Where is NI headed? Some official and unofficial answers

Native Instruments has responded to our request for more clarity on recent layoffs and how this impacts their future plans. Other sources tell us there have been deep cuts into teams managing products, marketing, and design.

Loopmasters partners with Beatport, as production enters the age of makers

The population growth of producers may make musicians nervous. But here’s one potential upside – there’s now a growing market for your sounds, not just your tracks. The latest deal between Loopmasters and Beatport points in this direction. Follow along here, because this partnership is a little tricky to explain. (CDM was given an exclusive […]

Peter Kirn - August 1, 2019

Still image from HOLD ON music video by Holon.

cables.gl, music-friendly 3D browser visuals, now in free public beta

Interactive visuals in the browser now make stunning eye candy live that used to require whole server farms to render. cables.gl – now in a free open beta – lets you harness that, without even knowing how to code. cables.gl is a dataflow (visual patching) development environment that runs entirely in the browser – using […]

Peter Kirn - July 26, 2019

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