Explore tuning: Bitwig, VCV Rack, reading, and why it matters

Discovering tuning outside standard piano tuning can feel like finding food with seasoning and spices for the first time. Here are some new resources – strong enough for tuning experts, easy enough for beginners (well, some of them).

Samplr’s creator made a free sample player for the MacBook Touch Bar

The MacBook Touch Bar just got a new use. From the maker of the excellent iPad app Samplr, this free utility makes a multi-touch sample player – and it’s surprisingly capable.

Peter Kirn - July 9, 2020

Indie games hold a warped mirror to our online dystopias – and you’ll want to play along

Games are the perfect medium for the moment for music and art, able to work in the midst of pandemic and echoing the dystopias around them. And oh yeah, they’re also something you might want to play.

Peter Kirn - July 9, 2020

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