Long-term hands-on: Razer Blade 14” as creative laptop

Not just for gamers any more: Razer’s high-spec Blade laptop holds promise for music making, too. I’ve taken one for an extended test to see how it holds up.

FL Studio 12.5: watch it in a minute, quietly gets more awesome

The software formerly known as Fruity Loops just hit 12.5 – which means, as usual, a grab bag of new stuff as a free upgrade for current owners.

Peter Kirn - August 4, 2017

Ableton or FL Studio or Bitwig, Maschine Jam integrates with everything

First, there was software – and mapping it manually to controllers. Then, there was integrated hardware made for specific software – but you practically needed a different device for each tool. Maschine Jam is a third wave: it’s deeply integrated with software workflows, but it can swap from one tool to another without having to […]

Peter Kirn - December 9, 2016

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