Valhalla Supermassive is the reverb at the end of the universe – and it’s free

How big is it? The latest from developer Sean Costello has networks of delays up to two seconds – as in, each delay – for lush shorter reverberation all the way to epic stretches of minutes at a time.

Arturia recreates Oberheim OB-Xa – and it’s somehow even more massive

Arturia today has unveiled a software reproduction of the epic OB-Xa – and it might feel as powerful in 2020 as the original did in 1980. I would presume there are two major markets for remakes and clones of past synths. You’ve got people wanting to use the instruments of some of their favorite artists. […]

Peter Kirn - May 19, 2020

This design company made the illusion of ocean waves trapped in architecture

Korean-headquartered d’strict¬†produced this digital architecture via “anamorphic illusion.” As it’s been making the rounds, let’s look at what’s going on – and yeah, move over, projection mapping. The accelerating commoditization of LED walls – and their particular presence in rapidly-expanding Asia – is making a new kind of architecturally expanded reality. This particular illusion is […]

Peter Kirn - May 19, 2020

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