New KORG volca sample adds USB file loading, per-part groove, pattern chaining, more

The KORG volca sample was always a compact, hands-on, grungy little wonder box. Now a major revision solves its biggest problem – sample loading – and adds a ton of new features.

Live strategies for playing with Arturia KeyStep Pro and hardware: must-see videos

Arturia’s BeatStep Pro has long been a hub of choice for live performance, including with modular. But the KeyStep Pro actually does more – and these videos explain how. That could help answer how to play live with your gear (and apps).

Peter Kirn - August 11, 2020

Dreadbox meets Sinevibes, in compact Typhon analog synth + sequencing + fx

Those gnarly Dreadbox analog oscillators and filters keep popping up in new places. This time, it’s a collaboration with Sinevibes – and it makes for a compact, jam-friendly, portable synth for 349 EUR.

Peter Kirn - June 26, 2020

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