Make your own Launchpad instrument with Novation’s free r_cycle, step by step

Novation Launchpad hardware + free Pd software + free r_cycle library = make any control layout and custom instrument or effect you want. Part 2 of the how-to is now up.

Bastl’s new Midilooper is like a Loop Station… for MIDI jamming

After three years of development, testing, and messing around with it in their own live performances, Bastl say they’ve hit on a recipe for making audio-style looping work with MIDI.

Peter Kirn - August 5, 2020

OB-Xd 2.0: Open Oberheim-inspired synth for Mac, Windows, Linux adds loads of improvements

discoDSP just released 2.0 of their open-source plug-in inspired by the Oberheim OB-X, with new features, Linux and high-res display support, and more.

Peter Kirn - August 4, 2020

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