Do you feel like screaming? Do you wish a crowd of people would lift you over their heads and carry you off to the sound of distortion? Here’s the movie for you.
The Swedish roboticist who dubbed herself “queen of s***ty robots” has made a musical instrument out of chattering teeth. But that’s just the start – the toolkit she used has been used on all kinds of new musical inventions.
It’s the strange, warm warble and distortion of a mixtape that had been taped over too many times and left in a hot car – now in your mixes, for free.
If you thought the mono/duo/paraphonic MatrixBrute was an audacious synth with a lot of bells and whistles, wait until you meet its polyphonic sequel.
It’s 1990. Nintendo has just leaped into the 16-bit age. And the voice of its new Super Famicom (SNES) console is about to open a window to a world of lush, glossy sound. Now, just shy of 30 years later, that spirit has taken plug-in form.
Pioneer’s new CDJ is likely to be controversial because of its launch timing and – Key Sync. But it does indicate where things are going, and clubs shuttered by the virus will open again. Really. So let’s have a look.
Arturia has added a third KeyStep to its range of keyboards, all of which feature controller, computer interface, and standalone MIDI and CV options.
There are few techno tracks as influential as Joey Beltram’s “Energy Flash.” But it’s also a case study in form and influence – one you can learn from. To get started, listen to the tracks that came first.
Hollywood-quality color grading is about to get way more accessible, affordable, and automated. It’s all thanks to a fresh collaboration between experts in AI and live visual software – and studio colorists. The result promises to be a huge deal for anyone working with color in moving images.
First leaked early in 2019, then evidently canceled, then leaked again this week – now here’s the official word on Maschine+ and what standalone NI hardware means for music making.