What’s new on Roland SP-404MKII sampler, spec for spec; 404 timeline and hands-on roundup

The buzz online makes it clear – plenty of people still want the immediacy of the Roland SP-404 sampler. An MKII has been long anticipated – not to mention leaked – so let’s get directly into what’s new, and find out what else you want to know.

Rejoice, for Destroy FX has updated their free plug-ins, including legendary glitchy Buffer Override

The sacred timeline has been restored. The greatest, strangest, glitchiest, most destructive plug-ins of the early 2000s are here with 64-bit support for Mac and Windows, Apple Silicon support on Mac, and UIs that look even more horrible than before. And they’re still free.

Peter Kirn - September 24, 2021

Step back in time and watch a full Coil live set from 2002 at the Barbican

Okay, Coil fans. Legendary duo John Balance (also of Psychic TV) and Peter Christopherson (veteran of Throbbing Gristle) are here in a just-unearthed performance from 2002. Experimental live master class is in session.

Peter Kirn - July 21, 2021

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