ROLI hits reboot, files for administration, as it shifts to beginners and subscriptions

ROLI has filed for administration and will reboot as beginner-focused Luminary as the company struggles with losses. Current employees remain, and even the Seaboard is apparently coming back in stock – but this could be a cautionary tale for “hypergrowth” in music making.

Android users get an expressive, powerful MIDI control app in DAW IT

Owners of Android devices may well feel left out as far as music applications, but here’s one promising exception – one with enough advanced control features that it might even justify picking up a budget Android tablet.

Peter Kirn - July 20, 2021

VS Visual Synthesizer responds to your music, with shader and layer powers (Mac, Windows, iOS)

VS from Imaginando could be the visual synth you’ve been waiting for, thanks to a ton of layer and shader features that make it playable like a synthesizer.

Peter Kirn - June 21, 2021

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