When words fail, perhaps there is music. Morphine Records dropped its compilation The Sacred Rage last night, a profoundly personal LP. And even with a storm of crises the world over, these projects find receptive music lovers. On this moment, and the music it is assembling:
Arturia’s BeatStep Pro has long been a hub of choice for live performance, including with modular. But the KeyStep Pro actually does more – and these videos explain how. That could help answer how to play live with your gear (and apps).
Forget 808 day – sorry. The really good news from Roland this month is that their current drum machine just got a whole lot more powerful, with a free update.
There’s a new, open-source sampler – for the Commodore Amiga. Yes, as in you’ll be building your own DIY cartridge to run it. Brace yourself – 90s. Music. Incoming.
This week saw a catastrophic explosion atop layers of existing crises in Beirut. From Lebanese artists – and their extended family of music makers around the world – comes an answer in sound, and a call for help.
Like a peak-season bounty of fruits and vegetables, music is a haul that’s never too bountiful. So since we’ve featured a lot of music from Iranian artists lately, here are picks from Iran.
Freesound4live brings the incredible and eclectic open sound community freesound.org right into your Ableton Live session – so you can access sounds and new inspiration quickly, for free. The Max for Live device is the work of Alessandro Aylesim Miracapillo. And this is both convenient and unlike any other sample tool. You can browse, search, […]
A lot of the hardest-working DJs and most loving dancers are grounded now in the fight against the pandemic. But don’t let that mean you miss your workout. This is the EP we need right now.
The Hydrasynth’s wave morphing polyphony is yours for a street price of around $1300. Now alternative tunings and extra features make that more appealing. Here’s a look.
Novation Launchpad hardware + free Pd software + free r_cycle library = make any control layout and custom instrument or effect you want. Part 2 of the how-to is now up.