Serato Video Scratch Software, Now in Beta; Break Out the Turntable!

We’ve been eagerly awaiting the perfect video scratching solution. The Ms. Pinky hardware is fantastic, but the software is long in the tooth, so for anyone not wanting to create their own Max/MSP/Jitter software, it may not be the best choice. Serato, while they’ve lagged seriously in basic features (only recently adding MIDI control, for […]

Tenori-On: Hands-on, Chat with Yamaha’s Yu Nishibori, on CNET

Donald Bell, aka electronic musician Chachi Jones, nabs what I believe is the first hands-on time with the LED-and-button-laden Tenori-On digital instrument on American shores. Yamaha’s Yu Nishibori stopped by the music tech boutique Robotspeak in San Francisco for a chat; I got to play Robotspeak in January and it’s a brilliant place. Donald recorded […]

Peter Kirn - December 18, 2007

Elsewhere: Throw Away Your Drums, Plus a Hands-On with eSession

David Battino sends along this image. What’s wrong with this photo? Yeah, I guess once you have a Roland Handsonic and M-Audio Trigger Finger you don’t really need drums, huh? Your neighbors / roommate / significant other / Mom are going to clip that sentence out and paste it to your studio door. I’d be […]

Peter Kirn - December 18, 2007

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