Now reassign those Novation Circuit knobs easily from the browser

Eight knobs and a grid turned out to be more powerful than you might imagine. Now you can edit those Novation Circuit patches more quickly.

New Elektron Octatrack OS is here, and trig conditions are awesome

Elektron have shipped their Octatrack OS 1.30B. Sequencer trig conditions, powerful rules that determine how sequences play, are here. And they’re wicked.

Ableton Live 10 in depth: hands-on impressions, what’s new

Live 10 adds a tasty new synth and delay effect, an updated look, and many more small details. We’ve had it now a few weeks; here’s a look at what’s new.

GarageBand on iOS adds powerful sequencer and a lot more sounds

Apple’s music production tool gets a new step sequencer for rhythms, sound libraries, and Eastern touch instruments – plus it looks good on the iPhone X.

Twerk like a Spectre with Ghostwerk’s Shadow Culture

Brainy beats and hyperactive microedits are back, with a new, digital-native ease. Meet the North Hollywood-born kid who’s making trackers fresh again.

Korg will bring their Gadget music studio to the Nintendo Switch console

KORG have long embraced their Japanese neighbors at Nintendo by bringing music apps to handheld gaming platforms. Now it’s Nintendo Switch’s turn.

Roland’s SH-101 – you could also play it while downhill skiing

One important comparison of the Roland boutique SH-01A to the original SH-101 I haven’t yet seen: can it ski?

Listen to space’s spookiest sounds with this NASA playlist

Earth, the solar system, and the stars are full of eerie “sounds” – if we listen in on waves in light and radio, converting those signals to sound.

Leave this free software running, and it’ll come up with rhythms for you

Have you ever wanted to enslave your own Aphex Twin, then have him make endless rhythms for you, but worried about care and feeding of a Richard D. James?

Native Instruments got a huge chunk of investment to grow

Big industry news last week: Native Instruments, purveyors of Traktor, Maschine, Reaktor, and Komplete, got 50 million Euros. Let’s make sense of that.