What a way to go out. Mutable Instruments discontinues production this month, but leaves a reshaped modular landscape, a real legacy for open source design, and – oh yeah, still one more Plaits update new synth models and DX7 patch compatibility, too?
The situation in Ukraine grows literally darker, colder, and more urgent even as the world might want to move on. So it’s worth spreading the sounds of Kyiv’s Standard Deviation, which unites an array of adventurous and imaginative Ukrainian artists with friends like Marcel Dettmann, DJ Stingray, and Setaoc Mass.
In this episode of 1Uesday, let’s talk about the 1U module I’d easily tell people to buy first. It’s a perfectly elegant combination of clock, random pulse, analog noise, sample and hold, and slew – and here’s why that’s so essential.
Arturia is bringing improvements to every conceivable area of their flagship soft synth. Pigments started off demonstrating Arturia could do more than emulate the past; now it’s starting to look like the polysynth to beat.
In memory of Herb Deutsch, what better than to listen to his charming voice intoning a series of sound design experiments with tape and synthesizers, followed by some very out-there 70s musical creations from the composer.
Herb Deutsch, one of the leading figures in the early development of the synthesizer and a lifelong educator, died on Friday.
Feel like the techno scene already has some hidden game mechanics? Try out an actual, playable board game from Poland in the comfort of home – now with additional business techno merch add-ons, like a cozy pullover or pair of socks.
Creator and composer Giorgio Sancristoforo has posted a complete hands-on demo and tutorial for his invention Compusynth.
bela has unveiled its new Eurorack module, a light-up, high-precision touch controller with pressure and looping.
Palestine-born, Berlin-based artist Dirar Kalash faced an accident after a gig without health insurance. But an outpouring of support is providing hope and recovery – a testament to the influence he has on experimental and electronic artists internationally. Get to know Dirar, his friends, and how to help.