Leave this free software running, and it’ll come up with rhythms for you

Have you ever wanted to enslave your own Aphex Twin, then have him make endless rhythms for you, but worried about care and feeding of a Richard D. James?

Download Radiohead’s grooves for use in Ableton, for free

When you think Radiohead, you think grooves, right? Okay, I think no one said that, ever. But sure enough, someone has gone and extracted the weirdo time signatures and rhythms from classic Radiohead tunes and made them a downloadable, free pack of grooves for Ableton Live. Now, if at this point you’re saying you’ve never […]

Peter Kirn - March 7, 2017

Patterning on iPad is a circular, sample-savvy drum machine

We’re in a the golden age of the drum machine, whether it’s dedicated hardware or a computer or a mobile gadget. Of course, that means it’s getting tougher to stand out. Patterning is one of the most promising software entries yet. I’m already a huge fan of Elastic Drums for its rich approach to timbre […]

Peter Kirn - August 20, 2015

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