Arturia’s updated V Collection 8.1: tuning support, engine, control, accessibility

It might be time to hit the updater for the weekend. V Collection 8.1 brings alternative tuning support via a new standard, and new sound and control options.

This bulbous-looking instrument is made for music therapy and inclusive design, too

Musicians already know well this feeling of expressing with an instrument what words cannot. The open Omniphone instrument does that for some of the people who may desire it most – but who are too often left at the sidelines of music technology.

Peter Kirn - October 23, 2020

Fenestra supports visually impaired musicians and synthesis; here’s why it matters

Serious visual impairment or blindness is not a fringe case. And yet, a lot of electronic music technology is designed as if everyone has perfect vision. From Riga, Latvia, here’s an effort to change that attitude – and support those musicians.

Peter Kirn - October 13, 2020

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