is centered around vocals performed by Lucille herself and a variety of distorted and mechanized bass...

Spotlight: CBD Explained

Spotlight: CBD Explained

Cannabidiol, better known as CBD, comes from the hemp plant and is one of the most popular compounds found in the plant. Everyone has heard of CBD, but most don’t know what it is and what it can do. CBD is typically categorized with THC—another compound found in the hemp plant, formally known as...

The Director's Cut: Picture: Tunnelvisions [Diynamic]

The Director's Cut: Picture: Tunnelvisions [Diynamic]

Over the past five years or so, Diynamic Music has become one of the premier labels for melodic house and techno, home to the mighty Solomun, and a host of other world-class talents. One such act is that of Tunnelvisions, a Dutch duo who's just released their entry into the label's...

Massive Attack Release New Activist Audiovisual EP 'EUTOPIA'

Massive Attack Release New Activist Audiovisual EP 'EUTOPIA'

Massive Attack has released a new audiovisual project EUTOPIA. The three-track project comes with features from Young Fathers, Algiers and Saul Williams. As the title would suggest, it pulls on the themes from Thomas More's Utopia. "Lockdown exposed the best aspects and worst flaws of...

The Director's Cut: The Midnight - MONSTERS

The Director's Cut: The Midnight - MONSTERS

LA synthwave duo The Midnight have released their new album MONSTERS. Tyler Lyle and Tim McEwan take a deep dive into 80’s and teen nostalgia with this album, balancing the whirlwind ride of teenage romances, 80’s synthwave and a blend of modern dance-pop and soaring synth-led film scores. As...

How It Was Made: Black Girl/White Girl - Elev8 EP [Ei8ht]

How It Was Made: Black Girl/White Girl - Elev8 EP [Ei8ht]

Black Girl/White Girl (Karin and Ty) are among the highest-rated upcoming acts in the global techno and house scene, known for their jackin' tracks and explosive DJ sets full of unexpected twists and turns into acid, disco, and electro. Perhaps best known for their releases on Green...

Review: Terrace Martin, Robert Glasper, Kamasi Washington & 9th Wonder Release Debut Dinner Party Album

Review: Terrace Martin, Robert Glasper, Kamasi Washington & 9th Wonder Release Debut Dinner Party Album

When supergroups form there can often be a lot of hype with smoke and mirrors with little substance, but when some of the most talented modern musicians and producers come together on a single project, you know it will be good. Dinner Party is the collection of Terrace Martin, Robert Glasper,...

Interview: Toronto Singer, Songwriter & Producer Zanski Talks New EP, Philosophy & Staying Sane In 2020

Interview: Toronto Singer, Songwriter & Producer Zanski Talks New EP, Philosophy & Staying Sane In 2020

Over the last five years, 100% DIY Toronto based producer, singer, songwriter and creative director, Zanski AKA Tom Probizanski has been paving his own path. Last week the multi-talented solo artist released his latest EP Upon Frigid Water. Bridging LoFi R&B, soul, and electronica, the...

Fabian Mazur Is The Mood For A "Takeover" With New Fusion Sound

Fabian Mazur Is The Mood For A "Takeover" With New Fusion Sound

Copenhagen based producer Fabian Mazur has stirred up something big for his next single. Drawing on influences from hip-hop and Caribbean beats, he hits hard in time for the weekend with "Takeover." Supplying his own vocals on this powerful cut, they provide an eye-catching top-line to...

Ambient Reflections: Past Palms - When The Sun Reaches Its Highest Point in the Sky EP

Ambient Reflections: Past Palms - When The Sun Reaches Its Highest Point in the Sky EP

Brooklyn producer Past Palms has released a new two-track EP When the Sun Reaches Its Highest Point in the Sky. The new project is a little shorter than normal for an ambient reflections piece, but sometimes you just need to relax for a short period of time before drifting off into space or sleep....

Apparat Releases Fourth Score Of 2020 'Soundtracks: Equals Sessions'

Apparat Releases Fourth Score Of 2020 'Soundtracks: Equals Sessions'

Apparat has released the final of four soundtracks he is putting out in 2020. Soundtracks: Equals Sessions is the score for a 2015 film Equals, starring Kristen Stewart and directed by Drake Doremus. Unlike his previous soundtracks released officially this year, this film is American. The score...

How It Was Made: Maxim Lany - Disruption [Electronic Elements]

How It Was Made: Maxim Lany - Disruption [Electronic Elements]

Welcome back to our ever-popular series 'How It Was Made', where your favorite artists break down the tools and tricks they used to create the music we all love so dearly. This time, we are joined by rising Belgian-talent Maxim Lany, whose steady rise over the past few years comes from...

Tame Impala Tops Discogs Most Popular Releases Of 2020 (So Far)

Tame Impala Tops Discogs Most Popular Releases Of 2020 (So Far)

Discogs has released the top 20 most popular album releases on its platform so far this year. It has been an odd one in 2020 with releases pushed back, roll outs delayed or thrown off and tours cancelled outright as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there have still been a lot of great...

Magnetic Mix 106: 00970

Magnetic Mix 106: 00970

Ramallah multidisciplinary artist 00970 is the next DJ and producer up in our Magnetic Mix series. The Palestinian artist released his new Under The Ground / تحت الأرض through local label, Mediteranos in June and he carries that same spirit into this mix. The mix is dark and mind melding as tracks...

Hudson Mohawke & Tiga Kickstart Ongoing Collaboration With "LOVE MINUS ZERO"

Hudson Mohawke & Tiga Kickstart Ongoing Collaboration With "LOVE MINUS ZERO"

Bringing unreal heat into the mix is Tiga and Hudson Mohawke, who have newly released the wicked "LOVE MINUS ZERO." This is the debut collaborative single from both esteemed artists, and there will be one delivered monthly for the remainder of 2020. With HudMo coming in on Tiga's No...

Ambient Meditations Vol 8 - Tomos

Ambient Meditations Vol 8 - Tomos

This week we are joined by London based recording artist Tomos, a newcomer to the chillout scene with a beautiful new EP entitled "Count The Seconds," coming out on new imprint Mellia on August 26th, the new single "Resonate" available now. We catch up with him in his London...

Spotlight: Jack Garratt Showcases His Live Set-Up and How It Works for Point Blank

Spotlight: Jack Garratt Showcases His Live Set-Up and How It Works for Point Blank

Ahead of his UK and European tour, Point Blank caught up with singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jack Garratt to find out exactly how his live show works. Since his career began almost a decade ago, the UK artist has been playlisted by BBC Radio 1, headlined the BBC Introducing stage at...

Magnetic Launches Club Event In DJing Mobile Game MIXMSTR

Magnetic Launches Club Event In DJing Mobile Game MIXMSTR

Music and gaming have always gone hand in hand, but that connection has deepened over the past few years with the rise of e-sports to a more mainstream conscious. That is now extending to Djing as well as people are finding ways to take the skill virtual. We are happy to partner with DJing mobile...

The 15 Best Hip-Hop Tracks of June 2020

The 15 Best Hip-Hop Tracks of June 2020

It's almost hard to believe that 2020 is officially half over and while most of us are probably hoping it would just end tomorrow so we can get back to some kind of a normal life, the world continues to turn and as so we must move forward! Hip-Hop has been pressing forward as well as a variety...

Hercules Delivers A High Quality Intermediate Controller With The INPULSE 500

Hercules Delivers A High Quality Intermediate Controller With The INPULSE 500

We are fans of what Hercules does for the entry-level DJ market. They offer solid DJ gear, software, and speakers that are priced fairly and perfect for taking your first steps into DJing. Now they are taking aim at the more intermediate level DJs with their latest controller, the Inpulse 500. If...

How It Was Made: Mathame - Never Give Up (Lost Frequencies Remix) [b1 Recordings/Ministry Of Sound]

How It Was Made: Mathame - Never Give Up (Lost Frequencies Remix) [b1 Recordings/Ministry Of Sound]

Cross-pollination in electronic music is a beautiful thing. The results may not always fit everyone's personal tastes, but when artists from different genres collide, it only serves to push the boundaries. Such is the case of Lost Frequencies' recent remix of Italian-duo Mathame's...

Rave The Vote: Fundraising & Voter Registration Campaign Launched With Yaeji, Carl Craig, A-Trak & Others

Rave The Vote: Fundraising & Voter Registration Campaign Launched With Yaeji, Carl Craig, A-Trak & Others

In less than four months, there will be a massive general election in the US. Do we continue down this path of death, destruction and disgrace or something different? Rave The Vote is a new campaign launched today that aims to get dance and hip-hop fans to register to vote and actually vote on...

Ambient Reflections: Lamin Fofana - Blues

Ambient Reflections: Lamin Fofana - Blues

Sitting out in the woods has been a good time for ambient music and reflecting, so this new project by Lamin Fofana has been excellent to become more at peace with the world around us. The album titled Blues is the third in a trilogy of albums. This trio of albums draws its influences from works...

Weedsday Playlist: Space Coyote’s Libby Cooper Shares 5 Songs for Your Next Smoke Sesh

Weedsday Playlist: Space Coyote’s Libby Cooper Shares 5 Songs for Your Next Smoke Sesh

Libby Cooper is co-founder and CEO of Space Coyote, the California-based cannabis company making super potent, delicious infused joints with a far out vibe. On one galactic birthday trip in Joshua Tree, the concept of Space Coyote was born: a need for pre-rolls that didn’t suck. Libby believes in...

Independent Music Companies Actually Lent Millions In Federal PPP Loans

Independent Music Companies Actually Lent Millions In Federal PPP Loans

Federal Loan Data for the Paycheck Protection Program was released this week and it is taking a long time to pour over the millions of lines of companies who received loans ranging from $150,000 to $10 million. While most of the loans went to businesses of all types, religious institutions and...

Review: ASM Hydrasynth Desktop

Review: ASM Hydrasynth Desktop

The world of synthesizers is ever-changing and growing. With great advancements in technology since the first ones came to be, more and more companies are popping up with fresh and innovative instruments that push the boundaries of traditional instruments. One such company is Ashun Sound Machines,...

Teenage Engineering Launching Revenue Share Program To Support Black & POC Artists

Teenage Engineering Launching Revenue Share Program To Support Black & POC Artists

Teenage Engineering has announced a new revenue-sharing plan, which will donate 15% of sales revenue to black and POC artists. The new scheme, which it is calling an artist fellowship, will begin on September 1. The contracts with the first four artists are still to be signed, but they will be...

Playlist: Skream's Top 10 Favorite Electro Tracks

Playlist: Skream's Top 10 Favorite Electro Tracks

One of the hardest working men in UK dance music (up there with Paul Woolford), Skream is back at it again. Skream’s career has evolved from pioneer and early dubstep OG to house, techno and disco producer, though not without ruffling a few stiff and crusty feathers. Now the genre-hopping DJ and...

The 15 Best Disco & Funk Tracks of June 2020

The 15 Best Disco & Funk Tracks of June 2020

With so much negativity in the world to focus on, it's time to hear some music that gives us life! The Shapeshifters are back with Billy Porter giving us the soundtrack for Pride. June also brings the golden pipes of Andre Espeut and China Moses! Each of these artists gives us a reason to...

How It Was Made: Ali X x Ximena - Low Vibrations

How It Was Made: Ali X x Ximena - Low Vibrations

Recently, Ali X teamed up with Mexico's Ximena for a wild and funky cut of electro fueled goodness titled "Low Vibrations." It's a hard track to nail down to just one genre, weaving together bits of techno, house, funk, and Latin rap. We love these cross-pollinations, so we...

Racial Injustice & Environmentalism: Eli Of Soul Clap On How The Dance Music Community Can Help

Racial Injustice & Environmentalism: Eli Of Soul Clap On How The Dance Music Community Can Help

It was a day I could barely find the energy to speak. We had scheduled this interview weeks ago, but it was originally focused only on environmentalism and sustainability. It had now fallen on Blackout Tuesday, the music industry’s day of reverence in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter...

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