At a time when the world can seem over-saturated with DJs, here’s a different take – teach more, mix more, and don’t forget breakdancing to old Soviet funk records. We have a chat with Russian-born, NYC-based Ma Sha. If collective action is part of DJ life in 2019, Ma Sha (aka Maria Koblyakova) is … […]
What happens when you apply machine learning research to experimental sound – and then play live in front of a festival crowd? Recently, in St. Petersburg, RU, we got to find out.
Ishkur’s Guide to Electronic Music is back. Its third major overhaul gives it a new look, and brings its sprawling map of electronic style to 166 genres, 11,321 tracks, and exhaustive descriptions to match.
In Poland, as queer groups and allies face a rising threat of violence and hate, the Oramics collective chose to respond with music. The result: a sprawling compilation of 121 tracks and international outpouring of support. I definitely want to encourage you to grab the compilation, but also want to take this opportunity to give […]
Black Corporation turned a lot of heads when they launched the Deckard’s Voice Eurorack module, following their Yamaha CS-inspired Deckard’s Dream flagship. Now they’ve got one more clever idea going.
Today, we’re announcing MeeBlip cubit go – a unique USB MIDI interface with incredibly tight timing. cubit go has the ports you most often need when mobile – one input, so you can perform, and four outputs, for sending notes and/or clock. Here’s the twist: we’ve integrated hardware MIDI thru circuitry on the four outputs. […]
Light and sound, space and music – Christopher Bauder and Robert Henke continue to explore immersive integrated AV form. Here’s a look into how they create, following a new edition of their piece Deep Web.
Arturia’s KeyStep was already appealing – a mobile MIDI keyboard with sequencer and arpeggiator. But the 1.1 update improves some details and adds major new musicality.
The Sensel Morph’s specialized touch control lets you apply both multi-touch position and force (how hard you press). Some new and recent videos make it clear how to customize that for your different tools.
Mobile synth, meet wall of synths with knobs bigger than your hand. I got to take our new MeeBlip geode for a friendly visit with the legendary Hainbach and his lair of huge vintage analog gear. Here’s what happened.