Elsewhere: Mixxx Open Source DJ Software Review

Chris Everest of Vinyl Project has some first hands-on impressions of Mixx, the open-source DJ software that recently added vinyl control (among other features). So far, he says he’s not sure it’s ready for prime-time: “There are definitely some things I could try to help the situation, but at this point I wasn’t convinced by […]

Mobile Music Platform Survey Results, Plus Beatmaker MIDI Export

Being expressive and productive creatively is all about finding a workflow that fits you. Form factor is part of that, because location matters. (I discovered this when trying unsuccessfully to operate my MacBook on a bus to Boston this week that wouldn’t accommodate my knees. Mobile devices suddenly had more appeal.) Naturally, not everyone has […]

Reformat the Planet, 8-bit Music Documentary, Free for a Week

The appeal of newer music apps for phones, current-generation mobile game systems, and PDAs is portability first. But for the Game Boy music scene, it’s as much about a distinctive sound, and acquiring Game Boys as a kind of unique synthesizer. Our friend and mobile game musician Peter Swimm points us to the new documentary […]

Several Processing Updates This Week: Latest = 147

Processing [site | CDM tag] has been updating quite regularly. JOGL (site | onCDM) support has been updated to 1.1.1. Other changes are in the changelog. You can download from Processing.org, and check out CDM Labs to follow along with what Peter’s been doing in Processing recently. Ed.: The JOGL changes are a big deal; […]