Gungirl Sequencer: World’s Simplest, Free Audio Multitrack (Win/Linux)

Okay, imagine the simplest possible multitrack audio tool. Drag and drop audio files from an integrated browser, and add envelopes. Now imagine this tool free and open-source: Gungirl Sequencer At version 0.3, so your mileage may vary, but could be a fun tool to have around — or the beginning of your very own audio […]

Stage Piano Lite: M-Audio’s Lighter 88-key Keyboard Shipping

Stage piano. That usually means one thing: back-breaking pain. If you want 88 keys but don’t want a keyboard that weighs 50 or 65 pounds, your choices are generally limited. This week, you have one more choice: M-Audio’s new ProKeys 88sx keyboard. It’s semi-weighted, since full hammer action would add weight, but it still feels […]

Peter Kirn - February 22, 2006

Stevie Wonderboy Disqualified from Derby (OT)

If you’re a fan both of skilled keyboardists AND horse racing, you were sad this month to learn that Kentucky Derby fave Stevie Wonderboy dropped out of the Derby field after an injury. I’m hoping for a late entry by Keith Emersontrot as a longshot. (Hey, this wouldn’t be a blog if I didn’t occasionally […]

Peter Kirn - February 22, 2006

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