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 Naber 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.

Learn music instrument design from Roger Linn and Sasha Leitman

Want to learn about designing physical interactions for music from the creator of the MPC and Linnstrument, the one and only Roger Linn, plus physical interaction and sound arts expert Sasha Leitman? Registrations are open now for a class from June 17-21. You can even join online.

Machinedrum, repatched: Cycling ’74 doing fun stuff with RNBO

Take a Raspberry Pi, add a delicious web editor in RNBO, and then – go nuts controlling the iconic Elektron Machinedrum. Cycling ’74 is having a lot of fun with RNBO, their Max patching solution for targeting hardware, plug-ins, and the Web.

Taylor Deupree and Joseph Branciforte on transcribing an electronic classic

“Highlighting inconsistencies”: when it came time to transcribe Taylor Deupree’s seminal 2002 electronic drone album Sti.il for acoustic instruments, everything from technical software details to how we think about music and physical artifacts came into play.

Add a free video player to your Ableton Live set with modulation, FX

Videoplayer for Max for Live gives you the video clip player Ableton forgot. Add videos, trigger them like audio/MIDI clips, loop, freeze, and add effects with modulation – for free.

Palestinian producer BOUNCYDUCK delivers opus on depersonalization

BOUNCYDUCK, a young emerging experimental producer from Jerusalem, has delivered eloquent sounds of disassociation in his latest LPs.