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Strokes is a powerful Euclidean drum sequencer, inspired by a real-life master drummer

The latest pattern tool for Ableton Live and Max for Live is a source of complex rhythms, new ideas, and performance tools. And it all started with a good read about a real drummer.

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Bram Bos take Ruismaker to version 2 with very cool Euclidean sequencers and more

Bram Bos have made some pretty cool apps and they keep adding new functionality. Now, both Ruismaker and Ruismaker FM get a series of new features that make these apps even cooler than before. Here’s what’s new: – AU plugins are universal and have upgraded sound engines under the hood – Built-in preset managers for […]

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In just a few minutes, mod a Euclidean Sequencer in Reaktor

There are a lot of hugely powerful things you can do with an environment like Reaktor. But that doesn’t necessarily suggest where to begin. The best way to get into a deep tool is often to solve a simple problem. At the Native Sessions installment on Reaktor 6, Nadine Raihani showed us a simple example […]

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Euclidean Rhythms in Ableton MIDI Clips for Polyrhythmic Good Times; Microtonal Operator

Ready to make your Ableton Live pattern programming a bit more polyrhythmic with the power of math? In Monday’s reflections and round-up of cycles and circles, I mentioned Euclidean evenness and Godfried Toussaint’s research. The basic idea is that a mathematical algorithm for spacing pulses has a lot in common with traditional preferences for polyrhythms […]

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Circles and Euclidean Rhythms: Off the Grid, a Few Music Makers That Go Round and Round

Loopseque on the iPad. Courtesy the developer. We continue our 3.14 celebration with a round-up of circular logic. There’s no reason apart from the printed score to assume music has to be divided into grids laid on rectangles. Even the “piano roll” as a concept began as just that – a roll. Cycles the world […]

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FL Studio 20.6 does what FL does best – adds more great toys to play with

It’s still tough to beat FL Studio when it comes to, well, playing with stuff – in a tool in which that play can get very advanced indeed.

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Barker, Berghain resident, has found his voice – and meaning – in electronic sound

Barker’s Utility is a tour-de-force – economical but sensual, precise compositions that nonetheless sound immediate and personal. And there’s deeper thought behind those sounds, too.

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Cheap and even free – your guide to the best of Cyber Monday

If you snoozed on some deals this weekend, and you’re longing to build out your software arsenal, erm, legally, it’s not too late. Here are some of the best deals we missed over the weekend plus some Cyber Monday news.

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Bram Bos brings us Odessa Sequencer Suite, possibly the first MIDI AUv3 released for iOS

Bram Bos brings Odessa Sequencer Suite, a package of 6 new controller and sequencer apps in a single bundle, possibly the first MIDI AUv3 released for iOS

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Watch this to learn how to make polyrhythms with Reaktor, Maschine

Polyrhythms are the essence of many kinds of music traditions. So why not adapt them to some machines for playing them in an electronic setting?

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