The 90s are alive, with a free, modern clone of FastTracker II

It ran natively in MS-DOS, then died by the end of the 90s. But now it’s back: one of the greatest chip music trackers of all time has been cloned to run on modern machines.

Upcoming Dreadbox Medusa combines analog synth, grid sequencer

The boutique maker of synths, effects, and modular are teasing something new for May. And it looks like this compact analog synth is getting a grid sequencer, too.

Peter Kirn - March 19, 2018

Crazy8Beats puts MIDI, analog sequencing, and insanity in one unit

This boutique hardware melds live performance and programming, MIDI and analog triggers, into one desktop pattern maker. And it’s now shipping.

Peter Kirn - March 8, 2018

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