Owners of Android devices may well feel left out as far as music applications, but here’s one promising exception – one with enough advanced control features that it might even justify picking up a budget Android tablet.
Isadora has been an indispensable tool for live visuals, projection mapping, interaction, performance, and more – and now native Apple Silicon (M1) support is on its way.
Well, a whole lot of the planet right now is starting another weekend unable to go out safely – so let’s bring the music to you. And where better than some underground music on an Atlantic island ruin?
It might be time to hit the updater for the weekend. V Collection 8.1 brings alternative tuning support via a new standard, and new sound and control options.
This could be gabber fans’ worst nightmare – banning fast music as COVID prevention measure.
Here’s a nice gift to owners of the OP-1 synth from Teenage Engineering – add this free update, and among other things, your instrument now streams audio over USB.
Ableton Live 11.0.5 just became public with loads of fixes, tweaks, and subtle additions – and the free Lite version that comes with lots of hardware now adds Live 11 functionality.
In DAW news, MOTU is continuing to cater to their loyal user base with more stuff they want, Apple Silicon and Big Sur support, plus a ton of new abilities to get expressive and hands-on.
606 and 707 day passed us by, but let’s not miss these two free gifts – a master class from Pittsburgh’s machine maven and a free plug-in version of a Roland TR, too.
John Park of DIY boutique Adafruit seems to be having some serious fun with tiny mechanical keypads – as hackable, ultra-compact MIDI controllers and (with screen) even the tiniest Ableton Live controller I’ve ever seen.