Tiger + Music: Digidesign, Native Instruments, M-Audio Compatibility

We’ve got a slew of compatibility updates today for would-be Mac OS X 10.4 upgraders, including official upgrade advice from Native Instruments. As always, watch our Tiger Special Report for complete coverage (and a compatibility rundown based on all we know). Native Instruments: NI has a special page explaining 10.4 support and upgrading info. Updates […]

Building ‘The History of Sampling’: Free Processing Development Environment

If you haven’t seen it yet, The History of Sampling by Jesse Kriss lets you interactively navigate the links between sampled songs and samplers. Jesse’s site pulls data from the-breaks, a huge collection of sampling rap music. The real story, though, is how this site, and many other nifty new sites making rounds on the […]

Peter Kirn - May 11, 2005

Plug-in “Unsafe at Any Speed”?: NDC’s Spherical “Harmonical”

Spherical harmonic modulation of a globe with vertices that produces unusual additive synthesis? I’m already sold — and then I read the kicker: the experimental plug-in Harmonical can also blow your speakers. Now this is a must-have. Okay, before you get too excited: yes, you can blow your speakers with any loud signal. And while […]

Peter Kirn - May 11, 2005

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