What you can learn from Belief Defect’s modular-PC live rig

Belief Defect’s dark, grungy, distorted sounds come from hardware modulars in tandem with Reaktor and Maschine. Here’s how the Raster artists make it work.

Watch this to learn how to make polyrhythms with Reaktor, Maschine

Polyrhythms are the essence of many kinds of music traditions. So why not adapt them to some machines for playing them in an electronic setting?

Peter Kirn - August 2, 2017

Now you can put a Buchla-style modular inside Reaktor, free

There’s nothing quite like a Buchla. The “West Coast” modular that inspired the likes of Morton Subotnick and Suzanne Ciani has an approach to signal and expression that is both uniquely experimental and uniquely musical. It’s its own animal. So it’s about time we see that philosophy applied to the open patching of Reaktor. The […]

Peter Kirn - March 20, 2017

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