Bastl’s new Neo Trinity module: 6-channel modulation with recording

Why go modular if you’re not going to go nuts with modulation and signal? Bastl Instruments has reimagined their hex modulation CV Trinity with a new 6-channel beast for modulation, envelopes, and knob and trigger recording.

DJ Stingray is posting short science music videos and I’m there for it

Social media algorithms have enforced a mind-numbing sameness across the music world – pose for the camera, post a few seconds of playing a crowded rave. But not so on DJ Stingray’s feed. It’s time for ear mites. No, not metaphorically — like actual parasitic mites.

Immerse yourself in the raw, vibrating AV world of Temp-Illusion x Amir B Ash

Fling yourself onto a timbral buzz saw, with brutal synthetic surfaces, and then unleash a pounding groove. Temp-Illusion have released a full-length, multi-camera video of their live audiovisual performance Caustic Surfaces with artist Amir B. Ash, and it is punishingly good.

Marie Wilhelmine Anders’ Frozen Music: Debussy, dance, and foghorns

In ethereal stretched harmonic recollections of Debussy, across cooly confident grooves echoing from dance floors, composer Marie Wilhelmine Anders has again constructed a rich musical reverie. I spoke to her about her process for Frozen Music, down to the bar, and how Scottish poetry fed this lush sonic landscape.

Arturia Pigments 5: new sequencer, audio input, more in free update

Arturia’s polysynth software flagship now adds a generative, polymetric/polyrhythmic sequencer and the ability to process external audio inputs, along with other features. It’s also easier on the CPU, and this is a free update. Here’s what’s new in Pigments 5 – and how to dive into its best sound and sequencing features right away.

Lower your blood pressure, raise your vibration: eu-IV’s tape beats

Dark days need sounds like eu-IV – “you-four,” as in euphoria. The prolific Baltimore-based producer cut his teeth backing rappers, and now his ultra-chilled beat-tape music has an ease and honesty that you’ll feel right in the heart.

Mega Milton puts all the analog utilities in 8HP: new from ALM / Busy Circuits

It’s like someone took all those questions you see on forums and Facebook groups and built a module out of it. Line input? Mixing? Noise source? S&H and slew? Put it all in one 8HP module.

3x new firmware for Noise Engineering’s Alia oscillator – and Cursus is back

The Cursus was lifted; now it returns. Following their release of the 10HP Alia oscillator module, Noise Engineering is repeating the formula: unveil one new firmware release and bring back two favorites.

NTS-3 is kaoss pad as kit, complete with SDK – plus updated NTS-1

KORG’s fun easy-assemble kits now see an updated NTS-1 mkII and even more fun, a new NTS-3 kaoss pad kit.

Erica Synths Megarack is the 8×126 HP Eurorack case of your dreams

The perfect Eurorack case doesn’t ex– OH. MY. GOD. Yes, this is all aluminum, and you might need a step ladder to reach the top-row ladder filter. And it’s beautiful. Full specs: It’s actually competitively priced – pre-VAT, EUR 1750. Of course, then you’ll have to figure out how to afford filling it. I’m sure […]