Let’s kick off the weekend with some inspiration – all the possibilities that can abound in the physical stuff around us, as well as the imagined virtual sources of electricity and digits.
US speaker maker Auratone have successfully defended the trademark they have used since the late 1950s, in an infringement case with Music Tribe (popularly known as Behringer).
Big news in the world of scoring and notation – Steinberg’s Dorico, fast becoming the most compelling notation tool, is now on iPad, too. It realizes the dream a lot of us had years ago of taking this software and using it on a music stand.
Enigmatic Dutch synth inventor Gijs Gieskes has a musical instrumental response to the strangeness of late capitalism – and it’s oddly poetic. And patchable. It’s a synth about finance. There’s a millennial, lost in an electronic forest – with a gender encoder you can use to set their gender. (Needs a “f*** your gender” panic […]
No budget for an electronic drum kit? No problem. Brian Bamanya reports from Uganda on how to DIY the whole kit with readily sourced parts – and even adds velocity.
The Center for Haptic Audio Interaction Research have been busy – and they’ve made a snare model unlike any you’ve heard in software. CDM exclusive discount for you, and – table drumming. Really.
New plug-ins – and vocal tuning – and USB class compliant audio devices? MPC 2.10 is winning over users of the standalone MPC range.
Just going to leave it here for Friday. Everyone in Indonesia is in our thoughts at the moment. Gabber Modus Operandi just soundtrack the kind of fierce resistance the world needs right now.
The White Zombie producer, former Nine Inch Nails keyboardist, and SAW film composer makes exactly the sort of brutalist soundbank you’d expect.
Oh, sure, patched-up rigs are great – until you actually want something to change. Enter the Matrix Mixer, a clever desktop patch matrix in a desktop form factor from Erica Synths.