Moog and Sequential got their names back. Roger Linn never went away. Now Oberheim is back after 35 years, restoring the legacy of one of the great synth makers. You’ve likely seen this news, but let’s break it down even further.
There is a scene that now, more than ever, is decentralized. But that doesn’t mean simply “out of major hubs.” It can be people getting closer together over further distances. And so witness the new chapter of Exist, from Ramallah festival to events and connections elsewhere and this transcendental premiere release.
Where is the blazing performance we were hoping for Apple Silicon? A just-released trio of optimized Pro App updates gives the answer, plus some nice extras in each.
Music merger and acquisition season continues. The latest development is the addition of Brainworx and Plugin Alliance to the conglomeration of NI and iZotope. But there’s one important note you might have missed – and some software you should go download for free for the occasion.
Imagine a no-install, browser-based, free tool that lets you express musical ideas elegantly by typing simple code. Or for those in the know – It’s Tidal Cycles in the browser. Meet Strudel.
Sample Science has a tasty freebie for us – Retro Cazio models the 1983 Casio Casiotone MT-100, for a very, very 80s drum kit, keys, and other instruments. Let’s revisit that source instrument.
It’s a portable gaming machine – but unlike other such devices, the Steam Deck is also an open, handheld, Linux-powered computer. And you know what that means: it’s a synth and a DAW, too.
They started as terrific modules – now they’re available in plug-in form. Noise Engineering is on a roll. The free plug-ins are essential, and eventually, you may want everything, hardware and software. There’s just so much goodness here – all literally glowing and pulsing with a selectable color palette. (I mean, did I wind up […]
From inside Ukraine comes driving techno to give you new strength. We welcome Alex Glass for a guest mix, recorded just hours before the invasion began – and talk to him about techno and feeling in times of war.
The Dart line of controllers is an Arduino-powered array of devices, either for DIYers in shield form and with open software and specs, or mutated into a cornucopia of peculiar-looking devices. DMX and MIDI support and full customizability. This is old news, but now feels like the right time to rediscover them. It’s impossible not […]