Techno sound at night: FBK on finding his voice, being stronger together

This is not a museum. This is not a time to wax poetic about FBK’s stellar 25-year career. Because FBK has things to say with a steady parade of new releases, now. So if you don’t know Kevin yet – now is a great time to discover him.

Cosmos and sound and art: join the Space Art Summer School, in Moscow – virtually

A unique new international event online will connect musicians, artists, researchers, and technologists with space exploration’s history – and future. And you can apply to join.

Start making sense: just use ‘in’ and ‘out’ for MIDI clock, if in doubt

To agree on a change, it’s helpful not just to agree on what you’re removing, but also its replacement. So, here’s an easy solution: in, out.

The Mac will now have the same chip architecture as an iPad, so what does that mean for us?

Apple’s announcement of moving the Mac from Intel to ARM is no surprise. But here are the details most relevant to your tools – and why we’re in a new era on both the PC and the Mac.

Learn to build your own Sample Mash device in Max for Live, and chat with your teacher

Yes, there’s a powerful toolkit for making instruments and effects inside Ableton Live Suite. But how do you get started actually using it? Follow along here.

Jaranan techno: Raja Kirik is the mad sound of resistance from Indonesia

This sonic mayhem assaulting your speakers is battle music – ancient folkloric resistance, exploding out of the Yogyakarta home base of YES NO WAVE MUSIC.

Time travel through polyrhythms: King Britt’s Back 2 Black, on repeat

Production legend, accomplished live electronic musician, and inspiration and friend King Britt has been deep in his lab again. So hop in the polyrhythmic time machine, as you may want to set its controls to “loop.”

djay Pro adds real-time AI separation on Apple’s Bionic chip – and producers will want it too

AI was going to take the fun out of DJing – selecting and mixing for you. But the reason you’ll use it could be to make music more fluid. Algoriddim’s latest is a showpiece of Apple’s custom silicon – and a possible secret weapon for the rest of us.

Notch visual tool now does streaming, keying, and more interactive control

Notch is a wonder – another example of how real-time visuals continue to advance to the point of being as expressive as instruments. And the latest update makes it more capable, from input to keying to streaming.

Apple’s platform squeeze holds back music and creativity, too – so will there be consequences?

Apple’s desire to tax and control its app ecosystem is earning outcry from developers, government, and outside observers. It’s a stand-off musicians and creators should watch closely.