The perfect MIDI visualizer keeps growing by leaps and bounds. New open-source tool ShowMIDI shows MIDI data in a structured, readable way. And now it’s got a slick new UI and runs on iOS as well as macOS, Windows, and Linux, among other features.
Noise Engineering’s latest module is a simple one, but it solves a very common problem. In 4HP, add 12 dB or 24 dB, or subtract 12 dB or 24dB, with high input impedance, so you can work with just about any gear – including passive guitars inputs.
Paulee Aex Bow, who has lately given us tours of the Commodore Amiga and Roland V-Synth, speaks in an extensive, poignant video about their experience with autism. It’s a much-watch for neurodivergent and general audiences alike.
Okay, before someone takes this down – ColugoMusic has made a script that’s ready to generate endless random YouTube audio clips and fill up your hard drive! And who wouldn’t want that?
Take any multisample format (including WAV files), and output in any other multisample format: meet ConvertWithMoss, free and open-source software for macOS, Windows, and Linux. Newly-added: TAL’s excellent TAL-Sampler (pictured).
Here’s a quick, simple one: want to enable or disable devices on Push 3 with just one button instead of two? valium|du|peuple has us covered with this free download. At the risk of boring folks with Push 3 updates, I’d say we’re well on our way to a nicely-updated guide to hacking and customization. (I’ll […]
The idea of a full-featured, dynamic, customizable performance template for Push 3 standalone continues to grow. Now, Darren from Isotonik is unveiling OktoPush Three, with dynamic chains, variations, and other improvements – and explains more of the Max for Live magic behind the scenes.
Black Friday, it seems, is not so much a day now as a state of mind. Whatever we’re calling it, we’ve got some terrific early deals from the KORG ARP 2600M at an all-time low price to stuff from Soundtoys, AAS, Plasmonic, Shaperbox, and some of the stores, and the big holiday week hasn’t even hit yet. Here are some hand-selected deals.
This live visual newcomer is off to a promising start: live DMX lighting, generative visuals (with video and photos), MIDI control, Ableton Link – and it’s free and open source. It’s coded in TypeScript, with downloads for macOS and Windows; Linux promised soon.
Just when you thought you didn’t need another multi-stage distortion/coloration tool, along comes Roar. Live expert Madeleine Bloom (of Sonic Bloom) says it’s her favorite so far in Live 12, and she’s got a terrific in-depth video going through each feature. If you watch just one tutorial/feature before diving into the Live 12 beta when it arrives, this might be the one. Take a look: