Plogue Releases Bidule Version 0.9685: OSC, Wave Monitor in “The Other Patcher”

The Latest Version of Bidule features an OSC Monitor and WaveViewer. Ed.: Plogue Bidule is an unusual animal: this affordable patching tool resists conventional ways of doing things, down to its hatred of the number “1.0.” But Plogue has an underground following inside the already-underground world of modular patching tools for creative music. I’ve invited Primus Luta, aka David Dobson, to give us insight into this tool – including a new release that will be big news to the people who rely on Plogue to make their productions and live performances tick. -PK Today if you go over to the …

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Video: Remixing The Roots on a Monome

PEMF Sessions: Pilot from Primus Luta on Vimeo. It’s a bit trippy as you make your way through the opening of this video, which features a spooky song and, awesomely, a hooded man who has replaced his face with a certain hit open source controller. (“Darling, wake up, you’re shouting the names of Max/MSP patches again in your sleep!” / “I was dreaming – and I saw that man again. The man with the Monome for a face! He said – he said there’s something I must do. Where’s my MacBook?”) Ahem. Get past that bit, and your reward is …

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Universal Binary Watch: Arturia Minimoog, Arturia CS-80V, SampleTank, Plogue Bidule, More

You’ve waited. You’ve suffered. Some of you bought Intel Macs and couldn’t run your plug-ins. Others have been holding off on that slick new MacBook while your PowerBook dies a slow, prolonged death. Finally, though, the final wave of plug-ins are coming to the Intel Macs. There are still more to come, but the pace seems to be quickening. From Arturia, both the CS-80V and minimoog V are now Universal Binaries. (I’m still waiting on the TimewARP 2600 Mac Intel release from Wayoutware, speaking of emulation.) Okay, that’s not actually the CS-80V plug-in pictured here; it’s Arturia’s image of the …

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