This tool lets you play all those popular vocal hooks like a keyboard

No, it’s not quite Millennial Whoop: the VST. But Output’s latest, Hooked, makes a whole trove of popular pop vocal elements playable like an instrument.

Output’s Arcade is a cloud-based loop library you play as an instrument

The future of soundware is clearly on-demand, crafted sounds from the cloud. Output adds a twist: don’t just give you new sounds, but give you a way to play them and make them your own.

Peter Kirn - June 12, 2018

This Ableton Push cover of Ghouls ‘n Ghosts wins Halloween

The Interwebz are awash with various Halloween-themed music covers in the fight for YouTube subscribers. But let’s go to a 1988 Japanese video game classic.

Peter Kirn - October 31, 2017

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