303 day: minisite, Roland and Serato 303, 606 control vinyl and music

There’s no new hardware from Roland for 303 Day, but what we get instead is music – a minisite, a mix, a vinyl pressing (really), and records that double as control vinyl for Serato. It comes with sounds courtesy artists┬áJ. Rocc, Fast Eddie, Shadow Child and DJ Haus. And if you just want to have your own 303 party right now, there’s a mix from J. Rocc.

Arturia Acid V’s sound and workflow, in two videos

As a follow up to that review, here are two one-take looks at how Acid V sounds in use – four etudes, plus one workflow video.

Peter Kirn - August 23, 2023

Donner’s $199 B1 bass synth – sequencer just got song mode and randomization

Donner’s $199 Essential B1 Bass Synth just got a serious new firmware update. This love child of a 303, a Casio, and a BeatStep now adds song mode and a performance-friendly feature called Live Random. Here’s a look.

Peter Kirn - August 17, 2023

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