12 Benefits of listening to Classical Music

  Listening to classical music can offer a wide range of benefits for individuals, both in terms of mental and emotional well-being. Here are some of the potential advantages of listening to classical music:   Stress Reduction: Classical music is known for its calming and soothing qualities, making it an

  LANDR is an online automated mastering service that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to analyze and process audio tracks to make them sound more polished and ready for distribution. While LANDR can be a useful tool for some musicians, it may not entirely replace the expertise of a professional mastering

  Mastering is the final step in the music production process, and it involves preparing your final mix for distribution, ensuring it sounds polished and consistent across different playback systems. While the mastering engineer typically handles this process, it’s essential for musicians and producers to understand the key considerations for

Interview by Arnold van der Walt Australian producer Kaz James has just released his latest single ‘Paradise’ alongside frequent collaborator Nick Morgan today via Glasgow Underground. His debut on the prominent British label, Kaz has played with his sound over the last couple of years finding success in each venture. His

Interview by Shannon Lawlor and Arnold van der Walt Sweden-based wave producer, sweeep, recently released a brand new single ‘Realize’ and shared the Loneliness remix exclusively with The Playground. Taken from her upcoming ‘dssspear here’ EP, she has been steadily releasing music from this new record with ‘Realize’ being the

Written by Arnold van der Walt “…and to the dogs we go” Germany has proved time and time again that they are one of the staples in the global electronic music industry. It comes as no surprise that another masterful duo finds their origin in this bustling country. Berlin-based duo

Kieran Hebden, the mastermind behind electronic experimental project Four Tet, has just released a new live album. The new release covers the entirety of Four Tet’s set performed at Funkhaus Berlin on May 10 and includes re-worked versions of tracks from his last studio album ‘New Energy’ as well as

Written by Maya-Rose Torrão The iconic UK synth-pop duo made up of Marc Almond and David Ball, Soft Cell, who brought us immortal hits such as ‘Tainted Love’, are back for the first time in a decade and a half. The pair have just shared their new single, titled ‘Northern

Written by Maya-Rose Torrão Follwing a five-year battle with with anxiety that came along with his cancer diagnosis in November 2011, Danish DJ and producer Kasper Bjørke announces a personal account of his journey through ambient sound and art film, in the form of a concept album called ‘The Fifty

Interview by Arnold van der Walt Berlin-based DJ and producer, Eugène Schieffer, has been making waves in the online community with his carefully curated weekly techno mixes and regular original releases. He shared another track exclusively with The Playground, entitled ‘Keep Quiet’. An architect by education, Eugène Schieffer found himself

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