Now that Bitwig has heard users and made Harmonic and Transient Split part of Studio 4.4, it’s worth a second look at how to use them. And these approaches to sound are frankly interesting to apply in other contexts, too, so I’m curious to experiment even outside Bitwig Studio. Let’s watch.
128-bit digital sequencer? 1,596 patch points? A combination of a 1970s modular system – and a 1970s hobbyist microcomputer? Composer/artist and engineer Giorgio Sancristoforo has dreamed up a new synth from an alternative universe.
Bram Bos and Hainbach have found a beautiful fusion of hardware inspiration and touch-native controls to produce an approachable, elegant, performance-friendly granular instrument in Fluss. Here’s how it works. Granular synthesis, far from just an exotic effect, underlies many of today’s digital audio manipulation approaches. As a performance instrument and effect, though, it benefits from […]
None other than legendary Roger Linn is here, regularly unearthing powerful expressive techniques on his Linnstrument. And there’s more – he even talks to users monthly via Zoom.
This is what media art nerd YouTube looks like – a heaven for fans of the transformative output of Nam Jun Paik, organized by the artist himself, in both English and Korean. Via Cosmin TRG.
Faded Instruments is a boutique builder from artist Doron Sadja, who’s making the most of 1U with cute, candy-colored, passive, and really inexpensive tools you can add to any 1U row. #1UTuesday continues –
It crossfades. It controls. It’s a mixer. It’s stereo. It’s mono. Intellijel continues to spawn new module ideas in the 1U format they created – now with a crossfader module. That may get the attention of anyone who hadn’t taken 1U seriously yet.
Cyber Week continues – and most of the deals we picked Friday are still good today. So here’s part two of the guide to “deals your credit card doesn’t want you to know about” – hand-picked from plug-ins to hardware.
The best-known projection mapping tool now lets you do more with lasers. Oh, and if you’re not qualified to mess with those, there’s a bunch of other stuff, too.
SAND does what Abledon’t.* If you miss plug-in hosting in Ableton Note, here’s a whole app built around sequencing and recording your instrument plug-ins on iOS.