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MIDIFY, Shipping Now, Adds MIDI to Nintendo Handhelds, Microwaved Corn Dogs

Here’s the one you’ve been waiting for. MIDIFY is a DIY board that lets you add MIDI to any Nintendo handheld game console – DS, DS Lite, GBA, GBA-SP, and (with some extra parts) other devices – even microwave ovens. US$34.99, a scant 2 oz, and you even get a MIDI cable. Wire that sucker […]

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DS-10, Korg Soft Synth for Nintendo DS, Gets Launch Party in London Saturday

The embarrassment of riches that is music software for the Nintendo DS continues to grow. Alongside the homebrew entries, DS developer AQ Interactive has the one officially-distributed DS soft synth, a loving emulation of vintage Korg goodness in DS form. We’ve gotten word that the DS-10 makes its public debut this Saturday in London, as […]

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Nintendo DS Scratching: New Protein DScratch Video Demo

DS music fans, I can’t add much that this video doesn’t show: think portable gaming, scratching goodness. New in this version, you can layer multiple instances of the modules to combine different "tracks" of sound — beats plus scratching, for instance. The video makes no apologies for editing or scratching ability, so no complaints, please. […]

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Nintendo DS as Hardware Step Sequencer

Hardware sequencers were a fantastic idea: you had a box that did nothing but sequence other gear. Then along came the computer, then the idea of trying to make the computer do absolutely everything all the time, and the standalone MIDI sequencer disappeared. In a bizarre twist of fate, it’s back — on Nintendo DS. […]

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GrooveStep: New Step Sequencer, Pattern Maker for Nintendo DS

  The DS’ stylus and touchscreen make an ideal pocket-able interface: they’re coupled with friendly, conventional arcade buttons, but provide precise control of visual interfaces without using a mouse. (Touch with fingertips is not nearly as accurate, especially on tiny screens.) That’s already inspired quite a bit of music software, but GrooveStep earns extra points […]

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Korg’s DS-10 Nintendo DS Instrument is Getting International Release

Good news: the Korg DS-10, a Nintendo DS musical instrument (synth + drum machine + sequencer) based on Korg’s MS-10, is not going to be limited to Japan, despite what the publisher’s website says. From the DS-10 blog: Hi there! my name is Tomi from AQI Inc.and I’ll be in charge of this product for […]

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Irish Jigs on Nintendo DS: Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

St. Patrick’s Day always warms my half-Irish heart. The YouTubers are celebrating by watching user PJ TinWhistler doing his best to bang out Irish Jigs on his Nintendo DS. Give him a few moments to warm up, and it’s actually relatively impressive. (As it happens, the DS gamepad isn’t exactly the most ergonomic musical interface, […]

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DScratch: Warp, Scratch, and Mess with Audio on Nintendo DS

Want a killer app for Nintendo DS music making? How about scratching, digitally downsampling, and transmitting MIDI wirelessly (for sync to other effects on a computer)? Yeah, thought you might be interested: Features: load .wav file or live-recorded audio scratch pitch control FX “Retrig” FX “DownSampling” Midi OUT (wireless) stylus control NDSMotion control I love […]

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Logic Environments: Connect Logic to Nintendo NES via MIDINES

Logic’s Environment, a modular layer in the program for creating custom configurations, isn’t well known to many Logic users. But if you can get used to its slightly unusual interface, it’s capable of some really powerful stuff. You know, important music stuff. Like connecting Logic to your Nintendo NES game system. Jonathan Flugel writes: The […]

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