Juneteenth Liber8 is streaming now with Black Techno Matters

You can bring Juneteenth Black Techno Matters energy directly to your screen from live events across the US and an international livestream (Liber8URL). (Or if you’re in a host city, go in person.)

Gamepad Control for Ableton Live unlocks gamepads for music

Those Switch Pro, PlayStation4, PlayStation5, and Xbox Xs controllers are just sitting there, waiting to be used as a music input, right? Enter Gamepad Control, the latest Max for Live invention.

Geert Bevin, MPE innovator, tours Osmose keyboard and expression

Geert Bevin contributed to MIDI Polyphonic Expression’s development and helped champion its use. So who better than to try Expressive E’s unique Osmose keyboard and synth?

Review: Arturia AstroLab, the stage keyboard with Arturia instruments

Arturia’s first foray into integrated software and hardware has arrived, effectively packing the V Collection into a standalone keyboard. We turn to guest reviewer Benjamin Weiss for an independent perspective on how this instrument performs.

Erica Synths made a perfect Eurorack-ready breadboard DIY playground

Ready to play with (or teach) circuit design, experiment with Eurorack invention, or just learn more about sound and voltage? Erica Synths has outdone itself this time on its DIY line with a beautiful prototyping board complete with power, breadboard, and built-in functionality.

Enough!, compilation for Gaza, joined by call to sound from Dr. Ghassan

As the preventable crisis of starvation and death continues to play out in Gaza, the compilation “Enough!” begins with the words of a mother whose children were murdered. Mayss from Jordan has assembled a massive roster of international and emerging artists, but crucially, this compilation also comes with a message from Dr. Ghassan Abu Sittah.

With Beam for Max, designing your own lighting instruments is a reality

Light, sound, and visuals finally come together in Max as people imagined. Beam for Max from Showsync is now in the Max Package Manager. And it fully integrates lighting instruments in your Max patches.

Colour and Widen Max for Live devices, with Colour showing a visualization of a tube.

ELPHNT ESSENTIALS – free Live Colour, Widen, Filter, Excite, Shift

ELPHNT’s new Max for Live ESSENTIALS pack delivers five simple, brilliant, everyday effects tools – free / pay $15 for those who can.

Tim Exile, artist and Endlesss founder, needs support in cancer crisis

Tim Exile, Warp artist and creator of Endlesss, The Flesh, Sloo, The Mouth, Slow, The Finger, and more now needs our help as he faces a cancer crisis. His sister Anna Shaw is organizing the fundraiser to support him and his family in this challenging time.

User interface for Creature From the ID, featuring dials, VU meters, and a hexagonal organization with oscillators on the two sides and mixing and send controls at the center.

Creature from the ID lets you live your 50s sci-fi soundtrack fantasies

The latest Giorgio Sancristoforo creation is an instrument inspired by the self-generating electronic circuits of Louis and Bebe Barron. Voyage to a Forbidden Planet on your computer.