Granulators, drones, mixing, synths, effects, control, and on and on – TX Modular is an insanely huge set of tools, and the cost is zero.
DIY + Unusual Gear Music tech Tech November 21, 2017
It’s been a long time coming, but MIDI now officially has added MPE and “capability inquiry,” opening up new expression and automatic configuration.
Erica may be known for their tube-powered, retro-Polyvoks post-Soviet chic – but now they’re taking on the TR-909, in modules and a powerful drum computer.
You want the flexibility of PC software, but the performance of standalone gear? A new music OS is the latest effort to promise the best of both worlds.
“Hi, we’re here at NAMM 2018, and –” No. Here’s the actual sound of the new Korg, Pittsburgh Modular, and Radikal gear, minus trade show noise or voiceover.
Elektron have applied their cute-and-friendly formula from the Digitakt drum machine to a new synth called Digitone – and it’s FM.
Uchi is a fresh face as LA collective BL_K NOISE meet up with Berlin’s Raster – and that’s a perfect time to catch up with her and reflect.
The Swedish family of tiny, calculator instruments-on-a-board continues to grow: and now they sample and speak, too. Teenage Engineering are back with their sub-100EUR line of simple, playable pocket instruments. As always, these feature screens, battery power, folding stands, and alarm clock features that mimic early Nintendo handhelds – plus more powerful features, like parameter […]
Apple’s free update to Logic adds a slew of new FX. But the banner feature is Smart Tempo: record without a click, and mix and match audio, automatically.
When Strymon’s delay/reverb/sampler/looper meets the modular craze, you know it’s going to be big news.